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Jacob Burack

DR. JACOB BURACK, Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology, McGill University

  • Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 9:30 am - Botterell B147

Talk: Developmental and strength-based approaches to studying attention in persons with autism spectrum disorder: Toward a more rigorous and humanitarian science

Randy Auerbach

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

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

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

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

  • Friday, October 11, 2019, 2:30 pm - Dunning Hall, Room 14

Talk: Stratified Cognition: How Social Stratification Shapes Meaning Making, Motivation, and Behavior

Kristina Olson


  • Friday, September 13, 2019, 2:30 pm - Kinesiology, Room 101

Talk: Childhood Gender Diversity: Latest Findings and Current Controversies

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

Thomas Armstrong


  • 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

Ara Norenzayan

DR. ARA NORENZAYAN, (University of British Columbia)

  • Friday, April 5, 2019, 2:30 pm - Kinesiology 101

Talk: The Psychology of Theodiversity

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

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

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

Hon. Mike Lake


  • September 21, 2018, 1:00 pm - Botterel Hall B147

Talk: Expect More - An Autism Adventure

Marc Lewis

DR. 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

Paul Harris

DR. 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

Sandra Byers

DR. 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

Marcia Spetch

DR. 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