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Darwin Day

Let's do as biologists world wide: celebrate the most influential biologist ever on his birthday, the 12 February! The birthday party is for students, staff and all Darwin fans. As a proper birthday party, we serve cake. In addition exciting and interesting lectures on Darwin's work.

Start date:

12 February 2020 12:15

End date:

12 February 2020 14:00

Location:

Bodø, Auditorium A5, Petter Thomassen
FBA continues the tradition, and this year we're honored to announce Prof. Leif Edward Ottesen Kinnear from NTNU as a guest lecturer. 

The celebration is open to all, and will be streamed.

We're happy and proud to annonce that the Darwin Day Lecture of 2020 will be held by the NTNU Professor Leif Edward Ottesen Kennair. He is a specialist in clinical adult psychology, and cognitive therapy.

 Wednesday 12 February, we'll get to know more about the psychological factors behind romance and jealousy. Is jealousy necessarily negative?

Professor Leif Edward Ottesen Kennair takes us on a journey to understand how romantic jealousy developed in humans.

About the guest:
Leif Edward Ottesen Kennair is a professor in psychology, at the Institute of Psychology at NTNU. He finished his cand.psychol. in 1999 at the Faculty of Psychology at University of Bergen, and Ph.D at from NTNU in 2008.

2009-2013 he was the manager at the Institute of Psychology at NTNU. 

Kennairs research interests focus on evolutionary psychology, anxiety, depression and behavioral genetics. He has written and revised numerous of books, including "Evolusjonspsykologi" (2004), "Tvangstanker" (2004), "En innføring i personlighetspsykologi" (2009), "Psykoterapi" (2014), "Personlighetspsykologi" (2015) and "Psykiske lidelser" (2015). His research includes clinical psychology (treatment of PCD, anxiety and depression), and evolutionary psychology (including jealousy, partner selection, sexual behavior, sexual harassment, and the impact of hormones on sexual and romantic behavior).

 You might also know Leif Edward from Norwegian television programs such as NRK's series "Hjernevask" (Brainwashing) and the talk show "Først og sist", where he engages in debates on controversial contemporary issues.

 

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Prof. Leif Edward Ottesen Kennair                  Foto: Aurora Nordnes

After the lecture, there will be served cake sixe XL.

Lecture sneak peek: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Y5h8arZtE4




Start date:

12 February 2020 12:15

End date:

12 February 2020 14:00

Location:

Bodø, Auditorium A5, Petter Thomassen