I combine cognitive experimental measures, twin model-fitting, brain imaging, and genotyping to study different developmental pathways to persistent antisocial behaviour.
Doctor of Philosophy
|King's College London|
Bachelor of Science (Honours)
|University College London|
I received my PhD training (2000-2004) on the 4-year MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry (SGDP) interdisciplinary PhD programme, at Institute of Psychiatry, KCL - supervised by Professor Francesca Happé. After PhD I got an ESRC post-doctoral research fellowship to work with Professor Robert Plomin, also at the SGDP Centre. In 2005 I started a lecturership at UCL. I am currently Professor of Developmental Psychopathology at the Clinical, Educational, and Health Psychology Research Department, Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, UCL.
- Biological influences on social competence, and neurodevelopmental disorders of social cognition
- Developmental pathways to persistent antisocial behaviour
- Neural mechanisms of human attention and awareness
- The Genetics of Attachment in the TEDS Longitudinal Twin Study
- ￼Risk And Resilience Following Childhood Maltreatment: A Longitudinal Investigation