Lilian and Tammy will be presenting some results regarding executive function and social behaviors from our US COVID-19 survey studies at the APS meeting and R’Psych conference (recorded video), respectively. Gaby will be presenting at the UCR undergraduate research symposium on physical effort and racial attitude (recorded video).
Congratulations to Lilian for receiving the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award from UCR Graduate Division!
Congratulations to Stephen and Shinhae for being accepted into PhD Programs at University of Texas, Arlington and Washington University in St. Louis, respectively!
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,…