Centre for Pain Research

Dr Nina Attridge


Nina joined the Centre for Pain Research in April 2013 to work on the Bath Test of Attention to Pain (Bath TAP) project. Pain has a disruptive effect on attention and it could be argued that the return of such cognitive functions should be the primary aim of analgesics. The Bath TAP project aims to develop a battery of cognitive tasks which are sensitive to the effects of pain on attention. These tasks can then be used to assess the efficacy of analgesics.

Before coming to Bath, Nina completed her PhD at Loughborough University investigating the development of reasoning skills in advanced mathematics students. Prior to this, she completed a BSc and MSc in psychology at the University of Kent.

Research interests

  • The effect of pain on cognitive functions
  • Development of reasoning skills


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