Matt Gobel is interested in social contexts, and how they shape human thought and behavior. Before coming to the UCSB SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind, Matt pursued his doctoral studies in Experimental Psychology at the University College London. He holds a B.A. in Psychology and M.Sc. in Social Psychology from the University of Paris. Matt recently received the International Cultural Neuroscience Consortium Student Travel Award and a Research Fellowship from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.