Fechner Speaker

New York Times'; Best Seller Author to Speak at UMSL | Optometry Fechner Day

The University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry's 13th Annual Fechner Day will be held on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 12:30pm in Lucas Hall Room 100. Fechner Day is celebrated at many academic institutions including an annual international conference.

This year's guest speaker will be Dr. Alexandra Horowitz, a New York Times' Best Seller Author who has written several books and additional publications. One of her books, Inside of a Dog spent 63 weeks as a New York Times bestseller. Her latest book Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes was published January, 2013. Horowitz's address to Fechner Day guest is entitled, "Examining Others"; Points of View.

Dr. Alexandra Horowitz is a professor of psychology at Barnard College, Columbia University; she earned her Ph.D. in Cognitive Science at the University of California at San Diego. The Horowitz Dog Cognition Lab at Barnard conducts research on a wide range of topics, including, lately: dog olfaction; inter-species play behavior; and attributions of secondary emotions to dogs.

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