Dr Sander van der Linden

University position

Lecturer

Dr Sander van der Linden is pleased to consider applications from prospective PhD students.

Departments

Department of Psychology

Email

sander.vanderlinden@psychol.cam.ac.uk

Home page

http://www.csdmlab.org

Research Theme

Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience

Interests

Dr. Sander van der Linden is a University Lecturer in Psychology, Director of the Cambridge Social Decision-Making Lab and a Fellow of Churchill College. His research interests include social perception, normative influence, the “wisdom of crowds”, and the psychology of group consensus, risk, and polarization. He is especially interested in the evolution, spread, and influence of social norms in shaping prosocial behaviour and human cooperation. His research also explores (motivated) social cognition, the role of values, ideology, and culture in social judgement and decision-making, societal (risk) communication, and environmental psychology, especially as it relates to real-world social dilemmas such as climate change, public health and sustainability.

Research Focus

Keywords

social norms

judgment and decision-making

risk perception

cooperation

altruism

Clinical conditions

No direct clinical relevance

Equipment

No equipment indicated

Collaborators

No collaborators listed

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