Cognitive Neuroscience is a rapidly evolving multidisciplinary research field aimed at understanding the neural bases of human cognitive functions, including attention, perception, consciousness and social cognition.
Key techniques include structural and functional neuroimaging (MRI, fMRI, PET, EEG and MEG), patient-based neuropsychology, transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) and computational modeling, in the context of normal, disordered and developing cognition.
The Cognitive Neuroscience research group has access to state-of-the-art cognitive neuroscience facilities such as a 3T fMRI scanner, High Density EEG, eye-tracking and psychophysiological recording devices. Cognitive neuroscientists in the group also benefit greatly from collaborations with clinical colleagues in Granada, such as neuropsychologist working at the "Hospital San Rafael", which allows the translation of cognitive neuroscience research findings into clinical practice.
Cognitive Neuroscience research in the group is wide-ranging, with a number of national and international research programmes in cognitive control, attention, perception (uni and multimodal), time processing, and social and affective neuroscience. The Group is an active member of the “Red Temática en Neurociencia Cognitiva (RNCC)” (Thematical Network on Cognitive Neuroscience) which facilitates the development of collaborative research programmes between cognitive neuroscientists in Spain. In addition, several members of the group have extensive collaborations with international fellows across the globe.