Morein Lab

Advancing Mental Health and Cognitive Research 

Our Focus

The Morein Lab aims to advance scientific knowledge and understanding of mental health difficulties relating to compulsivity and impulsivity. 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  increasingly Hoarding Disorder (HD). The lab is led by Dr Sharon Morein (aka Morein-Zamir) and is based at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK. For more information about hoarding please check out the dedicated site of the The ARU Possessions and Hoarding Collective

Current Research & News

Our lab will be taking part in the Cambridge Festival, March 23-24, with activities for under 12's about our work - come and join us in town centre  if you can:

Breaking bad and building good: the science of habits - ARU 

Tidy that room right now! How to tame our clutter chaos - ARU 

Pleased to welcome Laura Laken to the lab, who will be looking into improving therapy for OCD.

Excited that Rachel van Marle has received an award for her MSc Dissertation and has joined the lab as a research assistant

Recent Publications

Gender bias in autism screening: Measurement invariance of different model frameworks of the Autism Quotient (Belcher et al., 2023). Details

Hoarding Disorder: evidence and best practice in primary care. British Journal of General Practice (Morein-Zamir & Ahluwalia, 2023). Details

Cognitive flexibility: neurobehavioural correlates of changing one's mind (Zühlsdorff et al., 2022). Details

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