Lab research was presented at the February, 2019, meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Friesen gave a talk on “Situational influences of trust on intergroup biases in face processing” in a symposium titled The Face of the Other. Alesha Frederickson presented her honours thesis as a poster titled “Why sweat may equal threat: Women’s perceptions of threat and belonging in gym environments.”
My coauthor Troy Campbell was interviewed about our work on the unfalsifiability of political beliefs in relation to the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election: Why Facts Do Little to Change Political Beliefs
My work has been covered in the New York Times, The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal and on Voice of America, and on websites like Ars Technica, Science Daily, The Huffington Post, The Pacific Standard, the BPS Research Digest, io9, Science Based Medicine, and New York Magazine's Science of Us.
My postdoctoral lab's research was recently featured on CBC's The National. Relevant clip starts at 9:02. [Link to the written coverage]
My recent talk at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in Long Beach, CA.
Other speakers in our symposium, "The Politics of Inequality and the Inequality of Politics":
Jazmin Brown-Iannuzzi (UNC Chapel Hill): "Subjective Socioeconomic Status Shapes Political Preferences"
Michael Kraus (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign): "The Undervalued Self: Social Class Rank and Political Action"
Oliver Hauser (Harvard University): "Lack of Awareness of Inequality Leads to Punishment of the Poor"