Morein Lab

Advancing Cognitive Control and Mental Health Research

Our Focus

The Morein Lab aims to advance scientific knowledge and understanding of how problems with cognitive and response control can contribute to mental health conditions. Our research integrates experimental psychology, psychiatry and cognitive neuroscience . To date, our research has focused in particular on Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD), Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Hoarding Disorder (HD). The lab is led by Dr Sharon Morein (aka Morein-Zamir) and is based at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK.

Looking to hire a 2 year post-doctoral fellow

Closing date is Feb 15th, for details and to apply click HERE

Current Research & News

Looking for a post doc - if interested do get in touch of click on the link above

Very excited to begin working with Dr Amy L. Milton on Understanding Phenotypic Trait Differences and their Impact on Habitual Behaviour: A Fully Translational Approach (and thank you to the BBSRC for funding this).

Live Survey: participate in our study for a chance to win a £20 Amazon voucher. People differ in their attitudes and preferences for specific brands. In this project, we want to investigate whether there are any associations between attitudes and behaviours, and brand preference.

Recent Publications

Elevated levels of hoarding in ADHD: a special link with inattention. (Morein-Zamir et al., 2022). Details

Prefrontal cortex activation and stopping performance underlie the beneficial effects of atomoxetine on response inhibition in healthy and cocaine use disorder volunteers (Zhukovsky et al., 2021). Details

Camouflaging intent, first impressions, and age of ASC diagnosis in autistic men and women (Belcher et al., 2021). Details

Stopping a Response When You Really Care about the Action: Considerations from a Clinical Perspective (Morein-Zamir & Anholt, 2021). Details