Neuroscientist receives BPS Presidents’ Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychological Knowledge.
Professor Matthew Lambon Ralph from the Neuroscience and Aphasia Research Unit, School of Psychological Sciences, at the University of Manchester is to receive the BPS 2015 Presidents’ Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychological Knowledge.
Professor Lambon Ralph has been recognised for his body of research that brings together a range of disciplines and methodologies.
* pioneered the use of comparative case-series neuropsychology in the field of dementia and language problems after stroke
* conducted ground-breaking work using transcranial magnetic stimulation to probe semantic memory
* developed new brain-imaging studies that have informed understanding of the relation between lesions and symptoms