Lin Bian

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology


Lin is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Chicago. Before moving to Chicago, she was the Evalyn Edwards Milman Assistant Professor at Cornell University. Lin obtained her B.S. in Psychology at Zhejiang University (2011) and her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2017). Then she was a Postdoctoral Scholar at Stanford University (2017-2018).

Lin’s research has been published in top journals such as Science, PNAS, Psychological ScienceAmerican Psychologist, and featured in major media outlets such as NYTimes, NPR, The Atlantic, and Xinhua Net. Her work has also been recognized by awards or grants including the NSF CAREER Award, American Psychological Association Rising Star, and Forbes 30 Scientists under 30.


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