Tali Sharot: Principal Investigator

Tali Sharot is the director of the Affective Brain Lab. She is a Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience in the department of Experimental Psychology at University College London and a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow. Prof. Sharot holds a BA in Economics and Psychology from Tel Aviv University and a PhD from New York University. Sharot has held fellowships from the British Academy and the Forum of European Philosophy. Sharot’s research integrates neursocience behavioural economics and psychology to study how emotion influences people’s beliefs, decisions and social interactions. Awards in recognition of this work include the British Psychological Society Book Award and the Society for Neuroeconomics Early Carer Award, among others.

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Contact: t.sharot (at) ucl.ac.uk (email)