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Rebecca Dennis 28842

Rebecca Denniss

Doctoral Researcher

Summary

I am a cognitive neuroscience Doctoral Researcher investigating the potential effects of micronutrient supplementation on the cognitive rehabilitation outcomes of individuals who have sustained traumatic brain injuries.

  • About

    I completed my MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience in 2012, earning a distinction, going on to begin my PhD in 2014.

    Between completing my Masters and commencing my Doctoral studies I split my time working as an Assistant Psychologist in a neuro-rehabilitation unit and as a Research Assistant at Sheffield Hallam University on a number of projects related to traumatic brain injury.

    In 2015 I was part of a team that won the 2015 Mental Health and Wellbeing Medipex award.

    I am a member of the British Neuroscience Association.

    My research is particularly focused on traumatic brain injury. I also have an interest in all aspects of neurodegenerative diseases.

  • Teaching

    Department of Psychology, Sociology and Politics

    Development and Society

  • Research

    2014-Present ‘Micronutrient Intervention Effects on Cognitive Rehabilitation Outcomes in Post-Acute Traumatic Brain Injury’

  • Publications

    Doherty, T. A., Barker, L. A., Denniss, R., Jalil, A., & Beer, M. D. (2015). The cooking task: making a meal of executive functions. Frontiers in behavioural neuroscience, 9.

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