Sander van der Linden Ph.D.

Sander van der Linden, Ph.D.

Sander van der Linden, Ph.D., is a behavioral scientist and social psychologist in the Department of Psychology at Princeton University with joint appointments in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs and the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment. He is also a research affiliate at the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication at Yale University. At Princeton, van der Linden conducts behavioral decision research and directs the Social and Environmental Decision-Making (SED) Lab. He has received numerous awards from institutions such as the American Psychological Association (APA) and the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP). His research has appeared in a variety of peer-reviewed journals such as Perspectives on Psychological Science, the Journal of Environmental Psychology and Nature Climate Change. Van der Linden's research has been widely publicized in the media, including outlets such as Scientific American (Mind), the Washington Post and the New York Times. His research explores the psychology of risk, judgment, communication and decision-making in a variety of societal contexts, with a particular focus on understanding pro-social and pro-environmental behavior and decision-making. He received his Ph.D. from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).

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