Dr. Joseph Cesario is associate professor of Psychology at Michigan State University. He studies social cognition and decision-making.

Recent topics of study include police use of deadly force and computational modeling of fast decisions.

Dr. Cesario's research has been funded both externally (National Science Foundation, ZPID)  and internally (VP for Research and Graduate Studies, i3 Office, Outreach and Engagement, College of Social Science).

Dr. Cesario is dedicated to reform in the practice, reporting, and publication of psychological science. He is co-founding editor of Comprehensive Results in Social Psychology, the field's first peer-review preregistration journal.






cesario [at] msu.edu


255 Psychology Building

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI 48824

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