Xuechunzi Bai 白雪純子
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I am Bai (pronounce like bye)! A fourth-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Psychology, the certificate program in Statistics and Machine Learning, and the joint degree program in Social Policy in the School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. 

My research examines how and why humans learn inaccurate stereotypes. I am very lucky to work with and learn from Susan FiskeAlex Todorov, and Tom Griffiths.

Research Interests
My current projects study the origin and evolution of social stereotypes --
focusing on the interaction between individual cognition and environmental representations.

I investigate this topic from synthetic review [2,4], sociological [1,3], experimental [5,6], and computational [5] approaches --
offering implications for structural diversity and intergroup exploration.
Selected Publications

Below is my recent research focus, see more in CV.

  • [6] Bai, X., Uddenberg, S., Labbree, B., & Todorov, A. (under revision). Insta-learn: Face stereotypes emerge and persist through insufficient statistical learning. [preprint]

  • [4] Bai, X., Nicolas, G., & Fiske, S. T.  (in press). Social stereotype: Content and process. In D. Carlston, K. Johnson, & K. Hugenberg (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Social Cognition: 2nd Edition/Volume.

  • [2] Fiske, S. T. & Bai, X. (2020). Vertical and horizontal inequality are status and power differences: Applications to stereotyping by competence and warmth. Current Opinion in Psychology. [paper]

  • [1] Grigoryan, L., Bai, X., Durante, F., Fiske, S. T., Fabrykant, M., Maloku, E., Verbilovich, V., Hakobjanyan, A., Kadirov, K., Mullabaeva, N., Makashyili, A., Morozova-Larina, O., Yahiiaiev, I., Samekin, A., Berdyna, E. M. (2020). Stereotypes as historical accidents: Images of social class in post-communist versus capitalist societies. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. [paper] [data & code][slides]​

In leisure time, I dance (hip-hop), walk (my malamute), and play (mahjong).

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