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Jennifer Beer awarded 3-year grant from NSF

Posted: February 24, 2012

Jennifer Beer, associate professor of psychology and director of the Self-Regulation Lab, has been awarded a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation. The title is 'Self-esteem Threat as a Moderator of the Mechanism Underlying Exaggerated Positivity.' The project will use behavioral and neural measures to understand why people see themselves through rose-colored glasses.

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