Professor Mark Johnson FBA
The typical & atypical development of social & cognitive skills in children over the early years, particularly with respect to structural & functional brain development.
Professor of Experimental Psychology (1931) and Head of Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge
Professor Nicholas Tarrier FBA
The understanding of psychological and psychosocial mechanisms underlying mental disorders, particularly schizophrenia, psychoses and post-traumatic stress and the development and evaluation of psychological treatments to improve outcomes
Professor Charles Nelson III FBA
Development and neural bases of processing social information (eg facial emotion); trajectories to autism, with a particular focus on populations at high risk for developing autism (eg, infants with an older sibling with autism; children with various single gene mutations that appear to confer risk for developing autism); effects of early adversity on brain and behavioral development, including exposure to both psychosocial adversities and biological adversities