Morteza Dehghani Joins the ICT Emotion Group – Read about his Work in Scientific American

Published: August 9, 2010
Category: News

We welcome Morteza Dehghani, who has has joined ICT as a research staff scientist working with Jon Gratch and Stacy Marsella in the Emotion Group.
Dehghani has an interdisciplinary background. He received his Ph.D from Northwestern University in computer science under Ken Forbus and has been working as a postdoc for two social scientists, Doug Medin and Scott Atran, exploring the role of culture and sacred values in negotiations. This recent Scientific American article describes this research.
Here at ICT, he will be involved in basic research on how culture and emotion interact to influence social interactions.
Read the Scientific American article.