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 and mental health problems more generally.
I convene and teach on the final year Psychology BSc course 'Genes and Behaviour' (PSYC0036).
- King's College London
- Doctorate, Doctor of Philosophy | 2004
- University College London
- First Degree, Bachelor of Science (Honours) | 1998
Professor Essi Viding FBA FMedSci PhD
Essi Viding is professor of Developmental Psychopathology at the Clinical, Educational, and Health Psychology Research Department, Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, UCL. She chairs UCL's Children and Young People's Mental Health Research Strategy Implementation. She also co-directs the Developmental Risk and Resilience Unit (DRRU) at UCL, together with Professor Eamon McCrory. They collaborate with researchers within and outside UCL, including colleagues at the Yale Child Study Center, where they both hold adjunct appointments.