WHEN TWO MINDS CLICK
As a behavioral scientist, I study what helps us understand each other and identify barriers that keep us from creating meaningful interactions. My research explores questions such as:
ENGAGING WITH HUMANLIKE MACHINES
I seek to understand how people engage with robots, our increasingly common social partners, and what our interactions with machines can teach us about being human. Things I have investigated so far include:
OTHER THINGS ABOUT ME
My favorite quote is: "There is nothing more practical than a good theory." (Kurt Lewin)
I received my PhD in Psychology at Brown University, where I worked with Bertram Malle in the Social Cognitive Science Lab. I also visited the Graduate School of Business and the Department of Psychology at Stanford. I received my B.Sc. with first-class honors from Chu Kochen College, Zhejiang University and traveled around the world as part of the Semester At Sea program.
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