The BEARS lab studies racial group interactions with a specific focus on assessing real time behaviors in lieu of a primary reliance on self-report assessments.  Behavior is construed broadly and is assessed in both real life and virtual environments, and includes: Peer selection, interpersonal distance, and eye-tracking.  The BEARS lab uses multiple methodological approaches, frequently aided by innovative technology, to study these behaviors.  


Click the links below to explore some of these methods.