Sticky Frames: Why Negatives Lodge in the Mind and What To Do About It
One line of her work focuses on social influence as a tool people use to either immerse themselves in the current context or to transcend it. In a second line of work, she studies group symbols as tools that people use to communicate group identity across time, space, and disparate individuals. She is a Fellow of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, and received her Ph.D. from New York University.
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The 2015 ISS conference series showcased world-class research by social scientists across UC Davis and by top researchers from across the country. Each day of the conference focused on a unique aspect of inquiry, including people in societies, perceptions and reality and the role of social networks in decision making. This conference was co-sponsored by the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science, the Davis Humanities Institute and the Center for Regional Change.