Rengin Firat

Rengin B. Firat is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at University of California, Riverside. Her work cuts across sociology and neurosciences to investigate how the human mind organizes and motivates social behavior. She uses functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging and large scale social surveys to study the moral and emotional micro-dynamics of ethno-racial inequalities and group polarizations. Her research has been published in journals like Social Science ResearchPerspectives on Psychological Science and Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, amongst others.

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