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Robert S. Wyer Jr.

Professor Emeritus of Psychology

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Research Description

Social cognition; cognitive mediators of inferences and beliefs about people and events. Specific interests include the role of construct accessibility in the interpretation of and memory for information, the cognitive representation of person and event information in memory, and the cognitive organization of beliefs and attitudes; communication processes in natural conversations and their effects on person impressions, determinants of human elicitation; the role of stories and narratives in information processing

Education

  • Ph.D. from the University of Colorado