Ben Newell is a Professor of Cognitive Psychology and Deputy Head of the School of Psychology at the University of New South Wales.

His research focusses on the cognitive processes underlying judgment, choice and decision making, and the application of this knowledge to environmental, medical, financial and forensic contexts. He is the lead author of Straight Choices: The Psychology of Decision Making.

He is currently an Associate Editor of
Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, on the Editorial Boards of Thinking & Reasoning, Decision, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making and Experimental Psychology. Ben is also a Consulting Editor for Judgment & Decision Making.

Ben is a member of the inaugural Academic Advisory Panel of the Behavioural Economics Team of the Australian Government.


For questions, comments or enquiries from prospective students:

email: ben.newell@unsw.edu.au

phone: +61 2 9385 1606

fax: +61 2 9385 3641

mail: School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney 2052, Australia

Website last updated: May 2021