I study the social cognitive processes involved in engaging with ficitonal worlds and with art more broadly.
Other interests include imagination, self, ageing and dementia and psychopathology. My professional portfolio includes psychology in occupational settings, acting, writing, filmmaking, applied arts and consultancy in dementia care training, mental health, education and prison services. I also teach Psychology Research Methods (MSc).
My research has been featured in several news outlets including:
Science Daily, Psych Central, Health Medicine Network, Vita (Greece), Newsbeast (Greece), Kapa News (Greece), Technology.org, Parents.com, Niestatystyczny (Poland), IFL Science, Europolitis, World News, IDN Times (India), New Zealand Herald, The Independent, The Daily Mail, The Telegraph, Radio Jackie, Miskin Radio, and US News channels CV 33 (Dallas), CBS 13 News (Sacramento), PHL17 (Philadelphia)