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Giacomo Bignardi
Graduate student

Giacomo.Bignardi@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
01223 767772

I'm a developmental scientist working in the 4-D lab on the Resilience in Education and Development Longitudinal Study. I'm broadly interested in how the environment influences the brain, behaviour and cognition. I'm also interested in research methods and data science. 

External Links: ResearchGate, Google Scholar


Selected Publications:

Bignardi, G., Dalmaijer, E., & Astle, D. (2021). Testing the specificity of environmental risk factors for developmental outcomes. Accepted for publication. preprint link

Bignardi, G., Dalmaijer, E. S., Anwyl-Irvine, A. L., Smith, T. A., Siugzdaite, R., Uh, S., & Astle, D. E. (2021). Longitudinal increases in childhood depression symptoms during the COVID-19 lockdown. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 106(8), 791-797.

Bignardi, G., Dalmaijer, E. S., Anwyl-Irvine, A., & Astle, D. E. (2021). Collecting big data with small screens: Group tests of children’s cognition with touchscreen tablets are reliable and valid. Behavior Research Methods53(4), 1515-1529.

Dalmaijer, E. S., Gibbons, S. G., Bignardi, G., Anwyl-Irvine, A. L., Siugzdaite, R., Smith, T. A., ... & Astle, D. E. (2021). Direct and indirect links between children’s socio-economic status and education: Pathways via mental health, attitude, and cognition. Current Psychology, 1-15.

CBSU publications
DALMAIJER, E., BIGNARDI, G. , ANWYL-IRVINE, A., SIUGZDAITE, R. SMITH, T., UH, S., Johnson, A., ASTLE, D. (2021) Direct and indirect links between children’s socio-economic status and education: pathways via mental health, attitude, and cognition, Current Psychology (2021) [Open Access]

BIGNARDI, G. , DALMAIJER, E.S., ANWYL-IRVINE, A., SMITH, T., SIUGZDAITE, R., UH, S., ASTLE, D. (2021) Longitudinal increases in childhood depression symptoms during the COVID-19 lockdown, Archives of Diseases in Childhood, 106(8), 791-797 [Open Access]

BIGNARDI, G. , DALMAIJER, E.S., ANWYL-IRVINE, A., and ASTLE, D.E. (2020) Collecting Big Data with Small Screens: Group-Tests of Children’s Cognition with Touchscreen Tablets are Reliable and Valid, Behaviour Research Methods, 2 Dec 2020 [Open Access]

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