Jessica Lorimer is a research assistant in the NEUROSEC team. She works on two studies under the BeGOOD flagship project: Psychosis: EIE and Citizens: EIE. Jessica holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Occidental College (USA) and a masters in Developmental Psychology from Maastricht University (Netherlands).
Previously, Jessica has worked in NHS and academic libraries, as well as within childhood development and education. As a student, Jessica’s research interests include adolescent moral development, civic engagement and the interaction between emotion and cognition.
Positive thinking elevates tolerance: Experimental effects of happiness on adolescents' attitudes toward asylum seekers.
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