Broadcaster, writer and academic psychologist
Claudia Hammond is an award-winning writer and broadcaster and Visiting Professor in the Public Understanding of Psychology at the University of Sussex.
As the presenter of All in the Mind she is BBC Radio 4’s voice of psychology, neuroscience & mental health. Claudia is the presenter of several podcasts and radio shows including the weekly global health show Health Check on BBC World Service.
She has been awarded the President’s Medal from the British Academy, the British Psychological Society’s Public Engagement & Media Award, Mind’s Making a Difference Award and the British Neuroscience Association’s Public Understanding of Neuroscience Award.
She is the author of Emotional Rollercoaster, Mind over Money, The Art of Rest and Time Warped, winner of the British Psychological Society’s Best Popular Science Book Award and the Aeon Transmission Award. 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, is the result of the world’s largest public science project on the subject of kindness, and is published by Canongate.