Center for Conflict Management


Dispute Resolution Practice Through Science: Implications from Neuroscience and Social Psychology

Kennesaw State University- Continuing Education Center
3333 Busbee Drive, Kennesaw , GA 30144
April 19, 2013
9:30 AM - 1:00 PM



Harness the power of neuroscience and cognitive psychology research to improve your practice. This stimulating workshop will cover important new research findings that can help you serve your clients better.


  • Participants will learn of recent peer-reviewed research concerning the neuroscience of conflict behavious and decision-making
  • Participants will reconsider standard mediation practices based on new research in social and cognitive psychology
  • Participants will understand the fundamentals of psychological and neuroscientific research practices


Timothy Hedeen

Dr. Timothy Hedeen, Professor of Conflict Management

Timothy Hedeen is Professor of Conflict Management at Kennesaw State University. He provides mediation services through court and private programs, delivers trainings in the areas of conflict resolution and communication, facilitates group and public policy decision making and planning, and conducts research and evaluation on dispute resolution and justice policy.
He serves on the editorial boards of Conflict Resolution Quarterly and Family Court Review, as associates liaison to the Section Council of the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution, and is a past chair of the Board of Directors of the National Association for Community Mediation. He is a senior consultant to the Consortium for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education and an appointed member of the Georgia Supreme Court's Commission on Dispute Resolution.


The registration deadline is April 12, 2013.
The registration fee is $125

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) approval is pending with state bar of Georgia and additional fees will apply.

If you have special needs, please contact us.

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