Research at Leeds Beckett
Professor Anna Abraham
About Professor Anna Abraham
Anna received her doctorate degree in Neuroscience from the Ruhr University Bochum in Germany, following a Master’s degree from the University of Essex and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Delhi in India. She has worked in departments/labs of biopsychology, neuropsychology, neurology, clinical psychology, general education and community medicine in different parts of the world.
Her areas of expertise include the study of cognitive and brain function in relation to processes of imagination such as creativity, prospection or mental time travel, theory of mind or mental state reasoning, self-referential and evaluative judgements, and the reality-fiction/fantasy distinction.
Her methodological expertise includes functional resonance neuroimaging (fMRI), event related potentials (ERP), neuropsychological investigations of neurological and psychiatric populations, as well as behavioural studies on typical populations.
Further details: www.anna-abraham.com
- Cognitive Psychology and Neuropsychology
Anna is currently examining the neural substrates of individual differences in creative ability and exploring the information processing commonalities between different aspects of imagination.