Principal Investigator Workstream 5: Decision-making & Metacognition Professor Anthony David, Director, Institute of Mental Health, University College London. Anthony has interests in experimental neuropsychology, neuropsychiatry, insight and decision-making capacity. He will lead on WS5 and contribute widely across the research network.
Research Affiliate. Executive research fellow, University of Essex. With a background in psychoanalytic theory, Polona is interested in relational autonomy. She will conduct research within WS4, on the concept of insight in psychoanalysis and comparisons with psychiatry.
Work stream 1 Enabling Legal Capacity Through Decision-Making Support. Lecturer in medical ethics, Centre for Medical Ethics and Law, Dickson Poon School of Law, KCL. Jill has expertise in mental health ethics, neuroethics and philosophical psychology. She will lead on WS1 and contribute widely across the research network.
Core Member Workstream 5: Decision-making & Metacognition Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of California San Francisco. Winston has expertise in the neuroscience of dementia and decision-making as well as ethics. He will collaborate on experimental design in WS5 particularly neuroeconomic experiments.
Core member Workstream 1: Supporting Legal Capacity Consultant clinical psychologist at the Cambridge Intellectual Disabilities Group and affiliated lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge. Isabel has expertise in intellectual disabilities and autism, mixed methods research and mental health law. She will give PhD supervision in WS1 and be part of an advisory group for
Core member Workstream 4: Insight: Evidence & Objectivity Lecturer in philosophy, University of Essex. Matt works on issues at the intersection of phenomenology, action theory, and research in the cognitive and social sciences. At the moment, his research is focused in particular on the stance of objectivity in legal contexts, autonomy in mental health, risk
Core Member Workstream 1: Supporting Legal Capacity Managing Director, Institute for Research and Development on Inclusion and Society, Ontario, Canada. Michael has almost 30 years of research and policy experience in the area of legal capacity and supports for people with intellectual disabilities. He will be particularly involved with WS1 and WS2
Workstream 5 Decision-making & Metacognition PhD student, Department of Psychological Medicine, KCL. Kevin has interests in cognitive neuroscience, decision making and mental capacity law. He will conduct metacognition experiments in Work Stream 5 and interview clinicians involved in capacity assessment.