Reducing Uncertainty in Geoscience

Interview with Dr. Cristina Wilson

Get Inspired for Earth Day!!!

Welcome to a new interview with our guest Dr.Wilson!

Cristina G. Wilson, Ph.D. is the director of the Research in Applied Decisions lab ( She maintains dual-appointments as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania in General Robotics, Automation, Sensing and Perception, and she is a Visiting Scholar at Temple University in the Department of Psychology. Dr. Wilson received her Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from Washington State University in 2018.

You can also enjoy reading Dr.Wilson’s work:

Wilson, C. G., Qian, F., Jerolmack, D. J., Roberts, S., Ham, J., Koditschek, D., & Shipley, T. F. (2021). Spatially and temporally distributed data foraging decisions in disciplinary field science. Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, 6 (29), 1-16.

What you will learn by watching this interview: 

  • How do (geo)scientists interpret their data?

  • What is a decision bias, and how can it be overcome?

  • How can AI improve this process?

  • and much more


Thank you so much for watching!

If you feel inspired by Dr.Wilson’s story and would like to prove your courage and curiosity in geoscience, we invite you to participate in our FREE, ONLINE CONTEST dedicated to International Earth Day! All you have to do is write a short essay about renewable energy or make a video about your way of recycling. To learn more click here.

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