Jinan Allan

Postdoctoral Researcher
Mail: allan@mpib-berlin.mpg.de


Jinan Allan is a cognitive psychologist and postdoctoral researcher at the SCIoI and the Max Planck Institute for Human Development. Jinan’s research uses behavioral experiments and psychometric techniques to develop metrics and models of human intelligence and decision making. At SCIoI, Jinan studies human problem solving, and how people select and switch between strategies in physical reasoning tasks (Project 30). Jinan received a PhD in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Oklahoma, where she did research on the effects of human intelligence and statistical numeracy on risk literacy and decision making skills.