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Robin Vallacher

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Robin R. Vallacher

Robin Vallacher is Professor of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, and Research Affiliate at the Center for Complex Systems, Warsaw University. He has been a Visiting Scholar at University of Bern, Switzerland, and Max-Planck-Institute for Psychological Research in Munich. Dr. Vallacher’s research ranges from social cognition and self-concept to social justice and social change. His current work employs a dynamical systems framework to identify the invariant properties underlying these phenomena. Using experimentation and computer simulations, he and his colleagues are investigating the dynamic underpinnings of self-regulation, social judgment, close relations, inter-group conflict, and the emergence of personality from social interaction. Dr. Vallacher has published five books, including two with Andrzej Nowak that develop the implications of dynamical systems for social psychology.