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Dr. Kang Lee to present for Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience Distinguished Lecture Series

Dr. Kang Lee to present for Ph.D. in Educational Neuroscience Distinguished Lecture Series

Presentation Date: Thursday, April 23, 2020

Time: 4-5:30 p.m.

Topic: Little liars: How children learn to tell lies

Location: I. King Jordan Student Academic Center Room 1011  

Abstract: In the presentation, "Little Liars: How children learn to tell lies," Dr. Lee will use scientific evidence from his laboratory and others over the last two decades to show that lying begins early in life and discuss what factors contribute or do not contribute to the development of lying, why children lie, and whether adults can easily detect children's lies.

Additional Details: A reception with light refreshments will take place immediately following this event. Attendees will have the opportunity to further interact with Dr. Lee and other attendees about this subject.

About Dr. Kang Lee 
Dr. Kang Lee is a professor at the University of Toronto and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in developmental neuroscience, and a senior scientist (professor rank) at the Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego.

For over two decades, Dr. Lee has studied how children learn to tell lies using behavioral, computational, and neuroimaging methodologies.

His work has led to legal reforms in Canada. Since 2006, child witnesses under 14 years of age must follow a procedure based on the work from his lab before being admitted to testify in the criminal court in Canada.

He is one of the inventors of Transdermal Optical Imaging, a revolutionary contactless technology that images facial blood flows to decode physiological and psychological activities.

He holds several patents that use video cameras to detect heart rate, stress, blood pressure, and deception.

Dr. Lee is also a TED speaker with his talk receiving nearly 8 million views.

Dr. Lee is a recipient of the Premiers Research Excellence Award and Leaders Opportunity Awards. He has published over 300 peer-reviewed papers and his research has been funded by NIH and NSF in the US, NSERC, and SSHRC in Canada, and NSFC in China.

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