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I am a former lawyer who recently completed a PhD in psychology at Middlesex University. My research focuses on the psychology of human decision-making. In particular, I examine decisions made in organisational/institutional contexts such as the legal, defence and security sectors. I also have an interest in techniques for structuring group judgment such as the Delphi method and scenario planning.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water


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  • The role of character-based personal mitigation in sentencing judgments

    Belton, I. K. & Dhami, M. K., 31 Mar 2024, In: Journal of Empirical Legal Studies. 21, 1, p. 208-239 32 p.

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  • Virtuous opinion change in structured groups

    Bolger, F., Rowe, G., Hamlin, I., Belton, I., Crawford, M., Sissons, A., Taylor Browne Lūka, C., Vasilichi, A. & Wright, G., 3 Aug 2023, In: Judgment and Decision Making. 18, 31 p., e25.

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