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Joshua Ackerman

Joshua Ackerman

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My work focuses on the role that adaptive psychological mechanisms play in consumption and decision-making environments. This typically involves influences on thoughts and decisions that act outside of conscious awareness. Specific research topics include self-control, embodiment, disease and contagion, intergroup processing, various signaling behaviors, and whatever else seems theoretically and conceptually interesting.

Primary Interests:

  • Close Relationships
  • Emotion, Mood, Affect
  • Evolution and Genetics
  • Helping, Prosocial Behavior
  • Interpersonal Processes
  • Motivation, Goal Setting
  • Person Perception
  • Social Cognition

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Courses Taught:

  • Consumer Behavior
  • Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Ph.D. Seminar in Consumer Behavior
  • Research Methods

Joshua Ackerman
350 Church St.
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1043
United States

  • Phone: 7346479028

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