About Me

I am an Assistant Professor based in the Psychology Department at the University of East Anglia. I am interested in understanding how beliefs about the world and our motivation to explore it, emerge from the ways in which we learn. 

Using a mixture of interactive online games, computational modelling, neuroimaging, behavioural experiments, field studies, survey data and economic theory, I try to understand the decisions we make and the underlying neurobiology that gives rise to them. 

I tutor students on information processing and mental wellbeing, behavioural science and frequently guest lecture in neuroeconomics at University College London (UCL). I am a former Sir Henry Wellcome Research Fellow and UCL IMPACT scholar in Experimental Psychology at the Affective Brain Lab. I have written about my research for Aeon MagazineThe Conversation and NBC among others (see here for publications).