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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Ph.D.Yale University1982
A.B.Amherst College1977
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  1. Sinnott-Armstrong, W; Simmons, C (2021). Some common fallacies in arguments from M/EEG data.. Neuroimage, 245, 118725. [doi]  [abs]
  2. 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]
  3. 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]
  4. 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]
  5. Sinnott-Armstrong, W (2021). Contrastive mental causation. Synthese, 198, 861-883. [doi]  [abs]