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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
Decision making

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


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

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
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

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