The Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Group at the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience focuses on the development of social cognition and decision-making in adolescence. We run large scale behavioural studies in schools and in the lab, as well as neuroimaging studies at UCL. We are based at the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience in Queen Square, London, UK.

Group Leader: Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

Lab news

  • Jack Andrew's Mind the Brain talk on 'Why do adolescents take risks' Jack Andrew's has recently given a talk at the Mind the Brain 2018 on 'Why do adolescents take risks?' Watch the talk here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v ...
    Posted by Jovita Leung
  • Congratulations to Jack Andrews on being awarded a UCL Bogue fellowship to work with Dr Kate Mills at the University of Oregon next year! Congratulations to Jack Andrews on being awarded a UCL Bogue fellowship to work with Dr Kate Mills at the University of Oregon next year! 
    Posted 21 May 2018, 02:22 by Jovita Leung
  • Reviews of Sarah-Jayne's new book 'Inventing Ourselves' The Times Magazine, The Lancet, TES, Guardian and the Psychologist have published reviews of Sarah-Jayne Blakemore's new book 'Inventing Ourselves'. Read the reviews and interview with the links ...
    Posted 17 Apr 2018, 07:57 by Jovita Leung
  • New Nature cross journal focus on adolescence. The Nature cross journal that focus on adolescence is out. You can find all the review papers here: https://www.nature.com/collections/vbmfnrssswLucy Foulkes and Sarah-Jayne Blakemore ...
    Posted 22 Feb 2018, 02:50 by Jovita Leung
  • Susanne Schweizer discussed mental health in schools on Mental Health Question Time Susanne Schweizer was one of the panellists in the Mental Health Question Time #MHQT, where she discussed what should be the priorities for mental health in schools. Watch the full ...
    Posted 22 Feb 2018, 02:56 by Jovita Leung
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