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Monday

March 28, 2011
2:41 pm

Storytelling approach to teaching science gets results for Kroepsch recipient

Praised by students for her creativity and clarity in conveying the complex technical and moral aspects of neuroscience, Assistant Professor of Psychology Nancy Koven is one of this year’s two recipients of the Bates College award for superior teaching.

Monday

March 28, 2011
2:24 pm

Current, former students honor Koven, Pieck for excellent teaching

Sonja Pieck, assistant professor of environmental studies at Bates, and Nancy Koven, assistant professor of psychology, are this year’s recipients of the Bates award for superior teaching. They are co-winners of the Ruth M. and Robert H. Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Thursday

October 7, 2010
12:03 pm

After 12 years, Jill Reich to transition from dean of faculty to psychology professor

After 12 years of service as vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty, Jill N. Reich will…

Thursday

September 2, 2010
1:28 pm

Public Opinion profiles three-sport standout Dobish '12

Lauren Dobish ’12  tells the Public Opinion newspaper in her hometown of Chambersburg, Pa., that being a three-sport varsity athlete…

Thursday

April 29, 2010
10:06 am

Dartmouth College professor to speak on interpersonal differences and race biases

Catherine J. Norris, assistant professor of psychological and brain sciences at Dartmouth University, speaks at Bates College on the intricacies of response to social and emotional stimuli at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road.

Wednesday

April 21, 2010
1:10 pm

Crime Seen

The testimony of criminal witnesses can be notoriously flawed. But is there more to the problem than meets the eye?…

Friday

March 12, 2010
3:35 pm

Dartmouth College philosophy professor to discuss free will

Adina Roskies, an assistant professor of philosophy at Dartmouth College, discusses the limitations and potential for neuroscience in the study of free will at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, March 25, in Pettengill Hall’s Keck Classroom.

Thursday

February 4, 2010
4:47 pm

Psychologist to discuss 'contact hypothesis' and implications for reducing prejudice

Rupert Brown will discuss the “contact hypothesis,” the argument that contact among members of different groups will reduce existing prejudice and improve social relations between them.

Friday

January 15, 2010
11:13 am

Psychologist to discuss unconscious mind and its relation to behavior

Mahzarin Banaji, a social psychologist at Harvard University, visits Bates College to discuss what happens when well-intentioned people behave in ways that deviate from their own consciously stated intentions. Her talk takes place at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Wednesday

December 23, 2009
6:12 am

The Right Questions

Wagner’s peace psychology journal adds to the discussion about torture and interrogation.