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Research interests

• Career transitions: Roles of motivation, individual differences, intelligence, purpose, identity and self concept

• Decision making, problem solving

• Psychology of expertise: experimental, neuroscientific and computational studies

• Meta-analyses and theoretical analyses of research on cognitive training and transfer in education (working memory training, brain training, chess, music, video game playing and exergames)

• Use of evolutionary computation for evolving and optimising scientific theories in neuroscience and psychology

• Development of CHREST, a cognitive architecture based on the mechanism of chunking

• Acquisition of vocabulary and syntax: empirical and computational studies

• Computer modelling of concept formation

• Methodology of computational modelling

• Decision making in stock market investment