Xinran (Cynthia) Guo was born and raised in Beijing, China. She moved to the U.S. in 2012 and graduated from University of California, Los Angeles with highest honors in Psychology in 2016. In the Infant and Child Lab, her research interests involve investigating the production and understanding of deception from a cross-cultural perspective, as well as examining the mechanism underlying conformity.
In addition to her role as a graduate researcher, she also sees herself as an educator and life-long learner. Outside of research, she enjoys various outreach opportunities to provide service to students and families, such as engaging underprivileged high school students in metro Atlanta area through the Pipeline mentorship program as a graduate mentor.
Outside of lab, Cynthia enjoys barre, hiking, any kind of travelling, and tasting various cuisine.
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