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Ito, Tiffany Anne Professor

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Research

research overview

  • Dr. Ito's research addresses social psychological issues using a multi-level approach that integrates social psychological and neuroscience perspectives. Her research focuses in particular on issues related to stereotyping and prejudice, particularly focusing on basic social cognitive and neural mechanisms supporting the activation of group-based associations and the role of cognitive control in implicit stereotyping. She also examines the impact of stereotypes from the perspective of members of the stereotyped group. This work particularly examines the impact of gender stereotypes about math and science ability on the achievement of women in math and science. She also studies the genetic, cognitive, social, and neural processes that predict adolescent marijuana use.

keywords

  • Stereotyping and prejudice, person perception, social neuroscience, adolescent substance use, STEM education

Publications

selected publications

Teaching

courses taught

  • NRSC 4841 Independent Study in Neuroscience (Spring 2019)
  • PSYC 4011 Senior Thesis (Spring 2019)
  • PSYC 4841 Independent Study (Upper Division) (Spring 2019)
  • PSYC 6841 Independent Study (Spring 2019)
  • PSYC 6951 Master's Thesis (Spring 2019)
  • PSYC 7536 Personality and Social Psychology (Spring 2019)
  • PSYC 8991 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2019)
  • NRSC 4841 Independent Study in Neuroscience (Fall 2018)
  • PSYC 3111 Psychological Science 2: Research Methods in Psychology (Fall 2018)
  • PSYC 4011 Senior Thesis (Fall 2018)
  • PSYC 4841 Independent Study (Upper Division) (Fall 2018)
  • PSYC 6841 Independent Study (Fall 2018)
  • PSYC 6951 Master's Thesis (Fall 2018)
  • PSYC 8991 Doctoral Dissertation (Fall 2018)
  • NRSC 4841 Independent Study in Neuroscience (Spring 2018)
  • PSYC 4011 Senior Thesis (Spring 2018)
  • PSYC 4841 Independent Study (Upper Division) (Spring 2018)
  • PSYC 6841 Independent Study (Spring 2018)
  • PSYC 6951 Master's Thesis (Spring 2018)
  • PSYC 8991 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2018)

Background

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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