Nafees Hamid

Research Fellow

Nafees Hamid, in his position at ARTIS, currently conducts research at the Jean Nicod Institute in Paris, France. He earned his Master’s degree in Cognitive Science from École Normale Supérieure in Paris and completed a double major in Cognitive Science and Psychology at University of California, San Diego.  His experimental work has focused on how intuitions and reasoning interact in the domain of moral judgment. Previous research has included work in the cognitive impacts of HIV/AID’s medication, early detection markers of autism, and the embodiment of language. He has also worked with many political organizations that have researched and communicated the effects of private campaign contributions on political decision-making, in the US. His current interests are on how social networks embed moral values that lead to intractable conflicts.