Thalia Wheatley

Associate Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Dartmouth Social Intelligence Laboratory

HB 6207
Center for Social Brain Sciences
Cognitive Science
Psychological and Brain Sciences
B.A. University of Texas at Austin
M.A. University of Virginia
Ph.D. University of Virginia

Selected Publications

Kang, O., & Wheatley, T. (2015).  Pupil dilation patterns reflect the contents of consciousness.  Consciousness and Cognition, 35, 128-135.

Parkinson, C.M., & Wheatley, T. (2015).  The repurposed social brain. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 19, 133-141.

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

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

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

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. [“News of the Week”, Science, 331,19].