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Each semester over three years, beginning in Fall 2019, we will hold public events to have wider conversations about reproducibility, efficiency, and the trustworthiness of scientific research.

Conversations about Science and Society: Personality, Sex, and Reproducibility

Featured speakers: Colin DeYoung (Psychology, University of Minnesota) and Marlene Zuk (Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota)

Scientific studies help explain how people act and behave. But sometimes these studies show different results when repeated on different populations. What expectations should we have for studies of personality and sexual behavior? And how much can we generalize across groups, or even across species? Join us for a conversation about reproducibility in the contexts of psychological studies of personality, biological studies of sexual behavior, and how we think about the intersection of science and society.

Date: Tuesday, October 29th, 2019 6 pm.

Location: Day Block Brewing Co, 1105 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55415

Tickets: z.umn.edu/conversationsFall2019

Light refreshments available.

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Faces of the speakers at the event: Marlene Zuk and Colin DeYoung