Dr Polly Peers

University Position
MRC Career Development Award Fellow


My current work is focused on understanding the relationship between attentional and memory deficits following stroke, and examining whether training of these cognitive functions can improve outcome for patients.

Key Publications


Prefrontal control of attention to threat.

Journal: Front Hum Neurosci
E-pub date: 1 Aug 2013
Authors: PV Peers, JS Simons, AD Lawrence

Dissociation between memory accuracy and memory confidence following bilateral parietal lesions.

Journal: Cereb Cortex
E-pub date: 1 Feb 2010
Authors: JS Simons, PV Peers, YS Mazuz, ME Berryhill, IR Olson

Parietal contributions to recollection: electrophysiological evidence from aging and patients with parietal lesions.

Journal: Neuropsychologia
E-pub date: 1 Aug 2008
Authors: BA Ally, JS Simons, JD McKeever, PV Peers, AE Budson

Is the parietal lobe necessary for recollection in humans?

Journal: Neuropsychologia
E-pub date: 7 Mar 2008
Authors: JS Simons, PV Peers, DY Hwang, BA Ally, PC Fletcher, AE Budson