Evolutionary Psychology Explained at SUNY New Paltz
NEW PALTZ -- Glenn Geher, assistant professor of psychology at the State University of New York at New Paltz, will present a lecture titled "Evolutionary Psychology Explained: Understanding Human Mating" at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 13 in the campus' Honors Center, located in College Hall."This talk is designed to explain the fundamental ideas of evolutionary psychology and clear up misconceptions people have," said Geher. "It will also show how behavior is best understood through the natural selection processes."
The lecture will include some of Geher's own research about mating behaviors to illustrate the field of evolutionary psychology - a he believes is misunderstood by most people. Geher's lecture is part of 2002 Honors Center Faculty Lecture Series, which is designed to bring together SUNY New Paltz faculty members to discuss their current research before the campus community and the wider public.
John Baugher, of the SUNY New Paltz Sociology Department, will present the next lecture in the series on Monday, March 25. It is titled "Individualism, Political Generations and Union Loyalty."
All lectures are free and open to the public.
For further information on future speakers and lectures in this series, visit the SUNY New Paltz online calendar at www.newpaltz.edu/calendar.
Located in the heart of a dynamic college town, 90 minutes from metropolitan New York City, the State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective college of about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
One of the most well-regarded public colleges in the nation, New Paltz delivers an extraordinary number of majors in Business, Liberal Arts, Sciences, Engineering, Fine and Performing Arts and Education.
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