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What Twin Studies Reveal

CSUF Psychology Day Scholars Focus on Economics, Behavior

March 27, 2013

What twin studies reveal about humanity is the focus of this year’s Psychology Day at Cal State Fullerton. The Tuesday, April 16 event will feature lectures by Henrik Cronqvist, McMahon family associate professor of corporate finance and George R. Roberts Fellow at Claremont McKenna College, and Laura A. Baker, USC psychology professor.

The 9:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. event in the Titan Student Union's Portola Pavilion is open to the public and free of charge.

Cronqvist will present “Individual Differences in Investments and Savings” at 9:30 a.m., and Baker will present “Origins of Antisocial Behavior” at 10:45 a.m. Psychology majors will take part in panel discussions and present posters on their research at 1 p.m.

The speakers will be introduced by twins expert Nancy L. Segal, CSUF professor of psychology and director of the university’s Twin Studies Center. Her article on twin survivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp is featured in the March 21 edition of Psychology Today.

The event is sponsored by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and Associated Students Inc. For more information, call 657-278-3514.

By: Mimi Ko Cruz, 657-278-7586

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