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Associate Professor

Aneta Brzezicka

Institute of Psychology
Faculty of Psychology in Warsaw
Department of Biological and Behavioral Psychology
Head of the Neurocognitive Research Center (NRC)

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Psychologist. She researchers changes in the brain neuroplasticity in populations exposed to behavior modifying variables, in particular significant cognitive functions, such as the working memory.

She is Head of the Neurocognitive Research Center at SWPS University, where she currently researches the impact of the microbiome on the cognitive functions of the brain. Additionally, she studies intracranial signals in patients performing tasks, requiring the use of the short-term and long-term working memory, to better understand electrophysiological foundations of memory. She is also a member of the European Dana Alliance for the Brain (EDAB).

Recipient of a Kosciuszko Foundation Scholarship and grants from the Foundation for Polish Science (FNP). Two-times winner of the Iuventus Plus funding scheme awarded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MNiSW) for outstanding young researchers.

Author of numerous publications in international journals, including: Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Frontiers in Psychology, and Cognition and Emotion.

She collaborates with Rutishauser Lab, a systems neuroscience laboratory, at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles..

At SWPS University she teaches about cognitive functions of the brain, neural oscillations, and conducts seminars on cognitive training.