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Group Identity and Social Perception Lab

Events

Louisa’s research on how doctoral students’ experience of gender-based stereotype threat, negative affect, and belonging will be exhibited in a poster presentation at the APS Virtual Poster Showcase, online from June 1 to September 1, 2020.

Peter’s research on how affirmation and belonging interventions affect doctoral students’ feelings of belonging in graduate school will be exhibited in a poster presentation at the APS Virtual Poster Showcase, online from June 1 to September 1, 2020.

Former GISP Lab member, Elissa Liguori’s research on the role of mindfulness and student-adviser meetings in doctoral students’ stress levels will be exhibited in a poster presentation at the APS Virtual Poster Showcase, online from June 1 to September 1, 2020.

Join the Lab

 
 

If you are interested in joining the lab as a research assistant or as a postdoctoral researcher, visit the Get Involved page for further information.

People

Lab Director

 
 

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

 
 

Jonathan Cook is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Penn State University and Principal Investigator of the Group Identity and Social Perception Lab.

Dr. Cook’s research investigates how important social categories like race, gender, sexual orientation, or chronic illness, can affect motivational, behavioral, and neurobiological processes over time.

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Post-Doctoral Scholar

Graduate Students

Affiliated Graduate Students

Lab Manager

Research Assistants

Taryn Green

Taryn Green

Laramie Martinez

Laramie Martinez

Sydney Natishin

Sydney Natishin

Varun Rajan

Varun Rajan

Jessica Sunds

Jessica Sunds

Christine Wang

Christine Wang

Kevin Wang

Kevin Wang

Christine Wang

Christine Wang

Lab Alumni

Former Undergraduate Research Assistants

 

Rachel Adams

Jasmine Blades

Elliot Bruce

Allis Choi

Jaime Chou

 
 

Rachel Ebner

Alexa Gambuti

Faye Ko

Alyssa Li

Elissa Liguori

 
 
 

Wei Liu

Haneefa Murad

Ji Min Park

Daniel Rivera

Juliana Ruta

 
 
 
 

Louisa Soohoo

Rachel Sorrentino

Justin Stanley

Christina Tu

Sean Welton

 
 
 

Carly Winberg

Roxy Zhang