Tali Sharot Department of Experimental Psychology University College London Affect & Decision-Making in Health and Disease The ability to use information to adaptively guide behavior is central to intelligence. My work describes the role of affect in this process. In this talk I will present our recent research characterizing the influence of affect […]
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Doug Guilbault Annenberg School for Communication University of Pennsylvania Attractor Dynamics in the Social Construction of Categories It is widely held that communication leads social groups to differ in the cultural traits and linguistic categories they adopt. Because individuals can vary in how they form novel categories, larger population sizes are said to […]
Robin Dembroff Department of Philosophy Yale University Positions in Patriarchy: Retooling the Metaphysics of Gender Decades of feminist theory have approached the question ‘what is gender?’ with an eye to gender as a system— in particular, the system that creates and sustains patriarchy. Using this approach, feminists have proposed theories of gender focused on […]
Penn Reasons and Foundations of Epistimeology Conference (PeRFECt5) Please join the Philosophy Department on November 15-16, 2019 as they host the fifth Penn Reasons and Foundations of Epistemology Conference (PeRFECt5). For further information and event schedule, click here for the program website.