Associate Professor, Psychology, University of Waterloo

Igor Grossmann headshotIgor Grossmann (@psywisdom) is a social-cognitive scientist exploring the interplay of sociocultural factors for wise reasoning and sound judgment. His work utilizes innovative methods at the intersection of big data analytics, psychophysiology, longitudinal surveys, and behavioural experiments.

Grossmann studied at the University of Freiburg and at the University of Michigan, where he received his Ph.D. in 2012. He is currently an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Waterloo, Canada. His work has been published in such outlets as Proceedings of the Royal Academy: BPerspectives on Psychological Science, Psychological Science, PNAS, Journal of Experimental PsychologyJournal of Personality and Social Psychology, andEmotionHis contributions have been recognized through numerous awards (e.g., USERN Prize for Social Sciences, SAGE Young Scholar Award from Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Rising Star Award from the Association for Psychological Science, APA Dissertation Award). Grossmann is an Associate Editor of the journal Emotion, and co-hosts the “On Wisdom Podcast,” aiming to disseminate scientific insights from psychology, philosophy and cognitive sciences to the broad academic audience and the general public.

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