Credentials: Department of Psychology
(College of Letters & Science)
Position title: PhD student
Advisor: Shawn Green, PhD, and Emily Ward, PhD
Keywords: Animacy, intentionality, learning
BS 2016, Psychology Major, Neuroscience minor, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN
Mohan Ji is interested in studying how people perceive and learn to identify the visual signals of intentionality. In particular, he uses a “wolf” chasing “sheep” in a noisy environment paradigm to study whether people can identify the hostile intention displayed by the wolf.