MADLAB researchers take annual research retreat

MADLAB retreat F15-400MADLAB is a vertically-integrated, interdisciplinary laboratory, co-directed by Phil Costanzo (Psychology and Neuroscience) and Walter Sinnott-Armstrong (Philosophy and the Kenan Institute for Ethics), where faculty, postdocs, graduate students, and undergrads work together on shared research projects and meet regularly in their shared lab space here at the Institute to discuss their work. For the second year in a row, lab researchers gathered for a weekend retreat featuring a guest researcher. This year, they were joined by Molly Crockett, Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellow at Oxford University. Crockett studies the neuroscience and psychology of altruism, morality, self-control, and economic decision-making in healthy people and in psychiatric disorders. She takes an interdisciplinary approach, combining methods from social psychology, behavioral economics, neuroscience and philosophy.