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Spring 2011

Date Event Event Information
April 22
Friday
CBS Speaker Series Speaker: Prof. Holly Taylor
Title: "What Spatial Perspective Might Reveal About Thinking"
Time & Location: 4:00pm, Kreplick Conference Room, Psychology Department, 490 Boston Ave.
April 8
Friday
CBS Speaker Series Speaker: Prof. Peter W. Culicover, Ohio State University
Title: "The role of linear order in the computational of referential dependencies"
Time & Location: 4:00pm, Kreplick Conference Room, Psychology Department, 490 Boston Ave.
April 1
Friday
CBS Seminar Series Speaker: Dr. Ellen Lau, MGH
Date and Time: Friday, April 1st, 4:00 P.M.
Location: Kreplick Conference Room, Psychology, 490 Boston Ave.
Title: Context effects in language comprehension: Active prediction or passive priming?
March 30
Wednesday
Diversity Science Speaker Series Speaker: Dr. Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley
Title: "A Person by Situation Perspective on Coping Mechanisms for Stigma"
Time & Location: 12:00pm, Nelson Auditorium
March 18
Friday
CBS Lecture Series Speaker: Dr. Evelina Fedorenko, MIT
Title: The power of individual subject analyses in investigating the functional architecture of the language system
Time & Location: 4:00pm, Kreplick Conference Room, Psychology Department, 490 Boston Ave.
March 11
Friday
CBS Seminar Series Speaker: Jon Freeman
Title: The Dynamic Interactive Nature of Real-Time Person Perception
Time & Location: 4:00pm, Kreplick Conference Room, Psychology Department, 490 Boston Ave.
March 4
Friday
CBS Seminar Series Speaker: Dr. Elsi Kaiser, USC
Title: Conceptualizing the relations between objects and events: How spatial grouping and event sequences affect language production
Time & Location: 12:00 Noon, Kreplick Conference Room, Psychology Department, 490 Boston Ave.
February 28
Monday
Departmental Brown Bag Talk Speaker: Carl Hagmann
Title: Going to Extremes: Cross-Dimensional Mapping and Memorization by Pigeons
Speaker: Michael Slepian
Title: Embodied Social Categorization
Time & Location: 12:00 Noon, Kreplick Conference Room, Psychology Department
February 25
Friday
Lectures Speaker: Prof. Sandra Waxman from Northwestern University
Time: 4:00 PM in the 1st floor conference room of the Psychology Building.
Title: Word learning: Linking infants' early conceptual and linguistic systems.
February 14
Monday
Lectures Speaker: Steve Young
Title: "Vulnerability to disease is associated with a domain-specific preference for symmetrical faces"
Speaker: Kathleen Bogart
Title: "Compensatory Expressive Behavior in People with Acquired and Congenital Facial Paralysis"
Time & Location: 12:00 Noon, Kreplick Conference Room, 1st floor
February 4
Friday
Bio-Psychology Lecture Speakers: Drs. Susana Martinez-Conde and Stephen Macknik, Directors at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ
Title: "Sleights of mind: What the neuroscience of magic reveals about our brains"
Time & Location: 4:00pm, Barnum 008
January 28
Friday
CBS Seminar Series Speaker: Neil Cohn
Title: "What is 'Visual Language?': What comics can tell us about the Mind"
Time & Location: 4:00pm, The Kreplick Conference Room (1st floor), Psychology Department, 490 Boston Ave.