Ylva joined the ESRI as a research assistant in the Behavioural Research Unit (BRU) in September. With a background in psychology, she is interested in the mechanisms behind people’s decision-making as well as social and motivational factors that influence behaviour. She also has an interest in research methodology and Open Science. She did her MSc in Psychological Research at the University of Gothenburg and her thesis focused on motivational impacts of behavioural interventions.
Prior to joining the ESRI, Ylva was an intern in the research group for Judgement and Decision making and Social Psychology at the University of Gothenburg.
She is currently working with the BRU to inform policy development and implementation using research and methods from behavioural science.