Lab Updates

Interested in studying human memory?

Interested in studying memory, or otherwise working with me? (Or know someone else who might be…) Let me know!

Motivated cognition: Effects of reward, emotion, and other motivational factors across a variety of cognitive domains

“This brief review[…] provides an amazing overview of research on motivation and cognition and an almost astounding number of citations”

CNS Diversity, Outreach and Training Committee

Dr. Madan is now part of the Diversity, Outreach and Training Committee for Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Thank you for voting!

Funding: A Novel Biomarker For Younger-Onset Dementia

Grant received from the Brain Foundation (Australia) in collaboration with Muireann Irish at the University of Sydney. Work will investigate brain morphology in frontotemporal dementia.

Noncontact measurement of emotional and physiological changesin heart rate from a webcam

New paper online! Collaboration with Kyle Mathewson at the University of Alberta, accepted for publication in Psychophysiology.

“Each time the heart beats, blood is expelled and travels through the body. This blood flow can be detected in the face using a standard webcam that is able to pick up subtle changes in color that cannot be seen by the naked eye.”


Today is day 1 as an assistant professor!!

Beyond the ivory tower: reciprocal relationships between scientific research, communication, and mentorship

If you weren’t at my APS 2017 talk, or even if you were, take a look at slides on benefits of Twitter and science communication.

Big News!!!

Big News!!!

Excited to be starting as an Assistant Professor at the University of Nottingham in the School of Psychology later this year!