The Conceptual Basis Of Discrimination
Dr. Gil Diesendruck – Bar Ilan University, Israel – Psychology Department
Dr. Gil Diesendruck received his B.A. in Psychology and Economics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, his Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology at the University of Michigan, and was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Arizona. He was also a visiting professor at Yale University. He is currently a Full Professor at the Department of Psychology, Director of the Language and Cognitive Development Laboratory at the Gonda Brain Research Center, and Head of the Interdisciplinary Unit, all at Bar-Ilan University, Israel. His research – focusing on children’s cultural learning and social categorization – has been funded by the Israel Science Foundation, German-Israel Foundation, and Volkswagen Foundation, and has been published in leading journals in Psychology. He has been an Associate Editor of the journal Child Development, and is currently Associate Editor in the Annual Reviews of Developmental Psychology and Journal of Cognition and Development. He is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Sciences.