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DateSpeakerTitleVenue
03 Nov 13:00 Professor Aldo Badiani - Neuroscience, University of Sussex Cocaine and Heroin: Two Peas in Two Pods Kenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
05 Nov 12:30 Polly Peers (MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit) Rebuilding spatial awareness following stroke, can home-based training help? Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
06 Nov 15:30 Eva Feredoes (School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences, University of Reading) The neural mechanisms of top-down control during visual working memory Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
07 Nov 15:00 Professor Pasco Fearon, Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London Genes and environment in adolescent attachment: a challenge to the received wisdom? Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM
10 Nov 13:00 Dr Yevheniia Mikheenko - BCNI, Dept. of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience When the heart fears: physiological correlates of trait anxiety in humans and non-human primates Kenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
11 Nov 13:00 Professor Alex Wood, University of Stirling Title to be confirmed PPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane)
12 Nov 12:30 Shanti Shanker (MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit) Motivated forgetting: Insights from patients with focal brain lesions Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
13 Nov 15:30 Pascal Belin (Institut de Neurosciences de la Timone), Aix-Marseilles Université The vocal brain: cerebral processing of voice information Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
14 Nov 15:00 Dr Karalyn Patterson, Department of Clinical Neurosciences and MRC-CBU, Cambridge How independent of semantics are phonology and syntax? Evidence from Semantic Dementia Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM
17 Nov 13:00 Dr Atsushi Senju, Birkbeck, University of London The Eye Contact Effect: Mechanism and Development PPSIS Committee Room (Free School Lane)
This Seminar takes place in the PPSIS COMMITTEE ROOM
19 Nov 12:30 Laura Hughes (MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit) The search for neurophysiological biomarkers of dementia using MEG and Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
20 Nov 15:30 Lynne Murray (School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences, University of Reading) Specificity of effects of early parent-infant interactions in the intergenerational transmission of psychopathology, and implications for intervention Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
21 Nov 15:00 Professor David Spiegelhalter, Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk Communicating risk and scientific uncertainty to the public and policy-makers Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM
24 Nov 13:00 Dr Annemieke Apergis-Schoute - BCNI, Department of Psychiatry Inflexible responses to threat in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and its neural underpinnings Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge
25 Nov 13:00 Geoffrey M. Boynton, Jessica Thomas, and Ione Fine, University of Washington ‘I can get that song out of your head: Decoding perceptual representations with retinotopic and tonotopic maps.’ Kenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
25 Nov 13:00 Professor Carol Vincent and Dr Humera Iqbal, The Institute of Education Encounters with Diversity: Children’s and Adults’ Friendships across Social Class and Ethnic Difference Room 606, Centre for Family Research
26 Nov 12:30 Michael Browning (University of Oxford) Anxious individuals have difficulty learning the causal statistics of aversive environments Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
27 Nov 15:30 Simon Hanslmayr (School of Psychology, University of Birmingham) The role of synchronized and desynchronized oscillations for episodic memory – Association vs information Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
28 Nov 15:00 Professor Usha Goswami, Professor of Cognitive Developmental Neuroscience, Director, Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge Speech Rhythm and Temporal Structure: A Temporal Sampling Perspective on Phonology and Dyslexia Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM
03 Dec 12:30 Nicola Filippini (University of Oxford) The effect of the APOE genotype on brain function Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
03 Dec 13:00 Professor Jochen Braun, University of Magdeburg Dynamics of visual perception and collective neural activity Kenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
The host for this talk is Professor Zoë Kourtzi
04 Dec 15:30 Jackie Andrade (Plymouth University, School of Psychology) Imagined pleasures: The cognitive psychology of desire Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
10 Dec 12:30 Jiaxang Zhang (MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit) Decision processes and decision deficits: Insights from response time data Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
 

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