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