I graduated with my MSc in 2014. My main research interests revolve around dominance and the evolved mechanisms that underpin it. I'm fascinated by how people display dominance, how it is perceived and how it is used to form social hierarchies. Why are some people more dominant that others and what impact does that have various aspects of human life? As well as being interested in the distal factors that shaped psychological adaptations, I'm also intrigued by the proximal neuroendocrinological and cognitive mechanisms that they operate through. I'm currently working on a project investigating the possible effects of differences in individual levels of dominance on early-stage cognitive processes.
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