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Behaviour, thoughts and feelings are underpinned by distinct and complex neural networks.

Our research teams specialise in these different neural systems to understand how these complex cognitive functions work, both normally and in patients with psychiatric and neurological conditions.

The Bayesian brain

We also carry out research around the concept of the ‘Bayesian brain’ which considers the brain as a hierarchical statistical organ.

Find out more about the Bayesian Brain


This research function looks at anatomy in high definition, via the mathematical microscope deals with the organisation of parts.

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Neuroimaging encompasses the collection of methods that allow us to investigate brain structure and function non-invasively.

Find out more about Neuroimaging