Jan studies political persuasion, group conflicts, and meta-science. He aims to (a) identify the endogenous and exogenous factors that divide ideologically dissimilar groups, (b) design and examine interventions that enable more constructive discourse about moral and political issues and (c) test new ways to increase the reproducibility of scientific findings.
Voelkel, Jan G., Mark J. Brandt, and Matteo Colombo. 2018. "I Know That I Know Nothing: Can Puncturing the Illusion of Explanatory Depth Overcome the Relationship between Attitudinal Dissimilarity and Prejudice?" Comprehensive Results in Social Psychology 3:56-78. DOI: 10.1080/23743603.2018.1464881.