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Tamar Kushnir, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience    editTamar Kushnir

Office Location: 417 Chapel Drive, Box 90086, Durham, NC 27708
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Ph.D., University of California - Berkeley, 2005
M.A., University of California - Berkeley, 2004
B.A., Barnard College, 1996

Teaching (Fall 2022):

  • PSY 482S.01, Psychology of imagination Synopsis
    Perkins 087, W 12:00 PM-02:30 PM
  • PSY 782S.01, Psychology of imagination Synopsis
    Perkins 087, W 12:00 PM-02:30 PM

Recent Publications   (More Publications)
  • Kushnir, T. "Imagination and social cognition in childhood.." Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews. Cognitive Science 13.4 (July, 2022): e1603. [doi]  [abs]
  • Zhao, X; Kushnir, T. "When it's not easy to do the right thing: Developmental changes in understanding cost drive evaluations of moral praiseworthiness.." Developmental Science (March, 2022): e13257. [doi]  [abs]
  • Ransom, A; LaGrant, B; Spiteri, A; Kushnir, T; Anderson, AK; De Rosa, E. "Face-to-face learning enhances the social transmission of information.." Plos One 17.2 (January, 2022): e0264250. [doi]  [abs]
  • Zhao, X; Wente, A; Flecha, MF; Galvan, DS; Gopnik, A; Kushnir, T. "Culture moderates the relationship between self-control ability and free will beliefs in childhood." Cognition 210 (May, 2021): 104609-104609. [doi]
  • Heck, IA; Kushnir, T; Kinzler, KD. "Social sampling: Children track social choices to reason about status hierarchies.." Journal of Experimental Psychology: General (February, 2021). [doi]

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