James Carter is the lab manager of the Life-span Development Lab at Stanford University, where he oversees the day-to-day functioning of an NIA-funded research lab that investigates socioemotional aging, age-related shifts in motivation, and well-being across the life span. His research interests revolve around romantic relationships, such as predictive models of successful relationships and the matching algorithms of online dating apps. In his spare time, he also coordinates scientific outreach programs on social media.
Prior to joining the Life-span Development Lab, James volunteered at the Positive Activities and Well-Being Laboratory in UC Riverside while working as a fashion model and academic tutor in L.A.
James received a B.S. in Psychology and a minor in Leadership Studies from Eckerd College.