Neil Lewis

Neil LewisPosition

Assistant Professor of Communication and Social Behavior, Cornell University

Former Ph.D. student (2017)
Social Psychology area
Personal web page


B.A.s in Economics & Psychology from Cornell University (2013)

Research interests

In general, my research focuses on how and why contextual factors influence people’s motivations, goals, and decisions. I often study this in the domains of academic achievement, social judgment and intergroup relations, and health evaluation and decision making.


Lewis, N. A., Jr., & Oyserman D. (2015). When Does the Future Begin? Time Metrics Matter, Connecting Present and Future Selves. Psychological Science, 26, 816-825.


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