Prof Gnanathusharan (Thusha) Rajendran is a Professor of Developmental Psychology at Heriot-Watt University. He graduated with undergraduate and masters degrees in Psychology from the University of Birmingham, followed by a PhD in Psychology at the University of Nottingham. He was an ESRC Research Fellow at the University of Nottingham, before becoming a Lecturer at the School of Education, University of Edinburgh, and then a Lecturer and Senior Lecturer at the Dept. of Psychology at the University of Strathclyde. Thusha joined the Dept. of Psychology at Heriot-Watt University in 2012 as a Reader and was promoted to Professor in 2020.