Iván Blanco is a Professor in the Department of Clinical Pyshology at the Complutense University of Madrid (Spain) and co-director of the E-Motion Lab research group.
He received his PhD from the Complutense University of Madrid focusing his research on the study of cognitive and emotional mechanisms underlying psychological disorders. Currently, he continues to focus on the study of cognitive biases (interpretation, attention and memory) and emotional regulation processes that are present at the transdiagnostic level in different psychological disorders. His lines of research are also focused on the development of experimental paradigms aimed at assessing and modifying such processes, both in laboratory and clinical settings during the daily functioning of individuals. Finally, he is also interested in the study of human well-being and in the development of clinical interventions aimed at promoting it.
Committed to teaching innovation, he has developed the EXPERIMENTA educational project aimed at encouraging student participation in research (https://psicologia.ucm.es/experimenta).
Finally, Iván Blanco has taught at different universities (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and Centro Universitario Cardenal Cisneros) and has done pre- and post-doctoral stays at Yale University (under the direction of Prof. Jutta Joormann) and at the University of Ghent (under the supervision of Prof. Rudi De Raedt).