- Recent concerns over the development of Internet-based information, such as so-called "fake news" sites, focuses interest on psychological research on collective memory formation and its vulnerability to distortion. Related work by affiliated faculty member Alin Coman is discussed in a March 2017 news feature in Nature.
Thu, May 4, 2017, 4:30 pm
"When Do the Advantaged See the Disadvantages of Others? A Quasi-Experimental Study of National Service" — Mo discusses results from a study that examined Teach for America, which suggest that extended intergroup contact in a service context causes advantaged Americans to adopt beliefs that are closer to those of disadvantaged Americans.