Social Psychology is the study of how other people (real or imagined) influence how an individual thinks, acts, and feels.

To study this "person by situation" interation, our lab uses experimental designs, surveys, and observations.

In M.A.D. Lab, we research three primary areas: motivation, goals, and stereotype processes, particularly as they relate to supporting positive experiences for diverse people in areas of education, work, and health. 

Opportunities are available for students interested in assisting with in-progress research on these topics as well as designing independent projects for senior thesis.

Graduate student applicants should carefully read over the psychology graduate handbook before listing "social psychology" as an area of research interest.

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