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Lukasz Walasek (Assistant Professor)

Lukasz Walasek


Research Interests:

Judgment and decision-making, subjective well-being, income inequality, valuation, natural language processing, context effects.

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NEW: PhD Fellowship in Behavioural Science


Representative Publications:

  • Bhatia, S., & Walasek, L. (in press). Association and response accuracy in the wild. Memory & Cognition, 1-7.
  • Walasek, L., & Stewart, N. (in press). Context dependent sensitivity to losses: Range and skew manipulations. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.
  • Bhatia, S., Goodwin, G. P., & Walasek, L. (2018). Trait associations for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in news media: A computational analysis. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 9(2), 123-130.
  • Walasek, L., Bhatia, S., & Brown, G. D. A. (2017). Positional goods and the social rank hypothesis: Income inequality affects online chatter about high and low status brands on Twitter. Journal of Consumer Psychology, 28(1), 138-148.
  • Walasek, L., & Brown, G. D. A. (2015). Income inequality and status seeking. Searching for positional goods in unequal U.S. states. Psychological Science, 35, 1-7.
  • Walasek, L., & Stewart, N. (2015). How to make loss aversion disappear and reverse: Tests of the Decision by Sampling origin of loss aversion. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 144(1), 7-11.


Supervisor to:

Postdoctoral fellow:
Philip Newall