Dr Julian Lim
Dr. Julian Lim is an Assistant Professor in the Neurosciences and Behavioural Disorders department at the Duke-NUS Medical School, and the Principal Investigator of the Neuroergonomics and Cognition Laboratory.
He graduated from Duke University with a B.S. in Psychology (Neuroscience) in 2004, and from the University of Pennsylvania in 2010 with a PhD in Psychology. His doctoral research focused primarily on sleep deprivation, in particular using fMRI to understand its neurocognitive effects.
From 2010 to 2014, he received post-doctoral training in Temasek Laboratories and the SINAPSE Institute in the National University of Singapore. His current research focuses on two main areas: 1) attentional fluctuations and their biological basis, with a particular interest in cognitive fatigue and 2) the neural basis of mindfulness, including the effects of mindfulness-based interventions on cognition, sleep, and health.