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People Professor Molly Crockett

Associate, 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 TimesThe Financial TimesNew 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.

Twitter: @mollycrockett

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