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Thursday, January 26, 2012

The 2012 Society for Personality and Social Psychology conference will feature a symposium co-chaired by graduate student Brittany Liu and department Chair Peter Ditto:

Subjective science: Ideological influences on the interpretation of data and potential solutions

Chair: Brittany Liu, University of California, Irvine
Co-Chair: Peter H. Ditto, University of California, Irvine

The partisan battles that dominate American politics are fueled by huge discrepancies in factual beliefs. This multidisciplinary symposium includes scholars using a variety of methodological approaches to examine the psychological and behavioral sources of subjective interpretations of science in political contexts, as well as possible solutions for decreasing such bias. symposium info

Additionally, please visit our many poster sessions (click Read More below for details).

Colloquium Series: November 28

Monday, November 28, 2011

Tangentially Related Photos Promote Truthiness of Fact, Fiction, and Future Prediction

Monday, November 28th
12:00-1:30 pm
SBSG 1517

Eryn Newman
Visiting Fulbright Scholar, University of California, Irvine
PhD Candidate,Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand


Click 'read more' below for abstract.

Colloquium Series: October 3

Monday, October 3, 2011

Please join us for our weekly colloquium
Monday, October 3rd from 12-1:30 pm
Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway

Global Disasters and Trauma: Preparation, Coping and Psychosocial Responses

Preparation Type Matters: Implications for Targeting Populations for Personal Preparedness for Natural Disasters
Kristen L. Gamble

Post-disaster Outcomes Associated with the 2010 Chilean Earthquake
Dana R. Garfin

Posttraumatic Stress Among Indonesian Children: Three Years after a Major Earthquake
Edwin T. Tan

Dyadic Distress in the Family: The Inter-Dependence between Parental and Child Responses following a Natural Disaster in Indonesia
Vanessa Juth

Emotional Suppression, Probable Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and the Cortisol Awakening Response Following Exposure to Repeated Natural Disasters
Suman Lam

For the abstract, click read more below: