Presentation on Adoption as a Specialty Area in Counseling

Dr. Yanhong Liu presenting.

Dr. Yanhong Liu, assistant professor of counseling and human services at Syracuse University, presented an empowering talk on adoption at SUNY New Paltz on April 11. The presentation, which was well attended by faculty and students across counseling and psychology, was entitled “Adoption as a Specialty Area of Counseling: Reality, Themes, and … Continue reading

Cognitive Science Colloquium on November 19

Dr. Ira Novek

From Psychology to Language and Back: The Role of Intentions in Utterance Comprehension Ira Noveck (Institut des Sciences Cognitives- Marc Jeannerod, Lyon, France) November 19, 2018 (5:00 PM, LC 104) Paul Grice famously made a distinction between sentence meaning (the properties of a sentence assigned to it by the grammar) and speaker’s meaning (what the … Continue reading

Dr. Alison Nash to Give Valedictory Lecture as Part of Cognitive Science Colloquium Series

Smithsonian, August 1980

The Cognitive Science Colloquium Series is proud to present a Valedictory Lecture by retiring professor of psychology, Dr. Alison Nash. Downloadable poster available here. Title Men Hunt and Women Nest: Challenging Claims about intrinsic gender differences Time and Place Monday, May 7, 2018 5:00 pm, Science Hall 181 Summary: Scientific claims about intrinsic gender … Continue reading

Nate Kornell to Present on Using Cognitive Science to Enhance Learning

Productive Struggle: Using Cognitive Science to Enhance Learning Nate Kornell (Williams College) March 13, 2018 March 27, 2018 (rescheduled due to snow) 5:00 pm, LC 102  CSB Auditorium Cognitive Science Colloquium Series, 2017-2018 If you want to perform well tomorrow, you should make things hard on yourself today; as Frederick Douglass said, “without … Continue reading

New Paltz Evolutionary Psychology Lab Presents at the Hudson Valley Humanists’ Annual Darwin Day Event

On Sunday, February 4, 2018, the SUNY New Paltz Evolutionary Psychology lab, directed by psychology faculty member, Glenn Geher, presented a symposium on the evolutionary origins of beauty and art. Presentations were given by Glenn along with six students from the lab. These students included two undergraduate psychology majors (Alec … Continue reading