Shana Cole

Shana Cole is is a social psychology PhD candidate at New York University. Her research broadly explores the ways in which visual perception informs, guides, and serves successful self-regulation. She studies this within a wide variety of domains, including health, culture, relationships, politics, and emotion regulation. Her dissertation work focuses on the role of visual perception in self-control conflicts, detailing visual biases that emerge as people struggle to remain committed to long-term goals in the face of temptation.