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Professor Lisa Saksida

Professor Lisa Saksida

Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience

Departmental Graduate Tutor

Fellow of Newnham College

Lisa Saksida is accepting applications for PhD students.

Office Phone: +44 (0)1223 (7)65207 / +44 (0)1223 (3)35784


  • ventral visual stream
  • connectionist modelling
  • neural circuit
  • memory
  • visual perception

Key Publications

Cowell RA, Bussey TJ, Saksida LM (2010). Functional dissociations within the ventral object processing pathway: cognitive modules or a hierarchical continuum? J Cogn Neurosci 22(11):2460-79.

McTighe SM, Cowell RA, Winters BD, Bussey TJ, Saksida LM (2010). Paradoxical false memory for objects after brain damage. Science 330(6009):1408-10.

Cowell RC, Bussey TJ, Saksida LM (2006). Why does brain damage impair memory? A connectionist model of object recognition memory in perirhinal cortex. Journal of Neuroscience 26:12186-97.