Mind & Brain Lab

Department of Psychology, University of Ljubljana

Nina Purg

Nina Purg
PhD Researcher
Department of Psychology University of Ljubljana
Aškerčeva 2, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenija
tel.: +386 1 241 1174
email: nina.purg@ff.uni-lj.si


2017 – PhD Biomedicine (stream Neuroscience), University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
2015 – 2016 MSc Neuroscience, University College London, UK.
2012 – 2015 BSc Natural Sciences (Synthetic Organic Chemistry and Biomedical Sciences), University College London, UK.

Work Experience

2017 – Researcher, Mind & Brain Lab, Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
2015 – 2016 Researcher, Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, UK
2014 – 2015 Research assistant, Neural Computation Lab, Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research, University College London, UK
2014 – 2015 Healthcare assistant, Cerebral Palsy Association Sonček, Slovenia
2013 – 2015 Teaching and preparation of workshops about health and hygiene, Meducate, University College London, UK


• Hauser TU, Allen M, Purg N, Moutoussis M, Rees G & Dolan RJ. Noradrenaline blockade specifically enhances metacognitive performance. eLife 2017; 6:e24901, 1-13. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.24901

Current Projects

• Assessment of multimodal research approaches (EEG, fMRI, psychological tests) in cognitive neuroscience (project management, data collection, data analysis, paper preparation).
• Neural mechanisms underlying spatial working memory (data analysis and paper preparation).

Research Interests

• Executive cognitive processes.
• Neuropharmacology.
• Neurological and psychiatrical disorders.
• Research methodologies and multimodal approaches in cognitive neuroscience.