Topic: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on The Strength of Social Norms
Michele Gelfand is Professor of Psychology and a Distinguished University Scholar Teacher at the University of Maryland, College Park and visiting scholar at the Harvard Kennedy School 2016-2017. Gelfand uses field, experimental, computational and neuroscience methods to understand the evolution of culture and its multilevel consequences. Her work has been...
Mahzarin Banaji and Tony Greenwald were selected as the joint recipients of the 2017 American Psychology Association (APA) Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions, the APA's highest honor. This award honors psychologists who have made distinguished theoretical or empirical contributions to basic research in psychology.
Professor Mina Cikara has been selected by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology to be a recipient of the 2017 Sage Young Scholar Award for outstanding contributions to social/personality psychology.
These awards recognize outstanding young researchers in personality and social psychology. The awardees will receive a one-time award of $5,000 to be used at their discretion for research, study, or conference travel-related purposes. Five awards are presented each year to young scholars representative...
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Woodrow Wilson School
Topic:Changing social norms and behavior
How can we change social norms, the standards describing typical or desirable behavior? Because individuals’ perceptions of norms guide their personal behavior, influencing these perceptions is one way to create social change. And yet...