Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington is Assistant Professor of Social Psychology at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is a social psychologist interested in the mechanisms underlying our human sensitivity to power, status, and group membership: their origins, interactions, and manifestation in societal context.
Behavioural insights in the age of austerity: how research on the psychology of poverty can help us to stay focused on society
Public policy attention toward behavioural insights risks focusing on individual decision- making at the cost of considering the root causes of broader societal problems. But evidence from emerging research that