CDR welcomes Peter Ayton, who will be a new Director in CDR. Peter previously worked at City, University of London, where he also served as Head of the Psychology Department, Associate Dean for Research and Deputy Dean of Social Sciences. He has been a visiting scholar at Princeton University, Carnegie-Mellon University, the University of California Los Angeles, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, the University of Mannheim, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Bilkent University, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University and INSEAD.
Peter’s research investigates how people make judgments and decisions under conditions of risk, uncertainty and ambiguity. He has produced four books, numerous papers in scientific journals and has also written for popular outlets such as New Scientist, Psychology Today and The Guardian.