Mrs Maria Almudena Claassen
- Research Assistant (Centre for Social, Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience)
Almudena studied Psychology at the University of Utrecht in The Netherlands, and obtained her MSc in Social and Health Psychology in 2014. She then proceeded to do a PhD at the University libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, where she examined the influence of perceived socioeconomic status on impulsivity and eating behaviors. She completed her PhD in 2019 and joined the Healthy Cognition Lab in April 2020. She now works on an ESRC grant examining the role of consumption and reward simulations in the motivation for sugary drinks and water.