Dept. of Psychology
Departmental colloquia take place in 614
Schermerhorn at 4:10 pm on the Wednesdays listed below. Refreshments
are served after the talks in the 3rd floor rotunda.
To arrange to meet
with one of the colloquium speakers, please contact the faculty host for
that speaker. Meetings are generally from 1:30-4 on the day of the
Barbara Tversky, Stanford University
Topic: "How People Think about Space"
John Gabrieli, MIT
Topic: "Enhancement of Learning in the Human Brain: Evidence from
Gerald Clore, University of Virginia
Topic: "Feeling is Believing: Some Cognitive Consequences of Emotion"
Marc Hauser, Harvard University
Topic: "Evolution of the language faculty: Interfaces between semantics
Lera Boroditsky, Standford University
Topic: "Relationships between language and thought"
Tonya Chartrand, Duke University
Topic: "Moderators and consequences of Nonconscious Mimicry"
Elke Weber, Columbia University
"Preferences as Memory: Query theory, Time Discounting, Individual
Differences, and Other Dangerous Things"
Steve Monsell, University of Exeter
"Preparing mind and brain for a change of task"
Alan Leslie, Rutgers University
"The 'Theory of Mind' Mechanism: Recent advances and emerging questions"
Sheldon Cohen, Carnegie Mellon University
"Do Positive Emotions Influence Your Health?"
Margaret Clark, Yale University
Topic: "What constitutes a high quality relationship & two processes
through which one may deteriorate"
Elizabeth Brannon, Duke University
"The development and evolution of numerical thinking: Monkeying around
Alex Martin, NIH
"The Neural Foundation for Conceptual Representation"
Wendi Gardner, Northwestern University
"Belonging Regulation: The Maintenance of Subjective Social Connection"
Matt Lieberman, UCLA
"When Language Disrupts Affect: A Social Cognitive Neuroscience Approach"
David Rosenbaum, Penn State University
"The Cinderella of Psychology: The Neglect of Action In the Science
of Mental Life and Behavior"
Niall Bolger, NYU
"Adjustment Processes in Close Relationships"
John T. Cacioppo, University of Chicago
"The Anatomy of Loneliness"
Mahzarin Banaji, Harvard University
"Mind, Bugs: The Psychology of Ordinary Prejudice"
Howard Egeth, John Hopkins University
James H. Schwartz, Columbia University
"Is It a Surprise that Learning Involves Alterations in Chromatin
Paul Rozin, Univ. of Pennsylvania
"Learning About Everything By Studying Food"
Elizabeth Spelke, Harvard University
"Core Knowledge and Cognitive Development"
Feb 11 Susan T. Fiske, Princeton University
"The Perils of Prejudice:
Emotional Biases in the Brain, Mind, and Society"
John Bargh, Yale University
"The Machine in the Ghost"
Mar 10 Steven Yantis, Johns Hopkins University
"Cortical Mechanisms of Attentional Control"
Nicola Clayton, Cambridge University
"Complex cognition by food-caching corvids"
Fall 2003 Schedule
Randi Martin, Rice University
"Working memory and language processing:
Evidence from neuropsychology and neuroimaging"
Michael Goldberg, Columbia University
"The physiology and psychophysics of attention in the monkey"
Philip N. Johnson-Laird, Princeton University
"How we reason"
David McNeill, University of Chicago
"The language-thought-hand link and the origin of language"
Richard J. McNally, Harvard University
Michael Meaney, McGill University
"Maternal Care, Gene Expression and the Development of Stable Individual:
Differences in Responses to Stress."
Spring 2003 Schedule
Morris Moscovitch, University of Toronto
and Hippocampal-Neocortical Interaction"
Crocker, University of Michigan
of Seeking Self-Esteem"
Johnson, Columbia University
Donegan, Yale University
"Neural Substrates of Emotional Dysregulation in Borderline Personality Disorder"
University of Wisconsin
"Plasticity in Corticostriatal Networks in Relation to Learning and
Michael Morris, Columbia University
"When are individuals blamed for organizational harms?
between American and Japanese cultural logics"
Aaron Ettenberg, University of California, Santa Barbara
"Opponent-Process Actions of Self-Administered Cocaine"
Fall 2002 Schedule
Gregory Ashby, University of California Santa Barbara
"Evidence for Functionally Separate Explicit and Implicit
Category Learning Systems"
Jon Horvitz host
Paul Bloom, Yale University
"How children learn the meanings of words"
Jim Magnuson host
Jim Russell, Boston College
"Prototypical Emotional Episodes"
Lois Putnam host
David Krantz, Columbia University
"Statistical Reasoning: A Cognitive Viewpoint"
Elke Weber host
Tony Sclafani, Brooklyn College CUNY
"Psychobiology of food preference learning"
Paul Currie host
George Bonanno, Columbia University, Teachers College
"Resilience and maladjustment during bereavement:
Is it useful to focus on our emotional reactions to loss?"
Carol Dweck host
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