Dr Kinga Morsanyi, Senior Lecturer in Mathematical Cognition, discusses the issue and highlights that it’s important that those with maths anxiety understand it doesn’t mean they’re bad at maths.
Time Stamps -
00:00:00 - Welcome
00:01:12 - Introducing Kinga Morsanyi
00:03:35 - Life as a Cognitive Psychologist
00:05:51 - What does a Cognitive Psychologist do?
00:10:11 - Misconceptions surrounding the role
00:12:26 - GP aspirations and journey into psychology
00:20:50 - Life after a PhD, travelling and standout moments
00:27:00 - Competing for jobs and being a woman working in science
00:30:35 - Varied work life and research
00:39:55 - Maths anxiety doesn't mean you're bad at the subject
00:53:29 - Most unusual part of the job...
00:55:45 - Career goals
00:57:27 - Cognitive Psychologist hobbies
00:59:02 - Hot topics and advice for students
01:04:43 - Why should somebody consider a career as a Cognitive Psychologist?
01:07:12 - Thanks and goodbye