‘Evolution of Modern Thinking’ topic
Dr. Frederick L. Coolidge, professor of psychology at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, will present “The Evolution of Modern Thinking: What Happened to Neanderthals?” 4:30 p.m., Jan. 31, in Room 206AB, Boling University Center at the University of Tennessee at Martin. The lecture, sponsored by the UT?Martin Department of Psychology, is free and open to the public.
When did fully modern thinking first appear? What happened to Neanderthals? Coolidge will discuss these topics and show that the answers are related.
Coolidge has taught at the University of Colorado for 29 years. He has received three teaching awards, two research awards and three Fulbright Fellowships to India. He conducts research in the assessment of psychopathology, cognitive archaeology and behavior genetics. Coolidge has studied the mental health of dangerous dictators and, in particular, has carried out a posthumous psychological assessment of Adolf Hitler.
For more information, contact Dr. Michelle Merwin, Department of Psychology interim chair, at 881-7543 or firstname.lastname@example.org.