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Michele Veldsman


rom the very early days of investigating the brain we have looked at how damage to different areas of the brain affects how people think, remember, act or feel. Now we also have MRI scans to allow us to peer directly into the brain. I combine these two things, looking at how the brains of people with stroke or other brain diseases change and adapt and how this affects their behaviour and thinking.

I did an undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology at the University of Bristol and a PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Cambridge. In between I have worked in labs in Singapore and Australia.

Here I am talking about Frontotemporal dementia: