Mercede Erfanian has a background in clinical psychology and neuroscience with a particular focus on affective disorders. Her research concerns understanding brain mechanisms in patients with mood and anxiety disorders. At the moment her research focus is specific to Misophonia, its brain mechanisms, cognitive and emotional characteristics and co-morbidity with affective disorders. In 2015, She joint the International Misophonia Research Network (IMRN) and She is currently collaborating with Dr. Sukhbinder Kumar on a joint study, at the universities of Newcastle. Recently, she has started an EU funded project (Soundscape Indices SSID) in the department of environmental design and engineering (IEDE) of UCL (Acoustic Group). Her research aims to achieve a ground-breaking development through the establishment of ‘soundscape indices’ (SSID), adequately reflecting levels of human comfort. This will provide the underpinning science for soundscape in the field of human sound/auditory perception.
For Ms. Erfanian’s publications https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Mercede_Erfanian2