Adarsh Makdani

School of Psychology

Degrees

2014, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom, Neuroscience with Psychology (BSc. Hons.)
Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, PhD: The characterisation of myelinated and unmyelinated afferents in normal and neuropathic pain

Academic appointments

Senior Technician, School of Psychology, & Research Centre for Brain & Behaviour - Faculty of Health, Liverpool John Moores University, 2022 - present
Postgraduate Researcher, Natural Sciences & Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University, 2019 - present

Postgraduate training

SomAffect, United Kingdom, Liverpool John Moores University, 2014 - present

Journal article

Ng KKW, Lafee O, Bouchatta O, Makdani AD, Marshall AG, Olausson H, McIntyre S, Nagi SS. 2024. Human foot outperforms the hand in mechanical pain discrimination eNeuro, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Ali SH, Makdani AD, Cordero MI, Paltoglou AE, Marshall AG, McFarquhar MJ, McGlone FP, Walker SC, Trotter PD. 2023. Hold me or stroke me? Individual differences in static and dynamic affective touch. Scilingo EP. PloS one, 18 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Wei Y, McGlone FP, Marshall AG, Makdani A, Zou Z, Ren L, Wei G. 2022. From skin mechanics to tactile neural coding: Predicting afferent neural dynamics during active touch and perception IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 69 :3748-3759 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Cazzato V, Sacchetti S, Shin S, Makdani A, Trotter PD, McGlone FP. 2021. Affective touch topography and body image. PLoS One, 16 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Moore W, Makdani A, Frier W, McGlone F. 2021. Virtual Touch: Sensing and Feeling with Ultrasound DOI Publisher Url

Dunbar RIM, Pearce E, Tarr B, Makdani A, Bamford J, Smith S, McGlone FP. 2021. Cochlear SGN neurons elevate pain thresholds in response to music. Scientific Reports, 11 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Devine SL, Walker SC, Makdani A, Stockton ER, McFarquhar MJ, McGlone FP, Trotter PD. 2020. Childhood Adversity and Affective Touch Perception: A Comparison of United Kingdom Care Leavers and Non-care Leavers. Frontiers in Psychology, 11 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Cazzato V, Sacchetti S, Shin S, Makdani A, Trotter PD, McGlone F. 2020. Topical heterogeneity in affective touch: Does it impact body image? DOI Publisher Url

Nagi SS, Marshall AG, Makdani A, Jarocka E, Liljencrantz J, Ridderstrom M, Shaikh S, O'Neill F, Saade D, Donkervoort S, Foley AR, Minde J, Trulsson M, Cole J, Bonnemann CG, Chesler AT, Bushnell MC, McGlone F, Olausson H. 2019. An ultrafast system for signaling mechanical pain in human skin Science Advances, 5 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

preprint

Ng KKW, Lafee O, Bouchatta O, Makdani AD, Marshall AG, Olausson H, McIntyre S, Nagi SS. 2023. Human foot outperforms the hand in mechanical pain discrimination Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory DOI Publisher Url

Dataset

Trotter P, Ali SH, Makdani A, Cordero M, Paltoglou A, Marshall A, McFarquhar M, McGlone F, Walker S. 2023. Data for study entitled "Hold me or Stroke me? Individual differences in static and dynamic affective touch" DOI Public Url

Cazzato V, Sacchetti S, Shin S, Makdani A, Trotter P, McGlone F. 2021. Affective touch topography and body image

Chapters

Haggarty CJ, Makdani A, McGlone F. 2023. Affective Touch: Psychophysics, Physiology and Vicarious Touch Perception Neuromethods 196 :109-128 DOI Publisher Url

Other

Dunbar RIM, Pearce E, Tarr B, Makdani A, Bamford J, Smith S, McGlone F. 2022. Author Correction: Cochlear SGN neurons elevate pain thresholds in response to music (Scientific Reports, (2021), 11, 1, (14547), 10.1038/s41598-021-93969-0) Scientific Reports, 12 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Conference organisation:

Liverpool Neuroscience Group Winter Gala 2019: Fooling The Senses, Organising Committee, https://lng.org.uk/event/lng-winter-gala-2019/. 2019

IASAT 2019: International Association for the Study of Affective Touch, Organising Committee, https://iasat.org/event/iasat2019/. 2019

Liverpool Neuroscience Day 2019, Organising Committee, https://lng.org.uk/event/lnd2019/. 2019

Liverpool Neuroscience Day 2018, https://lng.org.uk/event/lnd2018/. 2018

IASAT 2017: International Association for the Study of Affective Touch, Organising Committee, https://iasat.org/event/2017/09/iasat2017. 2018

Liverpool Neuroscience Day 2016, Organising Committee, https://lng.org.uk/event/lnd2016/. 2016

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