Psychology instructor's presentation will open Faculty Speaker Series

September 30, 2011

Kevin Bennett, instructor in psychology at Penn State Beaver, will present "Science, Perception and Reality: What Do Sensory Illusions Tell Us About the Mind?," from noon to 12:50 p.m., Monday, Oct. 3, in Room 16 of the Student Union Building. The public is invited to attend the program, which is the first in a series of faculty research presentations to be delivered throughout the year.

Bennett began teaching at Penn State in 2004 and has conducted research in a variety of fields, including adaptive design and function of emotions; romantic and familial relationships; the psychology of teaching, and psychological design. He is the author or co-author of numerous professional publications.

He holds a master’s degree in evolutionary social psychology with a minor in quantitative psychology from the University of New Mexico and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Michigan.

Bennett can be contacted at or 724-773-3904.

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Last Updated October 03, 2011