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Cambridge Social Decision-Making Lab

Department of Psychology
 
Alumnus (PhD '2020)

Patrick McClanahan was a PhD candidate in Psychology at the University of Cambridge examining how individual traits and situational factors predict criminal decision-making. Originally from the United States (Roanoke College ’15 - Magna Cum Laude) his background is in Psychology and...

Alumna (MPhil '2020)

Kayla Pincus received her MPhil in Psychology from the University of Cambridge (2020) and a BA in Psychology from Sarah Lawrence College studying how social issues are marketed. Her research at Cambridge focused on using storytelling to...

Cameron is currently an Assistant Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Amsterdam. Prior to this position, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication...

Ahmed Izzidien
Research Associate (CJBS)
Research Associate (Hughes Hall)

Dr Izzidien was a visiting research associate at the Cambridge Social Decision-Making Lab. He completed a BEng(Hons) in computation (King’s College London) and an MSc and PhD in digital technology. He then began an interdisciplinary research training course completing an MA and MPhil (University...

Alumnus (MPhil '2019)

Ondřej graduated from Cambridge with an MPhil in Psychology (2019) and currently works as a Behavioural Scientist at The Behaviouralist. His research work focuses on how social norms and morality affect cooperation in real-world social dilemmas, such as...

Alumna (MPhil '2019)

Anandita (Ana) graduated with an MPhil in Psychology from Cambridge in 2019. Originally from India, Ana graduated with a BA in Psychology (magna cum laude) from Yale-NUS College, Singapore. Her MPhil thesis explored the "Greta Effect" or how exposure to Greta Thunberg shapes collective...

Visiting PhD Student ('2019)

Christel van Eck was a visiting PhD Candidate from the Strategic Communication Group at Wageningen University & Research, funded by the Dutch Research Council’s Research Talent Scholarship. Her PhD research focuses on polarisation in...

Alumna (MPhil '2019)

Kayleigh Dawson completed her MPhil in Psychology from the University of Cambridge where she also received a first-class degree in Psychological and Behavioural Sciences (PBS) from Jesus College. Kayleigh's dissertation explored the wisdom of the crowd in social norms and how norms help to...

Visiting BA Student ('2019)

Danielle is a BA student at the University of Miami double majoring in Psychology and Studio Art with minors in Ecosystem Science & Policy, Philosophy, English Literature, and Management. As a visiting research student at Cambridge and with support from the UM Academic Enhancement...

Visiting MSc Student ('2019)

Vivien was a visiting student at the Cambridge Social Decision-Making Lab. She completed a MSc at the Free University of Berlin and was a research assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development. Both her research experience and prior work in management consulting sparked her...

Visiting MSc Student ('2018)

Helena de Boer was a visiting dissertation MSc student (she graduated cum laude). At Cambridge, her research focused on perceptions of in-and out-group climate change ambassadors to help motivate people to adopt sustainable lifestyles. Before her MSc in Social Psychology...

Alumnus (PBS '2017)

Amos Fong graduated with a degree in PBS from St. Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge. He is interested in online echo chambers, and works with Twitter data to examine language differences among communities holding contrasting views. When he isn’t studying online social...

Alumna (MPhil '2017)

Elif completed her MPhil in Social and Developmental Psychology at the University of Cambridge. Although her recent work was in developmental psychology, Elif is interested in the intersection of policy- and decision-making, especially wanting to explore how choice architecture can help...

Visiting Student '2016

Charley Lenton-Lyons was a visiting research intern. He has a Bachelor’s in Zoology from Royal Holloway University and was a Research Intern at James Cook University in Australia. Charley combines his background in the biological sciences with that of social psychology to...