Lion Carsten Schulz



I study metacognition and information search: How do agents become confident in their decisions, and how should (and do) they use this confidence to decide whether they need to collect more information? I am interested in both the basic computations underlying these process as well as how they relate to real-life beliefs and behaviour, for example in mental disorders or political discourse.



since 2019: Ph.D. in Computational Neuroscience, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
2018 - 2019: M.Sc. in Cognitive and Decision Sciences, University College London
2015 - 2018: B.Sc. in Psychology, TU Dresden

2018 - 2019: Graduate Researcher, Wellcome Center for Human Neuroimaging, Metacognition Group (Dr. Steve Fleming)
2018: Intern, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, IMPRG NeuroCode (Dr. Nicolas Schuck)
2016 - 2018: Research Assistant, TU Dresden, Chair of Lifespan Developmental Neuroscience (Prof. Dr. Shu-Chen Li)

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