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Research seminar: Cognitive psychology and tourism research

Date Wednesday 9 May 2018
Time 1pm - 2pm
Where MSB.1.21, level one, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton
Presenter Professor Noel Scott (Griffith University, Australia)
Admission Cost Free

Tourism expert Professor Noel Scott (Griffith University, Australia) will visit Waikato Management School on 9 May to present a seminar on 'Cognitive psychology and tourism research'.

Professor Scott is deputy director of the Griffith Institute for Tourism at Griffith University, and was previously a research and strategy manager for Tourism Queensland.

The one-hour presentation will discuss why cognitive psychology is useful for a better understanding of why tourists - in particular, pleasure travellers - behave the way they do.

All staff, students and members of the public are welcome to attend this event, just come along on the day.

Professor Scott will be discussing theories and concepts applied in tourism studies and their relationship to other disciplinary areas such as sociology and psychology. His research interests include the study of tourism experiences, destination management, and stakeholder organisation.

He has published 15 books and is a frequent speaker at international academic and industry conferences.