August 3, 2017

In this 2-year collaborative project with Agi Haines (artist and designer) and Raluca Briazu (cognitive psychologist), we have been examining and exploring the ecological validity of the measures that are adopted in the experimental sciences. More specifically, we have...

May 1, 2017

In April 2017, I started a postdoctoral research fellow position at the University of Reading working on a project titled "The psychology of philosophical thought experiments". The project is a collaboration between psychology and philosophy and is headed-up by Dr Nat...

October 10, 2016

Can virtual reality technology show how a person would really behave in a morally difficult situation – despite what he or she might claim on paper?

In our Plos One paper, we show that people are more likely to sacrifice others for what they imagine to be the greater g...

April 1, 2014

My PhD project investigated the way in which people make decisions in difficult and emotionally aversive situations.

The nature of moral action versus moral judgement has been extensively debated in numerous disciplines. Utilising various immersive state-of-the-art tec...

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