I am originally from Cape Town, South Africa and grew up with mountains and two oceans on my doorstep. As a teenager, I moved to Toronto, Canada, and lived there for ten years before moving to America for graduate school.
We are not very good at interpreting our own emotions. We often can misattribute feelings created by one source to another. For example, men who had just crossed a rickety, frightening bridge were more likely to pursue a relationship with a woman they met shortly after crossing than were men who had walked across a… more Q: Tell us something fascinating about human behavior.
I have always found the intersection of law and psychology fascinating, but I did not want to spend my career researching and writing articles that have little to no impact outside of academia. Instead, I loved the idea of taking my knowledge of existing research and applying it to real world cases and juries. Every… more Q: How did you get into this line of work? What keeps you in it?