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Ph.D. Student

Kate Petrova

Ph.D. Student in Psychology, admitted Autumn 2021
Kate Petrova is a third-year PhD student at the Stanford Psychophysiology Laboratory. In her research, Kate uses the tools of computational affective science to better understand how people use affect as a source of information in decision-making. Her other interests include applying computational modeling to formalize existing theories of emotion generation and regulation, as well as using a combination of behavioral experiments and intensive longitudinal methods to study interpersonal emotion regulation, Kate earned her A.B. in Psychology from Bryn Mawr College and spent several years working on the Harvard Study of Adult Development before joining SPL.


A.B., Bryn Mawr College, Psychology and Neuroscience (2020)