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Biography

 

Anna completed a BSc (Hons) in psychology at Coventry University then an MSc in cognitive neuropsychology at University College London. She was awarded her PhD from the Institute of Education, London, in 2013, where she researched sleep problems in children with Down syndrome and Williams syndrome and the effects of sleep on learning and cognition. She's currently a research associate in the Centre for Innovative Research Across the Life-course (CIRAL). Her research involves investigating sleep and associated cognitive abilities in children, including children with neurodevelopmental disorders.

 

Research Interests

Psychology, sleep, sleep disorders, cognition, attention, memory, cognitive development, neurodevelopmental disorders

Vision Statement

I am interested in the effects of sleep on learning and cognition and what can be done to enhance sleep in order to improve educational attainment for children. I am also interested in cognitive development in children with developmental disorders and whether sleep problems, which are common in these children, could be at least partly responsible for some of the cognitive difficulties that they face.

External positions

Honorary Lecturer, University College London

30 May 2017 → …

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Sleep Medicine & Life Sciences
Down Syndrome Medicine & Life Sciences
Williams Syndrome Medicine & Life Sciences
Learning Medicine & Life Sciences
Obstructive Sleep Apnea Medicine & Life Sciences
Sleep Apnea Syndromes Medicine & Life Sciences
Oximetry Medicine & Life Sciences
Cognition Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2011 2019

  • 146 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 13 Article
  • 1 Chapter

A double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomised-designed GABA tea study in children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Conditions: A feasibility study

Hannant, P., Joyce, A., Cassidy, S. & Renshaw, D., 21 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Nutritional Neuroscience. (In-Press), p. (In-Press)

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Feasibility Studies
Tea
Autistic Disorder
gamma-Aminobutyric Acid
Placebos

Sleep in infants and toddlers with Down syndrome compared to typically developing peers: looking beyond snoring

Yau, S., Pickering, R., Gringras, P., Elphick, H. E., Evans, H., Farquhar, M., Martin, J., Joyce, A., Reynolds, J., Kingshott, R. N., Mindell, J. A. & Hill, C. M., 25 May 2019, In : Sleep Medicine. (In-press), p. (In-press)

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Snoring
Down Syndrome
Sleep
Ecology

A cross-syndrome comparison of sleep-dependent learning on a cognitive procedural task

Joyce, A., Hill, C. M., Karmiloff-Smith, A. & Dimitriou, D., 25 Oct 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. (In-press), p. (In-press)

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Sleep
Learning
Williams Syndrome
Down Syndrome
Oculocerebral hypopigmentation syndrome type Preus

Cardio-Respiratory Sleep Studies at Home: Experience in Research and Clinical Cohorts

Kingshott, R. N., Gahleitner, F., Elphick, H. E., Gringras, P., Farquhar, M., Pickering, R. M., Martin, J., Reynolds, J., Joyce, A., Gavlak, J. C., Evans, H. & Hill, C. M., 19 Nov 2018, In : Archives of Disease in Childhood. (In-press), p. (In-press)

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Sleep
Research
Parents
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Equipment and Supplies
2 Citations (Scopus)

Home oximetry to screen for obstructive sleep apnoea in Down syndrome

Hill, C. M., Elphick, H. E., Farquhar, M., Gringras, P., Pickering, R. M., Kingshott, R. N., Martin, J., Reynolds, J., Joyce, A., Gavlak, J. C. & Evans, H., 14 May 2018, In : Archives of Disease in Childhood. (In-Press), p. (In-Press)

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Oximetry
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Down Syndrome
Sleep
Oxyhemoglobins