We are delighted to present the first lecturer at jSchool 2017, Dr Sander van der Linden. We are excited to welcome him at jSchool 2017 in Croatia, where he will cover the following topic:
The psychology of consensus: How Social Norms Influence Decision-Making
Dr. Sander van der Linden is a University Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Cambridge, Director of the Cambridge Social Decision-Making Lab and a Fellow of Churchill College. He has won numerous awards for his research from organisations such as the American Psychological Association (APA), the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP) and the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI). He received the Frank Prize in 2017 for outstanding research in the public interest. Prior to Cambridge, he held positions at Princeton and at Yale University. He received his Ph.D. from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). His latest research explores the possibility of developing a psychological vaccine against “fake news”.