Dr Gemma Cameron

Dr Gemma Cameron

GREAT Tutor and Mentor, Psychology


I am a Research Assistant for Prof. Simon Dymond investing the effects of COVID-19 lockdown and protective measures on fear and avoidance behaviour and mental health coping in adults.

My research interests include associative learning and experimental psychopathology; fear, anxiety and avoidance.

Career Highlights


Schlund, M. W., Treacher, K., Preston, O., Magee, S. K., Richman, D. M., Brewer A. T., Cameron, G., & Dymond, S. (2017). “Watch out!” Effects of instructed threat on human free-operant approach-avoidance behaviour. Journal of Experimental Analysis of Behaviour, 107, 101-122. doi: 10.1002/jeab.238 

Cameron, G., Roche, B., Schlund, M. W., & Dymond, S. (2016). Learned, instructed and observed pathways to fear and avoidance. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 50, 106–112. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbtep.2015.06.003

Cameron, G., Schlund, M. W., & Dymond, S. (2015). Generalization of socially transmitted and instructed avoidance. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 9, 1–15. http://doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2015.00159