Poster about Dean Simpson's speech

The Department of Psychology and the Institute for Prospective Cognition (IPC) will present a talk, titled “The Persistence of Processing: Prospective Context Effects in Visual Word Recognition,” with Gregory B. Simpson Friday, September 23, at 2 p.m. in the Prairie Center Room at the Bone Student Center. Simpson is the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at Illinois State University.

“I am thankful for Dean Simpson’s administrative leadership,” said Professor Scott Jordan, chair of the Department of Psychology. “But I also appreciate the fact that he is an accomplished scholar, and I hope everyone will join us for what promises to be an interesting talk. Everyone is welcome to attend.”

Simpson was a professor of cognitive psychology at the University of Kansas and a faculty member at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, prior to coming to Illinois State. He received his Ph.D. in experimental psychology from the University of Kansas.

Institute for Prospective Cognition

Simpson’s talk is part of the Institute for Prospective Cognition’s “Virtually Human: Science, Art, and the 21st Century Self” speaker series.

The Institute for Prospective Cognition is an international, interdisciplinary organization devoted to the scholarly investigation of the forward-looking nature of human cognition and the means by which it emerges and expresses itself within individual consciousness, group communication, and cultural sustainment.

This speaker series is sponsored by the Institute for Prospective Cognition and the Department of Psychology. To support the Department of Psychology and help enhance its educational mission with advanced teaching methods, guest speakers, and more opportunities for students to learn through research experiences, please consider making a gift to the department through the Illinois State University Foundation.

If you need a special accommodation to participate in this program, call the Department of Psychology at (309) 439-8651. Please allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.