Psychology hosts discussion on epistemological assumptions in behavioral psychology
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Department of Psychology is pleased to present a colloquium and discussion with Faye Crosby, Ph.D. on Friday, September 22 at 10 a.m. in IUPUI Campus Center room 450B. The colloquium, “Rigor or Rigor Mortis: My growing unease with the epistemological assumptions underlying the social and behavioral sciences,” will address epistemological assumptions prevalent in social psychology and other areas in the social and behavioral sciences, as well as describe why these assumptions may be problematic.
Understanding Barriers to Women’s Advancement in the Workplace: Applied and Action-Oriented Research
INDIANAPOLIS – Linda Babcock, Ph.D., will be presenting a talk, “Understanding Barriers to Women’s Advancement in the Workplace: Applied and Action-Oriented Research”, 11 a.m. Friday, September 1 in the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) University Library Lilly Auditorium. The talk will focus on Babcock’s research about barriers to women in the workplace, utilizing interdisciplinary methodology at the interface between economics and psychology.