Colloquium | April 12 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues), Wildavsky Conference Room
Supreet Kaur, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, UC Berkeley
Recent work at the intersection of psychology and economics posits that the condition of being financially constrained induces cognitive load, leading to potentially lower cognitive function among the poor. If true, this has the potential to lower labor productivity among the poorproviding a channel through which poverty could directly reinforce itself.
Cognition Colloquium: Emily Liquin "The Effects of Explanation Generation on Explore-Exploit Decision Making and Learning"& Sophia Sanborn "TBA"
Colloquium | April 14 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Room 5101
Emily Liquin, UC Berkeley; Sophia Sanborn, UC Berkeley
Grad student Emily Liquin will present her research, "The Effects of Explanation Generation on Explore-Exploit Decision Making and Learning," and grad student Sophia Sanborn will present some of her original research, topic TBA.