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Stephen Anderson, B.A.

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Stephen Anderson, B.A.

Stephen is a 2nd-year graduate student in the EMP lab. He graduated from Allegheny College in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Music, where he completed a senior thesis examining the influence of musically-induced empathy on visually-induced empathy. Before coming to Penn State, he worked as a Lab Manager for Kurt Gray’s Mind Perception and Morality Lab at the University of North Carolina, and was also a Research Assistant for Christopher Chabris’ and Michelle Meyer’s behavioral science lab at Geisinger Health System. Stephen is interested in the intersection of morality and mental simulation, particularly in regards to empathy.