Claudia Hammond (GBR)

Psychologist, author and presenter


Claudia Hammond is an award-winning broadcaster, author and psychology lecturer. In her work she shares the ways that psychological and medical research can help us in our everyday lives, whether through radio, TV, podcasts, public events or books.


Claudia is the presenter of several podcasts and radio shows including All in the Mind on BBC Radio 4 which covers psychology, neuroscience & mental health, and the weekly global health show Health Check on BBC World Service. She is Visiting Professor of the Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Sussex. Claudia gives talks on psychology around the world and often chairs public events on psychology, medicine and science. She writes a regular column on medical myths for BBC Future.
Her latest book, The Keys to Kindness, covers the results of the world’s largest public science project on the subject of kindness, and is published by Canongate. She is also the author of The Art of Rest, Mind Over Money, Time Warped and Emotional Rollercoaster.


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