UCL Psychology and Language Sciences

Prof Antonia Hamilton

Prof Antonia Hamilton

Professor of Social Neuroscience

Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience

Div of Psychology & Lang Sciences

Joined UCL
1st Apr 2013


Professor Hamilton is the leader of the Social Neuroscience group at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience (UCL) .  She completed a PhD on the impact of neuronal noise for the optimal control of human arm movements (UCL, 2002) and has since worked on imitation and brain systems for social interaction. She was awarded the Experimental Psychology Society prize lectureship for 2013. Her current research interests include how and why people imitate each other, how social skills differ in autism, and the neural mechanisms of social interaction.