Afreen Khalid is currently doing the Research Master Behavioural Science at the Radboud University, Nijmegen.
In her thesis she is investigating the effects of transitioning across wealth levels on distributive preferences in an economic game. During this project, she has been collaborating with Dr. Alan Sanfey at the Decision Neuroscience Lab, Dr. Bernd Figner at the Decision, Development and Psychopathology Lab and Dr. Ethan Young at the Developmental Evolutionary Ecological Psychology lab.
She is most interested in research that lies at the intersection of social psychology, neuroscience and economics. Her broader research interests are in the areas of moral cognition, cooperation, prosocial behaviour and altruism.
When she's not figuring out why and when people do good things, she enjoys reading fantasy and science fiction literature, poetry and popular science books. She also enjoys listening to a wide range of music (from folk to heavy metal) and drinking her weight in coffee.