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Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore FBA

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About this Fellow

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore is Professor of Psychology at the University of Cambridge, UK, and leader of the Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Group. Her group's research focuses on the development of social cognition and decision making in the human adolescent brain, and adolescent mental health. Her group runs behavioural studies in schools and in the lab, as well as neuroimaging studies, with adolescents and adults.

Complete list of publications in journals

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/blakemorelab/

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Psychology, University of Cambridge
  • Leader, Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Group

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, 2009 - 2019
  • Deputy Director, UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, 2014 - 2019

Publications

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Social cognition, especially cognitive stereotypes & emotional prejudices, at cultural, interpersonal & neuroscientific levels; reactions to social comparison, status, social class, gender, ethnicity, immigrants

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Social identities; psychosocial processes; parenting practices and everyday family lives; intersectionality; young people; racialisation, ethnicity and gender; narrative research and mixed methods

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Typical and atypical socio-cognitive development, with particular focus on impairments and assets in autism spectrum disorder

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Visual perception and its development in early childhood; in particular, spatial, motion, binocular vision, and vision for action, and their underlying brain mechanisms in typical development and developmental disorders