JOHN P. McGOVERN AWARD LECTURE IN THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES: Susan Fiske: Humans are Intent Detectors: Implications for Society

Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs, Princeton University
Friday, 13 February 2015: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Room 210AB (San Jose Convention Center)
Dr. Susan Fiske is a psychologist who researches social cognition, i.e., how people make sense of each other. Her work examines how stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination are encouraged or discouraged by social relationships such as cooperation, competition, and power. She is the current president of the Federation of Associations in Brain and Behavioral Sciences (2014-2015). She is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, American Philosophical Society, and American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and American Academy of Political and Social Science. Recognition of her work has included a Guggenheim Fellowship; the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award of the American Psychological Association; the Donald Campbell Award of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology; and the William James Fellow Award of the Association for Psychological Science. She received a Ph.D. in social psychology from Harvard University.
Susan T. Fiske, Princeton University
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