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Gold Cognitive Affective Neuroscience Schizophrenia Lab (CANS)

The work of the Gold CANS (Cognitive Affective Neuroscience Schizophrenia) Lab is directed towards increasing understanding of the nature of cognitive and affective abnormalities in schizophrenia using a variety of methods including behavioral, ERPs, eye tracking, and fMRI. Our current work is focused in several areas:

Gold CANS Current Research Projects

  • Cognitive Neuroscience Task Reliability and Clinical Applications 
  • Reward Processing and Decision Making in Individuals with Schizophrenia 
  • Control of Attention and Working Memory In Schizophrenia 
  • Brain Event Related Potentials in Schizophrenia 
  • Effects of Nicotine on Areas of Impaired and Preserved Functioning in Schizophrenia 
  • Nicotinic Modulation of the Default Network of Resting Brain Function 
  • Emotion in Schizophrenia 


Top row: Sharon August, Leeka Hubzin, Alex Harvey, Britta Hahn, Ben Robinson, Jim Waltz, Liz Buchanan, Greg Strauss
Bottom row: Jaime Brown, Tatyana Matveeva, Jim Gold, Sam Kaiser, Andrew White, Jackie Kiwanuka