Marc is a mental health researcher with an interest in both experimental psychology and clinical neuroscience. He is based at the MRC-Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit at the University of Cambridge. He completed his doctoral and post-doctoral training in the University of Leuven (Belgium) and Trinity College Dublin (Ireland). He is interested in understanding the neuro-cognitive and behavioural factors underlying the development and treatment of youth mental health problems with a view to optimizing extant psychological interventions. He is also interested in mental health difficulties faced by young struggling learners.
Marc Bennett appraises a recent meta analysis on regulating emotion through distancing, and goes on to present his own Wellcome Trust funded research on psychological decentering to prevent and treat anxiety or depression in young people.[read the full story...]