Welcome

The Social Perception & Communication Laboratory (SPCL) examines the ways in which social group memberships and affiliations, such as race, gender, and socioeconomic status, impact how people think, feel, and behave.  In short, we study the psychology of navigating social and cultural diversity.

NOTE: Professor Richeson is open admitting new PhD students this coming cycle (applications due December 2021).  She is NOT able to respond to individual email inquiries from potential applicants to our PhD program, however.  Please feel free to explore this website for overviews of the research she and her trainees are currently conducting.

News

June 7, 2021
Congratulations to Natalie Wittlin, PhD! Natalie finished all the requirements for the PhD in Psychology at Yale and her degree was conferred on May 23rd! Natalie will be...
June 7, 2021
Congratulations to Natalie Daumeyer, PhD! Natalie finished all the requirements for the PhD in Psychology at Yale and her degree was conferred on May 23rd! Natalie has joined...
June 7, 2021
Congratulations to Estée Rubien-Thomas who has been named the 2020-2021 winner of the Jane Olejarczyk award for outstanding Departmental Service and Citizenship. Estée has...