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Rachel McCloy

  • Department Director of Academic Tutoring
  • Third year tutor
  • Director of the Centre for Applied Behavioural Science.

Areas of interest

  • Judgment and decision making
  • Behavioural economics
  • Behaviour change
  • Fast and frugal heuristics
  • Probabilistic reasoning
  • Counterfactual thinking
  • Applications of psychology to public policy.


Research methods, cognition, behavioural economics.

Research centres and groups

  • Centre for Applied Behavioural Science
  • Language and Cognition.

Academic qualifications

  • BA, Dublin
  • PG Diploma in Statistics, Dublin
  • PhD, Dublin
  • PG Certificate in Academic Practice, Reading


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