Making Predictions in the Social World

November 21, 2019
Psychology 1312
Diana Tamir, Princeton University


Diana Tamir is an Assistant Professor of Psychology and Director of the Princeton Social Neuroscience Lab at Princeton University. She received her Sc.B in cognitive neuroscience from Brown University, her Ph.D. in Psychology from Harvard University, and her postdoctoral training at Stanford University before joining the Princeton faculty in 2015. Dr. Tamir uses functional neuroimaging, behavioral techniques, and machine learning to study how people bridge their understanding of self and others. Her work has received support from NSF, NIMH, the National Endowment for the Arts, The Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund, the Imagination Institute and Google. In 2019 Dr. Tamir received the Association for Psychological Science Rising Star Award.