Dr Jessica Diaz

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Lecturer in Psychology

School of Social Sciences

Jessica is a lecturer in Psychology with a particular interest in cognitive neuroscience, focusing on human perceptual learning and neural plasticity, decision-making, and cognitive development. She also has an interest in how the brain processes numerical information and how this could link to dyscalculia.

Jessica received a Licenciatura in Psychology from the Autonomous University of Madrid (2010) and a Masters’s in Clinical Psychology from the same University (2011). Then she did a MSc in Brain Imaging and Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Nottingham (2013). This was followed by a Ph.D. in Computational Neuroscience and Psychology from the Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of Glasgow (2018) supervised by Professor Marios Philiastides. After completing her Ph.D., She worked as an interim lecturer at Nottingham Trent University (2018). Between 2019 and 2022, she was a Post-Doctoral Researcher Fellow in Computational Neuroscience at the School of Biomedical Sciences of the University of Leeds.  with Dr. Ioannis Delis at his lab.

Areas of Expertise
Postgraduate Supervision