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Mr Tyler Wayne Ross

Research Postgraduate

Master in Neurosciences, BSc


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Research Postgraduate in the Department of Psychology  

Biography

I have a background in Psychology and Neuroscience which has led me to pursue a PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience. During my previous Master internship projects I have gained experience using in vivo electrophysiology in the rodent hippocampus (whole-cell patch clamp and LFP recordings). This has ultimately shaped my main research interest in understanding the mechanisms of the hippocampus (and other structures) in recognition and episodic memory. This interest spans from the molecular level all the way to the cognitive-behavioural and phemenological level.

Research interests

  • Recognition and episodic memory in human and non-human animals
  • Neural mechanisms of the hippocampal formation
  • Event segmentation and event boundaries
  • Episodic recollection
  • Spatial navigation