Dr Lee De-Wit
Language & Cognition
Div of Psychology & Lang Sciences
- Joined UCL
- 1st Jan 2016
My research currently focuses on 3 main topics. First the psychological individual differences associated with attitudes towards immigration. Secondly the psychological individual differences associated with attitudes towards market capitalism and inequality. Third the researching the psychological factors that influence whether people decide to vote, with a particular focus on understanding the relationship between individual differences in political knowledge and individual differences in the propensity to engage in the political process.
I have recently published a book on the psychology of voting with Elliot and Thompson exploring the biases we bring to the political process. You can read more at: http://www.eandtbooks.com/book/whats-your-bias-surprising-science-why-we-vote-way-we-do