The Situationist

Search Results

Wegstock #19 – Dan Wegner

Posted on September 30, 2013

In 2011, a conference honoring the late Dan Wegner, “Wegstock,” was held at Harvard University. This is the last of the series, by Dan Wegner himself.  Don’t miss it. To review a collection of Situationist posts discussing Dan Wegner’s research, click here.

Read the rest of this post...

Posted in Implicit Associations, Social Psychology, Video | Leave a Comment »

The Situation of Secret Pleasures (more on Dan Wegner’s Work)

Posted on July 18, 2013

This excerpt, which highlights some of the remarkable work by the late Dan Wegner, comes from an article written by Eric Jaffe in a 2006 edition of the APS’s Observer: “Freud’s Fundamental Rule of Psychoanalysis was for patients to be completely open with a therapist no matter how silly or embarrassing the thought,” says Anita […]

Read the rest of this post...

Posted in Emotions, Life, Morality, Social Psychology | 1 Comment »

Dan Wegner

Posted on July 10, 2013

From Harvard Gazette: Daniel M. Wegner, a pioneering social psychologist who helped to reveal the mysteries of human experience through his work on thought suppression, conscious will, and mind perception, died July 5 as a result of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). He was 65. The John Lindsley Professor of Psychology in Memory of William James, […]

Read the rest of this post...

Posted in Illusions, Life, Social Psychology | 1 Comment »

Dan Wegner on “Psychological Studies of the Guilty Mind”

Posted on March 27, 2010

From the Student Association for Law and Mind Sciences (SALMS) and the Project on Law and Mind Sciences (PLMS) at Harvard Law School, here is an remarkable presentation, titled “Psychological Studies of the Guilty Mind,” by Dan Wegner, one of the most thoughtful and influential social psychologists in the business. * * * * * […]

Read the rest of this post...

Posted in Illusions, Implicit Associations, Social Psychology, Video | Leave a Comment »

Dan Wegner Visits Harvard Law

Posted on September 7, 2009

On Tuesday, September 8, the HLS Student Association for Law and Mind Sciences (SALMS) is hosting a talk by Professor Daniel Wegner on “Psychological Studies of the Guilty Mind.”  The event will take place in Pound 108 at Harvard Law School, from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (and lunch will be served – first come, first served). […]

Read the rest of this post...

Posted in Events, Law, Social Psychology | 1 Comment »

The Good Feeling of Fast Thinking

Posted on October 6, 2013

Situationist Contributor Emily Pronin’s recent articles, When the mind races: Effects of thought speed on feeling and action. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 22, 283–288, was highlighted in a recent APS Observer column.   Here is an excerpt containing a helpful overview of Pronin’s fascinating study and findings. You wake up. Your phone blinks. You touch […]

Read the rest of this post...

Posted in Emotions, Positive Psychology, Situationist Contributors | Leave a Comment »

Wegstock #18 – Jonathan Schooler

Posted on September 24, 2013

In 2011, a conference honoring the late Dan Wegner, “Wegstock,” was held at Harvard University. The talks are brief and are well worth watching.  We are highlighting individual talks, roughly 15 minutes each, through August and September. In his fascinating lecture, Jonathan Schooler discusses his fascinating research on mind wandering and meta-awareness and tells the […]

Read the rest of this post...

Posted in Implicit Associations, Social Psychology, Video | Leave a Comment »

Wegstock #17 – Jamie Pennebaker

Posted on September 20, 2013

In 2011, a conference honoring the late Dan Wegner, “Wegstock,” was held at Harvard University. The talks are brief and are well worth watching.  We are highlighting individual talks, roughly 15 minutes each, through August and September. In his fascinating lecture, Jamie Pennebaker discusses . . . well, it’s a secret.  Enjoy the function and […]

Read the rest of this post...

Posted in Implicit Associations, Social Psychology, Video | Leave a Comment »

Wegstock #16 – Robin Vallacher

Posted on September 10, 2013

In 2011, a conference honoring the late Dan Wegner, “Wegstock,” was held at Harvard University. The talks are brief and are well worth watching.  We are highlighting individual talks, roughly 15 minutes each, through August and September. In his fascinating lecture, titled “Rethinking Psychological Process,” Robin Vallacher discusses his early friendship and research with Dan […]

Read the rest of this post...

Posted in Implicit Associations, Social Psychology, Video | Leave a Comment »

Wegstock #15 – Bill Crano

Posted on September 6, 2013

In 2011, a conference honoring the late Dan Wegner, “Wegstock,” was held at Harvard University. The talks are brief and are well worth watching.  We are highlighting individual talks, roughly 15 minutes each, through August and September. In his thoughtful lecture, titled “Is Dan Wegner a Cook?,” Bill Crano discusses some of Dan Wegner’s very […]

Read the rest of this post...

Posted in Social Psychology, Video | Leave a Comment »

Wegstock #14 – Jerry Klore

Posted on September 1, 2013

In 2011, a conference honoring the late Dan Wegner, “Wegstock,” was held at Harvard University. The talks are brief and are well worth watching.  We are highlighting individual talks, roughly 15 minutes each, through August and September. In his interesting lecture, Gerald Klore discusses some of Dan Wegner’s books and hobbies and Jerry’s own research […]

Read the rest of this post...

Posted in Emotions, Social Psychology, Video | Leave a Comment »

Wegstock #13 – John Krosnick

Posted on August 26, 2013

In 2011, a conference honoring the late Dan Wegner, “Wegstock,” was held at Harvard University. The talks are brief and are well worth watching.  We are highlighting individual talks, roughly 15 minutes each, through August and September. In his outstanding lecture, Jon Krosnick discusses the place of social psychology among social sciences. To review a […]

Read the rest of this post...

Posted in Social Psychology, Video | Leave a Comment »

Wegstock #12 – Dan Gilbert

Posted on August 24, 2013

In 2011, a conference honoring the late Dan Wegner, “Wegstock,” was held at Harvard University. The talks are brief and are well worth watching.  We are highlighting individual talks, roughly 15 minutes each, through August and September. In this video, Dan Gilbert gives another one of his funny and fascinating talks — this one on […]

Read the rest of this post...

Posted in Social Psychology, Video | Leave a Comment »

Wegstock #11 – Thalia Wheatley

Posted on August 21, 2013

In 2011, a conference honoring the late Dan Wegner, “Wegstock,” was held at Harvard University. The talks are brief and are well worth watching.  We are highlighting individual talks, roughly 15 minutes each, through August and September. In this video, Thalia Wheatley discusses her wonderful work on the universal dynamics of emotions and puppets and […]

Read the rest of this post...

Posted in Emotions, Social Psychology, Video | Leave a Comment »

Wegstock #10 – Ap Dijksterhuis

Posted on August 18, 2013

In 2011, a conference honoring the late Dan Wegner, “Wegstock,” was held at Harvard University. The talks are brief and are well worth watching.  We are highlighting individual talks, roughly 15 minutes each, through August and September. In this video, Ap Dijksterhuis discusses his fascinating work on the role of unconscious cognitions. To review a […]

Read the rest of this post...

Posted in Social Psychology, Video | Leave a Comment »

Wegstock #9 – Todd Heatherton

Posted on August 15, 2013

In 2011, a conference honoring the late Dan Wegner, “Wegstock,” was held at Harvard University. The talks are brief and are well worth watching.  We are highlighting individual talks, roughly 15 minutes each, through August and September. In this video, Todd Heatherton delivers his untitled talk in which he discusses his research (inspired and influenced […]

Read the rest of this post...

Posted in Social Psychology, Video | Leave a Comment »

Wegstock #8 – Bill Swann

Posted on August 11, 2013

In 2011, a conference honoring the late Dan Wegner, “Wegstock,” was held at Harvard University. The talks are brief and are well worth watching.  We are highlighting individual talks, roughly 15 minutes each, through August and September. In this video, Bill Swann delivers his talk “Now That’s Devotion,” in which he discusses ways in which […]

Read the rest of this post...

Posted in Social Psychology, Video | Leave a Comment »

Wegstock #7 – Nick Epley

Posted on August 9, 2013

In 2011, a conference honoring Dan Wegner, “Wegstock,” was held at Harvard University. Speakers include Dan Gilbert, Susan Fiske, Tim Wilson, Jon Haidt, Henk Aarts, Bill Swann, Todd Heatherton, Thalia Wheatley, Ap Dijksterhuis, Jon Krosnick, Jerry Clore, Bill Crano, Robin Vallacher, Jamie Pennebaker, Jonathan Schooler and Dan Wegner. The talks are brief and are well […]

Read the rest of this post...

Posted in Social Psychology, Video | Leave a Comment »

Wegstock #6 – Kurt Gray

Posted on August 6, 2013

In 2011, a conference honoring Dan Wegner, “Wegstock,” was held at Harvard University. Speakers include Dan Gilbert, Susan Fiske, Tim Wilson, Jon Haidt, Henk Aarts, Nick Epley, Bill Swann, Todd Heatherton, Thalia Wheatley, Ap Dijksterhuis, Jon Krosnick, Jerry Clore, Bill Crano, Robin Vallacher, Jamie Pennebaker, Jonathan Schooler and Dan Wegner. The talks are brief and […]

Read the rest of this post...

Posted in Social Psychology, Video | Leave a Comment »

Wegstock #5 – Henk Aarts

Posted on August 2, 2013

In 2011, a conference honoring Dan Wegner, “Wegstock,” was held at Harvard University. Speakers include Dan Gilbert, Susan Fiske, Tim Wilson, Jon Haidt, Henk Aarts, Nick Epley, Bill Swann, Todd Heatherton, Thalia Wheatley, Ap Dijksterhuis, Jon Krosnick, Jerry Clore, Bill Crano, Robin Vallacher, Jamie Pennebaker, Jonathan Schooler and Dan Wegner. The talks are brief and […]

Read the rest of this post...

Posted in Social Psychology, Video | Leave a Comment »

 
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 848 other followers