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Arber Tasimi Department of Psychology Yale University 2 Hillhouse Avenue New Haven, Connecticut 06520

e-mail: [email protected] lab: (203) 436-1415 office: (203) 436-1414 website: www.arbertasimi.com

Employment 2017-present

Postdoctoral Fellow Stanford University Advisor: Carol Dweck

Education 2017

Ph.D., Psychology Yale University Advisors: Marcia Johnson and Karen Wynn

2012

Visiting Graduate Student University of Michigan Advisor: Susan Gelman

2011

B.A., Psychology with Distinction (summa cum laude) University of Pennsylvania Advisor: Sharon Thompson-Schill

Selected Honors and Awards 2017

William Kessen Teaching Award, presented annually to one graduate student in psychology for “spirit, vitality, and commitment to teaching”

2015

Prize Teaching Fellowship, awarded jointly by the Deans of the Graduate School and of Yale College for “outstanding performance and promise as a teacher”

2011

Phi Beta Kappa

2010

Dean’s Scholar, awarded annually to nine students in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania who “exhibit exceptional academic performance and intellectual promise”

A. Tasimi 2 Publications Tasimi, A., Johnson, M. K., & Wynn, K. (in press). Children’s decision-making: When selfinterest and moral considerations conflict. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. Tasimi, A., & Gelman, S. A. (in press). Dirty money: The role of moral history in economic judgments. Cognitive Science. Tasimi, A., Gelman, S. A., Cimpian, A., & Knobe, J. (in press). Differences in the evaluation of generic statements about human and non-human categories. Cognitive Science. Tasimi, A., & Young, L. (2016). Memories of good deeds past: The reinforcing power of prosocial behavior in children. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 147, 159-166. Tasimi, A., & Wynn, K. (2016). Costly rejection of wrongdoers by infants and children. Cognition, 151, 76-79. Tasimi, A., Dominguez, A., & Wynn, K. (2015). Do-gooder derogation in children: The social costs of generosity. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 1036. Tasimi, A., & Johnson, M. K. (2015). A self-serving bias in children’s memories? Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 144, 528-533. Book Chapters Parks, A. C., Schueller, S. M., & Tasimi, A. (2013). Increasing happiness in the general population: empirically supported self-help? In S. A. Boniwell & A. Conley-Ayers (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Happiness (pp. 962-977). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. Manuscripts under review Tasimi, A., & Wynn, K. (under review). The significance of social judgments: Infants prefer helpers to hinderers after long delays. Manuscripts in preparation Tasimi, A., & Gelman, S. A. (in prep). Children’s reasoning about tainted money. Tasimi, A., Gelman, S. A., & Wellman, H. M. (in prep). The extraordinariness of extraordinary giving. Tasimi, A., & Johnson, M. K. (in prep). The perils of generosity.

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Tasimi, A., & Johnson, M. K. (in prep). What memory can tell us about morality. Tasimi, A., & Wynn, K. (in prep). The power of first impressions in infancy. Conference Presentations Tasimi, A., Dominguez, A., & Wynn, K. (2017, April). Do-gooder derogation in children: The social costs of generosity. Paper presented at the 38th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX. Tasimi, A., & Young L. (2017, April). Memories of good deeds past: The reinforcing power of prosocial behavior in children. Paper presented at the 38th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX. Tasimi, A., & Gelman, S. A. (2016, June). Dirty money: The role of moral history in children’s and adults’ economic judgments. Paper presented at 42nd Meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Austin, TX. Tasimi, A., & Wynn, K. (2016, May). Infants have enduring memory of who’s nice and who’s mean. Paper presented at the 20th Biennial International Congress of Infant Studies, New Orleans, LA. Tasimi, A., & Wynn, K. (2016, May). Costly rejection of wrongdoers by infants and children. Paper presented at the 20th Biennial International Congress of Infant Studies, New Orleans, LA. Tasimi, A., & Young, L. (2016, January). Memories of good deeds past: The reinforcing power of prosocial behavior in children. Poster presented at the 17th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA. Dominguez, A., Tasimi, A., & Wynn, K. (2016, January). Do-gooder derogation in children: The social costs of generosity. Poster presented at the 17th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA. Tasimi, A., & Gelman, S. A. (2015, October). Money has moral history: Children’s and adults’ attention to the moral source of physical currency. Poster presented at the 9th Biennial Meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Columbus, OH. Tasimi, A., Gelman, S. A., & Wellman, H. M. (2015, October). The extraordinariness of extraordinary giving. Poster presented at the 9th Biennial Meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Columbus, OH.

A. Tasimi 4 Tasimi, A., & Johnson, M. K. (2015, March). A self-serving bias in children’s memories? Poster presented at the 37th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA. Tasimi, A., Wynn, K. (2015, March). The power of first impressions in infancy. Poster presented at the 37th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA. Tasimi, A., & Wynn, K. (2015, February). Costly rejection of wrongdoers by infants and children. Paper presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, CA. Tasimi, A., & Wynn, K. (2014, January). Infants avoid the bad guy at a cost. Poster presented at the Budapest CEU Conference on Cognitive Development, Budapest, Hungary. Tasimi, A., & Wynn, K. (2013, April). Evaluating the strength of early social preferences: Do infants avoid the bad guy at a cost, and over time? Poster presented at the 36th Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA. Tasimi, A., Gelman, S. A., Knobe, J., & Cimpian, A. (2013, June). Of merts and men: The role of domain and valence in generalizations. Paper presented at the 39th Meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Providence, RI. Invited Presentations 2016 2016 2016 2016 2015 2015 2015 2015 2014 2014 2014 2014 2013 2013 2013 2013 2012

Boston Area Moral Psychology Group Morality Lab, Boston College Gopnik Lab, UC-Berkeley Current Work in Developmental Psychology, Yale University School of Management, Yale University Social Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, Columbia University Four College Conference, Columbia University Current Work in Cognitive Psychology, Yale University Duckworth Lab, University of Pennsylvania Boston Area Moral Psychology Group Current Work in Developmental Psychology, Yale University Morality Lab, Boston College Conceptual Development Lab, University of Michigan Moral Psychology Group Workshop, Brown University Harvard-Yale Social Cognitive Development Workshop Current Work in Social Psychology, Yale University Current Work in Developmental Psychology, Yale University

A. Tasimi 5 Selected Media Coverage 2016 2016 2014 2013

Washington Post New York Magazine Anderson Cooper 360 (Special series, Baby Brains) Smithsonian Magazine (Cover story, Are Babies Born Good?)

Teaching Experience 2017

Teaching Fellow Mental Lives of Infants and Animals (weekly sections) Yale University; Instructor: Karen Wynn

2017

Teaching Fellow Other Minds Yale University; Instructors: Henry Cowles & Laurie Santos

2016

Teaching Fellow Mental Lives of Infants and Animals (weekly sections) Yale University; Instructor: Karen Wynn

2015

Teaching Fellow Perspectives on Human Nature (weekly sections) Yale University; Instructor: Joshua Knobe

2014

Teaching Fellow Attraction and Relationships (weekly sections) Yale University; Instructor: Margaret Clark

2013

Teaching Fellow Mental Lives of Infants and Animals (weekly sections) Yale University; Instructor: Karen Wynn

2013

Teaching Fellow Perspectives on Human Nature (weekly sections) Yale University; Instructor: Joshua Knobe

2010

Teaching Assistant Introduction to Positive Psychology University of Pennsylvania; Instructor: Acacia Parks

Teaching Interests introductory psychology; cognitive development; social psychology; moral psychology; research methods; special topic seminars (e.g., social cognitive development; the origins of good and evil)

A. Tasimi 6 Undergraduate Theses Supervised 2016 2014 2014

Kia Quinlan Amy Dominguez (Nominated for Angier Senior Prize) Carol Hundert (Nominated for Crowder Senior Prize)

Professional Service Ad-hoc reviewer for: Child Development, Cognition, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Science, Developmental Psychology, Developmental Science, Society for Philosophy and Psychology References Susan A. Gelman Heinz Werner Distinguished University Professor Department of Psychology University of Michigan [email protected] Marcia K. Johnson Sterling Professor Emeritus Department of Psychology Yale University [email protected] Karen Wynn Professor Department of Psychology Yale University [email protected] !

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Arber Tasimi

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