Briony Swire Thompson

Briony Swire Thompson
Senior Research Scientist

Briony Swire-Thompson is a cognitive psychologist who investigates what drives belief in inaccurate information, why certain individuals are predisposed to refrain from belief change even in the face of good corrective evidence, and how corrections can be designed to maximize impact. She is a Senior Research Scientist at the Network Science Institute and fellow at Harvard University’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science. Prior to joining the Network Science Institute, she was a doctoral student at the University of Western Australia’s Cognitive Science Laboratories and a Fulbright scholar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Political Experiments Research Laboratory.

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Current Lab Members

Director

David Lazer
Director

Senior Research Scientist

Jason Radford
Senior Research Scientist
Briony Swire Thompson
Senior Research Scientist

Project Manager

Janette Briceno
Project Manager

Post Doctoral Research Fellow

Damian Ruck
Post Doctoral Research Fellow

PhD Student

Stefan McCabe
PhD Student
Ronald Robertson
PhD Student

Lab Alumnus

Navid Dianati
Lab Alumnus
Samuel Fraiberger
Lab Alumnus
Ryan P. Kennedy
Lab Alumnus
Katherine Ognyanova
Lab Alumnus
Rezvan Sherkati
Lab Alumnus
Sarah Shugars
Lab Alumnus
Stefan Wojcik
Lab Alumnus