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Ashok Jansari Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

Dr Ashok Jansari is a cognitive neuropsychologist at Goldsmiths, University of London, and has been working in the field for over 30 years. Ashok has trained with important neuropsychologists in the UK (Rosaleen McCarthy & Alan Parkin) and in the US (Antonio Damasio, Dan Tranel & Ralph Adolphs) and his research spans three areas (memory, face-recognition and assessment of executive functions). In 2004, he was awarded the International Neuropsychological Society’s Cermak Award for best research in memory disorders. Ashok is passionate about teaching, mentoring and public engagement with science; he has contributed to TV documentaries around the world and during the Covid-19 global lockdown, he gave a series of free online talks to open the field of neuropsychology to the general public.