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Elaine Fox is a psychologist and neuroscientist who has researched widely on the science of emotions. She grew up in the 1970s in Dublin and has worked at St James Hospital Dublin, University College Dublin, Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand and has been a visiting senior scientist at the MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit in Cambridge.
Elaine is currently Visiting Research Professor in the Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, a Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford and Director of the Affective Neuroscience Laboratory in the Department of Psychology at the University of Essex, where she leads a program of research combining cognitive psychology, neuroimaging, and genetics.
Elaine has published widely on the scientific aspects of fear and optimism, and her work, which has appeared in many leading scientific journals, has been summarized in an academic book Emotion Science: Neuroscientific and Cognitive Approaches to Understanding Human Emotions (published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2008).