UEL Baby Dev Lab

Farhan Mirza

Farhan Mirza

Farhan worked as a research assistant at the UEL BabyDevLab on the ESRC-funded BLAISE project, at the same time as completing an undergraduate course in Psychology at UEL. He currently works as an Occupational Therapist working with adults with complex mental health needs.

  • Email Farhan Mirza at farhan.u.mirza@gmail.com

Latest publications

  1. Wass, S., Smith, C., Clackson, K., & Mirza, F. (2021). In infancy, it’s the extremes of arousal that are ‘sticky’: Naturalistic data challenge purely homeostatic approaches to studying self-regulation. Developmental Science. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/desc.13059

  2. Samuel V Wass, Celia G Smith, Louise Stubbs, Kaili Clackson, & Farhan U Mirza (2021). Physiological stress, sustained attention, emotion regulation, and cognitive engagement in 12-month-old infants from urban environments. Developmental Psychology. https://psycnet.apa.org/record/2021-88984-001

  3. Smith, C., Jones, E., Charman, T., Clackson, K., Mirza, F., & Wass, S. (2019). Anxious parents show higher physiological synchrony with their infants. Psychological Medicine. https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/psychological-medicine/article/anxious-parents-show-higher-physiological-synchrony-with-their-infants/24F04769550BD0419EC5081FC0C9FAD7

  4. Wass, S., Smith, C., Daubney, K., Suata, Z., Clackson, K., Begum, A., & Mirza, F. (2019). Influences of environmental stressors on autonomic function in 12‐month‐old infants: understanding early common pathways to atypical emotion regulation and cognitive performance. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry. https://acamh.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/jcpp.13084

  5. Wass, S., Smith, C., Clackson, K., Gibb, C., Eitzenberger, J., & Mirza, F. (2019). Parents Mimic and Influence Their Infant’s Autonomic State through Dynamic Affective State Matching. Current Biology. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960982219307092