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Social neuroscience professor @NYUPsych studying how identity & morality shape our behavior. Director of @vanbavellab and Columnist for @scicareersltys

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7/9
2020
Christian Cooper says he doesn't want Amy Cooper charged— says he won't cooperate with the Manhattan DA.… https://t.co/OBT2ZwdYUy
Retweeted by Jay Van BavelLiberals slowly win culture wars, with public opinion moving leftward over time. It only looks like polarization at… https://t.co/1NlkCojwq3
Retweeted by Jay Van BavelThe neuroscience of collective intelligence: The latest project in our lab found that inter-brain synchrony in gro… https://t.co/8D632DB1epScientists warn of a potential wave of coronavirus-related brain damage as new evidence suggests COVID-19 can lead… https://t.co/dxfxZO3Dj3
Retweeted by Jay Van BavelHow do you convey information about the coronavirus in a way that will compel people to change their behavior? I… https://t.co/K81lxAj1P5NEW CASES PER DAY: (July 7) Germany - 397 Denmark - 47 Norway - 35 Sweden - 57 United States - 60,000+ https://t.co/8x6jNxVgBd
Retweeted by Jay Van BavelArizona has had more new virus cases (per capita) over the last week than any country in the world. Here's a rank… https://t.co/fI8lpJHghm
Retweeted by Jay Van BavelWe compare with an often-highlighted alternative, populism, and find that status-seeking more strongly predicts sup… https://t.co/lrKDxg9kK5
Retweeted by Jay Van Bavel“It appears that it was designed purposefully to place pressure on colleges and universities to open their on-campu… https://t.co/dWsB4cjvGH
Retweeted by Jay Van Bavel"Per million people, Sweden has suffered 40 percent more deaths than the United States, 12 times more than Norway,… https://t.co/rza7Eks1TA
Retweeted by Jay Van BavelFear, economic expectations, workplace visits, social-distancing, and mask-wearing are all driven by party identifi… https://t.co/yFv6Y7yDWlThis misinformation about #COVID-19 is extremely dangerous: It also helps explain why areas of the country that wa… https://t.co/VJ94dqamz4 @NeilLewisJr I was on a panel with a room full of chief diversity officers from Fortune 500 companies, the military… https://t.co/2Q6MBcGril
7/8
2020
"Both on our own and in association with other universities, NYU will be reaching out to Federal officials urging t… https://t.co/VCKwtXVri2
Retweeted by Jay Van BavelSweden's decision to carry on in the face of the pandemic led to thousands of more people dying than in neighboring… https://t.co/jAieWg03Vk
Retweeted by Jay Van Bavel"It is the responsibility of intellectuals to speak the truth and expose lies." - Noam Chomsky https://t.co/oDwqG5UJIm
Retweeted by Jay Van BavelNew: Expressing gratitude on Wikipedia can increase newcomer retention & cause recipients to send thanks in turn.… https://t.co/LfVLB8bvED
Retweeted by Jay Van Bavel @holmeslabyale @jaricheson Congratulations! @LilyMasonPhD That gif is how I feel right now. @cityatlas @bethsawin This looks great--I'll check it out.Never before has science felt so much like medical triage. I feel like every week has presented one emergency situa… https://t.co/qicAWmWVRb @DeanMobbs @LilaDavachi dittoBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus--making him the second populist leader from these… https://t.co/GkmBQRL0nK @MarcusCrede @JessieSunPsych That is an ethical violation according to APA standards. I’d report it to the editor i… https://t.co/8clZ7u9j1Y @kurtjgray Notice the juxtaposition between his claims of victimhood and his t-shirtWhy it matters where you get your news from:”those who get the majority of their news from social media & those who… https://t.co/58ZW3iEarG
Retweeted by Jay Van BavelThe next #GrowingUpInScience event is Friday June 10, 12:30 ET. Panelists @weijima01, @jayvanbavel,… https://t.co/dFaaCKe6yZ
Retweeted by Jay Van BavelA staggering 43% of white Harvard students are legacies, athletes, or children of donors, study finds. Of those, a… https://t.co/lx46ayDqXh
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7/7
2020
Authors of study on race and police killings ask for its retraction, citing “continued misuse” in the media… https://t.co/R4Uw1MXXHY
Retweeted by Jay Van BavelThis is cruel, stupid and dangerous. Not only will it harm these students and the higher education system, it will… https://t.co/4RJ8GXkUfvQuestion: How do we know it's avoidable? Answer: Because most other countries have avoided this dire situation.… https://t.co/XIGckYEfEgThis is a completely avoidable moral catastrophe https://t.co/xbaV522W7RIn moments of moral change, people shift from merely recognizing a wrong to wanting to do something about it. What… https://t.co/83KpnuyhiWReopening depends on slowing the spread of coronavirus, which depends on people changing their behavior. How do we… https://t.co/SilrMYjkayScience finds that being kind pays off. Numerous studies show that when people perform acts of kindness they feel b… https://t.co/B6u6dAsNv2
Retweeted by Jay Van Bavel"moral and emotional content are prioritized in early visual attention [...] and that such attentional capture is a… https://t.co/Wg0r5UXA0Z
Retweeted by Jay Van Bavel @WenzelEconomics The efficacy of masks is measured in terms of reduced infections and deaths due to COVID19. The… https://t.co/ijfCCeD5zg @WenzelEconomics I don't know of any, but my guess is that would it vastly lower infection and mortality for the us… https://t.co/QvE62LBGNfPeople identify less with CEOs who receive high pay relative to other CEOs, and it reduces that leader's perceived… https://t.co/bvpDUSbbsB
Retweeted by Jay Van BavelIn summary, the introduction of mandatory face masks has slowed down the spread of COVID-19 in Germany by 40% https://t.co/Z6wbkAZcsmAmerica's death toll from covid-19 skews significantly younger than that of other countries https://t.co/s1om5LfPQW
Retweeted by Jay Van Bavel💜 You can’t shame, guilt, or judge people into compliance. Does not work. 💜 Don’t lie. Don’t pretend wearing it doe… https://t.co/DaI8QeznaN
Retweeted by Jay Van Bavel @BrendanNyhan @ChrisPolPsych A contrasted worldview = anti-science
7/6
2020
New paper on risk dilution (safety in numbers). https://t.co/1HXil61lMw Basically show across 7 experiments that p… https://t.co/z5syGlGy8Z
Retweeted by Jay Van BavelToday on The Happiness Lab, I explore the science of being a better ally. @DollyChugh explains the biases that make… https://t.co/B73TM7FVC2
Retweeted by Jay Van BavelWhy don’t we have more diverse teams? People in power act as if the only pathway for hard working and smart stude… https://t.co/fxhA1q4seCIn New York, more testing = less infections. Mass testing is a key part of how you control the spread of the virus. https://t.co/NghpVHLhuE @AndyLuttrell5 While we're at it, let's retire tweets that start with phrase "unpopular opinion" that are actually… https://t.co/ZJiP1kBxLrThe #coronavirus is finding new victims in bars and restaurants, offices, markets & casinos, giving rise to cluster… https://t.co/itH0vCmdSb
7/5
2020
Party elites and information fail to effectively constrain the sway of prominent leaders, who have considerable lat… https://t.co/OgallozuaACriticism and protest aren't violations of patriotism. They're expressions of patriotism. America was founded on t… https://t.co/RQKOkr8GEY
Retweeted by Jay Van BavelHow can you convince someone to wear a mask? “Hectoring from afar won’t sway mask skeptics where Covid-19 is surgi… https://t.co/4xvT5B6JSW @DocRobPhD23 Thanks for sharing--this looks very useful!If you believe in this conspiracy theory and want to troll me, my only response is that you should read the science… https://t.co/5rZca9GnFx @AsturiusM Please stop watching Trump's press briefings. Instead, read why scientists think this conspiracy theory… https://t.co/9xsPNTXQGqThere are big partisan differences in belief in #COVIDー19 conspiracy theories. People who watch Trump’s press brie… https://t.co/T38ObKrf8JBut the point here is that the "problem for colleges in the fall" is not "reluctant professors." The problem is a f… https://t.co/FacnlbsCnn
Retweeted by Jay Van Bavel @ReicherStephen I would argue that psychology is totally relevant here—they are just using the wrong psychology. T… https://t.co/FhJCLd5JJM @SuzanneDikker @todd_gureckis I also think the primary schools should open in a safe form since the risks seem vast… https://t.co/fnEwSTwMfD @todd_gureckis These are the people in charge of educating young minds?!?If a class can be taught online, it should be taught online until a vaccine is discovered. Forcing a vulnerable po… https://t.co/Fy0GhfaqWb
7/4
2020
@vlasceanu_mada @PsychScience @PsychPrinceton @Princeton Bravo!!!Thank you @PsychScience for the APS Student Research Award! Excited to share this research in the APS virtual showc… https://t.co/wrv8wLICUn
Retweeted by Jay Van BavelThe best-case heuristic in risk prediction: Hopes and fears in a global health pandemic (COVID-19) https://t.co/4hvQgmhLDS via @OSFramework
Retweeted by Jay Van BavelPeople with Dark Triad traits—Machiavellianism, Narcissism, Psychopathy—exploit our sensitivity to victimhood. The… https://t.co/7KSr1hQur6Three of the four largest democracies run by illiberal populists now rank one, two, and three in deaths from the co… https://t.co/9FAQCjQh67For clarification, this is almost entirely crowdsourced. I added the first few and then other people kindly added a… https://t.co/6oiKn9iabq @abmarkman Definitely: feel free to add it to the document. This is all crowdsourced.“Public health is a quintessential public action,” said Dr. David Blumenthal, ”It must be done by people working to… https://t.co/5k36dKZ1sT
Retweeted by Jay Van Bavel @LindaSkitka Its also an age of rebellion, independence, feeling invincible & taking risks. The harm of online sc… https://t.co/ITiNMUrLb8 @LindaSkitka This data is consistent with a ton of other stuff I’ve read. It looks like universities will be a disa… https://t.co/dlCcMgAXZk @cconrymurray I had to admit I haven't listened to that one in a few years, but didn't hear anything like that. One… https://t.co/MYDIqjHlE4 @jaricheson @LiPurposeFe I hadn't thought of that before, but you're probably right. On a related note, Tessa & I… https://t.co/guKceTfzu1 @LiPurposeFe @jaricheson Yeah, I’d love to hear your favorites too (and, admittedly, I only get asked this in non-academic contexts).
7/3
2020
@JasonSCampbell Consumption of Fox News was associated with less social distancing a Republican counties—and this p… https://t.co/FJUc1Fd5TBI am often asked to share my favorite #podcasts. So I started a list of all the #psychology podcasts available. Y… https://t.co/6iQgb7SidH @SusanBPerlman That’s good!Candidate for headline of the year https://t.co/mI4ek0AuAXHow does moralized content spread online? A newly published paper examines the psychological mechanisms at work… https://t.co/JOp9rPNScK
Retweeted by Jay Van BavelWhat the data say about police brutality and racial bias — and which reforms might work https://t.co/WIzyUAJfN7Democrats and Republicans equally dislike & dehumanize each other but they still vastly overestimate the levels of… https://t.co/A55na0zq8FGood science requires transparency. Good science requires interdisciplinarity. Good science must give due atten… https://t.co/NRQmDiyg59"If we are not prepared to defend a tolerant society against the onslaught of the intolerant, then the tolerant wil… https://t.co/lzDJy3wtmE
Retweeted by Jay Van BavelMore diverse police forces are more effective, writes @jenniferdoleac, who brings receipts https://t.co/EoPgTp9EvU
Retweeted by Jay Van Bavel @profbohns Welcome to NYU (virtually)! And let me know if you ever want to get coffee once you arrive.
7/2
2020
Republican users are more likely to confuse conservative Twitter bots with humans, whereas Democratic users are mor… https://t.co/JQyzCiHz4M
Retweeted by Jay Van BavelPeople keep trying to create a false dichotomy between physical and economic health. But they are actually aligned… https://t.co/JhQLjwEMBSWhen it comes to views about the Black Lives Matter movement, political divides are even more striking than racial… https://t.co/pg1KifZf2n
Retweeted by Jay Van BavelNew work by @AndyLuttrell5 et al. with five studies of 19 topics: moralized attitudes are more stable over time tha… https://t.co/jyATOiDVrg
Retweeted by Jay Van Bavel @hedwig_lee @NeilLewisJr Hi Hedy, This is a great article and a wise idea to build this into the department culture… https://t.co/wn4i1BHvKTMore restrictive gun policies lead to a 11% reduction in firearm-related deaths relative to the permissive legal re… https://t.co/wP8kDAZbTfVaccinated individuals showed less generosity toward nonvaccinated individuals and this pattern was especially pron… https://t.co/zvfaoIhZNZIn 1972, CBC wanted to define the Canadian national identity so they challenged listeners to complete the saying "A… https://t.co/XV74sge9sU
7/1
2020
@MathKyle @minzlicht @c2dauzzo Most impressive! @minzlicht Things I’ve done on large zoom meetings: -cleaned my apartment -gone for a run -homeschooled my kids -m… https://t.co/wzVPwIwyVuIf there is an equivalent non-academic job market thread let me know and I’ll add it here.Great to see my article "When Do Partisans Stop Following the Leader?" now available online at Political Communicat… https://t.co/oZFxvU4IKB
Retweeted by Jay Van BavelThis is the definitive thread with academic job market advice in psychology—nice work putting this together… https://t.co/OMa8NTTzcCThe dark side of social movements: Our latest paper describes how social identity and non-conformity account for… https://t.co/CmIPvsFmwV
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6/30
2020

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