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Dr. Joseph Cesario is 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 is dedicated to reform in the practice, reporting, and publication of psychological science. He co-founded  Comprehensive Results in Social Psychology, the field's first peer-review preregistration journal. At the end of his editorial tenure, CRSP was the #1 ranked journal in social psychology and the #5 ranked journal in all ranked scientific journals on Transparency & Openness as ranked by the Center for Open Science.

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