Careers Up Close: Joel Anderson on Gender and Sexual Prejudices, the Freedoms of Academic Research, and the Importance of Collaboration
Joel Anderson, a senior research fellow at both Australian Catholic University and La Trobe University, researches group processes, with a specific interest on prejudice, stigma, and stereotypes.
Careers Up Close: Elizabeth Tenney on Power of Voice, Tenuous Funding, and Applying Psychology in Business School
Elizabeth Tenney, an associate professor of management at The University of Utah, discusses her research into overconfidence and biases that influence our social interactions and decisions.
Careers Up Close: Moira R. Dillon on Infants and Children, Humanlike AI, and Commonsense Psychology
Moira Dillon, an assistant professor at New York University, discusses her research into how infants’ intelligence can contribute to the future of developing humanlike artificial intelligence.
Careers Up Close: Amy Belfi on Music Perception and Cognition
Amy Belfi, an assistant professor at Missouri S&T, discusses her research into the impact that audio and music have on the brain—and looking forward to learning more, getting tenure, and playing the upcoming Nintendo Zelda game.
Careers Up Close: Andy DeSoto on Optimism, Self-Awareness, and the Gratifying Work of Science Advocacy
Cognitive psychologist Andy DeSoto was a key member of the APS staff for 7 years and leaves a legacy that includes a highly impactful government relations and policy program.
Careers Up Close: Chris Street on Lie Detection, Truth Biases, and Developing an Adaptive Lie Detector Account
Chris Street, a senior lecturer in cognitive psychology at Keele University, UK, researches lie detection and truth biases and is working to develop the first computational model of lie/truth judgments.