• Stephanie Wu
    Growing up in Hong Kong, Stephanie Wu ‘18 hardly thought about race at all. When she came to the United States to study psychology at Colgate, she was in for a new experience. “My race was suddenly so salient,” Wu said. That profound shift in the way Wu experienced her racial identity has prompted her […]
    December 6, 2017
  • Erin Cooley research
    Spot the difference: A group of people or people in a group? While these phrases might seem interchangeable at first glance, recent research by Erin Cooley, assistant professor of psychology, shows that humans interpret these similar statements in unexpected ways. Cooley’s research investigates the topic of mind perception — the idea that we can ascribe […]
    July 20, 2017