Joshua Rottman is an Associate Professor of Psychology and Scientific & Philosophical Studies of Mind at Franklin and Marshall College, where he directs the Developing Moral Values Lab. His interdisciplinary research investigates the cognitive science of moral boundaries, the development of disgust, and children's trust in testimony. He has published in a wide range of peer-reviewed journals, and he writes popular pieces for Psychology Today. His work has also been featured in National Geographic, The Atlantic, and Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman.
Rottman, J., Crimston, C. R., & Syropoulos, S. (2021). Tree-huggers versus human-lovers: Anthropomorphism and dehumanization predict valuing nature over outgroups. Cognitive Science, 45(4), e12967.
Rottman, J., Zizik, V., Minard, K., Young, L., Blake, P. R., & Kelemen, D. (2020). The moral, or the story? Changing children’s distributive justice preferences through social communication. Cognition, 205, 104441.
Rottman, J., DeJesus, J.M., & Greenebaum, H. (2019). Developing disgust: Theory, measurement, and application. In V. LoBue, K. Pérez-Edgar, & K. Buss (Eds.), Handbook of emotional development (pp. 283–309). New York: Springer.
Rottman, J., & Young, L. (2019). Specks of dirt and tons of pain: Dosage distinguishes impurity from harm. Psychological Science, 30(8), 1151–1160.
For more information and a full publication list, see https://www.joshuarottman.com.