Emily Balcetis

Emily Balcetis is an assistant professor of social psychology at New York University. Her research interests fall at the intersection of social and cognitive psychology. Specifically, she investigates what and how motivations influence visual perception, social judgment, and decision-making. She earned her PhD in Social and Personality Psychology from Cornell University where she held a Sage Fellowship and earned the Society of Experimental Social Psychology 2006 Dissertation Award for her research on motivated visual perception.