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Meet the Researcher: Rosalind Potts
Dr. Rosalind Potts is a researcher and Teaching Fellow at UCL based in Chandler House. Her area of interest is learning and memory, and her research aims to identify the conditions which make learning most effective.
My research interests are based in the area of judgement and decision making. My current work is a cross-disciplinary collaboration between UCL and the British Geological Survey which examines how people understand probabilities, particularly with regards to environmental risk communications. Effectively communicating information about risk and uncertainty remains a challenge for the scientific community; the…
Laboratory: Harris Lab
How can experts maximise the communication of scientific consensus? A new paper by A. Harris, O. Smildae, @MaartenSpeek and U. Hahn finds that the experience of expert consensus is more effective than a numerical description: #WeNeedExperts #climatechange https://t.co/6tul0ItrAS pic.twitter.com/y1eNYi57bp— Exp. Psychology UCL (@EP_UCL) March 23, 2018