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Experimental Psychology

We are engaged in groundbreaking studies that are investigating theoretically important questions and bringing their work to bear on society’s most pressing needs.

Our department consists of 30 internationally recognised scholars and a diverse graduate student population.

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Jenni Rodd on ensuring data quality in online experiments

Researchers are often nervous about collecting experimental data online because unlike lab-based experiments they cannot meet their participants and can’t directly watch their behaviour. In this talk, Dr Jenni Rodd summarises some of the issues that arise from ‘invisible’ participants, and suggests possible solutions.

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Peter Riefer

In my projects, I’m trying to understand human decision-making, particularly in economic contexts. On the one hand, I’m working on a project about choice exploration and exploitation. The focus here is on how people sample available options in non-stationary environments. On the other hand, I concern myself with cooperation and coordination of people in large…

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