Author Archives: Tom Stafford

About Tom Stafford

Tom Stafford studies learning and decision making. His main focus is the movement system – the idea being that if we can understand the intelligence of simple actions we will have an excellent handle on intelligence more generally. His research looks at simple decision making, and simple skill learning, using measures of behaviour informed by the computational, robotics and neuroscience work done in the wider group.

Can You Ever Be a Truly Independent Thinker?

GUEST POST from Tom Stafford, University of Sheffield ‘It’s important to me that I make my own decisions, but I often wonder how much they are actually influenced by cultural and societal norms, by advertising, the media and those around … Continue reading

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