Elena Mariezcurrena- Research Student
Elena is a second year Psychology undergraduate student. She forms part of the research team examining how taking part in activities such as art may promote well-being in typical ageing.

Debbie Luxon - Summer Bursary Research Assistant
Debbie is a second year undergraduate student. She is currently recruiting a group of healthy adults to compare to adults recently diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders. She will be examining well-being and sleep quality.

Dr Rebecca Charlton - Lab Director


Rebecca is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at Goldsmiths University of London. Her research examines the brain, cognitive, social and health factors that occur in ageing and how they interact.


Email: r.charlton@gold.ac.uk

Tel: 020 7919 7222


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Charlotte Gove- Research Student
Charlotte has completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology in 2015. She forms part of the research team examining how changes in social abilities across the lifespan.

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Hassan Mansour - Summer Bursary and Research Student

Hassan is a final year Psychology undergradute student. He received a summer bursary from the Department of Psychology in 2015 to work on a project with the Autism Diagnostic Research Centre in Southampton, examining ageing with autism spectrum disorders.

Gavin Stewart - Research Studentand British Psychological Society Summer Research Assistant
Gavin is a second year Psychology undergradute student. He is working on a project examining how awareness of others changes as we age.

Dr Carys Evans - Postdoctoral Researcher


Carys is working on a Dunhill Medical Trust Funded study examining whether brain stimulation can improve mood among older adults.


Email: c.evans@gold.ac.uk

Telephone: 020 7919 7374


Shaun Christopher - Research Student
Shaun is a first year Psychology undergradute student. He is currently working on acquiring normative data for a working memory sentence span task.