Project team

Laura Cram

Laura Cram

Professor of European Politics, Director NRLabs Neuropolitics Research, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh

European public policy, European Identity, Neuropolitics of identity, Neuropolitics of public policy, experimental research, fMRI studies, physiological studies, behavioural games, identity triggers, national identity, symbols.

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Robin Hill

Robin Hill

Research Fellow, NRLabs Neuropolitics Research, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh

A cognitive scientist who was previously based at the University of Edinburgh in the Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation, and the Human Communication Research Centre, specialising in Human-Machine Interaction (robots, virtual agents, computer interfaces), multimodal communication and technology use for the older population. Involved in analysing people’s eye movements while they read, interact with technology, or engage in dialogue and co-operative actions to unravel the mysteries of human cognition while simultaneously improving the efficiency, interfaces and design of computer systems.

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Sujin Hong

Research Fellow, NRLabs Neuropolitics Research, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh

European public policy, European Identity, Researcher working in Neuropolitics, group identity, empathy, emotion and cognitive neuroscience. Specialising functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) studies, and working in the fMRI team of Edinburgh imaging. Has a PhD in Music at the University of Edinburgh where she has worked on fMRI studies about neural correlates of temporal processing in rhythm perception.

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Clare Llewellyn

Research Fellow, NRLabs Neuropolitics Research, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh

Researcher and current Informatics PhD student specialising in the analysis of social media. Interested in natural language processing, extraction of meaning and topics from conversations in social media and other user generated content on the web. Analysis and filtering of data in order to present it in a useful and appropriate way. In general interested in social media, text and data analytics, argument mining, digital libraries and computational linguistics.

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Dr Adam Moore

Adam Moore

Lecturer in the School of Philosoph, Psychology and Language Science

Researches judgement and decision making, particularly moral and economic decisions. The interplay of emotion and cognition, their relationship to automatic and controlled information processing, and the roles of working memory, intelligence, self control, and empathy in decision making about the self and others. Uses behavioural experiments, computational modelling, and neuroimaging as tools to approach these questions.

Collaborators

Clinical research

Clinical Research Imaging Centre

Neil Roberts

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Brain Research Imaging Centre

Cyril Pernet

Psychology

Psychology - The University of Edinburgh

Antje Nuthmann / Alexa Morcom

Interacting Minds Centre

Interacting Minds Centre - University of Aarhus

crowd emotion

Crowd Emotion

Tag laboratory

TAG Research Laboratory