Wednesday, October 28, 2015
1:00–2:00 p.m.


University Center Room 313
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Compassion for the Needy, But What Does it Mean to be in Need?


Psi Chi Presents Dr. Andrew Delton

andrew-deltonDr. Andrew Delton is an Assistant Professor at Stony Brook University’s Center for Behavioral Political Economy, with appointments in the Department of Political Science and the College of Business. His research addresses questions of how people work together efficiently and effectively and why we sometimes sacrifice our own welfare for the welfare of others. His multidisciplinary work draws from cognitive and evolutionary psychology to highlight the origins and emotional mechanisms behind human social interaction in modern political, business, and institutional environments. Dr. Delton has been a recipient of funding from the National Science Foundation and won NSF’s special competition on time-sharing experiments in the social sciences in 2005. He won both the Postdoctoral Researcher and Young Investigator of the year awards from the Human Behavior and Evolution Society. Dr. Delton has presented invited talks all over the globe and discussed his research in The Economist, the Boston Globe, and on CNN, among other media outlets. Dr. Delton received a B.S. in Psychology from Arizona State University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of California at Santa Barbara.


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Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology
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