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  1. Larisa Heiphetz, Jonathan D. Lane, Adam Waytz & Liane L. Young (2015). How Children and Adults Represent God's Mind. Cognitive Science 39 (3):n/a-n/a.
    For centuries, humans have contemplated the minds of gods. Research on religious cognition is spread across sub-disciplines, making it difficult to gain a complete understanding of how people reason about gods' minds. We integrate approaches from cognitive, developmental, and social psychology and neuroscience to illuminate the origins of religious cognition. First, we show that although adults explicitly discriminate supernatural minds from human minds, their implicit responses reveal far less discrimination. Next, we demonstrate that children's religious cognition often matches adults' implicit (...)
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  2. Eugene M. Caruso, Kathleen D. Vohs, Brittani Baxter & Adam Waytz (2013). Mere Exposure to Money Increases Endorsement of Free-Market Systems and Social Inequality. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 142 (2):301.
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  3. Kurt Gray, Liane Young & Adam Waytz (2012). Mind Perception is the Essence of Morality. Psychological Inquiry 23 (2):101-124.
    Mind perception entails ascribing mental capacities to other entities, whereas moral judgment entails labeling entities as good or bad or actions as right or wrong. We suggest that mind perception is the essence of moral judgment. In particular, we suggest that moral judgment is rooted in a cognitive template of two perceived minds—a moral dyad of an intentional agent and a suffering moral patient. Diverse lines of research support dyadic morality. First, perceptions of mind are linked to moral judgments: dimensions (...)
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  4. Mark Phelan & Adam Waytz (2012). The Moral Cognition/Consciousness Connection. Review of Philosophy and Psychology 3 (3):293-301.
  5. Eugene M. Caruso, Adam Waytz & Nicholas Epley (2010). The Intentional Mind and the Hot Hand: Perceiving Intentions Makes Streaks Seem Likely to Continue. Cognition 116 (1):149-153.
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