Researchers have identified many things -- such as unpredictable laughter and unkempt hair -- that we find unsettling in others. But they’ve also realized this: We humans are pretty poor judges of who we should trust, says psychologist Julia Shaw.Continue reading
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In 2017 Dr. Julia Shaw cofounded Spot. Spot helps organizations resolve reports and complaints, including about harassment and discrimination. It is designed for HR and Compliance teams to build a more inclusive and respectful work environment.
Dr. Julia Shaw is a psychological scientist who does research on the reliability of memory for important emotional events at University College London. She has published two international bestselling popular science books: The Memory Illusion and Making Evil.
Besides her research, she is regular keynote speaker on the topics of memory hacking and tackling workplace harassment. Dr Shaw also consults as an expert on legal cases, particularly cases involving historical allegations. Her work is often featured on TV, radio, in print and online.