Group Processes


 

 

Human beings evolved to categorise others as an efficient means of navigating a complex social world. By studying group processes, research in the lab explores a heuristic of social cognition.

Research in this line explores how evolutionary mechanisms shape intergroup perception and group formation.

Research on this most basic of human functions use affective and cognitive neuroscience techniques to probe questions related to stereotyping and prejudice, as well as power and status.