Forming Impressions of Others in the Era of Fake News, Social Media, and Gossip
Can the gossip you hear around the watercooler shape how you feel about someone, even if you don’t think it’s true?
Can the stories you encounter online have an impact on you even if you don’t believe them or endorse them?
Prof. Jeremy Cone received his Ph.D in Social Psychology from Cornell University in 2012. He spent a year as a visiting assistant professor at Williams in 2012-201, followed by a post-doc in the Human Cooperation Lab at Yale University from 2013-2015. He rejoined the faculty at Williams as an assistant professor in 2015. His research focuses on understanding the nature and operation of implicit processes, including especially implicit attitude change.
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