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Early Life and Educational Background
Dar-Nimrod was born on January 31, 1972, in Haifa, Israel. He grew up in Israel completing his primary and secondary education in Haifa before serving in the Israeli Defense Forces as an infantry soldier and commander, a period in which he also resided in two kibbutzim. After completing a year in law school, Dar-Nimrod came to his senses and pursued a different direction; he completed his double major BA in Psychology and a special interdisciplinary program for honor students (the “Ofakim” program) at Haifa University in 2001 and his MA and PhD in Social Psychology at the University of British Columbia (Canada) in 2004 and 2008, respectively; the latter degrees were under the direction of Steven Heine.
Dar-Nimrod worked as an NIH-funded postdoctoral fellow at the University of Rochester’s medical school from 2010 to 2012, under the direction of Paul Duberstein. Since 2012, he has been working at the School of Psychology at the...
KeywordsUnhealthy Food Genetic Determinism Genetic Ancestry Interdisciplinary Program Israeli Defense Force
- Heine, S. J., Dar-Nimrod, I., Cheung, B. Y., & Proulx, T. (2017). Essentially biased: Why people are fatalistic about genes. Advances in Experimental Social Psychology.Google Scholar