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Aptitude Medicine & Life Sciences
Short-Term Memory Medicine & Life Sciences
Alzheimer Disease Medicine & Life Sciences
Brain Medicine & Life Sciences
Cognition Medicine & Life Sciences
Health Medicine & Life Sciences
Amnesia Medicine & Life Sciences
Color Medicine & Life Sciences

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Çakıl Agnew

Person: Academic (Teaching)

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Lucy Bolton

Person: Academic (Teaching)

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Michael Craig

Person: Research Assistant/Fellow


Research Output 1990 2019

A Comparative Evolutionary Approach to the Origins and Evolution of Cognition and of Language

Tamariz, M., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Handbook of Historical Linguistics. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, Vol. 2.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

cognitive ability
social learning

Aging and the prevalence of ‘ironic’ action errors under avoidant instruction

Potter, L. M. & Grealy, M. A., 21 Mar 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 3, e0213340.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Young Adult
young adults
Aging of materials



Alan Baddeley award for Best Final Year Honours

Mairi Harper (Recipient), 2007

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Alzheimer's Society Research Fellowship

Michael Craig (Recipient), Nov 2016

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

ARUK Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Michaela T Dewar (Recipient), 12 Mar 2007

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Activities 2004 2018

Gerontology (Journal)

Alan J. Gow (Editorial board member)
2018 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

Heriot-Watt University Dementia Research Showcase 2018

Michael Craig (Organiser)
28 Nov 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

PhD External Examiner (Mid-term Review)

Alan J. Gow (Examiner)

Activity: Examination

Press / Media

Mind is key in treating spinal injuries, research finds

Anna Sedda


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Heriot-Watt study says mind matters for spinal patients

Anna Sedda


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research