Dr Molly Crockett is Associate Professor of Experimental Psychology, Fellow of Jesus College, and Distinguished Research Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Neuroethics, University of Oxford. She holds a PhD in Experimental Psychology from the University of Cambridge and BSc in Neuroscience from UCLA. Prior to joining Oxford, Dr Crockett worked with economists and neuroscientists at the University of Zürich and University College London, studying human decision-making with the support of a Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowship.
The Crockett Lab studies the neural basis of altruism, morality and economic decision-making in healthy people and in psychiatric disorders. Our approach integrates social psychology, behavioral economics, neuroscience and philosophy. We use a range of methods including computational modeling, brain imaging, and pharmacology.