Dr. Simone Schnall is a Reader in Experimental Social Psychology in the Department of Psychology at the University of Cambridge, and Director of the Cambridge Body, Mind and Behaviour Laboratory. Prior to joining Cambridge Dr. Schnall served as a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Virginia, and a Lecturer at the University of Plymouth, and held visiting appointments at Harvard University and the University of Southern California. Her research has been supported by grants from the National Institute of Mental Health (USA), National Science Foundation (USA), Economic and Social Research Council, British Academy and the Gottlieb Daimler- und Karl Benz Foundation. Schnall serves as Director of Studies in Psychology and Fellow at Jesus College, Cambridge. She also is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, and was an Einstein Fellow at the Berlin School of Mind and Brain at Humboldt University.
Dr. Ryan Doran has a background in experimental aesthetics and cognitive science and studies the psychological effects of exposure to art.
Sakshi Ghai is exploring how behavioural economics can be used to spread positive social norms.
Steve Rathje is interested in empathy, political psychology and in general how language shapes thinking.
Rob Henderson is investigating how various types of threat constrain moral decision making.
Erasmus Visiting Master’s Student
Daniel Abrahamson is interested in how challenges to one’s moral reputation influence economic decision making.
Undergraduate Research Students
Hiu Ching Lei
Dr. Dario Krpan, London School of Economics
Dr. Eun Hee Lee, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Dr. Hyunji Kim, University of Vienna
Dr. Gabriela Pavarini, Oxford University
Dr. Philippe Gilchrist, Macquarie University
Dr. Peter Cannon, Massey University
Dr. Theodora Zarkadi, Akmi Metropolitan College
Dr. Craig Hedge, Cardiff University
Dr. Suzanne Brink, Shell Coporation
Dr. Ekaterina Damer, CEO and Founder, Prolific Academic