University of Kent psychologist delivering April 7 Expanding Empathy lecture
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The final solo talk in the 2021 Expanding Empathy lecture series is scheduled for Wednesday, April 7, with Jim A.C. Everett, lecturer (assistant professor) in psychology at the University of Kent, presenting.
The topic of Everett’s lecture, which is being delivered as a Zoom webinar at 4 p.m., is “Switching Tracks? A Two-Dimensional Model of Utilitarian Psychology.”
“In the last talk of this year’s Expanding Empathy series, Dr. Everett will join us to discuss how we can motivate prosocial actions for the collective good, through the lens of utilitarianism,” said C. Daryl Cameron, convener of the Rock Ethics Institute’s Moral Agency and Moral Development Initiative. “Over this series…