Find the Invisible Gorilla at the April Patient Safety Conference, Sponsored by MOCPS!

March 29, 2012    |   By: Calevir

Please join us for another great patient safety conference experience Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at the Stoney Creek Inn in Columbia, Missouri!   Register Today!

This year, Dan Simons, PhD, author of The Invisible Gorilla and Professor of Psychology at Beckman Institute of the University of Illinois will present:   How our intuitions Deceive Us – Human Factors at Play.

“The Invisible Gorilla just might teach us to be more humble, understanding, and forgiving” (The New York Times)

More about Dan Simons:Dan Simons is a professor in the Department of Psychology and the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois. He spent five years on the faculty in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University, and his research has been funded by the Jacob Javits Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and a number of others.   Dan jointly received the Ig Nobel Prize in Psychology for showing that it is possible to hide a “gorilla” in plain sight (the “Prize” awards research that first makes you laugh and then makes you think).   As a graduate student at Cornell, Dan received the Annual Teaching Award for the best teaching by a psychology department graduate student. Dan also founded  Viscog Productions, Inc., a company that produces and sells DVD videos and demonstrations that can be used to induce failures of visual awareness in audiences.

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