Palo Alto University Presents: Superstar Psychologists in Technology

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Palo Alto University will present the Superstar Psychologists in Technology event on March 19, 2020. This event will feature Sam Jaffee, Ph.D., User Experience Researcher at Google.

On March 19, 2020, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. PST, Palo Alto University will host Superstar Psychologists in Technology, a psychology workshop featuring a presentation from Sam Jaffee, User Experience Researcher at Google. This event will be sponsored by Palo Alto University Research Professor C. Barr Taylor, m2Health, i4Care and Behavioral Intervention Technologies (BITS) student group.

Sam Jaffee attended Bowling Green State University, where he received his Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology and also studied motion perception and spatial problem-solving in digital environments. Following his completion of the Ph.D. program, Jaffee worked as a User Experience Researcher at Capital One for two years, supporting various credit-related products. His career at Google began after a one-year stint at Alma College, where he took a visiting professorship. In his work with Google, Jaffee's work focuses on improving mobile keyboards.

Outside of his current work, Jaffee has a passion for teaching and hopes to utilize his experiences from the applied world to improve the academic experiences of students inside and outside of psychology and the social sciences.

The event will take place at the Palo Alto University E-Clinic Suite C15A, at the Los Altos campus. Maureen O'Connor, Ph.D., J.D., president of Palo Alto University, will moderate the event. Dr. Jaffee's presentation will be preceded by a reception that will include light refreshments and food. President O'Connor is excited to welcome Jaffee to speak at this event and stated, "Palo Alto University celebrates professionals that pave the way for innovation in psychology. Jaffee's technological expertise is exactly what we'd like to share with others working toward advancing in the field."

To learn more about this opportunity and other available psychology and business workshops, interested parties can register to attend the event virtually by joining via ZOOM. For more information, visit http://www.paloaltou.edu or call 650-433-3828. The Palo Alto University campus is located at 1791 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304.

Palo Alto University is dedicated to improving the human condition through excellence in teaching, research and scholarship in the fields of psychology and counseling. With an unwavering commitment to diversity and to the communities it serves, PAU offers doctorate, master's and bachelor's programs, as well as hands-on clinical training. A private, non-profit university, PAU is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Connect at: http://www.paloaltou.edu

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