MU Neuroscience Lab

What is our research about?

Our research covers multiple fields, mainly cognitive and behavioural neuroscience

Spatial Navigation

The Commins Lab use a variety of methods to assess navigation, learning and memory in humans.


The memory and cognition lab use various techniques to examine all forms of memory and are also interested in ageing.


The language lab runs as a branch of The Commins Lab, exploring language in and out of the spatial context.

Contact Us

We are located in the Department of Psychology at Maynooth University.

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The Kealy Kounter

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Recent Publications

Dinius CJ, Pocknell CE, Caffrey MP, Roche RAP. Cognitive interventions for memory and psychological well-being in aging and dementias. Front Psychol. 2023 Feb 2;14:1070012. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2023.1070012.
Caffrey, M., & Commins, S. (2023). Preservation of long-term memory in older adults using a spaced learning paradigm. European journal of ageing20(1), 2.
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