Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

CSSS Seminar: Integrating Multiple Time Scales

Posted: 2/21/2017 (Local Events)

Abstract: The theoretical foundations of lifespan development are situated in thinking about long-term change over years and decades – and are typically examined using growth models. Social exchange and individual behavior, however, are enacted in the day-to-day and minute-to-minute and examined using models of intraindividual variability. Can these two paradigms be integrated? Drawing on empirical illustrations, we try out a set of ideas about how new technologies may afford observation of ZOOTS – ZOOms, Tensions, and Switches – and support development of multiple time-scale models of behavior.

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Date: 02/22/2017

Time: 12:30 - 1:30 PM PT

Location: University of Washington, Savery 409