Colloquium Series

The Psychology Department sponsors a colloquium series in which distinguished scholars lecture about their cutting-edge research findings.

2014-2015 Colloquium Series:

  • October 16, 2014: Staci Bilbo, “Neural-glial interactions in addiction: Interactions with early-life experience” (4:00pm, location TBA)
  • October 23, 2014: Wendy Berry Mendes, “Affect contagion: Physiological covariation among strangers and close others” (4:00pm, location TBA)
  • Additional speakers to be announced soon!

2013-2014 Colloquium Series:

  • January 9, 2014: Peter Bex, “When and Why does Crowding Occur?” (4:00pm, 110 West Village H)
  • January 13, 2014: Annie Wertz, “The roots of conceptual knowledge: Social learning mechanisms for the botanical world in human infants” (4:00pm, 102 West Village G)
  • January 16, 2014: Arash Yazdanbakhsh, “Figure-Ground Segregation and Motion Processing in the Visual Brain” (4:00pm, 110 West Village H)
  • January 21, 2014: Liuba Papeo, “On the origins of word-related motor activity” (4:00pm, 104 West Village G)
  • January 23, 2014: Zhicheng Lin, “A ‘spatial relations’ heuristic in visual perception and cognition” (4:00pm, 110 West Village H)
  • January 27, 2014: Paul Muentener, “The Development of Causal Reasoning: Origins, Individual Differences, and Conceptual Change” (4:00pm, 102 West Village G)
  • March 27, 2014: Ennio Mingolla, “Beneath the shroud of visual attention” (4:00pm, 108 West Village H)

2012-2013 Colloquium Series:

  • April 11, 2013: Thomas Kash, “Modulation of Emotional Neural Circuitry: Implications for Alcoholism and Affective Disorders” (more information)
  • February 21, 2013: Dr. Leda Cosmides, “The architecture of human motivation: A computational and evolutionary-functional approach” (more information)
  • February 7, 2013: Susan Goldin-Meadow, “Gesture’s Role in Creating and Learning Language” (more information)
  • November 8, 2012: Dr. Ken Nakayama, “Developmental Prosopagnosia?” (more information)
  • September 27, 2012: Dr. Laura A. King, “Life Is Pretty Meaningful: The Commonplace Experience of Meaning in Life,” (more information)
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