Cognitive Methods

CUBRIC hosts ten laboratories for state-of-the-art cognitive testing. These include a flexible space for large-screen projection, movement tracking or virtual reality as well as multiple smaller spaces for computer-based tasks. A proportion of laboratories are equipped with eye tracking, from simple-to-use gaze monitoring to high-resolution high-speed tracking for eye movement metrics.

The latest MEG-compatible and MRI-compatible eye tracking facilities are available for concurrent imaging. Moreover, cognitive protocols can be fully tested and piloted for the MRI environment using the Mock Scanner.

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What is Cognitive Testing?

Cognitive testing in humans assesses the cognitive capabilities of an individual and is a powerful predictor of future performance. Common screening tests include a recall of a copied sentence, calculations and verbal fluency.