John Coley

The thinking behind gender stereotypes

John Coley and R. Cole Eidson

Adults and children hold equally stereotypical views about gender, according to new research from associate professor of psychology John Coley’s lab.

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3Qs: Our fascination with mystery

John Coley

Psychology professor John Coley discusses how the need for explanation can drive society – and perhaps the media – to be consumed with curiosity into the unknown, like with missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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Prioritizing and Discarding Information

John Coley

Do you think like a chemist? Do you sometimes discard information without even knowing it?

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