The Developmental Group at the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience focuses on the development of social cognition and decision-making in adolescence. Our research involves a variety of behavioural (psychophysics, eye-tracking, motion capture) and neuroimaging (MRI, fMRI and MEG) methods. We are based at the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience in Queen Square, London, UK.

Group Leader: Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

Lab news

  • Lisa and Delia's new Psychological Science paper A new paper first-authored by Dr. Lisa Knoll and Delia Fuhrmann has been published in Psychological Science. The article explores windows for enhanced learning of cognitive skills during adolescence ...
    Posted by Jovita Leung
  • Sarah- Jayne's Interview with Blog on Learning and Development (BOLD) Read Sarah- Jayne's interview on social brain development in adolescence and the consequences for teenage learning and behavior. ...
    Posted 3 Nov 2016, 07:30 by Cait Griffin
  • Welcome Jack, the new PhD rotation student Welcome to Jack Andrews, who has just started his PhD rotation in the lab and will be here for three months. Jack studied Psychological and Behavioural Sciences at the University ...
    Posted 21 Oct 2016, 02:18 by Jovita Leung
  • Emma Kilford's interview with School Week Read Emma's interview on the computational development of reinforcement learning during adolescence. Click on the image below to view. 
    Posted 21 Sep 2016, 08:24 by Jovita Leung
  • Many congratulations to Dr Kate Mills, who won the BNA's Postgraduate Award. Congratulations to Dr Kate Mills who has been awarded the BNA's Postgraduate Award 2015. Read her Q&A, which is published in the BNA Bulletin (Issue No. 76) below
    Posted 24 Aug 2016, 05:58 by Jovita Leung
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