Jennifer Bartz is Assistant Professor in Social Psychology at McGill University. She is interested in the ability to engage in prosocial, communal behavior is vital to developing and maintaining close relationships. Her work investigates the factor-both individual difference and situational-that hinder or facilitate people’s ability to engage in such behaviors. Her research is grounded in personality and social psychology, but also draws upon clinical and neuroscience traditions. Specifically, she conducts research in both healthy and clinical (Autism, borderline personality disorder) populations, and uses a multi-method approach involving experiential, behavioral, and biological levels of analysis.
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