Aydin Anic, mentee in the 2019 MedTech-Pharma program in NSW (Macquarie University)

Aydin Anic received his Master of Research majoring in Psychology at Macquarie University in 2016. Aydin is currently completing his Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology at Macquarie University. He is an accomplished academic tutor teaching subjects in both Psychology and Cognitive Science.

His research involves investigating the neuroscience of creativity at both a specific level (e.g., music) and a general level. Aydin’s research branches out to various areas of psychology (e.g., personality psychology, cognitive psychology) and cognitive neuroscience. Specifically, his research involves the use of non-invasive brain stimulation techniques (e.g., transcranial direct current stimulation and transcranial magnetic stimulation) to modulate brain activity over certain areas and its affect in creative cognition.

Recently, Aydin’s PhD work on the neuroscience of musical creativity has been published in a prestigious academic journal: Frontiers in Psychology. In addition, Aydin is also involved in other research projects, that include: music and memory and violence in music. Currently, Aydin is working on the role of spatial navigation and its role in musical creativity and the role of inspiration in creativity.

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