Ran R. Hassin

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Hassin is part of a working group (with Alexander Todorov), which will use recent findings in cognitive neuroscience to better understand the significant role unconscious processes play in human decision-making. Individually, 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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