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The Harvard Decision Science Laboratory sponsors a luncheon featuring Robert Josephs, a leading researcher at the intersection of social psychology and hormones. His work seeks to identify and examine links between distinct aspects of the endocrine system and specific behavioral and clinical phenomena—dominance, aggression, leadership, and stress reactivity. His latest research has demonstrated that predeployment levels of testosterone and cortisol interact with war-zone stress to predict general anxiety symptoms in soldiers deployed in Iraq. With P. H. Mehta, Professor Josephs has proposed a set of ideas outlining a research pathway in “social endocrinology,” more fully investigating the links between patterns of individual difference in neuroendocrine shapers of human behavior and broad social outcomes. RSVP required.