Assistant Professor of Psychological and Behavioural Science

London School of Economics and Political Science


My name is Thomas Curran. I am currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychological and Behavioural Sciences at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

I created this website as a way to share resources related to my research, my consultancy, my book, and my statistics teaching using the R language. If you are new to my work, take a look at my recent TED talk below.


  • Perfectionism
  • Mental Health
  • R Programming
  • Data Science
  • Statistics


  • PhD in Social Psychology, 2014

    University of Leeds

  • MSc in Social Psychology, 2009

    University of Bedfordshire

  • BSc in Sport and Exercise Science, 2008

    DeMontfort University