Department of Psychology and Brain Science

The Department has consistently garnered millions
of dollars of grant support from federal agencies such as
NIH and NSF and faculty members are international leaders in their
specific subdisciplines:

Variety of research conducted throughout the department.

Recent Publications from Department Faculty

Wang, Q., Xiao, N. G., Quinn, P. C., Hu, C. S., Fu, G., & Lee, K. (in press). Visual scanning and recognition of Chinese, Caucasian, and racially ambiguous faces: Contributions from bottom-up facial physiognomic information and top-down knowledge of racial categories. Vision Research.

Jing, Y. & Bond, M. H. (in press). Sources for trusting most people: How national goals for socializing children promote the contributions made by trust of the in-group and the out-group to non-specific trust. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. 

Xiao, W. S., Fu, G., Quinn, P. C., Qin, J., Tanaka, J., Pascalis, O., & Lee, K. (in press). Individuation training with other-race faces reduces preschoolers’ implicit racial bias: A link between perceptual and social representation of faces in children. Developmental Science.

J Blaze, ED Roth, and TL Roth. 2015. The contribution of genetics, epigenetics, and early-life experiences to behavior. In The New Cognitive Neurosciences V., pp 145-152 (M Gazzaniga, R Mangun, Eds.). MIT Press.

Guerra, N. G., Williamson, A. A., Shadowen, N. L. (in press). School bullying as a coercive process: Developmental considerations and implications for intervention. In T. Dishion & J. Snyder (Eds.). The Oxford Handbook on Coercive Dynamics in Close Relationships.


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