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Ryan McKay is a professor of Psychology at the Royal Holloway University of London. Ryan was educated at the University of Western Australia (BSc Hons in Psychology) and at Macquarie University (MClinPsych, PhD) in Sydney, Australia. Ryan has held postdoctoral positions in Boston (Tufts University), Belfast (Queen's University), Zurich (University of Zurich) and Oxford (University of Oxford) and previously worked as a clinical neuropsychologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London, and as a lecturer in psychology at Charles Sturt University in Australia.