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Spring 2016

Date Event Event Information
February 8,
2016

Monday
Cognitive Science Colloquium Speaker: Tage Rai, Ph.D., Northwestern University
Title: "Virtuous Violence"
Time: 3:00-4:00pm
Location: 574 Boston Ave., Room 404
February 18,
2016

Thursday
Brown Bag Talk
Speaker: Samantha Snyder and Allison Fogel
Titles:
Samantha Snyder: "Self-perceptions about multiple social identities: Evaluating patterns of thinking and their implications"
Allison Fogel: "Measuring melodic expectations: A new approach"
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Kreplick Conference Room, Psychology Building, 490 Boston Ave.
(Pizza will be served)
February 18,
2016

Thursday
Healthy Active Aging at Tufts University Speaker: Dr. Li-Huei Tsai, Director, The Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, MIT
Title: "Innate Immunity, Genetics, Cognition and Alzheimer's disease
Epigenetic mechanisms regulating activity dependent gene expression"
Time: 4:00pm
Location: HNRCA Auditorium, 711 Washington St., Boston
(Live streaming: Kreplick Conference Room, Psychology Building, 490 Boston Ave., Medford)
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February 22,
2016

Monday
Cognitive Science Colloquium Speaker: Diane Brentari, University of Chicago
Title: "Typology in sign languages: Can it be predictive?"
Time: 3:00-4:00pm
Location: 574 Boston Ave, Room 404
February 29,
2016

Monday
Cognitive Science Colloquium Speaker: Joanna Bryson, University of Bath
Title: "The computational utility of human identity"
Time: 3:00-4:00pm
Location: 574 Boston Ave., Room 404
February 29,
2016

Monday
Tufts Effective Altruism Speaker: Prof. Daniel Dennett, Philosophy
Title: "Technology, Reason and the Future of Morality"
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Barnum 008
March 10,
2016

Thursday
Clinical Psychology Career Panel Title: Clinical Psychology Career Panel
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Paige Hall, Terrace Room
March 14,
2016

Monday
Cognitive Science Colloquium Speaker: Prof. Dan Mirman, Department of Psychology, Drexel University
Title: "Spoken Language Deficits and Systems"
Time: 3:00-4:00pm
Location: Tisch Library 304
March 14,
2016

Monday
Brown Bag Talk
Speaker: Xiao Han and Eric Fields
Titles:
Xiao Han: "Stress escalates cocaine self-administration and seeking: a possible brain mechanism"
Eric Fields: "Emotional valence modulates self vs. other activation in medial prefrontal cortex"
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Kreplick Conference Room, Psychology Building, 490 Boston Ave.
(Pizza will be served)
March 17,
2016

Thursday
Healthy Active Aging at Tufts University Speaker: Dr. Marco Colonna, Washington University School of Medicine
Title: TBD
Time: 4:00pm
Location: Behrakis Auditorium, 150 Harrison Ave., Boston
(Live stream will be available)
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March 18,
2016

Friday
Biopsychology Lecture Speaker: Dr. Darin Dougherty, Director of the Division of Neurotherapeutics at Massachusetts General Hospital
Title: Neurotherapeutic Interventions in Psychiatry
Time: 4:00-5:00pm
Location: Braker Hall 001
(Refreshments will be served)
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