Parnia Haj-Mohamadi

M.A. (2014) University of North Carolina at Wilmington
B.A. (2012) University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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Research Lab: Biernat Lab
Advisor: Dr. Monica Biernat
Research Interests: I use an evolutionary perspective to study how close relationships are formed and maintained across time. I have explored two distinct lines of research: (a) how relational and sexual strategies are used to maintain relationships, and (b) how tempting contexts often compromise the fidelity of relationships. My current research focuses on understanding how competing biological and psychological forces influence one’s “in-the-moment” decision to remain faithful when opportunities for infidelity are high. 

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