Felix Warneken

Faculty Associate, Center for Positive Organizations

Professor of Psychology

University of Michigan

Dr. Felix Warneken investigates the foundations of cooperation and morality in human development and evolution. He has conducted seminal studies that combine developmental methods with children and comparative methods of nonhuman primates. He is Director of the Social Minds Lab at the University of Michigan and co-Director of the Culture and Ontogeny Research Initiative.

He has received several awards from organizations such as the National Academy of Sciences, the National Science Foundation and the Association for Psychological Science. His work has been featured in several documentaries broadcast on PBS NOVA, CBC, Netflix and been presented at events organized by TEDx and the National Academy of Sciences.

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