Tali Sharot: ''The optimistic bias''
Tali Sharot is the director of the Affective Brain Lab. She is a professor of cognitive neuroscience in the Experimental Psychology department at University College London and a senior research fellow at the Wellcome Trust.
Professor Sharot received her bachelor’s degree in economy and psychology from the University of Tel Aviv and her doctorate from New York University. She has received grants from the British Academy and the Forum for European Philosophy. Sharot’s research combines psychology and neuroscience behavioral economics with the aim of studying how emotion influences beliefs, decisions, and social interactions.
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