Doctoral student in Cognition

Background

Becky graduated from University of Michigan with a BA in Psychology in December, 2013. Under the supervision of Emily Falk and Sara Konrath, Becky examined the effects of perspective-taking on intergroup interactions. During her undergraduate years, she also worked with Kim Cameron, Patricia Gurin, Winnie Mak, and Sheryl Olson on a variety of projects. In 2014, she began her doctoral studies at the University of Chicago and started working with Boaz Keysar.

Research Interests

Becky is broadly interested in perspective-taking, decision making, and multilingualism. Her current project examines how language influences negotiation outcomes. Another line of her research examines whether commitments are language-bound.