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Julian Scheffer

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  1. BSc, University of Toronto
  2. MA, University of Iowa


Julian is a 6th-year graduate student in the EMP Lab (and a 4th-year here at Penn State). He is interested in the psychological rewards and costs of empathy, and he is currently exploring how the brain contributes to regulating empathic responding using functional neuroimaging and lesion methods. He is also interested in how people regulate moral behavior and moral judgment, focusing on propensities for prosocial versus antisocial behavior, as well as the policing of moral violations within and between social groups.

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