Research + Pizza with Pennebaker on the Revealing Nature of Language, 11/2
October 27, 2011 - 12:55pm
Event: Research + Pizza features James Pennebaker discussing what our language reveals about us. The event is free and open to the public.
When: Noon, Wednesday, November 2
Where: The University of Texas at Austin, Perry-Castañeda Library, Room 2.500 (map).
Background: The final installment of the University of Texas Libraries Research + Pizza series features Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology
James Pennebaker speaking about how the words we use can expose hidden meanings about our feelings, intentions and personality.
Pennebaker’s latest book The Secret Life of Pronouns: What Our Words Say About Us hones in on the words that he calls “keys to the soul,” and what the most routine of descriptors of self reveal about our state of mind.
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.