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Freek van Ede

Dr Freek van Ede

Research Fellow

Organisation

University of Oxford

Research summary

I am interested in how cognition is implemented in the human brain - with a particular focus on the role of attention in perception and (working) memory. In my current research, I employ Magnetoencephalography (a non-invasive brain imaging methodology) in healthy human volunteers to study the role of preparatory brain states (as reflected in the phase and amplitude of neural oscillations) from early sensory brain areas in governing selective access to working memory. This builds on my previous research demonstrating functional relevance of such preparatory brain states for perception.

Interests and expertise (Subject groups)

Grants awarded

How prior brain states shape working memory: on the role of neural oscillations in sensory cortex

Scheme: Newton International Fellowships

Dates: Mar 2015 - Aug 2016

Value: £100,610

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