Thalia Wheatley

Academic Appointments
  • Lincoln Filene Professor in Human Relations

  • Director, Consortium for Interacting Minds

  • Director, Dartmouth Social Systems Laboratory

  • External faculty, Santa Fe Institute

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Moore Hall, Room 354
HB 6207


Psychological and Brain Sciences


  • B.A. University of Texas at Austin
  • M.A. University of Virginia
  • Ph.D. University of Virginia
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, National Institutes of Health

Selected Publications

  • Wohltjen, S., Toth, B., Boncz, A., & Wheatley, T. (2023). Synchrony to a beat predicts synchrony with other minds. Scientific Reports

  • Templeton, E., Chang, L.J., Reynolds, E., Cone LeBeaumont, M., Wheatley, T. (2022). Fast response times signal social connection in conversation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119, e2116915119

  • Wood, A., Kleinbaum, A., & Wheatley, T. (2022). Cultural diversity broadens social networks. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

  • Wohltjen, S. & Wheatley, T. (2021). Eye contact marks the rise and fall of shared attention. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 118, e2106645118.

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