Psychology & Neuroscience Theses
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Investigation of molecular and cellular mechanisms underpinning the neurotoxicity of homocysteine and its metabolites in models of neurodegeneration (University of St Andrews, 2018-12-06) - ThesisElevated levels of homocysteine (HCy) are a known risk factor in several disease states (1). HCy has several other metabolites, homocysteine thiolactone (HCy-T) and homocysteic acid (HCA). Whilst HCy-mediated neurotoxicity ...
(University of St Andrews, 2016-06-21) - Thesis
Experimental studies of behavioural flexibility and cultural transmission in chimpanzees and children (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-28) - ThesisIn this thesis, I explore two subjects of importance to the study of cultural evolution and cumulative culture; behavioural flexibility in chimpanzees, and social transmission in human children. In Chapter 1, I give an ...
(University of St Andrews, 2017-11-09) - Thesis
(University of St Andrews, 2017-06-01) - Thesis