Social Psychology

2017 Feb 22

Colloquium - Michele J. Gelfand, PhD

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall - Room 1, Basement Auditorium

Michele J. Geland, PhD

Professor of Psychology

Affiliate of the RH Smith School of Business

University of Maryland

Topic: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on The Strength of Social Norms 

 

Michele Gelfand is Professor of Psychology and a Distinguished University Scholar Teacher at the University of Maryland, College Park and visiting scholar at the Harvard Kennedy School 2016-2017. Gelfand uses field, experimental, computational and neuroscience methods to understand the evolution of culture and its multilevel consequences. Her work has been published in Read more about Colloquium - Michele J. Gelfand, PhD

Banaji

Banaji/Greenwald Share 2017 APA Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions

January 9, 2017

Mahzarin Banaji and Tony Greenwald were selected as the joint recipients of the 2017 American Psychology Association (APA) Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions, the APA's highest honor.  This award honors psychologists who have made distinguished theoretical or empirical contributions to basic research in psychology.

Cikara

Cikara Wins 2017 Sage Young Scholar Award

November 28, 2016

Professor Mina Cikara has been selected by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology to be a recipient of the 2017 Sage Young Scholar Award for outstanding contributions to social/personality psychology.  

These awards recognize outstanding young researchers in personality and social psychology. The awardees will receive a one-time award of $5,000 to be used at their discretion for research, study, or conference travel-related purposes. Five awards are presented each year to young scholars representative of Read more about Cikara Wins 2017 Sage Young Scholar Award

2017 Mar 01

Colloquium - John Dovidio, PhD

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall - Room 1, Basement Auditorium

John Dovidio, PhD

Professor of Psychology and Public Health

Dean of Academic Affairs of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Yale University

TopicRacism Among the Well-Intentioned: Implications for Intergroup Perceptions, Interactions, and Interventions

Abstract:   This presentation considers the subtle ways that racism is currently expressed and identifies important social consequences of this bias.  Relying on social Read more about Colloquium - John Dovidio, PhD

2016 Feb 24

Colloquium - Betsy Levy Paluck, PhD

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall - Room 1, Basement Auditorium

Betsy Levy Paluck, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Woodrow Wilson School

Princeton University

Topic: Changing social norms and behavior

Abstract: 

How can we change social norms, the standards describing typical or desirable behavior? Because individuals’ perceptions of norms guide their personal behavior, influencing these perceptions is one way to create social change. And yet individuals do not form perceptions of typical or Read more about Colloquium - Betsy Levy Paluck, PhD

Pages