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Rik Henson University of Cambridge, UK

Rik Henson is Deputy Director of the UK Medical Research Council (MRC) Cognition and Brain sciences Unit (CBU) in Cambridge, England. His research concerns the systems neuroscience of human memory, using data from behavioural, neuroimaging and neuropsychological approaches. He is also an expert in fMRI and M/EEG analysis techniques. He obtained his first degree in Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge, followed by an MSc in Artificial Intelligence at the University of Edinburgh before returning to the University of Cambridge for a PhD in Experimental Psychology under the supervision of Alan Baddeley, Dennis Norris and Michael Page. He was a post-doctoral researcher and Wellcome Career Development Fellow at University College London for 8 years, working with Neil Burgess, Tim Shallice, Ray Dolan, Mick Rugg and Karl Friston. Since 2004, he has been an MRC Programme Leader at the MRC CBU.