Translational work and recent media links archive
Dr Anne-Laura van Harmelen is a Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellow at the University of Cambridge where she investigates the cognitive and neurobiological effects ofchild maltreatment. Anne-Laura completed her PhD in December 2013 at Leiden University in the Netherlands under the supervision of Bernet Elzinga. After finishing her PhD she moved to Cambridge to work with Professor Ian Goodyer at the Department of Psychiatry. During this time, she was awarded a two year Rubicon Fellowship from the Netherlands Society for Scientific Research.
Congratulations to Anne-Lise Goddings on her BPS Award for Outstanding Doctoral Research Contributing to Psychology
Dr Anne-Lise Goddings has been awarded the British Psychological Society’s Award for Outstanding Doctoral Research Contributions to Psychology.
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Read Sarah-Jayne's interview with TES on adolescents brain and education with the link below:
Sarah-Jayne and a group of scientists have written an open letter to express their views on screen time guidelines.
Sarah-Jayne has been named in the Debrett's 500 list: Education. The Debrett’s 500 is a recognition and celebration of Britain’s 500 most influential people.
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 and can be read here. You can also find the Nuffield report here.
The British Psychological Society (BPS) and The Guardian have published write-ups of the article, it can be viewed with the link below:
The BPS: https://digest.bps.org.uk/2016/12/15/there-is-a-second-window-of-opportunity-for-learning-in-late-adolescence-and-early-adulthood/
The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/nov/04/older-teenagers-quicker-to-improve-maths-reasoning-skills-survey?CMP=share_btn_tw
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 of Cambridge, completing his final year research project within Professor Emily Holmes’s group at the MRC CBU, investigating the use of mental imagery for behavioural activation. He has previously worked as a summer Research Assistant at Stanford University’s Mood and Anxiety Disorders Laboratory and at The Centre for Family Research, in Cambridge.
Jack is currently on the four-year MRC Doctoral Training Programme in Neuroscience and Mental Health at UCL and is completing a rotation project in the Blakemore lab exploring the effects of Mindfulness on cognitive biases in adolescents.
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