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Getting to know...Molly Crockett

 

Dr Molly Crockett is Associate Professor of Experimental Psychology and Fellow of Jesus College, University of Oxford. She holds a PhD in Experimental Psychology from the University of Cambridge and BS in Neuroscience from UCLA. Prior to joining Oxford, Dr Crockett worked with economists and neuroscientists at the University of Zurich and University College London, studying human decision-making with the support of the prestigious Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowship. Dr Crockett studies the neuroscience and psychology of altruism, morality and self-control. Her work has been published in top academic journals including Science, PNAS and Neuron.

WHAT DID YOU WANT TO BE AS A CHILD?
Astronomer

ADVICE TO YOUR TEENAGE SELF?
Learn Programming

KARAOKE TUNE OF CHOICE?
David Bowie - Space Oddity

SECRET TO A HAPPY RELATIONSHIP?
Communication

CAT OR DOG?
Cat

YOUR COFFEE ORDER?
Flat White

SECRET SKILL?
Blind wine tasting

WHAT WAS YOUR BIG BREAK?
Getting my first paper published in Science

WHERE IS HOME?
Where friends are

BOOK THAT CHANGED YOUR LIFE?
An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison

FIRST EVER RECORD?
Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band

ON A NIGHT OFF WE WOULD FIND YOU...?
At dinner with friends

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE MEAL?
Mexican

MOTTO YOU LIVE BY?
Leap and the net will appear