Liam Mason

Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research

Curriculum Vitae

  • BSc in Psychology & Neuroscience, 2008, University of Manchester, UK
  • PgDip in Advanced Practice Psychological Interventions for Mental Health, University of Manchester, UK
  • PhD in Psychology, 2012, University of Manchester, UK
  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, 2015, King's College London, UK

Research interests

  • Understanding the mechanisms of mood instability and decision-making in bipolar disorder
  • Improving psychological interventions through understanding their psychological and neurobiological mechanisms of action using fMRI and electrophysiology

Selected publications

Mason L, Peters E, Williams S, & Kumari V (2017) Brain connectivity changes occurring following cognitive behavioural therapy for psychosis predict long-term recovery. Translational Psychiatry 7(1).

Mason L, Peters E, Dima D, Williams S, & Kumari V (2016) Cognitive behavioral therapy normalizes functional connectivity for social threat in psychosis. Schizophrenia Bulletin 42(3).

Mason L, Trujillo-Barreto NJ, Bentall RP, El-Deredy W (2016) Attentional bias predicts increased reward salience and risk taking in bipolar disorder. Biological Psychiatry 79(4).

Mason L, O'Sullivan N, Montaldi D, Bentall RP, El-Deredy W (2014) Decision-making and trait impulsivity in bipolar disorder are associated with reduced prefrontal regulation of striatal reward valuation. Brain.
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