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Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Chauncey Stillman Distinguished Professor of Practical Ethics and Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Chauncey Stillman Professor in Practical Ethics of Kenan Institute for Ethics and Member of Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and Faculty Network Member of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and Associate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
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Teaching (Fall 2021):

  • Neurosci 267.01, Neuroethics Synopsis
    Perkins 087, MW 01:45 PM-03:00 PM

Ph.D.Yale University1982
A.B.Amherst College1977
Current Ph.D. Students   (Former Students)

  • Aaron J Ancell
  • Susanne Meyer
  • Gordon Steenbergen
  • Whitney Kane
  • David L. Barack
Postdocs Mentored

  • Nina Strohminger (2013/11-present)
  • Jesse Summers (2013/11-present)
  • Jana Schaich Borg (2013/11-present)
  • Tommaso Bruni (2013/11-present)
  • Devin Singh (2013/11-present)
Recent Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. Stanley, ML; Henne, P; Niemi, L; Sinnott-Armstrong, W; De Brigard, F (2021). Making moral principles suit yourself.. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 28(5), 1735-1741. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Everett, JAC; Colombatto, C; Awad, E; Boggio, P; Bos, B; Brady, WJ; Chawla, M; Chituc, V; Chung, D; Drupp, MA; Goel, S; Grosskopf, B; Hjorth, F; Ji, A; Kealoha, C; Kim, JS; Lin, Y; Ma, Y; Maréchal, MA; Mancinelli, F; Mathys, C; Olsen, AL; Pearce, G; Prosser, AMB; Reggev, N; Sabin, N; Senn, J; Shin, YS; Sinnott-Armstrong, W; Sjåstad, H; Strick, M; Sul, S; Tummers, L; Turner, M; Yu, H; Zoh, Y; Crockett, MJ (2021). Moral dilemmas and trust in leaders during a global health crisis.. Nature Human Behaviour, 5(8), 1074-1088. [doi]  [abs]
  3. McDonald, K; Graves, R; Yin, S; Weese, T; Sinnott-Armstrong, W (2021). Valence framing effects on moral judgments: A meta-analysis.. Cognition, 212, 104703. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Sinnott-Armstrong, W (2021). Contrastive mental causation. Synthese, 198, 861-883. [doi]  [abs]
  5. Rehren, P; Sinnott-Armstrong, W (2021). Moral framing effects within subjects. Philosophical Psychology, 34(5), 611-636. [doi]  [abs]

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