Prof Essi Viding
Professor of Developmental Psychopathology
Clinical, Edu & Hlth Psychology
Div of Psychology & Lang Sciences
- Joined UCL
- 1st Oct 2005
I combine cognitive experimental measures, twin model-fitting, brain imaging, and genotyping to study different developmental pathways to persistent antisocial behaviour.
I convene and teach on the final year Psychology BSc course 'Genes and Behaviour' (course code C3307).
- King's College London
- Doctorate, Doctor of Philosophy | 2004
- University College London
- First Degree, Bachelor of Science (Honours) | 1998
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.