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Research Interests

Ethics and morality, Mind perception, Dehumanization, Social connection, Meaning-making, Social influence, Human-Technology Interaction.

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology, PhD, The University of Chicago

… → 2009

Psychology, MA, The University of Chicago

… → 2006

Psychology, BA, Columbia University

… → 2003

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Research Output 2007 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Aversion to playing God and moral condemnation of technology and science

Waytz, A. & Young, L., Apr 29 2019, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 374, 1771, 20180041.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Human robot interaction
Brain
Decision making
Robots
Technology

Creative expertise is associated with transcending the here and now

Meyer, M. L., Hershfield, H. E., Waytz, A., Mildner, J. N. & Tamir, D. I., Apr 1 2019, In : Journal of personality and social psychology. 116, 4, p. 483-494 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aptitude
expertise
expert
Imagination
Creativity

Holding Robots Responsible: The Elements of Machine Morality

Bigman, Y. E., Waytz, A., Alterovitz, R. & Gray, K., May 1 2019, In : Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 23, 5, p. 365-368 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Personal Autonomy
Decision Making
Psychology

Nudging the Better Angels of Our Nature: A Field Experiment on Morality and Well-Being

Waytz, A. & Hofmann, W., Jan 1 2019, In : Emotion.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Isolation
Self Concept
Technology
Ecological Momentary Assessment

Anthropomorphizing without social cues requires the basolateral amygdala

Waytz, A., Cacioppo, J. T., Hurlemann, R., Castelli, F., Adolphs, R. & Paul, L. K., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 31, 4, p. 482-496 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Amygdala
Cues
Semantics
Cognition
Control Groups