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Christopher Summerfield

Professor Christopher Summerfield, Tutorial Fellow in Psychology

  • Christopher Summerfield

Christopher Summerfield, Tutorial Fellow in Psychology

Christopher Summerfield is Tutorial Fellow in Psychology and principal investigator at the Summerfield lab which conducts research into how humans make decisions.

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Chris Summerfield was trained in psychology and neuroscience at University College London, Columbia University (New York), and the École normale supérieure (Paris).  He is Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience in the department of Experimental Psychology, where he heads a lab focussed on understanding the computational mechanisms by which humans make decisions, and how these processes are implemented in the brain.  His work, which involves a combination of computer simulations, behavioural testing, and functional brain imaging, is funded by a grants from the European Research Council, the Wellcome Trust, and the National Institute of Health.