Believe it of Not: To Be, To Believe, and To Be Bewildered: Reflections on Believing from a Behaviorist’s Point of View

February 9, 2023 | Roger & Francine Jean Student Center

Professor Joseph Troisi, of the Psychology Department, will help us reflect on questions such as: Just what are beliefs? Does one have beliefs or does one engage voluntarily in the act of believing? What establishes specific acts of believing?

Professor Troisi is a Behavioral Psychologist whose behavioral neuroscience research has implications for drug abuse and drug abuse treatment. Prior to arriving at Saint Anselm College, Professor Troisi was a Post-Doctoral research fellow in human behavioral pharmacology/substance abuse at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine’s Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit (BPRU). His general research interests are rooted in, experimental analysis of behavior, associative learning, and Pavlovian/operant interaction. 

February 9, 2023 7:00 PM

Event Space, Jean Student Center