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Love, Sex, and Intimacy

Alexandra Solomon, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Northwestern University; lecturer, NU’s School of Education and Social Policy; and licensed clinical psychologist, The Family Institute at Northwestern University.

Mar 5 2020
Grand Rounds Presentation

Sex Matters: Honoring the Challenges and the Opportunities of the Erotic

Alexandra Solomon, Ph.D.

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Northwestern University; lecturer, NU’s School of Education and Social Policy; and licensed clinical psychologist, The Family Institute at Northwestern University.

Mar 4 2020

Love, Money, and Parenting: How Economics Explains the Way We Raise Our Kids

Matthias Doepke, Ph.D.

HSBC Research Professor in Economics, Northwestern University

Feb 11 2020

Parenting the New Teen in the Age of Anxiety

John Duffy, Psy.D.

Clinical psychologist and author of The Available Parent and Parenting the New Teen in the Age of Anxiety

Jan 16 2020
Grand Rounds Presentation

Grand Rounds: Boys and Sex: Navigating the New Masculinity

Peggy Orenstein

Bestselling author and contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine.

Jan 14 2020

Boys and Sex: Navigating the New Masculinity

Peggy Orenstein

Bestselling author and contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine.

Jan 13 2020

A Beginner’s Guide to the End: Practical Advice for Living Life and Facing Death

BJ Miller, M.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California-San Francisco

Shoshana Berger

Editorial Director, IDEO

Dec 11 2019

Confident Parents, Confident Kids: Raising Emotional Intelligence in Ourselves and Our Kids

Jennifer Miller, M.Ed.

Author and illustrator of the blog "Confident Parents, Confident Kids"

Dec 10 2019

Building Empathy in a Fractured World

Jamil Zaki, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology and Director, Stanford Social Neuroscience Laboratory, Stanford University

Dec 4 2019