Matthew Thompson


Matthew researches the nature of visual expertise in forensics and medicine, towards improving safety-critical decision making. He was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of California, Los Angeles, and an Endeavour and AAA Fellow at Harvard Medical School. Matthew co-teaches one of the most popular Massive Open Online Courses in the world, The Science of Everyday Thinking, with over 100,000 students. He is also interested in the Flashed Face Distortion Effect and, more generally, the distinction between categorization and identification in judgment and decision making.

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