16 Faculty/Mentors


Sonia Bishop, Professor
(1) (1) Biased priors or inference in depressed and anxious individuals? (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Cognitive and computational investigation of influences of anxiety and depression on human decision making under uncertainty. (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Effort based decision-making (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Exploring the brain's response to faces using maps of the cortical surface (Full- no new appr needed)
Silvia Bunge, Professor
(1) Relational Reasoning and Graph Comprehension (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Socio-psychological Experiences in Gateway STEM Courses (SEG-way) (Current Term Now Closed)
Dana Carney, Professor
(1) Politics, Race, and Political Correctness; Socioeconomic Status and World View (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Inequality, Power, Status, Race, Bias, Prejudice and Nonverbal Behavior (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Famous Mid-Century Architect Creativity Data Entry (and sense-making and analysis) Project (Full- no new appr needed)
Anne Collins, Professor
(1) Applying deep learning methods to reinforcement learning models (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) EEG studies of inter-subject brain activity (Full- no new appr needed)
Jan Engelmann
(1) Cooperation and Social Reasoning in Children (Current Term Now Closed)
Alison Gopnik, Professor
(1) Development of Spacial Concepts in Children (Check back for status)
(2) Development of Reasoning about Unstable Causal Relationships (Check back for status)
(3) What's the point of play? (Check back for status)
(4) Preschoolers' Competence with Functional Metaphors AND Child Development AI (Check back for status)
Allison Harvey, Professor
(1) Community Implementation Study, Habit Formation Experiments (via Mechanical Turk), and 6-year follow-up of adolescent 'night owls' and an evaluation of a habit-based sleep health intervention (Current Term Now Closed)
Richard Ivry, Professor
(1) Sensorimotor coordination in healthy and neurologically impaired humans (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Novel technologies for online studies of cognition in people with degenerative neurological disorders. (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Testing a novel non-invasive brain stimulation device to safely modulate human brain function (Current Term Now Closed)
Sheri Johnson, Professor
(1) Emotion-related impulsivity and suicidality (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Learn to conduct fMRI scans (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Behavior and Mental Health (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Individual differences and sexual experiences (Full- no new appr needed)
Don Moore, Professor
(1) The Many Faces of Overconfidence (Accuracy Lab) (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) The Psychology and Economics of Technology (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) The psychology of inequality (Current Term Now Closed)
Juliana Schroeder, Professor
(1) Experimental Social Science Laboratory (Xlab) (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Communicating and Connecting with Others (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Dehumanization (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Overclaiming Credit for Group Tasks (Full- no new appr needed)
Mahesh Srinivasan, Professor
(1) Research on Children's Linguistic and Cognitive Development (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Tracing the Meanings of Words in Parent-Child Conversations (Requires Native Fluency in English) (Full- no new appr needed)
(3)  Tracking Parent-Child Conversations During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Computational Modeling of Child Language (Current Term Now Closed)
Frederic Theunissen, Professor
(1) Machine Learning Recognition of Animal Calls (Check back for status)
(3) Histological Techniques for Assisting Multiple Neuroscience Projects (Check back for status)
(4) Perception of Communication Calls in the Zebra Finch (Check back for status)
David Whitney, Professor
(1) Individual differences in face perception. (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Eye movement behavior during autonomous vehicle-human interaction. (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) How do we register the flow of time in natural movies? (Full- no new appr needed)
Fei Xu, Professor
(1) Research on Infants' and Children's Cognitive Development (Current Term Now Closed)
Qing Zhou, Professor
(1) Language, Emotion, and Development Project (Psychology Department, Zhou Culture and Family Study Lab, UC-Berkeley) (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Kids and Family Project: A Longitudinal Study on Socio-emotional and Academic Development of Chinese American Children in Immigrant Families (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Grandparent Involvement in Childrearing (Fluent Cantonese Required) (Full- no new appr needed)