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Steven Errington

Graduate student
Research Area: Neuroscience

Performance & response monitoring in the medial frontal cortex

I started in Schall lab August 2017, working with Amir Sajad looking at how the supplementary eye field and anterior cingulate cortex of macaque monkeys monitors responses and performance. We do this by examining the electrophysiology of these areas during a countermanding task.

Prior to this, I have had several research positions and internships covering visual and affective neuroscience in healthy and clinical populations.

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Representative Publications

Tarawneh, G., Nityananda, V., Rosner, R., Errington, S., Herbert, W., Arranz-Paraíso, S., ... & Serrano-Pedraza, I. (2018). Contrast thresholds reveal different visual masking functions in humans and praying mantises. Biology open7(4), bio029439.

Tarawneh, G., Nityananda, V., Rosner, R., Errington, S.P, Herbert, W., Cumming, B. G., Read, J.C.A & Serrano-Pedraza, I. (2017). Invisible noise obscures visible signal in insect motion detection. Scientific Reports7.

Nityananda, V., Tarawneh, G., Errington, S.P., Serrano-Pedraza, I., & Read, J. C. A. (2017). The optomotor response of the praying mantis is driven predominantly by the central visual field. Journal of Comparative Physiology A. Online, 1-11.

McNally, R. J., Basta, N. O., Errington, S., James, P. W., Norman, P. D., Hale, J. P., & Pearce, M. S. (2015). Socioeconomic patterning in the incidence and survival of teenage and young adult men aged between 15 and 24 years diagnosed with non–seminoma testicular cancer in northern England. Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations, 33 (12), 506-509.

Schmidt, K. J., Cowen, P., Harmer, C.J., Tzortzis, G., Errington, S. P., & Burnet, P. W. J. (2015). Prebiotic intake reduces the waking cortisol response and alters emotional bias in healthy volunteers. Psychopharmacology, 1(19).

McNally, R. J., Basta, N. O., Errington, S., James, P. W., Norman, P. D., & Craft, A. W. (2014). Socioeconomic Patterning in the Incidence and Survival of Children and Young People Diagnosed with Malignant Melanoma in Northern England. Journal of Investigative Dermatology134(11), 2703-2708.                        


SfN Trainee Professional Development Award (2018)

National Institute of Health Research Biomedical Research Unit Travel Grant (2015)

Wellcome Trust Biomedical Vacation Scholarship (2012)