MSc Developmental Psychology – Maastricht University (2016-2017)

  • Graduated with distinction, cum laude (9.03/10)
  • Thesis: The effects of emotions on young people’s reasoning about asylum seekers’ rights.

BA Psychology – Occidental College (2011-2015)

  • Graduated with great distinction, magna cum laude (3.79/4)
  • Thesis: The impact of language and reading on children’s cross-cultural cognition.

Graduate Research Experience

02/2017-current: Research Assistant: BeGOOD: Early Intervention Ethics, University of Oxford (Click here).

07/2017-current: Communication Officer, Nudging Charity, Junior Researcher Programme (Click here).

02/2017-09/2017, Occasional Research Assistant: Political Psychology, University of Birmingham

Accepted Publications

Capelos, T., Tenenbaum, H., Lorimer, J., & Stocks, T. (2018) “Positive Thinking Elevates Tolerance: Experimental Effects of Happiness on Adolescents’ Attitudes Towards Asylum Seekers” Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry.

Publications Under Review

Erceg, N., Burghart, M., Cottone, M., Lorimer, J., Manku, K., Pütz, H., Vlasicek, D., & Willems, M. Nudging charitable behavior: Increasing donations by targeting the morality and social norms of Facebook user. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Additional Research Experience 

10/2015-08/2015: Library Graduate Trainee – NHS Research and Information Service

08/2014-05/2015: Peer Research Adviser – Occidental College