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Wednesday

November 11, 2009
10:53 am

Psychologist to discuss mechanisms of will and self-control at Bates College

Roy Baumeister, an influential social psychologist at Florida State University, visits Bates College to discuss the mental processes enabling individuals to control their behavior at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 18, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

The talk is open to the public at no charge. For more information, please call 207-786-8204.

Friday

October 30, 2009
12:39 pm

Expert on rising rates of mental illness to speak at Bates College

Liah Greenfeld, an authority on the causes and implications of rising rates of mental illness, delivers the lecture “The Burden of Our Time: Mental Illness in Contemporary America” at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in Bates College’s Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Sponsored by the sociology, politics and psychology departments, the event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please contact this fduina@bates.edu.

Wednesday

October 14, 2009
2:39 pm

Expert on social power to speak at Bates

Pamela K. Smith, an expert on ways that social power affects cognitive abilities, gives a lecture titled “The Social Cognition of Power: From Abstract Thinking to Executive Functions” at 4:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19, in the Keck Classroom (Room G52) of Pettingill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Wednesday

September 30, 2009
3:53 pm

The New York Times interviews Sam Duvall '05, agent of rising tennis starts Isner and Oudin

A New York Times story notes that Sam Duvall ’05, a philosophy major at Bates, represents both John Isner, who…

Wednesday

September 30, 2009
3:13 pm

Faculty grant recipients honored in gathering

Bates faculty members are active scholars, and many receive external grants to support their scholarship. Faculty in fields as diverse…

Wednesday

July 15, 2009
4:12 pm

Psychologist awarded grant for eyewitness testimony research

A psychology professor at Bates College has won a National Science Foundation grant to study the effects of interaction between interviewers and eyewitnesses in obtaining testimony.

Wednesday

July 1, 2009
11:19 am

Forms of Resonance

From encounters with the MRI, a surprising inspiration

Wednesday

July 1, 2009
9:13 am

Still Lisa

Lisa Genova ’92 just wanted to honor her grandmother. What she did was write a best-selling novel about Alzheimer’s

Thursday

May 21, 2009
3:35 pm

Genova '92, author of best-selling Still Alice, visits Bates

Lisa Genova ’92, whose self-published novel about a professor succumbing to early-onset Alzheimer’s disease became a best-seller earlier this year, offers a talk and reading at Bates on May 20.

Friday

May 8, 2009
11:13 am

Bates students help young Native Americans see themselves in college

Bates College students spent a week of April encouraging Native American schoolchildren in Maine to picture themselves attending college in the state.