Translational work and recent media links archive
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.
Business Insider, Daily Mail and The Times have all written write ups of Dr Stefano Palminteri's new paper on the computational development of reinforcement
learning during adolescence.
Welcome to Jovita who has joined the team on 16th May 2016 as a new research assistant. She will be working on various projects including the MYRIAD study.