Derek Laffan MSc is a Research Assistant in the National Anti-Bullying Research and Resource Centre. Derek holds a first class honours degree in Applied Psychology from Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology. Derek was awarded a free fees scholarship to conduct his masters research in the area of video games in positive psychological interventions. His masters research was published in the Computers in Human Behavior academic journal. He also teaches psychology to gifted transition year students at the Centre for Talented Youth Ireland.