Alexander Todorov

Princeton University

Todorov is part of a working group (with Ran Hassin), which will use recent findings in cognitive neuroscience to better understand the significant role unconscious processes play in human decision-making. Individually, Ran Hassin will focus on how unconscious states of mind associated with specific ideologies or beliefs trigger certain social behaviors. Alexander Todorov will consider how unconscious processes affect individuals’ social judgments of others, specifically that of discrimination based on a person’s outward characteristics.


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