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Jeffrey Sherman  

Professor of Psychology, Member of the Center for Mind & Brain, Principal Investigator of the Social Cognition Lab

Jeffrey Sherman, professor of psychology, researches and investigates the cognitive processes underlying social psychology and behavior. In particular, he is interested in how people perceive themselves, other people and groups of people. Much of his research focuses on stereotyping and prejudice. The topics he studies include: how people acquire stereotypes and prejudice, how stereotypes and prejudice affect our perceptions and memories of other people, the extent to which these biases are efficient or even automatic, and how people may or may not control unwanted stereotypes and prejudices. In addition to his academic appointment in psychology, Sherman is an affiliated faculty member of the Center for Mind and Brain. He also is principal investigator of the Social Cognition Lab. He currently serves as the editor of Social Cognition.

Sherman has won a number of awards throughout his career, including the Theoretical Innovation Prize in 2005 from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. In 2009 he received the Best Paper Award from the International Social Cognition Network, and in 2010 he won the UC Davis Social Sciences Dean's Research Innovation Award and the Human Relations Paper of the Year Award. In 2013, he received the Anneliese Maier Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation of the German Federal Ministry of Education.

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