Thalia Wheatley

Associate Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Dartmouth Social Intelligence Laboratory

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Department(s): 
Psychological and Brain Sciences
Education: 
B.A. University of Texas at Austin
M.A. University of Virginia
Ph.D. University of Virginia

Selected Publications

Parkinson, C., Liu, S., & Wheatley, T.  (2014). A common cortical metric for spatial, temporal and social distance.  Journal of Neuroscience, 34, 1979-1987.

Kang, O., Huffer, K., & Wheatley, T.  (2014). Pupil dilation dynamics track attention to high-level information. PLoS ONE.

Sievers, B., Polansky, L., Casey, M., & Wheatley, T.  (2013). Music and movement share a dynamic structure that supports universal expressions of emotion.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110, 70-75.

Parkinson, C. & Wheatley, T. (2012). Relating anatomical and social connectivity: White matter microstructure predicts emotional empathy. Cerebral Cortex, 24, 614-625.

Wheatley, T., Kang, O., Parkinson, C., & Looser, C.E. (2012). From mind perception to mental connection: Synchrony as a mechanism for social understanding.  Social Psychology and Personality Compass, 6, 589-606.

Parkinson, C., Sinnott-Armstrong, W., Koralus, P., Mendelovici, A., McGeer, V., and Wheatley, T. (2011). Is morality unified? Evidence that distinct neural systems underlie judgments of harm, dishonesty, and disgust. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 3162-3180.

Looser, C.E., and Wheatley, T. (2010). The tipping point of animacy: How, when, and where we perceive life in a face. Psychological Science, 24, 1854-1862. [Featured in“News of the Week”, Science, 331,19].