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Lucy is a psychologist with particular interest in social psychology and mental health. She has studied/worked at University College London and the universities of Birmingham, Reading and York. She has published research on varied topics including psychopathy, mindfulness and sleep. Her first book Losing Our Minds, about mental health, will be published by Penguin Random House in 2021. Lucy is on Twitter @lfoulkesy.