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Celebrating the Life

November 8, 2012 - 9:45am

Event: Research + Pizza features Art Markman discussing his work in the field of cognitive science. The event is free and open to the public.

When: Noon, Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Where: The University of Texas at Austin, Perry-Castañeda Library, Room 2.500 (map).

  Background: Dr. Art Markman — the Annabel Irion Worsham Centennial Professor in Marketing and Psychology in the Department of Psychology — discusses his work in the field of cognitive science.

Markman has written a book on the subject, Smart Thinking, that differentiates between raw intelligence, and the act of using intelligence to understand memory, learn effectively, and use knowledge to accomplish goals.  He argues that smart thinking can be cultivated through a multidisciplinary understanding of behavior, language, learning science and philosophy.

Free Pizza (while it lasts) generously provided by program supporter Austin’s Pizza.

Research + Pizza a lunchtime lecture series featuring research presentations by faculty from across the university.

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