Find out who we are.

Meet the team

Lab Director

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Dr Judith Gentle

Senior lecturer in Psychology

Lab members

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Dr Debbie Gooch

Lecturer in Developmental Psychology

Dr Lewis Jayes

Lecturer, Director of Undergraduate Programme for Psychology

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Dr Marie Martel

Lecturer in Developmental Psychology



  • Declan Hutton - Placement student (2023-2024)

Affiliated Members - University of Surrey

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Dr Philip Dean

Research Fellow, Deputy Chair of University Ethics Committee

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Professor Emily Farran

Professor in Developmental Psychology

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Dr Erica Hepper

Lecturer in Personality/Social Psychology

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Dr Aliah Shaheen

Visiting Senior Lecturer

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Professor Harriet Tenenbaum

Professor in Developmental and Social Psychology

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Darren Tunstall

Programme Leader, MA Acting, Associate Professor

External collaborations


Dr Sally Robinson - St Thomas' Hospital, London

Dr Tammy Hedderly - St Thomas' Hospital, London

Dr Daniel Brady - University of Reading

Dr Marialivia Bernardi - University of Greenwich



  • Dr Anna-Stiina Wallinheimo
  • Dr Ines Violante
  • Dr Hayley Leonard
  • Dr Daniel Brady


  • Marta Topor - PhD student (2018-2022)
  • Will Mayes - PhD student (2018-2021)
  • Lewis Ralph - Placement student
  • Serif Omer - Clinical Doctorate trainee (2018-2021)
  • Ana M. Jijon Nemalceff - Clinical Doctorate trainee (2016-2019)
  • Zhaoying Yu - Placement student (2019)
  • Amelia Bennett - Placement student
  • Shiloh Grant-Smith - Postgraduate student
  • Joanna Argent - Postgraduate student
  • Gemma Armstrong - Postgraduate student
  • Jess Bosi - Postgraduate student