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NEWS AND INFORMATION

Psychology Talks/Colloquia 2019-2020

Please check back frequently for updates and additions to upcoming talks.

UPCOMING TALKS

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Randy Auerbach Dr. Randy Auerbach, Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University and Division of Clinical Developmental Neuroscience, Sackler Institute

Friday, January 17, 2020

2:30 pm - Kinesiology, Room 101
Talk: Depression and Suicide in Adolescents (PDF, 58 KB)
  Registration information to come

 

PAST TALKS

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Sid Segalowitz Dr. Sid Segalowitz, Professor of Psychology, Brock University

Friday, November 15, 2019

2:30 pm - Kinesiology, Room 101
Talk: Free Will, Agency, and Strategies for Building Developmental Neural Models (PDF, 135 KB)

 

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Phoebe Ellsworth Dr. Phoebe C. Ellsworth, Professor of Psychology and Law, University of Michigan

Friday, November 1, 2019

2:30 pm - Kinesiology, Room 101
Talk: Appraisal Theories of Emotion (PDF, 57 KB)

 

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Jessica Cantlon Dr. Jessica Cantlon, Carnegie Mellon University

Friday, October 4, 2019

2:30 pm - Dunning Hall, Room 14
Talk: Monkeys, Math, and the Developing Brain (PDF, 103 KB)

 

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Neil Lewis Jr. Dr. Neil Lewis, Jr, Assistant Professor of Communication and Social Behavior, Cornell University
Thursday, October 10, 2019 1:00 pm - Kingston Hall, Lecture Theatre 201
Talk: Diversity Issues in Research (PDF, 106 KB)
   
  Friday, October 11, 2019 2:30 pm - Dunning Hall, Room 14
  Talk: Stratified Cognition: How Social Stratification Shapes Meaning Making, Motivation, and Behavior (PDF, 106 KB)

 

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Kristina Olson Dr. Kristina Olson, University of Washington

Friday, September 13, 2019

2:30 pm - Kinesiology, Room 101
Talk: Childhood Gender Diversity: Latest Findings and Current Controversies (PDF, 125 KB)

 

SUMMER LECTURER SERIES

Yiqun Gan Dr. Yiqun Gan, School of Psychological and Cognitive Sciences, Peking University

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

10:30 am - Humphrey Hall, Room 228
Talk: Stress Management and Meaning Making: Theories and Interventions (PDF, 100 KB)

 

PSYCHOLOGY SUMMER LECTURE SERIES

Thomas Armstrong Dr. Thomas Armstrong, Whitman College

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

2:30 pm - Dupuis Hall, Room 215
Talk: How (not) to treat disgust in mental disorders: New insights from eye tracking (PDF, 74 KB)

 

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Ara Norenzayan Dr. Ara Norenzayan, (University of British Columbia)

Friday, April 5, 2019

2:30 pm - Kinesiology 101
Talk:   The Psychology of Theodiversity (PDF, 136 KB)

 

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Daniel Wolpert Dr. Daniel Wolpert, (Columbia University, New York)

Friday, March 29, 2019

2:30 pm - Kinesiology 101

Talk:   Probabilistic models of sensorimotor control and decision making (PDF, 86 KB)

 

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Rui C. Campos Dr. Rui C. Campos, University of Évora, Portugal

Friday, March 15, 2019

2:30 pm - Kinesiology 101

Talk: Taking a deeper look: Some considerations about the psychodynamics of suicide behaviours (PDF, 126 KB)

 

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Isabela Granic Dr. Isabela Granic, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands

Friday, October 19, 2018

2:30 pm - Kinesiology 101

Talk:   Bridging Developmental Science and Game Design to Create Biofeedback Games that Build Emotional Resilience (PDF, 81 KB)

 

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Hon. Mike Lake

Hon. Mike Lake, MP

Friday, September 21, 2018

1:00 pm - Botterel Hall B147

Talk:   Expect More - An Autism Adventure (PDF, 92 KB)

 

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Marc Lewis

Marc Lewis, Emeritus at Radboud University in Nijmegen and University of Toronto

Friday, September 14, 2018

2:30 pm - Kinesiology 101

Talk:   Addiction as learning (not disease): The view from embodied cognition (PDF, 84 KB)

 

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Paul Harris

PAUL HARRIS, Harvard University

Friday, April 6, 2018

2:30 pm - Dupuis 215

Talk:   “I don’t know”: Ignorance and question-asking as engines for cognitive development (PDF, 116 KB)

 

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Sandra Byers

SANDRA BYERS, University of New Brunswick

Friday, March 23, 2018

2:30 pm - Dupuis 215

Talk:   Beyond the Birds and the Bees and Was It Good for You?: Thirty-five Years of Research on Sexual Communication (PDF, 92 KB)

 

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Marcia Spetch

MARCIA SPETCH, University of Alberta

Friday, March 02, 2018

2:30 pm - Dupuis 215

Talk:   Navigating with mixed messages: How creatures great and small deal with spatial conflict (PDF, 110 KB)

 

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Lorne Campbell

LORNE CAMPBELL, Cornell University

Friday, September 29, 2017

2:30 pm - Dupuis 215

Talk:   Teaching Good, Open Science by Conducting Close Replications in the Classroom (PDF, 81 KB)

 

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James Cutting

JAMES CUTTING, Cornell University

Friday, March 24, 2017

2:30 pm - BIOSCI 1103

Talk:   Storytelling in Popular Movies and its Underlying Psychological Principles (PDF, 77 KB)

 

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Alistair MacLean

ALISTAIR MACLEAN, Queen's University

Friday, March 3, 2017

2:30 pm - BIOSCI 1103

Talk:   Perspectives from Sleep (PDF, 66 KB)

 

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Doug Mewhort

DOUGLAS MEWHORT, Queen's University

Friday, February 3, 2017

2:30 pm - BIOSCI 1103

Talk:   Meaning in Memory (PDF, 125 KB)

 

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Rick Beninger

RICK BENINGER, Queen's University

Friday, January 27, 2017

2:30 pm - BIOSCI 1103

Talk:   Linking dopamine-mediated reward-related learning with schizophrenia (PDF, 174 KB)

 

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Henry Wellman

HENRY WELLMAN, University of Michigan

Friday, January 13, 2017

2:30 pm - BIOSCI 1103

Talk:   Learning a theory of mind (PDF, 98 KB)

 

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Sophie Bergeron

SOPHIE BERGERON, Université de Montréal

Friday, November 25, 2016

2:30 pm - BIOSCI 1103

Talk:   Genito-pelvic pain: It can hurt more than your sex life. (PDF, 71 KB)

 

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Rod Lindsay

RODERICK LINDSAY, Queen's University

Friday, November 11, 2016

2:30 pm - BIOSCI 1103

Talk:   How showups and mugshot searches guarantee that many suspects in lineups are innocent. (PDF, 79 KB)

 

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Thomas Gilovich

THOMAS GILOVICH, Cornell University

Friday, September 16, 2016

2:30 pm - BIOSCI 1103

Talk:   Enemies of Gratitude (PDF, 32 KB)

 

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Duane Wegener

DUANE WEGENER, Ohio State University

Friday, March 18, 2016

2:30 pm - BIOSCI 1103

Talk:   Attitude strength and weakness: Metacognitive focus and motivational influences. (PDF, 58 KB)

 

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Roland Fleming

ROLAND FLEMING, University of Giessen, Germany

Friday, March 11, 2016

2:30 pm - BIOSCI 1103

Talk:   Shape Understanding: On the Perception of Growth, Form and Process. (PDF, 135 KB)

 

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Matthew Hutchison

MATTHEW HUTCHISON, Harvard University

Friday, February 26, 2016

2:30 pm - BIOSCI 1103

Talk:   Do you see what I see? Brain responses to free viewing of dynamic social and non-social object interactions. (PDF, 35 KB)

 

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Brandon Gibb

BRANDON GIBB, Binghamton University (SUNY)

Friday, September 25, 2015

2:30 pm - BIOSCI 1103

Talk:   Biased Processing of Emotional Information: A Key Mechanism of Risk in the Intergenerational Transmission of Depression (PDF, 40 KB)

 

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Elizabeth Page Gould

ELIZABETH PAGE-GOULD, University of Toronto

Friday, November 6, 2015

2:30 pm - BIOSCI 1103

Talk:   Intergroup Contact and Friendship in a Diverse World (PDF, 44 KB)

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