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The Psychometrics Centre

Cambridge Judge Business School


Dr Vaishali Mahalingam completed her PhD in The Psychometrics Centre in 2016 and now works with a Fintech firm in London. She graduated in 2010 from the Women’s Christian College of the University of Madras with first class honours in Applied Psychology and with awards for her Master’s dissertation and all-round achievement.  She obtained an MPhil in Social and Developmental Psychology at the University of Cambridge in 2011.  She is currently reading for a PhD in Psychology at the University of Cambridge. Her research interests are divided between computer adaptive testing and discounting behaviour (impatience for rewards in the future). 

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Key publications: 
Mahalingam, V., Stillwell, D., Kosinski, M., Rust, J. & Kogan, A. (2013) Who Can Wait for the Future? A Personality Perspective. Social Psychological and Personality Science published online 11 December 2013. DOI: 10.1177/ 1948550613515007
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