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Joshua D. Greene

Joshua D. GreeneJoshua D. Greene is a philosopher, experimental psychologist, and neuroscientist. He is an Assistant Professor of Psychology and the director of the Moral Cognition Laboratory at Harvard University.

He received his AB in Philosophy from Harvard University in 1997 and his Ph.D. in Philosophy from Princeton University in 2002. From 2002 to 2006, he trained as a postdoctoral fellow at Princeton's Department of Psychology and Center for the Study of Brain, Mind, and Behavior. Dr. Greene's primary research interest is the psycho- logical and neuroscientific study of moral judgment, focusing on the interplay between emotional and "cognitive" processes in moral decision-making. His broader interests cluster around the intersection of philosophy, psychology, and neuroscience. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, and the MacArthur Foundation. His publications have appeared in Science, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, Neuron, Cognition, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Nature Reviews Neuroscience, and the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. He is currently writing a book about the philosophical implications of our emerging scientific understanding of morality.

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