Edmund Sonuga-Barke is currently Professor of Developmental Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience working in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience, King’s College London. He also holds Visiting Chairs at Ghent University, Aarhus University and the University of Sussex. He is Editor in Chief of the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. His work integrates Developmental Psychopathology and Neuroscience perspectives to employing basic developmental science approaches to study the pathogenesis of neuro-developmental and mental health conditions; their underlying genetic and environmental risks, mediating brain mechanisms and developmental outcomes. He has a particular interest in ADHD and related disorders. In 2016, Prof Sonuga-Barke was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences.
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Edmund Sonuga Barke, Editor in Chief of JCPP, talks about the papers that influenced him, how JCPP maintains its quality, and what the future holds for JCPP.
Professor Edmund Sonuga Barke – JCPP: The way we do the things we do Recorded lecture from Edmund Sonuga-Barke, at the Wellcome Collection, celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry.
JCPP Editorial: Volume 60, Issue 01, January 201 “‘It’s a family affair’ – the social drivers of child and adolescent resilience” by Edmund J. S. Sonuga-Barke
From punk rock to academic heavyweight While at university Edmund became fascinated by behaviourist approaches to psychology which bring together philosophy, methodology and psychological theory.
JCPP Editorial: Volume 59, Issue 01, January 2018 “‘The way we do the things we do’ – decision making transparency at the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry” by Edmund J.S. Sonuga-Barke
JCPP Editorial: Volume 58, Issue 10, October 2017 “New frontiers in the scientific study of developmental language disorders” by Courtenay Frazier Norbury & Edmund Sonuga-Barke