Amanda Hornsby gained a BA in Psychology & French from Newcastle University and an MSc in Psychology from Nottingham Trent University. During her Masters degree, she worked part time as a research assistant conducting experiments concerning visual attention and visual memory.
Before coming to UCL, she worked as a research assistant on a randomised control trial for individuals with poorly controlled epilepsy in the Department of Basic and Clinical Neuroscience, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience at King’s College London. Her duties were mainly aimed at recruiting and assessing eligible patients, administering questionnaires and data management.
Amanda is currently a research assistant at UCL, working with the KatLab team on various projects including awareness of illness in anosognosic patients and interpersonal touch in healthy and clinical populations.