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 and The Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research at University College London. Prof. Sharot is currently a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow and has held fellowships from the British Academy and the Forum of European Philosophy. Sharot holds a BA in Economics and Psychology from Tel Aviv University and a PhD from New York University.  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 twice the British Psychological Society Book Award and the Society for Neuroeconomics Early Career Award, among others.

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