The Social program
Research in social psychology examines how people’s feelings, thoughts, behaviors and neural activity, are shaped by their social environment. The topics studied in social psychology include attitudes, decision making, motivation, social neuroscience, intergroup relations, group dynamics, conflict and reconciliation, and gender.
Social Psychology researchers
Prof. Nira Liberman – Psychological distance, social cognition, decision making, motivation, goal striving, self-regulation, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.
Prof. Nurit Shnabel – Gender and reconciliation
Prof. Yoav Bar-Anan – Evaluation, social perception, and self-knowledge.
Dr. Yaara Yeshurun – Social neuroscience, behavioral, physiological and neural synchronization
Dr. Michael Gilead -- Conceptual and linguistic processing, mentalizing and internalization, and imagination and foresight.