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A Conversation Between David Brooks and Walter Mischel About Psychological Science

David Brooks is a featured New York Times columnist and a regular on the PBS “News Hour with Jim Lehrer.” In his NY Times columns “Social Science Palooza” I and II, he summarized examples of recent findings in the scholarly study of human behavior and concluded, “A day without social science is like a day without sunshine.” In this conversation hour, Brooks and social psychology legend Walter Mischel talk about what’s exciting them in psychological science and why it matters outside the academy.

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Observer Vol.24, No.6 July/August, 2011

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