Centre for Behaviour and Evolution

Staff Profile

Professor Christopher Petkov

Professor in Comparative Neuropsychology


Laboratory of Comparative Neuropsychology

Our research uses advanced imaging and neurophysiological methods to study the neuronal mechanisms and neural systems for perception, cognition and communication. Our work informs and is responsive to clinical research with neurosurgery and neurology patients via collaboration with clinical teams in the UK and US.

You can find more information on our lab website www.staff.ncl.ac.uk/lcnncl. If the University publications list is incomplete, please check Google Scholar below, www.pubmed.com or email me for paper reprints. Thanks to the Wellcome Trust support, all recent papers should be freely available as Open Access.

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Please see the lab webpage or publications list for details.


I teach to medical, biomedical science, animal behaviour and psychology undergraduate and post-graduate students on a range of topics including perception, cognition, neuropsychology and brain disorders. My lab supports research project students (undergraduate 3rd year projecs, Masters and PhD students).