Thusha Rajendran

Professor of Developmental Psychology, Heriot-Watt University

Thusha is Professor of Developmental Psychology at Heriot-Watt University. He is the Director of the Centre for Applied Behavioural Sciences and the Head of his own Lab (the Developmental Psychology in Action Lab).

He is also a member of the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics.

His research interests include socially assistive and developmental robotics – and how new technologies might influence the social and cognitive development of children, especially children with developmental disorders like autism. He is a Co-I on the UKRI Trustworthy Autonomous Systems Node on Trust.

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