Emily Wasserman

Emily Wasserman
Emily received her B.A. in Cognitive Science from Pomona College in 2015, with her thesis on bilingualism and executive function in young adults. Current interests and projects involve: multivariate analysis of fMRI data; using representational similarity analysis to find where factors affecting moral judgments are encoded across the brain; the effects of metacognition & awareness within social/moral cognition; moral judgments across self and others.
Recent Publications
Niemi, L., Wasserman, E.A., & Young, L. (2017). The behavioral and neural signatures of distinct conceptions of fairness. Social Neuroscience.

Wasserman, E.A., Chakroff, A., Saxe, R., & Young, L. (in press). Illuminating the conceptual structure of the space of moral violations with representational similarity analysis.

Piazza, J., Landy, J., Chakroff, A., Young, L., & Wasserman, E.A. What disgust does and does not do for moral cognition. Forthcoming in The Moral Psychology of Disgust, eds. Strohminger & Kumar.

Open Science Projects
Moral judgments for self and others
Conceptual structure among real-world moral violations
A dual-process deconstruction of Theory of Mind tasks