Congratulations to Sophie, Lydia, Connor and Bianca who have been awarded a U21 Researcher Resilience grant. This grant will fund work to bring together researchers and autistic individuals from around the world to form the U21 Autism Research Network. The Network will discuss issues around diversity and inclusion in autism research. Looking forward to seeing what happens with this exciting project!
Well done to Connor for writing a neat, jargon-free, summary of his recent review paper and making a video to explain his findings
Read our summary, published in The Conversation, here: https://theconversation.com/research-on-facial-expressions-challenges-the-way-we-think-about-autism-134053
Congratulations to Lydia on the publication of her first article ‘The importance of assessing alexithymia in psychological research’ out now in PsyPAG Quarterly:
MRC-funded PhD on social cognition, body movement & interoception in autism and Parkinson’s Disease. Deadline is midday Friday 15 February 2019. Find out more here:
Well done Rosy on the publication of a great new paper in Autism Research:
Edey, R., Cook, J., Brewer, R., Bird, G., & Press, C. (in press) Adults with autism spectrum disorder are sensitive to the kinematic features defining natural human motion. Autism Research.
Read it here:
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(Very) flexible Clinical Research Fellow Position helping us to run psychopharmacology experiments
@UoB_SoP Great if you’re a medic interested in psychology. LOTS of flexibility re. hours/length of contract. Deadline 4/10: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BMK153/clinical-research-fellow … @GaleaLab @EatingBehaviour
Congratulations to Monja on her new paper which investigates the role of catecholamines in the avoidance of cognitive control. Click here for the preprint.
Froböse, M.I., Swart, J.C., Cook, J.L., Geurts, D.E.M., den Ouden, H.E.M., Cools, R. (in press). Catecholaminergic modulation of the avoidance of cognitive control. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.