Seminar Series - Fall 2006

Wednesdays 3:00-4:30pm

September 6: Gulbanu Guvenc, Tel Aviv University
Cognitive and Emotional Representations of Terror Attacks: A Cross-cultural Exploration

September 20: Andrew Parker, RAND
Adolescents' Perceived Risk of Dying

October 4:
Ola Svenson, Stockholm University
Traffic safety and driver cognition: Mental representations of time saved by driving faster, accident risks and other traffic parameters.

October 18:
Jen Mankoff, Human-Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
Leveraging Social Networks to Reduce Individual Ecological Footprints

November 1: Seminar rescheduled for December 6 due to a conflict

November 15:
Shahzeen Attari, Civil and Environmental Engineering & Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University
Decreasing Demand: Facilitating Energy Conservation Using Individual Behavior

November 29:
Hideki Kakeya, University of Tsukuba
Speech Deposit System as an Incentive for Specialists to Maintain Honesty and Integrity

December 6 : Don Moore, Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University
When it's rational for the majority to believe that they are at less risk than others

Location: Porter Hall 223D, Carnegie Mellon University, Social and Decision Sciences conference room

Seminar Series Spring 2007 Schedule

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