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 in Nature Human Behaviour: Sharot, T. Sunstein C.R., (2020) How People Decide What They Want to Know. Nature Human BehaviourNew paper in Nature Neuroscience: Confirmation Bias in the Utilization of Others’ Opinion StrengthCongratulations Caroline Charpentier on receiving The Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowship!Congratulations Filip Gesiarz on accepting a position with the Behavioral Insight Team (aka the UK Nudge Team)Congratulations Stephanie Lazzaro on receiving a lecturer position at Yale UniversityNew paper published in PLOS Computational Biology by Filip Gesiarz, Donal Cahill and Tali Sharot: Evidence accumulation is biased by motivation: A computational account.
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