I am currently working on my first solo popular science book and I am represented by Charlotte Seymour from Andrew Nurnberg Associates.I am passionate about communicating science. A selection of my peer reviewed publications are below in addition to my popular science work.
Peer Reviewed Academic Articles
Yhnell, Emma, et al. “A randomised feasibility study of computerised cognitive training as a therapeutic intervention for people with Huntington’s disease (CogTrainHD).” Pilot and Feasibility Studies 6.1 (2020): 1-14. (10.1186/s40814-020-00623-z)
Yhnell, E. et al. 2019. #WhyWeDoResearch: Raising research awareness and opportunities for patients, public and staff through Twitter. Research for All. Volume 3, Number 1, pp. 7-17(11) (10.18546/RFA.03.1.02)
Yhnell, E. et al. 2018. Exploring computerised cognitive training as a therapeutic intervention for people with Huntington’s disease (CogTrainHD): protocol for a randomised feasibility study. Pilot and Feasibility Studies 4, article number: 45. (10.1186/s40814-018-0237-0)
Yhnell, E., Dunnett, S. and Brooks, S. 2016. A Longitudinal Operant Assessment of Cognitive and Behavioural Changes in the HdhQ111 Mouse Model of Huntington’s Disease. PLoS ONE 11(10), article number: e0164072. (10.1371/journal.pone.0164072)
Steventon, J.et al. 2016. Longitudinal in vivo MRI in a Huntington’s disease mouse model: global atrophy in the absence of white matter microstructural damage. Scientific Reports 6, article number: 32423. (10.1038/srep32423)
Yhnell, E., Dunnett, S. B. and Brooks, S. P. 2016. A longitudinal motor characterisation of the HdhQ111 mouse model of Huntington’s Disease. Journal of Huntington’s Disease 5(2), pp. 149-161. (10.3233/JHD-160191)
Yhnell, E. et al. 2016. Cognitive training modifies disease symptoms in a mouse model of Huntington’s disease. Experimental Neurology 282, pp. 19-26. (10.1016/j.expneurol.2016.05.008)
Yhnell, E.et al. 2016. L30 Cognitive training improves disease symptoms in a mouse model of huntington’s disease. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry 87(Supp 1), pp. A100-A101. (10.1136/jnnp-2016-314597.285)
Yhnell, E.et al. 2016. The impact of attaining the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Diploma on academic performance in bioscience higher education. International Journal of Science Education 38(1), pp. 156-169. (10.1080/09500693.2015.1135353)
Yhnell, E., Dunnett, S. B. and Brooks, S. P. 2015. The utilisation of operant delayed matching and non-matching to position for probing cognitive flexibility and working memory in mouse models of Huntington’s disease. Journal of Neuroscience Methods 265, pp. 72-80. (10.1016/j.jneumeth.2015.08.022)
Yhnell, E., Dunnett, S. B. and Brooks, S. P. 2014. C04 A longitudinal behavioural characterisation of the HDHQ111 mouse model of Huntington’s Disease. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry 85(Supp 1), article number: A26. (10.1136/jnnp-2014-309032.77)
Yhnell, E. and Heuer, A. 2018. Automated operant assessments of Huntington’s Disease mouse models. In: Precious, S., Rosser, A. and Dunnett, S. eds. Huntington’s Disease, Vol. 1780.Methods in Molecular Biology Humana Press ,(10.1007/978-1-4939-7825-0_8)
Academic Conference Items
Van Den Berg, A., Beattie, G., Yhnell E., and Shore A. Knowledge or Ability – What is the relative importance of subject choice Vs academic attainment in predicting university outcomes in STEM subjects? Presented at the British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, September 2018.
Furby, H., Yhnell, E., Mazzaschi, F., Mole, J., Busse, M., Rosser, A.E. and Metzler-Baddeley, C., 2018. E06 Using 3T MRI to explore myelin break-down in pre-symptomatic huntington’s disease. Presented at the European Huntington’s Disease Network Meeting, Vienna September 2018
Smith, P., Yhnell, E., Rutherford, S. and Shore, A. 2016. The ‘Sophomore Slump’ – do learners recover and can year-on-year grade begin to provide answers to difficult questions? Presented at: British Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Leeds, UK, 13-15 September 2016.