William Chopik

William Chopik
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Relationships, empathy, optimism, love and romantic attachment and mental health

Assistant professor


Chopik, a social psychologist, studies how relationships -- and the people in them -- change over time and across situations. He focuses on how factors both inside (biological, hormonal) and outside (social roles, geography) of people influence their approach to social relationships. In 2016, Chopik was named one of Forbes' "30 Under 30 in Science"; and in 2015, he was named one of the "30 Top Thinkers Under 30" in Pacific Standard magazine.