Neuroscape’s Neuroscience Division focuses on advancing our understanding of the neural mechanistic basis of cognitive control – fundamental abilities of attention, working memory and cognitive flexibility (task-switching and multitasking) – and extends these cognitive neuroscience efforts to accomplish our translational goals of exploring how modern technology can allow us to better assess and optimize neural systems that underlie these cognitive abilities.
Neuroscience research objectives are supported by our Technology Division’s novel design / development efforts, as well as unique integrations of emerging consumer technologies with advances in neuroscience techniques. We also investigate the use of new analytical approaches for complex signal recording, machine learning and processing real-time, multimodal data collected during personalized interactions.
Our new technologies are deployed in rigorous empirical studies that evaluate their impact on brain anatomy, physiology and cognition, as well as stress, mood, sleep, hormones and inflammatory markers. Research studies in the Neuroscience Division recruit healthy adults across the lifespan to identify biomarkers associated with cognitive control and successful aging. These are then used to inform our translational research efforts in children (Education Division) and afflicted clinical populations (Clinical Division).
The Neuroscience Division has six complementary research focus areas, each with multiple studies underway: Cognitive Neuroscience, Healthy Aging, Video Game Training, Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation, Cognitive Brain-Computer Interface (cBCI), and Mobile Assessments.
Director, Neuroscience Division