Dr Sharon Morein
Sharon Morein (aka Sharon Morein-Zamir) started her academic studies in Ben-Gurion University in Israel before moving to Vancouver, Canada to complete her PhD in Psychology at the University of British Columbia. Having travelled across the world to continue working on attention and multisensory perception, she got side-tracked looking at how people control their actions. This eventually resulted in her dissertation focusing on response inhibition and stopping.
Following this, Sharon moved to Cambridge where she held research associate positions in the University of Cambridge in the Department of Psychiatry and in the Department of Psychology. Presently, she is an Associate Professor based at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge where she is also the co-director of the ARU Centre for Mind and Behaviour. Her research has focused on the different mechanisms underlying behaviour, psychology and neurocognition in a variety of mental health and neurological conditions, including OCD, ADHD and stimulant drug dependence. She is now involved in various projects to better understand hoarding and Hoarding Disorder and leads the ARU Possessions and Hoarding Collective.
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Current Members and Close Collaborators
Just like our research, the lab is quite diverse with numerous students, collaborators and others involved.
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Dr Emily Breese
Dr Emily Breese is a post doctoral research fellow looking at trait differences and their impact on habitual behaviours. More
Enes Kartal is a PhD student exploring the association between ADHD related symptoms and hoarding behaviours in young adults
Dr Gideon Anholt
Shaira Berg is a PhD student investigating Pavlovian Instrumental Transfer at the University of Cambridge with Dr Amy Milton
As a current MSc Psychology student, Daniela Licalzi has a strong interest in investigating the influence of social media on mental health and advancing her knowledge in counseling and mindfulness-based therapies. More
Dr Hannah Belcher
Having completed her PhD, Dr Hannah Belcher is a lecturer at King's College London. More
Renato Boemer has graduated in Psychological and Behavioural Sciences from the University of Cambridge. He also writes about Data Science on Medium. More
Vicki Slater has a MSc in Clinical Psychology and is undertaking a systematic review on barriers and enablers to responsive feeding in the prevention of childhood obesity. More
Michael Kasese is an Adult ADHD Specialist Practitioner and is currently a research lead between ARU and the NHS CPFT
Dr Peter Zhukovsky graduated from Cambridge University, and after a post doctoral position in Toronto is currently based in Boston. More
Irena Rybakova is BSc student at Anglia Ruskin and as an RA she examined online behaviour and technology preferences in relation to personality traits
Shachar Sapir is an MSc graduate of Anglia Ruskin and as an RA she is looking at Digital Compulsions
With a background in finance, Ellen is finishing her MSc in Clinical Child Psychology and has a keen interest in data sciences.