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Psychologist Jordan B. Peterson to speak in Salt Lake City

July 30, 2018 GMT

Dr. Jordan B. Peterson, a renowned Canadian professor, clinical psychologist and author, announced Monday he will speak at Abravanel Hall on Oct. 6.

The show is one of five additional dates added Monday to his “12 Rules for Life” 2018 tour and will feature “revolutionary talks on overcoming life’s biggest obstacles, how to improve oneself, the psychology of religion, mythology and much more,” according to a Live Nation release.

Peterson is a former Harvard professor currently teaching at the University of Toronto known for his studies of “the psychology of religion and ideological belief, and the assessment and improvement of personality and performance,” the release said. He has published more than 100 scientific papers and written two books: “ Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief ” and “ 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos.”

Tickets to the Utah show are set to go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. at the Abravanel Hall Box Office, by phone at (801) 466-TIXX and online at smithstix.com.