The Jacob Marschak Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Mathematics in the Behavior Sciences at UCLA
The Marschak Colloquium meets on alternative Fridays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Entrepreneur's Hall, room C-301 in the UCLA Anderson School of Management complex (unless otherwise indicated). The dates of the presentations are as follows. Please click on dates for a detailed description of the presentation.
Schedule for 2006-2007
October 6, 2006: Persci Diaconis, Mary V. Sunseri Professor of Statistics and Mathematics, Stanford University
Field/Subfield: Statistics/Bayesian Statistics
Topic: "Can You Do Statistics Without Probabilty"
October 20, 2006: Laurence Maloney, Professor in Psychology and Neural Science at New York University
Field/Subfield: Psychology/Economics (Experimental Neuroscience)
Topic: "Decision Making and Movement Planning Under Risk: Optical Visuo-Moto Control in Tasks Equivalent to Decisions Under Risk "
November 3, 2006: Colin F. Camerer, Axline Professor of Business
Economics, California Institute of Technology
Field/Subfield: Economics/Behavioral Economics
Topic: "Behavioral Economics and Neuroeconomics "
November 17, 2006: Joaquin M. Fuster, M.D., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus,
Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA
Field/Subfield: Neuroscience/Neural Network Models
Topic: "Cortical Dynamics of Working Memory"
December 1, 2006: James Fearon, Professor of Political Science and Theodor and Frances Geballe Professor of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University
Field/Subfield: Political Science. International Relations
Topic: "Self-enforcing Democracy"
January 19, 2007: Shlomo Benartzi, Associate Professor, Co-chair of the
Behavioral Decision Making Group, The Anderson School at UCLA
Field/Subfield: Behavioral Economics and Investor Behavior
Topic: "Behavioral Economics and Individual Behavior in Retirement
TUESDAY, February 6, 2007: THE 2006-2007 JACOB MARSCHAK MEMORIAL LECTURE
Roald Hoffmann, Professor of Chemistry and Frank H. T. Rhodes Professor of Humane Letters, Cornell University, Recipient of the 1981 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Field/Subfield: Chemistry, Writing/ Theoretical Chemistry and Poetry
Topic: "Chemistry's Essential Tension: The Same and Not the Same"
Cosponsored by UCLA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, the UCLA Department of English, and the ASUCLA Campus Events Commission
MEETING IN THE ACKERMAN GRAND BALLROOM: NOTE CHANGE OF DATE AND ROOM
February 16, 2007: David Fogel, CEO Natural Selection Inc., La Jolla and Member of the External Advisory Committee of UCLA's Human Complex Systems Program
Field/Subfield: Computational Intelligence/Evolutionary Computation
Topic: "The Future of Intelligent Machines"
Cosponsored by UCLA Human Complex Systems Program
March 2, 2007: John de Figueiredo, Assistant Professor, UCLA Anderson School of Management
Field/Subfield: Management/ Law and Economics, Non-market Strategy
Topic: Topic: "How Do We [Want to] Fund Science? Politics, University Lobbying, and Academic Earmarks"
March 16, 2007: RESCHEDULED for April 13,2007
April 13, 2007: Alan Fiske, Professor of Anthropology, UCLA
Field/Subfield: Cultural Anthropology/Social Psychological Anthropology
Topic: "The Four Fundamental Forms of Sociality: Theory, Formal Models, and Evidence"
Cosponsored by the UCLA Department of Anthropology, the UCLA Center for Behavior, Evolution, and Culture, the UCLA Center for Culture, Brain, and Development, and the UCLA Interdisciplinary Relationship Science Program
April 27, 2007: Allen Parducci, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, UCLA
Field/Subfield: Psychology/ Psychophysics
Topic: "Pleasure vs. Utility: An Experimental Basis for Understanding Happiness"
Cosponsored by UCLA Department of Psychology
May 11, 2007: Phillip Bonacich, Professor of Sociology, UCLA and Core Faculty, UCLA Human Complex Systems Program
Field/Subfield: Sociology/Social Networks
Topic: "Power in Social Networks"
Cosponsored by UCLA Department of Sociology and the UCLA Human Complex Systems Program
June 8, 2007: Alexander and Judy Singer, Independent film makers
Topic: The Future of Augmented Cognition"
Cosponsored by the UCLA Human Complex Systems Program