- Recent concerns over the development of Internet-based information, such as so-called "fake news" sites, focuses interest on psychological research on collective memory formation and its vulnerability to distortion. Related work by affiliated faculty member Alin Coman is discussed in a March 2017 news feature in Nature.
Tue, Apr 25, 2017, 12:45 pm
Thu, Apr 27, 2017, 4:30 pm
"Asking, Bending, and Shaping: A Reconceptualization of Gender in Career Negotiations"—Is there merit to the critique of female negotiations "women don't ask"? Hannah Riley Bowles (Harvard Kennedy School) will present preliminary findings and theoretical propositions generated from three qualitative studies of executives' career-related negotiations. Data on executives' career-related negotiations suggest that both male and female executives negotiate regularly for career-related opportunities that involve "bending" and "shaping" organizational norms. Research findings suggest gender constraints on career negotiations relate to gender incongruence rather than to gender differences.
Tue, May 2, 2017, 12:45 pm