Štěpán Wenke

Title: Research assistant

Sector: Psychology

Research group: Erika Jonsson Laukka

Štěpán is a new research assistant at the Aging Research Centre (ARC) at Karolinska Institutet. He started on 1 March 2023, working under Marc Guitart-Masip. His primary focus is developing a test battery of decision-making abilities. Furthermore, he will be involved in programming those tasks, testing them online and evaluating the results.

With a background in Cognitive Neuroscience, Štěpán recently graduated from Maastricht University in 2022 with a thesis entitled “The Effects of Frontal Theta Stimulation on Risk-Taking Behaviour.” His research interests revolve around decision-making, reward processing and motivation.