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Dr Brian Stollery

Dr Brian Stollery

Dr Brian Stollery
B.Sc., Ph.D.(Manc.)

Senior Lecturer in Experimental Psychology

Area of research

Functional changes in cognition

Office 3D10
The Priory Road Complex,
Priory Road, Clifton BS8 1TU
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 8575

Research summary

My research covers the areas of occupational health, human aging, cognitive psychology, functional change and the moderating impact of individual differences.

My occupational research concerns the acquired cognitive changes that accompany an individual's exposure to suspected neurotoxins (e.g., lead, aluminium, organic solvents, pesticides) while my aging research covers the changes associated with normal human aging. This includes cognitive training of the elderly where the main emphasis is on the rates of learning, asymptotes of learning, transfer of training and rates of forgetting of cognitive skills. My current research concerns the role of glucose in the promotion of efficient ...

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I started undergraduate life as a physicist at Manchester University, but transferred at the end of the first year into second year Psychology because I wished to pursue a more experimentally based science. I graduated with a B.Sc. (Honours) Psychology in 1974 and obtained my PhD, also at Manchester University, in 1980 for work on “The organisation and reorganisation of knowledge”. I then worked in the Department of Occupational Health (Manchester University) on various neurotoxicology related projects from 1980-1987. I joined the Age & Cognitive Performance Research Centre at Manchester as a Research Associate in 1987 to work on ...

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