Elizabeth Phelps, PhD (Harvard)

Pershing Square Professor of Human Neuroscience 
Department of Psychology
Harvard University 

Introducing Affective Neuroscience to Neuroeconomics

Tuesday, February 7th, 2023
5:00PM – 6:30 PM (Reception to follow)
To RSVP: http://bit.ly/DfS2023
NYU Kimmel Center, Grand Hall
60 Washington Sq. South, Top Floor
Zoom Link:  tbc




Speaker Bio

Elizabeth A. Phelps is the Pershing Square Professor of Human Neuroscience.  She received her PhD from Princeton University and served on the faculty of Yale University and New York University.  Her laboratory has earned widespread acclaim for its groundbreaking research on how the human brain processes emotion, particularly as it relates to learning, memory and decision making.  Dr. Phelps is the recipient of the Distinguished Scholar Award from the Social and Affective Neuroscience Society, the William James Award from the Association for Psychological Science and the George Miller Award from the Cognitive Neuroscience Society.  She is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Society for Experimental Psychologists and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.  She has served on the Board of Directors of the Association for Psychological Science, the Society for Neuroeconomics and was a founding board member of the Society for Neuroethics.  She has previously served as the President of the Society for Neuroeconomics, the Association the Social and Affective Neuroscience Society and the Association for Psychological Science.


Feb 07 2023


5:00 PM - 6:30 PM


Categories: Dean for Science Lecture