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Implicit Social Cognition

Social Sciences Forum “Implicit Social Cognition” Mahzarin Banaji, Harvard University  Thursday, April 27, 4 p.m. Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery  How deep are the bounds on human thinking and feeling and how do they shape social interactions and decisions? For the past 25 years, Dr. Banaji has studied mental processes that appear to operate without …

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Sex, Drugs, and Mobile Phones: Using Technology to Understand Risk Behavior

Social Sciences Forum “Sex, Drugs, and Mobile Phones: Using Technology to Understand Risk Behavior” Trace Kershaw, Professor of Epidemiology, Yale University  Wednesday, February 15, 4 p.m. Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery  This talk explores understanding and preventing risk behavior by understanding how networks of friends interact and influence each other using cell phone data (e.g., …

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Psychology and Policy in Contexts of Scarcity

Social Sciences Forum Eldar Shafir, William Steward Tod Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs, Princeton University Tuesday, April 5, 4 p.m. Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery  The psychology that emerges when people do not have enough (money, time, etc.) will be considered, along with some of the behaviors — commendable as well as problematic — that emerge …

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The Aesthetics of Temporal Sequence: Making Meals and Concerts Optimal Experiences

Thursday, April 25, 7:00 p.m. Albin O. Kuhn Library, 7th Floor Paul Rozin, Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania “The Aesthetics of Temporal Sequence: Making Meals and Concerts Optimal Experiences” Social Sciences Forum Distinguished Lecture in Psychology Meals and concerts are both episodes of one to two hours, in which a sequence of events occurs.  The …

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