Phillip Wolff

Professor of Psychology

Office: PAIS 479

Phone: 404-727-7140

Fax: 404-727-0372


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Mailing Address:

Department of Psychology

36 Eagle Row
Emory University

Atlanta, GA 30322

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Phillip Wolff received his PhD from Northwestern University. His research focuses on language semantics and machine learning to predict human decision-making and mental health.


  • PSYC 190: Freshman Seminar
  • PSYC 309/LING 309: Brain and Language
  • PSYC 615: Concepts and Language
  • PSYC 730R: Special Topics Research Group
  • PSYC 770R: Topical Seminars in Psychology
  • PSYC 776R: Cogn. Developmental Issues Seminar


Research Interests
Language and cognition; causal reasoning and meaning; language and space; semantic variation across languages; conceptual and semantic representation in bilinguals.