Claudia Hammond is an award-winning broadcaster, writer and psychology lecturer. She is the presenter of BBC Radio 4’s All in the Mind & Mind Changers and Health Check on BBC World Service Radio and BBC World News TV.
She often features on the television show Impact on BBC World News to discuss to discuss psychological topics.
Claudia frequently lectures at Boston University, London where she specialises in and social psychology.
Claudia spent 2 years as the Associate Director of Hubbub, working on their Wellcome Collection, researching what happens when medicine and health intersect with arts, humanities and social science.
She is the author of three psychology books, Emotional Rollercoaster: a journey through the science of feelings, Time Warped: Unlocking the mysteries of time Perception and Mind over Money: the psychology of money and how to use it better.
She is also a columnist for BBC.com
Claudia is frequently engaged as a speaker, chair or panelist, making complex research in psychology and science accessible and entertaining for a general audience. Venues have included the Royal Institution, the Royal Society, Cheltenham Science Festival, The How to Academy, 5 x 15, The Idea Festival in Louisville, Kentucky, The Association for Business Psychology, Wellcome Collection, BBC Free Thinking Festival, the Francis Crick Institute, the Barbican, and the Financial Planners Association of Australia Professional Conference and numerous literary festivals.
She also took up an invitation to speak on the topic of time perception at Apple’s headquarters in California during the early design stage of the Apple watch.
The Art of Rest, Why We Need to Value Rest, Do Financial Incentives Work? The Psychology of Time Perception, The Science of Emotions, The Media & Mental Health, The All in the Mind Awards and how to support someone with a mental health problem.
In her engagement with the public, Claudia draws on her experience as a broadcaster for the BBC in radio and television.