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Dr Emma Robinson

Dr Emma Robinson

Dr Emma Robinson
BSc, PhD(Bristol)

Senior Lecturer

Area of research

Neural and neurochemical mediators of behaviour and their role in psychiatric disorders

Office D5
Medical Sciences Building,
University Walk, Bristol BS8 1TD
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 1449

Research summary

Work in our laboratory uses behavioural studies alongside neuropharmacological and neurochemical approaches to study the role of specific neural and neurochemical systems in the control of behaviour. We are particularly interested in developing novel models, that can be also be used in humans, to study the cause and treatment of psychiatric conditions where emotional changes are an important feature e.g. depression and anxiety. In addition, our work is also relevant to other psychiatric conditions including drug addiction, schizophrenia and ADHD.

The majority of our research uses operant and non-operant methods to assess particular aspects of behaviour such as emotional ...

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