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Dr. Laura Carstensen, "A Long, Bright Future"
Oct 11, 2011
(7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.)
Location: CVL 8th floor Conference room
Join the Center for Vital Longevity and welcome Dr. Laura Carstensen, Director of Stanford Center on Longevity.
Laura L. Carstensen, Ph.D.,
is a member of the Psychology Department at Stanford University, where she is also Founding Director of the Stanford Center on Longevity and the Fairleigh S. Dickinson Jr. Professor in Public Policy.
For more than twenty years her research has been supported by the National Institute on Aging, and in 2005 she was honored with a MERIT award. Carstensen is best known for socioemotional selectivity theory, a life-span theory of motivation. With her students and colleagues, she has published well over 100 articles on life-span development. Her most current empirical research focuses on ways in which motivational changes influence cognitive processing.
Please join the Center for Vital Longevity's
Science Series Talks. Lunch will be provided.
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