BASIC CONCEPTS; BEHAVIOURAL GENETICS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING; MOLECULAR GENETICS OF PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING; APPLICATION AND IMPLICATION
Highly commended in the basic and clinical sciences section of the British Medical Association Book Awards 2016
Michael Pluess, PhD, is an Associate Professor of developmental psychology at the Department of Biological and Experimental Psychology at Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom. Initially trained in chemistry and music he spent several years working in the lab and on stage before pursuing his interests in psychology. In his research Dr Pluess combines the disciplines of psychology and molecular genetics in order to investigate how environmental and genetic factors influence each other in shaping psychological development across the life course. Dr Pluess' research has been published in the leading journals of the field.