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Thin Slices & Nonverbal Behavior
Emotion
Social Cognition
Social & Cultural Neuroscience
Face Processing
Race and Bias
IPC Research

We aim to understand the ways in which social factors interplay with perception, cognition, and behavior. Our broad research interests include the accuracy of spontaneous social judgments from "thin slices" (brief observations) of behavior, the cognitive and behavioral effects of stereotyping, nonverbal and verbal communication in real-life settings, and the role of social and structural group memberships in interpersonal relations. We examine these phenomena at multiple levels of analyses ranging from the neurological and physiological to sociocultural.

Please use the links on the left to find out more about some of the research we're doing!