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Our research focuses on close relationships and their underlying mechanisms. We're also exploring the effects of increasing people’s sense of attachment security on their tendency to engage in pro-social behavior, their altruistic and sexual attitudes, and their goals, as well as their attentional strategies.

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News, Insights, & Events

The Gillath Lab (GLab), is supported by an incredible team from a variety of backgrounds and experiences but with a shared interest in relationships. To meet the GLab team, visit our Researchers page.

Dr. Gillath welcomed a new graduate student this year- Qi Zhang! We look forward to having Qi in the lab this year. To learn more about our graduate students, please visit the Graduate Students page.

Congratulations to our recent graduates! Many of our lab members are continuing their research in the workforce and graduate schools all over the world. Melanie, Max, Mason, and Nadia will be graduating this semester.

Lab alum Tyler Sarovich will be pursuing a PhD in Neuroscience, studying neurodegenerative diseases at Florida Atlantic University. Congrats Tyler!

This past year, two of our graduate students, Katie Adams and Ting Ai, graduated with their PhD! Way to go Dr. Adams and Dr. Ai! Dr. Adams is continuing her research as an NSF Postdoctoral fellow at Purdue University.

Antonio, Melanie, and Max presented at the 2023 SPSP convention!

Check out Dr. Gillath's recent interview on the "Talk To People Podcast" where he discusses the rise of romantic chatbots, how AI is affecting our relationships, and the impact of screen time on our brains. 

See new papers from Dr. Gillath and colleagues as well as our recent lab publications in the publications section.

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