Hi There, I'm

Lei Fan Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher at CEPDISC, Aarhus University

I am a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for the Experimental-Philosophical Study of Discrimination (CEPDISC), Department of Political Science, Aarhus University. My work is dedicated to better understanding how people navigate threats and opportunities posed by social living. I use a combination of ideas and techniques from social psychology, personality psychology, behavioral genetics, evolutionary biology, and advanced quantitive analysis to better understand the human mind.

Research Interests


Evolutionary Psychology

To approach human behavior through a lens that incorporates the effects of evolution.

  • Pathogen Avoidance
  • Morality & Moral Emotions
  • Intergroup Processing
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    SEM & (G)LMER

    To employ advanced quantitative analytical methodologies in psychological research.

  • Linear Mixed-Effect Modeling
  • Structural Equation Modeling
  • Growth Curve Analysis
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    Open Science Practice

    To engage in more open and collaborative psychological research practices.

  • Preregistration & Registered Report
  • (Simulation-based) Power Analysis
  • Open Material, Script, & Data