Isabel Kerber

Isabel Kerber

May 24, 2021

Isabel is interested in the neural and computational processes underlying impression formation, especially with regard to morality, as well as in how machines shape biases in society today and in the future. Isabel Kerber

Marla Dressel

Marla Dressel

March 19, 2021

Marla is interested in the social transmission of stereotypes and whether this process can be explained by computational models of social reinforcement learning. She is also interested in the social neuroscience of empathy and is a fan of Open Science. Marla Dressel

David Schultner

David Schultner

April 22, 2019

David investigates the cognitive and neural mechanisms of stereotype formation. His present research examines the influence of economic competition on prejudice. David Schultner

Michael Berkebile

Michael Berkebile

April 22, 2019

Michael is interested in the sociocognitive and neural bases of prejudice. His current research examines the effects of economic scarcity on racial stereotyping and dehumanization–processes. Michael Berkebile

Iris Traast

Iris Traast

April 22, 2019

Iris is interested in the neural and cognitive mechanisms underlying social behavior. She uses computational, neuroimaging, and behavioral methods to research the formation and reduction of implicit prejudice. Iris Traast

Alana Bertin

Alana Bertin

April 22, 2019

Alana is interested in the neural, cognitive, and sociocultural mechanisms underlying bias in intergroup perception and behavior,  especially as it pertains to stereotype formation and intersectional bias. She is  also interested in bias in AI systems and its real world implications. Alana Bertin

Jeffrey Berg

Jeffrey Berg

April 22, 2019

Jeff is interested in how attitudes form and change. His current work examines the role of instrumental learning in attitude formation, using behavioral, neuroimaging, and computational methods. Jeffrey Berg

Madalina Vlasceanu

Madalina Vlasceanu

April 20, 2019

Madalina is interested in how beliefs and attitudes form and change. Her current work examines the role of cognition in collective belief change, integrating methods ranging from behavioral experiments to brain imaging and social network analysis. Madalina Vlasceanu

Inga Rösler

Inga Rösler

April 20, 2019

Inga is broadly interested in social interactions, social learning, and cooperation. She combines computational and neuroscientific methods to study how we form impressions of other people’s morality. Inga Rösler