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Cognitive Neuroscience Research Unit

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Dr Amanda Ellison, Ph.D, BAmod Physiology

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Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 40430
Room number: E008
Fellow and Co-Director (Tomorrow's Healthy Adults) of the Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing

(email at amanda.ellison@durham.ac.uk)

Research Interests

My interests include the neuroscientific basis of vision; neuronal disruption in migraine headache; visuomotor systems; sensorimotor cortical interfacing; thalamocortical dysrhythmia and the rehabilitative benefits of TMS.

Research Groups

Department of Psychology

Selected Publications

Books: authored

  • Ellison, Amanda (2012). Getting your Head around the Brain. Palgrave Macmillan.

Books: reviews

  • Ellison, Amanda (2006). Itti et al, the Neurobiology of Attention. A Review. Perception (35): 859-860.

Books: sections

  • Matthew Rushworth & Amanda Ellison. (2005). Spatial representations and attentional systems for action in the parietal cortex. In Attention in Action; Advances from Cognitive Neuroscience. Humphreys, G.W. & Riddoch, M.J. Psychology Press. 233-262.
  • Amanda Ellison, Lauren Stewart, Vincent Walsh & Alan Cowey (2003). Magnetic stimulation in studies of vision and attention. In The Neuropsychology of Vision. Fahle, M. & Greenlee, M. Oxford University Press. 163-178.

Journal papers: academic

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Media Contacts

Available for media contact about:

  • Perception / attractiveness: the biological basis of behaviour; physiology and behaviour; brain and behaviour
  • Memory and brain function: the biological basis of behaviour; physiology and behaviour; brain and behaviour
  • Medical and health research topics: the biological basis of behaviour; physiology and behaviour; brain and behaviour
  • Drink & drugs: the biological basis of behaviour; physiology and behaviour; brain and behaviour
  • Human biology and development: the biological basis of behaviour; physiology and behaviour; brain and behaviour
  • Neuroscience: the biological basis of behaviour; physiology and behaviour; brain and behaviour
  • Dreams and sleep: the biological basis of behaviour; physiology and behaviour; brain and behaviour
  • Stress: the biological basis of behaviour; physiology and behaviour; brain and behaviour
  • Vision / eye movement: the biological basis of behaviour; physiology and behaviour; brain and behaviour

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