Igor Grossmann

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Igor Grossmann is a behavioural scientist exploring the interplay of sociocultural factors for wisdom in the face of daily stressors. His interdisciplinary work uses innovative methods, including big data analytics, psychophysiology, diary surveys, and behavioural experiments. Igor Grossmann studied at the University of Freiburg, Germany, and at the University of Michigan, where he received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology in 2012. He is currently an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Waterloo. His work has been published in such top outlets as PNAS, Proceedings of the Royal Academy: Biological Sciences, Perspectives on Psychological Science, Psychological Science, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General or Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. It has been recognized through numerous awards (e.g., Rising Star Award from the Association for Psychological Science, APA Dissertation Award, USERN Award in Social Sciences, Outstanding Alumni Award from the International Max Plank Research School on the Life Course), and highly-funded through SSHRC, Ontario Ministry of Science and Innovation, and foundational grants.