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Dr Rachel Teodorini

Dr Rachel Teodorini

teodorr2@lsbu.ac.uk

Psychology

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I am a Lecturer in Psychology. My first degree was a BSc (Hons) in herbal medicine. I have practiced herbal medicine since 2002. I later went on to study Psychology at LSBU. I graduated with a distinction, and was offered a fee-waiver PhD in psychopharmacology. My PhD focused on the off-prescription use of cognitive enhancing drugs. I have also worked on different projects, publishing and presenting at international conferences. I have worked as a Seminar Leader and lecturer since 2015, teaching topics like neuropsychology, the biological basis of extreme emotion, pain, and critical thinking to undergraduate and master’s students.

Courses taught

Psychology - BSc (Hons)

Psychology - MSc

Mental Health and Clinical Psychology - MSc

ProposalProjectRoleFunderStatusStatus last updated
NIHR advanced Fellowship - Efficay of the Attention Training Technique for Adult ADDNIHR advanced FellowshipPrincipal InvestigatorNational Institute for Health Research (NIHR)OPEN In preparationJul 2021
Centre for Addictive Behaviour Research
2018
British Psychological Society
2018

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Perceived cognitive performance in off-prescription users of modafinil and methylphenidate: an online survey
Teodorini, R., Rycroft, N. and Smith-Spark, J. (2024). Perceived cognitive performance in off-prescription users of modafinil and methylphenidate: an online survey. Brain and Behavior. 14 (2), p. e3403. https://doi.org/10.1002/brb3.3403

Does unfairness sound wrong? A cross-domain investigation of expectations in music and social decision-making
Civai, C, Teodorini, R and Carrus, E (2020). Does unfairness sound wrong? A cross-domain investigation of expectations in music and social decision-making. Royal Society Open Science. 7 (9). https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.190048

The off-prescription use of modafinil: an online survey of perceived risks and benefits
Teodorini, R., Rycroft, N. and Smith-Spark, J. (2020). The off-prescription use of modafinil: an online survey of perceived risks and benefits. PLoS ONE. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0227818

Intoxicated eyewitnesses: The effect of a fully balanced placebo design on event memory and metacognitive control.
Gawrylowicz, J, Scorboria, A, Teodorini, R and Albery, I (2018). Intoxicated eyewitnesses: The effect of a fully balanced placebo design on event memory and metacognitive control. Applied Cognitive Psychology. 33 (3), pp. 344-357. https://doi.org/10.1002/acp.3504