Eva Telzer Department of Psychology and Neuroscience University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill   Neurobiological sensitivity to social context in adolescents   Social influence from parents and peers represent the most potent predictors of adolescents’ initiation and escalation of risk-taking behaviors. However, emerging evidence also implicates the protective role of parents and peers in adolescents’ […]

SCEW Seminar: Eugen Dimant

November 15, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Eugen Dimant Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Program (PPE) University of Pennsylvania   Observability, Social Proximity, and the Erosion of Norm Compliance   Social norms are ubiquitous in social and economic life but the drivers of norm conformity are poorly understood. We study the specific ways in which others’ norm compliance influences own norm compliance. Our […]

ILST Seminar Series: Martin Ip

November 15, 2019
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Martin Ip ILST Fellow University of Pennsylvania   Universal and Language-specific Prosodic Processing   A key question in the psychology of language is how speech processing (i.e., speaking and listening) can be influenced by both language-universal and language-specific mechanisms. In the segmental domain, speech processing involves both universal constraints based on syllabic structures and patterning […]