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UK Fellow, Psychology, elected in 2014

Professor Susan Gathercole FBA

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About this Fellow

The cognitive mechanisms of memory and learning in typical children and adults, their impairments in developmental disorders of learning, and methods of remediation

Website: http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/susan.gathercole/

Appointments

Current post

  • MRC Research Professor, University of Cambridge; Director, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge

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