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Daniel Ames

Daniel Ames

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My work focuses on social judgment and behavior. I examine how people form impressions of individuals and groups as well as the consequences of these impressions on prosocial behaviors (e.g., trust, cooperation, helping), competitive interaction (e.g., conflict, exploitation, aggression), and justice judgments (e.g., praise, blame, punishment). A central aspect of this work is the folk psychology of everyday "mind-reading" -- how we make inferences about what the people around us think, want, and feel.

Primary Interests:

  • Causal Attribution
  • Culture and Ethnicity
  • Helping, Prosocial Behavior
  • Interpersonal Processes
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Nonverbal Behavior
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Person Perception
  • Personality, Individual Differences
  • Persuasion, Social Influence
  • Prejudice and Stereotyping
  • Social Cognition

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Courses Taught:

  • Advanced Seminar in Person Perception
  • Leadership
  • Managerial Decision Making
  • Managerial Negotiation

Daniel Ames
Columbia Business School
Columbia University
3022 Broadway
New York, New York 10027
United States

  • Phone: (212) 854-0784
  • Fax: (212) 316-9355

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