Bryan L. Koenig

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According to Moral Foundations Theory, people endorse " individualizing " foundations (Harm/care, Fairness/reciprocity) or " binding " foundations (Ingroup/loyalty, Authority/respect, Purity/sanctity) to varying degrees. As societies with higher pathogen prevalence have been found to exhibit more pronounced antipathogen psychological tendencies and cultural(More)
a r t i c l e i n f o Keywords: Behavioral immune system Life expectancy Life-history theory Moral foundations Morality Pathogen prevalence Teenage birth rate This study evaluated the extent to which predictions derived from several theories could account for variability in human moral values across US states. We investigated moral values as conceptualized(More)
Computer-generated (CG) face images are common in video games, advertisements, and other media. CG faces vary in their degree of realism, a factor that impacts viewer reactions. Therefore, efficient control of visual realism of face images is important. Efficient control is enabled by a deep understanding of visual realism perception: the extent to which(More)
Emotional intelligence is the ability to process information about one’s own emotions and the emotions of others. It involves perceiving emotions, understanding emotions, managing emotions and using emotions in thought processes and in other activities. Emotion understanding is the cognitive activity of using emotions to infer why an agent is in an(More)
In many sub-fields, researchers collect datasets of human ground truth that are used to create a new algorithm. For example , in research on image perception, datasets have been collected for topics such as what makes an image aesthetic or memorable. Despite high costs for human data collection , datasets are infrequently reused beyond their own fields of(More)
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