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DateSpeakerTitleVenue
25 Apr 13:00 Dr Ana Cuevas Hernández, Visiting Researcher, Centre for Family Research Lone mothers: family life and emotions in contemporary western Mexico Room 606, Centre for Family Research
26 Apr 12:30 Jessica Hodgson (University of Nottingham) Handedness and speech: Investigating behavioural characteristics of hemispheric asymmetry Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
27 Apr 15:30 Antonia Hamilton (UCL) Seeing and imitating: Neural and cognitive mechanisms of gaze and social interaction Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
28 Apr 16:30 Professor Claus Lamm, Full Professor (Biological Psychology) Head of the Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Unit Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods Faculty of Psychology, University of Vienna, Austria Empathy – from shared affect to self-other distinction Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
02 May 13:00 Prof Harvey Whitehouse, University of Oxford Ritual, Community, and Conflict Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.
02 May 13:00 Dr Lucy Blake, Edge Hill University Family Estrangement: what do we know about the breakdown of relationships between family members? Room 606, Centre for Family Research
03 May 12:30 Jiri Cevora (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit) Do changes in Subjective Probability Distributions reflect a Prediction Error driven learning process? Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
03 May 13:00 Professor Alan Johnston, University of Nottingham Explorations in computing motion and their implications for motion processing in monkey and man. Kenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
The host for this talk is Andrew Welchman (aew69@cam.ac.uk)
04 May 12:30 Dr Jane Garrison, Director of Studies, Psychological and Behavioural Sciences, Robinson College, University of Cambridge Reality discrimination deficits in hallucinations Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
04 May 13:00 Dr Rudolf Cardinal, Department of Psychiatry De-identified electronic mental health records for research and recruitment Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site
04 May 13:00 Dr Rudolf Cardinal, Clinical Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry De-identified electronic mental health records for research and recruitment Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
04 May 15:30 Jennifer Lau (KCL) I think, therefore I am: A combined cognitive-learning approach to adolescent anxiety, aches and pains. Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
05 May 16:30 Professor Guillaume Thierry, School of Psychology, Bangor University, Wales. Do we control language or does language control us? Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
09 May 13:00 Dr Amanda Aldercotte, Quantitative Researcher at the Equality Challenge Unit Research outside of academia: How to be an asset in policy-related work Room 606, Centre for Family Research
10 May 12:30 Sneha Shashidhara and Tanya Wen (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit) The Multiple Demand System and its subnetworks/ Crosstalk functions as feature selection in MEG source space decoding Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
11 May 12:30 Professor Ian McKeith, Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University of Newcastle What’s New in Lewy Body Disease? Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
11 May 15:30 Mark Stokes (Oxford) The problem of working memory: How does the brain keep information in mind? Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
12 May 16:30 Professor Anna Franklin, The Sussex Colour Group, School of Psychology, University of Sussex The biological basis and perceptual impact of categorisation: the case of colour. Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
16 May 13:00 Dr Sophie Zadeh, University of Cambridge, Prof Nikos Kalampalikis, Université Lumiere Lyon 2 (France), & Marjolaine Doumergue, Université Lumiere Lyon 2 (France) Sperm Donation and Motherhood: British and French perspectives Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
This is a joint seminar, featuring talks by Dr Sophie Zadeh and her collaborators. Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.
17 May 12:30 Elizabeth Byrne (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit) Working memory training and transcranial electrical stimulation Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
18 May 12:30 Professor Jesús Pérez, Honorary Professor, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia Title to be confirmed Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site
18 May 12:30 Speaker to be confirmed Title to be confirmed Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
18 May 15:30 Heidi Johansen-Berg (Oxford) Title to be confirmed Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
19 May 16:30 Dr Christian Doeller, Kavli Institute, NTNU Trondheim, Norway & Donders Institute, RU Nijmegen, the Netherlands) Cognitive coding in the hippocampal-entorhinal system Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
22 May 13:00 Dr Antoine Besnard - Center for Regenerative Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital Lateral septal interneurons broadcast hippocampal signals to calibrate fear responses Kenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
23 May 13:00 Dr Alison Pike, University of Sussex Sibling Interaction: Cause or Consequence Room 606, Centre for Family Research
24 May 12:30 Benedikt Zoefel (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit) Does entrained tACS modulate speech-specific BOLD responses? Evidence from combined tACS-fMRI Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
25 May 15:30 Uta Noppeney (University of Birmingham) Multisensory integration in the cortical hierarchy Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
31 May 12:30 Rezvan Farahibozorg (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit) A network analysis approach for characterising the spatiotemporal dynamics of semantic networks in the brain Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
07 Jun 12:30 Laura Forde and Shraddha Kaur (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit) Examining the effects of online training on measures of attention and spatial awareness/ Mechanisms of working memory updating Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
08 Jun 12:30 Dr Emmanuelle Peters, Reader in Clinical Psychology, King’s College, London Exploring psychotic experiences in ‘non-need for care’ populations: Findings from the UNIQUE study Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
08 Jun 15:30 Rhodri Cusack (Trinity College, Dublin) Neuroimaging of the emergence of cognition in infants and its clinical applications Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
14 Jun 12:30 Rogier Kievit (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit) Healthy neurocognitive aging with big data: A multivariate dive into Biobank (N=500,000) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
15 Jun 12:30 Dr Lizanne Schweren, Research Associate, Developmental Psychiatry Section, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge Stimulant treatment and the developing brain in ADHD Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
15 Jun 15:30 Mark Johnson (UoC) The typical and atypical development of the human social brain Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
21 Jun 12:30 Becky Gilbert (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit) How does recent linguistic experience result in a retuning of lexical-semantic representations? Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
22 Jun 15:30 Kate Jeffrey (UCL) Building a sense of direction – from perception to cognition Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
06 Jul 12:30 Dr Andrea Reinecke, Research Clinical Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford Title to be confirmed Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site
06 Jul 12:30 Dr Andrea Reinecke, Research Clinical Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford Title to be confirmed Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
05 Oct 12:30 Dr John-Paul Taylor, Senior Clincial Lecturer, Institute of Neuroscience, University of Newcastle Title to be confirmed Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
 

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