Daisy Crawley

Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research

Curriculum Vitae

  • MA (Cantab) Social and Political Sciences, Cambridge University, 2011
  • MSc Child and Adolescent Mental Health, University College London, 2013
  • PhD in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, King's College London, 2020
  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy), University College London, 2023

Research interests

  • Developing computational models to better understand mechanisms of therapeutic change
  • Neurocognitive development of flexible learning and decision making
  • Neurocognitive mechanisms underlying autism and commonly associated comorbidities

Selected publications

Charman, T., Loth, E., Tillmann, J., Crawley, D., et al. (2017). The EU-AIMS Longitudinal European Autism Project (LEAP): clinical characterisation. Molecular Autism, 8(1), 27. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13229-017-0145-9

Crawley, D.*, Zhang, L.*, Jones, E. J. H., Ahmad, J., Oakley, B., San José Cáceres, A., Charman, T., Buitelaar, J. K., Murphy, D. G. M., Chatham, C., den Ouden, H., Loth, E., & the E. U. Aims Leap Group (2020). Modeling flexible behavior in childhood to adulthood shows age-dependent learning mechanisms and less optimal learning in autism in each age group. PLOS Biology, 18(10), e3000908. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.3000908

Oakley, B. F. M., Jones, E. J. H., Crawley, D., et al. (2020). Alexithymia in autism: cross-sectional and longitudinal associations with social-communication difficulties, anxiety and depression symptoms. Psychological Medicine, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0033291720003244

Tillmann, J., Uljarevic, M., Crawley, D., et al. (2020). Dissecting the phenotypic heterogeneity in sensory features in autism spectrum disorder: a factor mixture modelling approach. Molecular Autism, 11(1), 67. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13229-020-00367-w

(* shared authorship)

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