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LIFE AFTER GRAD SCHOOL SEMINAR<br>How to Use a PhD to Make People Angry, Happy, and/or Enlightened</br>

Friday, February 7, 2014
12:00 AM
335 West Hall

A technique is described for using the skills acquired during scientific PhD research to manipulate the emotional and cognitive states of people on a large scale. Case studies include an investigation of civilian deaths in Afghanistan, a sting operation on open access journals, a global dance contest for scientists, and a series of pornographic art films about the sex life of nonhuman animals.

Dr. John Bohannon is a science correspondent and an associate researcher at Harvard University's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

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