Archives for "Psychology"
April 21, 2010 1:10 pm
The testimony of criminal witnesses can be notoriously flawed. But is there more to the problem than meets the eye?…
March 12, 2010 3:35 pm
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.
February 4, 2010 4:47 pm
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.
January 15, 2010 11:13 am
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).
December 23, 2009 6:12 am
Wagner’s peace psychology journal adds to the discussion about torture and interrogation.
November 11, 2009 10:53 am
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.
October 30, 2009 12:39 pm
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 14, 2009 2:39 pm
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).
September 30, 2009 3:53 pm
A New York Times story notes that Sam Duvall ’05, a philosophy major at Bates, represents both John Isner, who…
September 30, 2009 3:13 pm
Bates faculty members are active scholars, and many receive external grants to support their scholarship. Faculty in fields as diverse…