School of Health in Social Science

Neurodevelopmental Research

CADP researchers are interested in neurodiversity and engage in research with children with neurodevelopmental disorders (e.g. autism spectrum disorder) and their families. We are also interested in the neurological basis on mental health issues (e.g. mood disorders) and aggressive and violent behaviour.

Autism and Social Media

This research investigates autistic children and adolescent's use of social media and whether it is related to mental health and wellbeing.

Attending to faces: Improving social and emotional skills

This study aims to investigate the effect of promoting facial mimicry during a facial-emotion-recognition task.