Director of Research at 80,000 Hours
I do research into the best ways to do good in your career for 80,000 Hours.
I also host the 80,000 Hours Podcast, where we have 'unusually in-depth conversations about the world's most pressing problems and how you can use your career to solve them.'
Here are most of the articles and interviews I've done for 80,000 Hours over the years.
If you like I can send you occasional updates on my research:
How I hope to improve the world
I am sympathetic to:
Some top research interest are:
Some random blog posts
Some other things I've made
Here's a checklist of questions I often work through when something unpleasant happens, in order to reframe the situation and get over it as quickly as possible.
I've written about 'Ugh tasks' — tasks that you gradually come to feel terrible about not having done but can't bring yourself to do — which I think are a very underrated mental health issue.
Here are some of my thoughts on exercise, why it's so important, and how to get into it.
Here's a quiz where you can test your ability to predict which psychology studies can be replicated, and which can't, based on a brief description.
I made a 60 second guide to increasing your chance of surviving an imminent nuclear attack.
I love house music and dance — here's a Spotify playlist of 900 tracks I like and a bunch of mixes I love on SoundCloud.
Get in touch
You can contact me at rob at 80000hours dot org.
Unfortunately I can no longer reply to every email requesting personalised career advice.
I suggest checking out our career guide and then applying for one-on-one advising.
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