INS 2016 Mid-Year Meeting Early Career Award Recipient
London, England, UK, July 6-8, 2016

Aikaterini (Katerina) Fotopoulou
Aikaterini (Katerina) Fotopoulou

Katerina studied cognitive neuropsychology and theoretical psychoanalysis at University College London (UCL) before completing her PhD on the neuropsychology of confabulation at the University of Durham, UK. She is currently an Associate Professor (Reader) at the Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology at UCL.

Her research, funded by a programme ‘Starting Investigator’ grant of the European Research Council, focuses on the emotional, cognitive and neural mechanisms by which our bodies and particularly homeostatic mechanisms are interpersonally ‘mentalised’ to form the basis of our selves.

Katerina is the Director of the London Neuropsychoanalysis Centre and runs the London Neuropsychoanalysis Group on: ‘Psychodynamic Neuroscience and Neuropsychology’. She has published widely in psychology and neuroscience journals and is the editor of the volume: Fotopoulou, A. Conway, M.A. Pfaff, D. From the Couch to the Lab: Trends in Psychodynamic Neuroscience. Oxford University Press, 2012.