I received my PhD in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry from King's College London in 2022. My doctoral research focused on childhood mental health and its neural correlates, investigated using MRI, specifically in children born very premature. I am now a postdoctoral fellow in the Child Development Lab, where my work focuses on infant and child temperament and neurodevelopment. Specifically, I am interested in understanding associations between early behavioural inhibition and later socioemotional development, as well as its neural underpinnings, studies using MRI and EEG.


  • Ph.D
    Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
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Neuroscience and Cognitive Science
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