Dr Sebastian Daryl McBride

PhD, BSc

Dr Sebastian Daryl McBride

Lecturer in Biological Science

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Dr Sebastian McBride is a Liverpool (BSc.) and Edinburgh (PhD.) graduate who first took up a lectureship position at Aberystwyth in 1996 in what was the Institute of Rural Sciences. He left the Institute in 2005 to extend his research interests in cognitive robotics in the Department of Computer Science (Aberystwyth) and then cognitive neuroscience at the University of Cambridge. He has returned to Aberystwyth University in 2016 to take up an appointment as lecturer in Biosciences.

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All undergraduate and postgraduate appointments can be made via my appointment calendar accessible here.

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Research

Dr Sebastian McBride is involved in a number of research projects based around cognition and the neurophysiological control of behaviour. In particular, he is currently working on: animal cognition markers of human neurodegenerative disease, neurophysiological mechanisms underpinning repetitive behavioural disorders and cognitive enrichment in farm and captive animal species.

Publications

Indices of comparative cognition: assessing animal models of human brain functionMcBride, S. & Morton, J. 2018 In : Experimental Brain Research.
Causal and functional interpretation of mu- and delta-opioid receptor profiles in mesoaccumbens and nigrostriatal pathways of an oral stereotypy phenotypeHemmings, A., Parker, M., Hale, C. E. & McBride, S. 2018 In : Behavioural Brain Research.
Visual attention and cognitive performance in sheepMcBride, S. & Morton, A. J. 2018 In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science.
Developing a 3-Choice Serial Reaction Time Task for Examining Neural and Cognitive Function in an Equine ModelRoberts, K., Hemmings, A., McBride, S. & Parker, M. 2017 In : Journal of Neuroscience Methods.292, p. 45-528 p.
Causal factors or oral versus locomotor stereotype in the horseRoberts, K., Hemmings, A., McBride, S. & Parker, M. 2017 In : Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research.20, p. 37-438 p.
More publications on the Research Portal