Teresa Flanagan
Teresa Flanagan
Ph.D. Student


I am a PhD candidate working with Dr. Tamar Kushnir at Cornell University. My research interests involve children's social cognitive development and philosophy of mind. Specificaly, I am interested in the relationship between children's agency attribution and their socio-moral interactions with others.  


Teaching Assistant - HD 1150 Infancy and Childhood - Fall 2018, Fall 2019

Flanagan, T., Rottman, J., Howard, L. (2021). Constrained choice: Children’s and adults’ attribution of choice to a humanoid robot. Cognitive Science, 45(10), e13043. https://doi.org/10.1111/cogs.13043

Liu, J., Partington, S., Suh, Y., Finiasz, Z., Flanagan, T., Kocher, D., Kortenaar, M., Kushnir, T. (2021). The Community-Engaged Lab: A Case-Study Introduction for Developmental Science. Frontiers in Psychology12. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.715914

 Flanagan, T., Rottman, J., Howard, L. (2019). Do children ascribe the ability to choose to humanoid robots?. Proceedings of the 41th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society

Flanagan, T. & Kushnir, T. (2019). Individual differences in counterfactual fluency predict judgments of free will. Proceedings of the 41th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society

Research Affiliate at Duke University, Department of Psychology & Neuroscience

Cornell's Graduate Women in Science Organization: President (2020-2021); Secretary (2018-2020).

2018, B.A., Scientific and Philosophical Studies of the Mind Major, Applied Mathematics Minor, Franklin & Marshall College

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