WHO WE ARE
From neurons to social networks, we examine how collective concerns—group identities, moral values, and political beliefs—shape the mind, brain, and behavior. To study these issues, we employ methods from cognitive neuroscience, social cognition, behavioral economics, and computational social science.
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Does social media increase polarization?
What motivates groups to cooperate?
Diego Reinero & Jay Van Bavel
November 1, 2020. Scientific American
Jay Van Bavel & Robb Willer
March 2020. Nature Research Social and Behavioural Sciences
Jay Van Bavel
March 2020. Washington Post