Thursday, March 17, 2011
Queens Campus, 3 - 4:30 p.m.
Bent Hall, Room 277 A and B
Dr. Elizabeth A. Phelps
Dr. Elizabeth A. Phelps received her Ph.D. from
Princeton University in 1989, served on the faculty of Yale
University until 1999, and is currently the Silver Professor of
Psychology and Neural Science at New York University. Her
laboratory has earned widespread acclaim for its groundbreaking
research on how the human brain processes emotion, particularly as
it relates to learning, memory and decision-making. Dr. Phelps is
the recipient of the 21st Century Scientist Award from the James S.
McDonnell Foundation and a fellow of the American Association for
the Advancement of Science and the Society for Experimental
Psychology. She has served on the Board of Directors of the
Association for Psychological Science and the Society for
Neuroethics, and was the President of the Society for
Neuroeconomics. She is the current Editor of the APA journal
Four points – St. John’s Most Valuable Participant
(MVP) Student Reward Program.