Hi, I'm Noor. I am a theoretical neuroscience researcher; focused on understanding and emulating biological adaptation in health and disease using a first principles account. 

My long-term goal is to help design personalised (neural and behavioural) interventions that can support functional recovery after brain damage e.g., stroke, traumatic brain injury. 

In service of this agenda, I focus on understanding adaptive mechanisms that underwrite biological learning.


My research targets fundamentally distinct, but interdependent, levels of Bayesian optimisation and investigates the necessary computations required for: 

Additionally, I am focused on investigating how these generative models may adapt, adjust and (re-)learn after perturbations via computational lesions. For this, we have introduced:


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