[EvoPsycLab] EP group plan and meetings

Elizabeth Cashdan ecashdan at gmail.com
Tue Mar 31 13:35:24 MDT 2020


Ok for me.   Will you book a zoom room, Bruce?

Maybe come May we can meet at a 6 foot distance in our backyards.

Elizabeth

On Tue, Mar 31, 2020, 10:05 AM Lisa Diamond <lisa.diamond at psych.utah.edu>
wrote:

> How about we do it at 4:30?
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> *From:* EvoPsycLab <evopsyclab-bounces at lists.csbs.utah.edu> *On Behalf Of
> *BRUCE J. ELLIS
> *Sent:* Monday, March 30, 2020 10:14 PM
> *To:* evopsyclab at lists.csbs.utah.edu
> *Subject:* [EvoPsycLab] FW: EP group plan and meetings
>
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> Dear all,
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> Here is the email I sent for the next EP meeting.  As it turns out, I have
> a commitment on Friday from 3:00-4:30.  I could still do the EP meeting if
> we could work it for either before or after that time.
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> It would be great to see all of your faces!
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> Best,
>
> Bruce
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>
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> *From:* EvoPsycLab <evopsyclab-bounces at lists.csbs.utah.edu> *On Behalf Of
> *BRUCE J. ELLIS
> *Sent:* Tuesday, March 10, 2020 3:47 PM
> *To:* evopsyclab at lists.csbs.utah.edu
> *Subject:* [EvoPsycLab] EP group plan and meetings
>
>
>
> Dear EP group,
>
>
>
> We had an organizational meeting on Friday and discussed the future
> directions of the group.  Although Elizabeth was not able to make that
> meeting, I had consulted with her about her wishes ahead of time.  Here is
> what came out of it.
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> 1.  We are going to evolve toward becoming a journal club.  That is, the
> main focus of the group will be on doing readings and discussing relevant
> ideas.  However, if anyone ever wants to present a research idea or
> research findings to the group, that would have first priority.
>
>
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> 2.  In moving toward a journal club, we will choose thematic topics, which
> we will pursue over time (such as for a semester, or even a year).  That
> could involve reading a book, or reading related journal
> articles/chapters.  We decided that the first topic would be current issues
> in life history theory, particularly as it would inform research questions
> of interest to the group.  *For our next meeting, we are going to discuss
> some work involving internally- vs. externally-focused life history models.
> See attached*. There is a target article by Rickard et al., and comments
> by Belsky and Del Giudice.
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>
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> 3.  We decided on a regular time, which ideally will not change or ever
> require any Doodle poles.  That time is Fridays at 4pm.  The idea is that
> will always be the time that our group meets.  The group decided that we
> will hold these meetings at people’s homes (not on campus).  Here is the
> schedule for the rest of the semester:
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>
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> March 20: Bruce’s house (1854 E. Kensington)
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> April 3: Alex’s house (179 F. St.)
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> April 17: Katie’s house (1288 E Crystal Ave)
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> May 1: Lisa’s house (314 3rd Ave.)
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>
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> We will probably continue to meet through the summer, as it is likely that
> all of us will be traveling less, unless we have all succumbed to the
> plague by then.
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> 4.  We had some discussion about group size.  The general consensus was to
> keep it small.  There may be room to add one more professor/graduate
> student, or not?
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>
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> Best,
>
> Bruce
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> _____________________________
>
> Bruce J. Ellis, Ph.D.
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