Igor Grossmann

Igor Grossmann studies people and cultures, sometimes together, and often across time. He is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Waterloo, where he directs the Wisdom and Culture Lab. His interests span multiple disciplines and methods, including big data, intensive longitudinal surveys, and behavioral experiments to target complex societal issues.



"Does this mean Christmas is cancelled? Your COVID-19 questions answered" - CBC interview on how to navigate challenges of holiday gatherings in the time of the pandemic.
"Psychologists find a mindset that can foster positive feelings amid interpersonal conflict" - Two longitudinal studies found evidence that using wise reasoning when thinking about an anticipated interpersonal conflict leads to better relational outcomes.
"How to show your project’s worth in social science and humanities research proposals" - University Affairs interview about tips for prospective grant applicants when writing a successful grant proposal in social sciences.
"Science of wisdom featured on ABC radio" - Amanda Vanstone from ABC's "Counterpoint" talks to Igor on the show about his latest AEON article on wisdom.