Adam Waytz

Professor of Physics
Dartmouth College

What He Studies

When we attribute or deny mental states to other entities, and the moral and ethical implications of these processes.

In The News

The Rise of Human-Like Robots, Cars and Drones

Should we add more humour and humanity to our gadgets? David Robson reports on a new breed of machine designed to make us love them, and discovers whether robots can make you laugh.


Our Problematic Belief in the Magical, Mystical Negro

New research finds white Americans are more likely to attribute superhuman attributes to blacks than to their fellow whites.
— Pacific Standard


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