Congratulations to Hyung-Bum and Shinhae for producing this methodologically beautiful paper on physical effort and attention capture.
Details can be found here.
The ScienceBreaker write-up of our recent PNAS paper on working memory and physical distancing.
Our first COVID-19 Survey study is finally out. It was conducted at the very beginning of the pandemic in China in early Febrary. Many thanks to all our collaborators!
We welcome Sarah, Marriam, Arlyn, Jasmine, Lin, Saichritha, Cindy, and Alisa who join the lab as undergraduate research assistants! We are happy to have you all on board!
Welcome board, Mack Ma (first-year graduate student) and Bo Yeong Won (Assistant Research Psychologist)!
Our recent PNAS paper reported that working memory capacity could explain unique variance in a self-report measure of social-distancing compliance and a task-based measure of fairness norm compliance during the early stage of the COVID-19 pandemic. This observation does not diminish the impacts of various socioeconomic and psychological factors on these behaviors. In fact, in our study,…
A research project spearheaded by current NIH postdoctoral fellow and lab alumnus, Dr. Weizhen Xie, investigated the relationship between working memory capacity and social distancing compliance during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Co-authored by Dr. Xie, Dr. Weiwei Zhang, and lab manager Stephen Campbell, our paper titled “Working memory capacity predicts individual differences…
Quite an eventful month for members of the lab as the spring quarter drew to a close. We’re glad to report that one of our graduate students, Lilian Azer, successfully passed her qualifying exams with flying colors! Another bit of bright news is former RA, Richard Pham, will be matriculating to the UC Riverside School…
Congratulations to Vanessa Buckley, who was accepted to the Early Assurance Program for the UCR School of Medicine! Congratulations on your acceptance to Medical School!