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Dr Adam Qureshi

Honorary University Fellow

Faculty of Health

PenCLAHRC Research Fellow (Primary Care)


Dr Adam Qureshi joined the Peninsula Medical School in December 2010 as a PenCLAHRC Research Fellow, working in the Primary Care Group in Plymouth with Dr Richard Byng. His background is in cognitive psychology, and he completed his PhD in the cognitive bases of adult mental state reasoning at the University of Birmingham in 2009. Prior to joining Primary Care he worked at the Serious Games Institute, focusing on evaluation of serious games and their psychological aspects. He is currently working on the South West IAPT Evaluation Project, co-ordinating the quantitative work streams. Previous projects include analysis and support for the COCOA project that focused on continuity of healthcare for offenders. His other research interests include theory of mind, perspective taking, and virtual agents.

Research interests

Health Services Research
Theory of mind
Executive Function
Cognitive Psychology
Social Cognitive Neuroscience

Research degrees awarded to supervised students

DClinPsy - Julia Cook (Coventry University): 2010 - 2013 (anticipated)