2015 Minnesota Undergraduate Psychology Conference, April 25, 2015, Macalester College

Planning to attend MUPC 2015?

The deadline for registering for MUPC 2015 was April 10, 2015.

Planning to make a presentation at MUPC 2015?

The deadline for submitting a paper or poster for MUPC 2015 was April 10, 2015.

Formatting requirements for posters and powerpoints are posted here!

Preliminary Schedule for MUPC 2015

Registration (with coffee and treats): 8:00-10:45 AM

Poster and Paper Session I: 8:30-9:30 AM

Poster and Paper Session II: 9:35-10:35 AM

Keynote Address: 10:45 AM-12:15 PM

Mahzarin Benaji, Harvard University

Lunch Break: 12:15-1:15 PM
Poster and Paper Session III: 1:20-2:20 PM

Poster and Paper Session IV: 2:25-3:25 PM

Questions about MUPC 2015?

Contact Joan Ostrove, Chair of Psychology at Macalester College at 651-696-6775 or ostrove@macalester.edu.

Behind the MUPC 2015 Keynote:

Mahzarin Banaji, Ph.D., Harvard University

Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People

We think that we know our own minds and that we are able to assess others in a fair and accurate way. Dr. Banaji will challenge these self-perceptions during her talk as she explores the hidden biases we all carry from a lifetime of exposure to cultural attitudes about age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, social class, sexuality, disability status, and nationality. In particular, Dr. Banaji will explain how these biases shape our likes and dislikes and our judgments about the character, abilities, and potential of other people; how biases can be revealed using the Implicit Association Test, a method that has revolutionized the way scientists are learning about the human mind; and critically, how well-meaning people may better align their behavior with their good intentions.

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