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Adam Waytz

Adam Waytz

I am a psychologist who studies social cognition. I use methods from social psychology and cognitive neuroscience to study the attribution and denial of mental states to other agents. My research also investigates processes related to social influence, prosocial behavior, social connection, meaning-making, and ethics and morality. Please see my website for a more complete list of publications.

Primary Interests:

  • Causal Attribution
  • Ethics and Morality
  • Helping, Prosocial Behavior
  • Person Perception
  • Social Cognition

Research Group or Laboratory:

Journal Articles:

  • Waytz, A., Gray, K., Epley, N., & Wegner, D. M. (2010). Causes and consequences of mind perception. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 14, 383-388.

Adam Waytz
Kellogg School of Management
Northwestern University
2001 Sheridan Road
Evanston, Illinois 60208
United States of America

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