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UK Fellow, Psychology, elected in 2017

Professor Barbara Sahakian FBA

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About this Fellow

Neuropsychology, neuropsychiatry, psychopharmacology, neuroimaging and neuroethics. Focusing on cognition, motivation and their interaction in neurological and psychiatric disorders and brain injury.

Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?barbara

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology, Department of Psychiatry and MRC/Wellcome Trust Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge

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