Cognitive neuroscience of response control

We study how people control themselves. In experimental psychology, this is the field of “executive function” or “cognitive control”. More specifically, we study the control of (inappropriate) response tendencies. We design behavioral paradigms that try to mimic response control in more naturalistic settings. And we study the underlying brain systems using various imaging and stimulation methods in healthy volunteers as well as neurological patients, and more recently in mice.

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- 5 days ago

Apparently iTBS is as effective at 10Hz rTMS for treating depression, and can be done in one tenth of the time per… https://t.co/Poldrz9RvL

- 11 days ago

Eerie and fantastical neon blue glow hits San Diego beaches. Photo courtesy Guardian website. https://t.co/7DK3gWR1v8

- 13 days ago

RT @SwannLab: Our newest article is out! It is a proof of principle demonstration of Adaptive deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s diseas…


  • The lab has been awarded an NIH R01 jointly with Dr Hnasko’s lab for human-mouse translational studies!
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