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Laura Mulligan

School of Psychology

Faculty of Health

Laura completed her undergraduate degree BSc (hons) Applied Psychology and MSc Health Psychology at Liverpool John Moores University. Upon completion she took up a Research Assistant post and shortly after secured a LJMU PhD scholarship, funded through the Faculty of Health, under the supervision of Professor Francis McGlone, Assoc Professor Susannah Walker and Dr David Moore.

Laura also works as a teaching assistant supporting undergraduate students on statistics module.

Her PhD is investigating the role of a population of gentle touch sensitive cutaneous nerves, c-tactile afferents, on infant brain development.

Her research is focused on affective touch, infant development, and pregnancy.


2019, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, MSc Health Psychology
2018, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, BSc (hons) Applied Psychology