Dr Emma Ashwin (Emma Chapman)


Dr Emma Ashwin received graduated in Psychology at the University of Cambridge, UK, in 2003, and subsequently work as a Research Assistant at the ARC. She then completed a PhD in the ARC investigating fetal hormonal effects on social and emotional development and the effects on later brain function/structure. An example of her work is the study investigating fetal testosterone and empathy (Chapman, E, Baron-Cohen, S, Auyeung, B, Knickmeyer, R, Taylor, K & Hackett, G (2006) Foetal testosterone and empathy: evidence from the Empathy Quotient (EQ) and the ‘Reading the Mind in the Eyes’ Test’. Social Neuroscience, 1, 135-148).


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