Lab Staff

 
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Brent Hughes
Lab Director

Brent received his B.S. from the University of Michigan, his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin, and postdoctoral training at Stanford University. For fun, he enjoys playing tricks on his young daughter, getting lost on hikes and bike rides, and making coffee for friends.  

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Bernice Cheung
Lab MANAGER

Bernice received her B.A. in Psychology and Human Biology and Society from the University of California, Los Angeles. After graduation, she worked at the Culture and Health Lab at the University of Houston. She plans to pursue a doctoral degree in Psychology. Mocha and Caramel are her lovely cats, and she enjoys taking photos of them and other furry babies at the shelter.

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Xuhai Chen
Visiting scholar

Xuhai received his Ph.D. from the Institute of Psychology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and then joined in the School of Psychology of Shaanxi Normal University, which located in Xi’an, one of the origins of Chinese culture. His research interest lies in the role of emotion in social interaction and in individual growth. In the spare time, he enjoys reading books, hiking in the mountain, and playing with his little daughter.


Current Research Assistants

 

Current & Past Collaborators

 

Jamil Zaki
Stanford University

Sam Gershman
Harvard University

Tyler Davis
Texas Tech University

Diana Tamir
Princeton University

Kalina Michalska
University of California Riverside

Baba Shiv
STANFORD UNIVERSITY

Jennifer Eberhardt
STANFORD UNIVERSITY

Kalanit Grill-Spector
STANFORD UNIVERSITY

Nick Camp
STANFORD UNIVERSITY

Yuan Chang Leong
Stanford University

Jamil Bhanji
RUTGERS UNIVERSITY

Jennifer Beer
University of Texas at Austin

Tor Wager
University of Colorado

Kevin Ochsner
Columbia University


Past Lab Members

 

Aleksandra Kaurin
JOHANNES GUTENBERG-UNIVERSITY MAINZ

Helen Gu
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE

Dennis Clarke
UNIVERSITY of California, san diego

Preeti Kakani
STANFORD UNIVERSITY

Sandra Loza
university of California, riverside

Cameron Mckenzie
STANFORD UNIVERSITY

Kellon Ko
university of California, riverside

Kyle Schieman
cruise automation