Patricia Lockwood

Associate Professor, University of Birmingham
  • University of Birmingham
  • United Kingdom

About Patricia Lockwood

I am a Medical Research Council Fellow and Jacobs Foundation Research Fellow (Associate Professor equivalent) at the Centre for Human Brain Health, University of Birmingham where I lead the Social Decision Neuroscience Lab ( Prior to this I was a Research Fellow at the University of Oxford. Our lab studies the cognitive, computational and neural mechanisms of social learning and decision-making. We combine an array of methodological techniques including neuroimaging, patient studies and computational modelling with behavioural paradigms inspired by economics and learning theory. I have received a number of awards for my work including the Frith Prize for Exceptional Doctoral Contributions, the APS Rising Star Award and the Society for Social Neuroscience Early Career Award.


Behavioural economics Behavioural sciences Cognitive science Development Studies Psychology


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