Main Focus

Aversive learning and anxiety 

Learning and decision-making under uncertainty

Curriculum Vitae



2015 - 2019: University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

PhD in Clinical Neurosciences - Computational modelling of human aversive learning

incl 4 month research stay in Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany

2012 - 2013: California Institute of Technology, USA

Visiting student researcher 

2010 - 2012 and 2013 - 2014: Aberystwyth University, Wales

BScEcon Marketing and Psychology (First Class Honours Degree)



2019 - present: Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin

Role: Post-doctoral scientist

Description: Leading research projects in cognitive computational neuroscience, dissemination, supervision

2014 - 2015: University of Oxford, Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Brain Centre (Research Assistant - Bishop Lab)

2015 - Examining the influences of anxiety disorders on learning during decision making, an eye-tracking and fMRI study

2014 - Dissociating neural basis of Major Depressive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Specific Phobia in attention and affective processing


2013 - 2014: University of Bangor (Visiting Researcher - BULET Lab)

2013 - 2014:  EEG evidence for counterfactual outcome processing in the human brain, own project done in collaboration with Prof. Guillaume Thierry

2013 - 2014: Examining how second-language feedback influences gambling behaviour and scalp-recorded feedback-related negativity

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