Research in our lab investigates the neurobiological and psychological mechanisms of adaptive behaviour,
including how they develop, and what role they play in psychopathology.

We use human imaging and psychophysiology, cross-species methods, behavioural analysis, and mathematical modelling.

With collaborators from multiple disciplines, we work at the interface of the following themes:

  • Multi-level studies of the regulation of positive and negative emotion

  • Network function in expert and disordered decision-making

  • The neurobiology of belief and agent-level representation

  • Typical and atypical adolescent brain development

  • The links between brain, hormone, and cardiovascular health across the lifespan

  • Molecules-to-mind approaches in neuroscience

Anastasia Christakou

Professor of NeuroscienceDirector of CINN