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Past Lab Members

Rebecca Lerman

Former MSc Student

Rebecca developed a questionnaire to assess teacher responses to anxiety in children (TRAC) as part of her MSc Child Development. This questionnaire is freely available on our Measures page and you can read about it in the paper below. Rebecca is a Senior Lecturer at Middlesex University, specializing in teacher training. She is currently writing up the results of another study examining links between child gender and teacher responses to anxious children. 

For the TRAC questionnaire article, please see our publications page.

Beth Bird

Former MSc Student

MSc Project: Callous-Unemotional Traits, Quality of the Teacher-Child Relationship, and Academic Outcomes


Beth's results were presented in a poster at the 2017 SRCD conference in Austin, Texas. Two papers from her MSc research have been published in Frontiers in Education and the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. See our publications page.

Former MSc Student

Trainee Clinical Psychologist

Current Research: Parent Emotion Socialisation and Childhood Anxiety Disorders

Amy Morris

Former MSc Student

MSc Project: Callous-Unemotional Traits in Adolescent Boys and Response to Teacher Reward and Discipline Strategies


Amy's impressive MSc research has been published in Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties. See our publications page.

Former MSc Student

Vanessa completed an MSc in Child Development in the SHINE lab and subsequently conducted a systematic review on parent and child risk and protective factors for child externalizing problems following exposure to domestic violence. 

Vanessa is currently completing a PhD in Developmental Psychology at Simon Fraser University, Canada.

For details about the review, see our publications page.

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