Laura Globig is a PhD student investigating information seeking and mental health. She completed her Master of Research in Social Neuroscience, Social Psychology and Clinical Psychology at the University of Berne (Switzerland). Her thesis explored the mental processes involved in dishonesty using electrical neuroimaging. In addition, she was a research assistant at the Department for Social Psychology and Social Neuroscience and a research intern at the Department for Cognitive Psychology studying embodied cognition.
NewsNew paper published in PLOS Computational Biology by Filip Gesiarz, Donal Cahill and Tali Sharot: Evidence accumulation is biased by motivation: A computational account.Congratulations to Laura Globig and Valentina Vellani who will be joining the ABL in September as new PhD students.Sharot receives Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowship to study information-seeking and mental health.Lazzaro, Weidinger et al. (2018) – Social Conformity in Autism – published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental DisordersNew paper published in Cognition: Marks, Copland et al. (2018) Learning others’ political views reduces the ability to assess and use their expertise in nonpolitical domainsNew paper published in the Journal of Neuroscience: Updating Beliefs Under Perceived Threat – by Garrett et al.
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