portrait I am a postdoctoral research assistant in the School of Psychology at Bangor University. My research interests rest at the intersection of psychology, economics, and computer science. I use computational and mathematical models to explain biases in human decision-making. I am currently researching the effects of risk and ambiguity on human decision-making.

Previously I had a postdoc at the University of Oxford where I studied the effects of regulation and decision-making biases on the stability of financial markets. In 2016, I received my PhD in Computer Science from the University of Bath. I argue that lacking veridical knowledge can be advantageous in a variety of contexts, including optimizing affective forecasts, maintaining cooperative societies, and operating within inefficient institutions. In 2010, I graduated with Distinction from the University of Sussex whilst studying Evolutionary and Adaptive Systems. In 2002, I graduated from the University of Iowa with a BSc in Computer Science and a minor in Philosophy. I have over 10 years of experience in the business sector, ranging from software development to project management.

The purpose of this page is to generate collaboration. So, if any of the above sounds interesting, please contact me: p.rauwolf@bangor.ac.uk