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Personality, Attachment, and Control Laboratory
Director: Vivian Zayas, Ph.D.
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  • NPR discusses Vivian Zayas and colleagues' research on whether first impressions are lasting. Link
  • Time Magazine covers Vivian Zayas and colleagues' research discussing the importance of first impressions. Link
  • Cornell Chronicle newspaper features Vivian Zayas and colleagues' research on the lasting impact of first impressions. Link
  • Vivian Zayas and Cindy Hazan release new book “Bases of Adult Attachment: Linking Brain, Mind and Behavior”. Link
  • NHPR features interview with Vivian Zayas titled “The Science Behind Bad Impressions”. Link
  • Vivian Zayas and Valerie Reyna release new book “The Neuroscience of Risky Decision Making”. Link
  • Live Science website features Vivian Zayas’s research suggesting that first impressions are hard to change. Link
  • The APS Observer Xpress promotes Vivian Zayas and Gul Gunaydin's symposium "The Many Faces of Person Perception: From Static Images to Online Profiles to Live Interactions." Link
  • The Cornell Daily Sun features Vivian Zayas and her work in its column, "The Scientist". Link
  • The New York Times published an article written by Vivian Zayas and Joshua A. Tabak titled, "The Science of 'Gaydar'". Link
  • The American Psychology Association publication Monitor on Psychology features Vivian Zayas and Josh Tabak's research on 'gaydar'. Link
  • Cornell Chronicle newspaper features Vivian Zayas and Emre Selcuk's research on the effect of recalling a loved one on mood and negative thinking. Link
  • The Daily News features Vivian Zayas and Josh Tabak's research on 'gaydar'. Link
  • University of Washington website features Vivian Zayas and Josh Tabak's research on 'gaydar', or the ability to judge others' sexual orientation from brief facial information. Link
  • Ivanhoe Newswire features Vivian Zayas's research on maternal attachment and its influences on adult romantic relationships. Link
  • Blog post by Dr. Mendoza-Denton on Psychology Today discusses Vivian Zayas's research on the impact of psychological abuse in past romantic relationships on people's future relationship choices. Link PDF
  • Cornell Chronicle newspaper features Vivian Zayas's latest research on the effects of maternal attachment. Link
  • Miller-McCune article features Vivian Zayas's latest research on the effects of maternal attachment. Link
  • Vivian Zayas presenting a talk titled "I like you but I don't know why: Facial resemblance to significant others and first impressions."" Presentation Link
  • Vivian Zayas discusses close relationships, attachment, and personality on the radio. Part 1 Part 2
  • Faculty Profile of Vivian Zayas in the Cornell Chronicle newspaper. Link