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Patricia Lockwood, Ph.D., and Jo Cutler, Ph.D.


Patricia Lockwood, Ph.D., is a Wellcome Trust/Royal Society Sir Henry Dale Fellow (Associate Professor) and Jacobs Foundation Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham, UK, where she leads the Social Decision Neuroscience Lab. She was previously a Junior Research Fellow at Christ Church and Somerville College, University of Oxford. Her lab studies the psychological and neural processes that underpin how we make decisions to help others and how these processes change across the lifespan and in different neurological and psychiatric disorders

Jo Cutler, Ph.D., is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Social Decision Neuroscience Lab at the University of Birmingham, UK. She was previously a Research Associate at the University of Oxford and a Doctoral Researcher at the University of Sussex. Jo is interested in why people are prosocial, which situations make people more prosocial, and how prosocial decisions change across the lifespan.

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