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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

The Vicarious Construal Effect: Seeing and Experiencing the World Through Different Eyes

Colloquium | September 6 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Clayton Critcher, Associate Professor, Haas School of Business

 Institute of Personality and Social Research

That two individuals can be exposed to the same stimulus and experience it differently speaks to the power of construal. People’s construals are shaped by their idiosyncratic attitudes, belief systems, and personal histories. As a result, simple delights for children often become uninspiring bores for adults. In this talk, I consider whether people can actively try on construals and experience...   More >

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Cognitive Neuroscience/Neurobiology Colloquium

Colloquium | September 7 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition

 Joni Wallis, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute and Department of Psychology, UC Berkeley

 Department of Psychology

"Dynamics of Prefrontal Computations During Decision-Making"