Social by Design

Serving social cognition.

Hugo Mercier is a postdoc in the Philosophy, Politics and Economics program at the University of Pennsylvania.

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The human mind is in large part designed to deal with the social world. In this blog, we will explore the consequences of our social design: how it explains our strengths and weaknesses and how this understanding can help us make the best of our abilities.

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