Decision Consortium - Does Choice Lie in the Eyes of the Beholder? Implications of a Choice Mindset for Cognition, Emotion, Motivation, and Policy
Dr. Krishna Savani, Associate Professor of Strategy, Management, and Organization, Nanyang Technological University
Extensive research in psychology has shown that providing people with objective choices in a task can increase their motivation on the task....
Open House and Reception
Meet Institute staff and postdoctoral researchers, learn about cognitive science opportunities and events, and mingle and meet with...
Developmental Area Brown Bag - Threat and Social Deprivation as Distinct Predictors of Adolescent Brain Function and Mental Health
Tyler Hein, Doctoral Candidate in Developmental Psychology, University of Michigan
Dr. Brian Weeks, Assistant Professor, Communication Studies | Faculty Associate, Center for Political Studies, University of Michigan
Journalists and fact-checkers devote extensive resources to combating political misperceptions yet significant percentages of the public...
Shinobu Kitayama, Professor, Department of Psychology
Please join Dean Andrew Martin in honoring Professor Shinobu Kitayama on his appointment to the Robert B. Zajonc Collegiate Professor of...
Looking for psychology research positions or service learning courses this summer or fall 2018? Labs and service learning courses attending...
Pamela Davis Kean, Professor of Psychology; Research Professor at the Institute for Social Research and Sammy Ahmed, Graduate Student, Developmental Psychology
Developmental Area Brown Bag - Substance Use Risk and Protective Factors Among Youth: A Neurodevelopmental Perspective
Dr. Meghan Martz, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Michigan Addiction Center within the Department of Psychiatry
Philip Fernbach, Assistant Professor of Marketing, Leeds School of Business; Associate Member, Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Colorado, Boulder
Humans have built hugely complex societies and technologies, but most of us don’t even know how a pen or a toilet works. How have we...
Sameroff Lecture: When younger learners do better than older ones: Theory formation, causal models, and the evolution of learning.
Alison Gopnik, Professor of Psychology, University of California Berkeley
In the past 15 years, we have discovered that even young children are adept at inferring causal relationship. But can children also infer...
Developmental Area Brown Bag - Investigating the Role of Socializing Agents on the Ontogeny of Social Identities in Adolescence
Dr. Adam Hoffman, Postdoctoral Research Fellow working with Dr. Deborah Rivas-Drake, University of Michigan
Peter H. Ditto, Professor of Psychology & Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine
Kai Cortina, Professor of Psychology
Dr. Ed Hubbard, Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison