People Professor Molly Crockett
Lead Researcher, Oxford Martin Programme on Collective Responsibility for Infectious Disease
Associate Professor of Experimental Psychology
The Crockett Lab studies the neural basis of altruism, morality and economic decision-making in healthy people and in psychiatric disorders. Their approach integrates social psychology, behavioral economics, neuroscience and philosophy. We use a range of methods including computational modeling, brain imaging, and pharmacology. Professor Crockett's work has been featured by The New York Times, The Financial Times, New Scientist, and the BBC.
For the Oxford Martin Programme on Collective Responsibility for Infectious Disease, Professor Crockett's team is investigating how psychological biases influence decision-making in the context of collective responsibility for infectious disease prevention.
Watch Professor Crockett’s TED talk