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Nicola joined Kings in 2018 after completing her PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Liverpool, where she also completed an Msc in research Methods. She completed her PhD part-time whilst working as a Research Assistant on the Wirral Child Health and Development Study, an MRC funded prospective birth cohort study. Nicola’s areas of expertise include early-onset antisocial behaviour, particularly aggression and callous-unemotional traits.  

Research Interests:

  • Conduct problems in early childhood, particularly CU traits and aggression 
  • Developmental pathways to conduct problems in early childhood 
  • Sex differences in developmental psychopathology