Ph.D. Candidate in Psychology, Emory University
Shensheng Wang is a Ph.D. candidate in Psychology at Emory University. His research broadly focuses on the cognitive and developmental underpinnings of humanness perception, a process that might shed light on diverse psychological phenomena, including the uncanny valley effect, face animacy perception, and schadenfreude.
In the Pixar animated film Inside Out, most of the plot plays out inside protagonist Rileys head, where five emotions Joy, Sadness, Fear, Disgust and Anger direct her behavior. The film was released to glowing...