Samantha studies how religious beliefs influence perceptions of the natural world and moral judgments of science and health technologies.
Gabriella utilizes neuroscience and immunology to study how social inequality is represented in the brain and body.
Aya’s research involves implicit processes, motivation and health behaviors, including exercise, eating, weight gain prevention, and smoking.
Adrienne studies how body states and beliefs about the body combine to create emotional experiences.
Samantha utilizes neuroscience and psychophysiology to study how social inequality impacts social cognition and well-being.
Kylie studies how individuals in close relationships regulate certain behaviors in order to meet their relationship-relevant goals and their motivations behind these goals.
Rachel’s research focuses on intergroup relations and outgroup tolerance, especially in political contexts.
Mallory uses methods from psychology, physiology, and neuroscience to investigate how social others scaffold basic processes underlying emotional experience.
Manuel studies how economic inequality influences decision making, prosocial behavior, policy preferences, and beliefs about success and deservingness.
Jason studies how implicit attitudes are measured as well as the role implicit attitudes play in voting behavior and political party identification.
Joshua studies the emergence of social groups and the evolution of human culture, with a particular focus on religion and morality.
Tatum studies the development of close romantic relationships from initial attraction to long-term commitment and how relationships function within their broader social network.
Khoa studies how positive emotions influence social cognition and pro-social behaviors and behaviors that cultivate positive emotions and increase well-being in online interactions.
Joseph studies the neural basis of emotion and individual differences in the experience of fear and anxiety.
Carrington studies how individuals’ social conditions influence neural, physiological, and psychological functioning, and thus contribute to the onset, course, and treatment of severe mental illness.
Taylor studies how positive emotions and contemplative practices contribute to health and well-being.
Jieni studies how positive experiences in romantic relationships impact people’s emotional and physical well-being.