ICARUS Integrated Clinical-Computational Affective Research Unit 

I am currently in the last year of my BSc psychology degree at UCL. I have recently concluded my dissertation project looking at creating a translational measure of avoidance, adapted from animal approach-avoidance paradigms, with the aim of contributing to research investigating avoidance symptomatology in anxiety disorders. I previously experienced being an honorary research assistant in a qualitative project utilising the ZMET technique to investigate the moral reasoning patterns of extinction rebellion activists and the public. At present, I am working as an honorary research assistant in a project measuring bipolar moods and decision-making longitudinally using smartphone-based assessment led my Liam Mason. My responsibilities are to recruit healthy control and bi-polar participants as well as shadow members of the clinical team in the diagnostic interview and IQ assessment of participants.

See Martina Tacconis’s papers on the Research page