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Charlotte   Russell

Dr Charlotte Russell PhD

Reader in Psychology

Research interests

  • Psychology
  • Neuroscience


Dr Charlotte Russell joined King’s College London in 2015 in order to help establish the undergraduate degree in Psychology at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience.  

Since completing her PhD in Cognitive Psychology at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, Charlotte has carried out research and taught at the Institute of Neurology, London, UK, Fondazione Santa Lucia, Rome, Italy and Brunel University, UK. 

Charlotte is a cognitive neuropsychologist with an interest in episodic memory, attention and consciousness.She received the Laird S. Cermak award from the International Neuropsychological Society in 2016 for her work on spatial deficits in episodic memory after parietal cortex damage.  

Research Interests: 

  • Neuropsychology – cognitive effects of stroke and dementia  
  • Episodic Memory  
  • Spatial representation and visual attention 
  • Consciousness 
  • Cognition and Ageing  
  • Dr Russell is happy to supervise PhD projects in any of these areas 


  • BSc Psychology
  • BSc Neuroscience and Psychology
  • MSc Psychology and Neuroscience of Mental Health

Expertise and Public Engagement:

Charlotte has been asked to speak about memory on BBC Radio Wales and in The Guardian. She is the admissions tutor for our degree and has a particular interest in widening participation in Psychology to under represented groups. Charlotte has also spoken to school children and run outreach days at King’s for local schools.