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Spring 2013

Date Event Event Information
January 28
Monday
CBS Series Speaker: Nadine Gaab, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Title: "The Typical and Atypical Reading Brain: Developmental Evidence from Infants, Preschoolers and School-age children"
Time & Location: 4:00-5:00pm; Kreplick Conference Room, Psychology Bldg.
February 22
Friday
Joint Biology/Psychology Lecture Speaker: Marie Banich, University of Colorado at Boulder, Dept of Psychology & Neuroscience
Title: Neural systems involved in executive function and cognitive control: Translational research
Time & Location: 3:30-4:30pm; Barnum 008
March 4
Monday
CBS Series Speaker: Prof. Frank Ritter, Penn State
Title: "What matters in social networks: Defining Factors of Interest for Agent-based Socio-cognitive Simulations"
Time & Location: 4:00-5:00pm; Kreplick Conference Room, Psychology Bldg.
March 8
Friday
Diversity Science Series Speaker: Dr. Jack Glaser, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley
Title: "Suspect Race: Causes and Consequences of Racial Profiling"
Time & Location: 4:00-5:15pm; Nelson Auditorium, 112 Anderson Hall
March 11
Monday
CBS Series Speaker: Prof. Ted Gibson, MIT
Title: "Language for communication: Language comprehension and the communicative basis of word order"
Time & Location: 4:00-5:00pm; Kreplick Conference Room, Psychology Bldg.
April 5
Friday
Diversity Science Series Speaker: Dr. Sapna Cheryan, Department of Psychology, University of Washington
Title: "Double Isolation: How Stereotypes Limit Women's Career Choices and Opportunities"
Time & Location: 4:00-5:15pm; Nelson Auditorium Anderson Hall
April 8
Monday
CBS Series Speaker: Prof. Daniel Dennett, Dept of Philosophy, Tufts University
Title: How thinking tools populate our brains and turn them into minds
Time & Location: 4:00-5:00pm; Barnum 104 (*Updated location)
April 26
Friday
(Rescheduled from Feb. 8)
Diversity Science Series Speaker: Dr. Steve Stroessner, Department of Psychology, Barnard College
Title: "Confronting Threat When Safety Concerns are Paramount"
Time & Location: 4:00-5:15pm; Nelson Auditorium, 112 Anderson Hall
May 6
Monday
CBS Series Speaker: Prof. Sandra Waxman, Psychology Department at Northwestern University
Title: "Linking our conceptual, linguistic and social capacities: Evidence from infants and young"
Time & Location: 12:00 Noon; Kreplick Conference Room, Psychology Bldg.