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DateSpeakerTitleVenue
15 Jan 12:30 Moataz Assem (MRC CBU, U. of Cambridge) Functional preferences of domain-general brain regions during executive function tasks Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
16 Jan 12:30 Dr Bruno Bonnechère, Department of Electronics and Informatics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel The use of mobile games to assess cognitive function of elderly with and without cognitive impairment Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
chair: Prof Barbara J. Sahakian
16 Jan 15:30 Tim Rogers (Dept. of Psychology, U. of Wisconsin-Madison) What accounts for the emergence and persistence of widespread false beliefs? Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
17 Jan 16:30 Speaker to be confirmed Title to be confirmed Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
22 Jan 12:30 Dr Máté Aller (MRC CBU, U. of Cambridge) The neural dynamics of audio-visual integration and recalibration Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
23 Jan 12:30 André Tomlin, Minervation Ltd, coordinator of the Mental Elf blog website Blogs, social media and gamification: how elves and humans can close the gap between research and practice. Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
chair: Dr Christopher O'Loughlin
23 Jan 15:30 Simon Eickhoff (Institute of Systems Neuroscience, U. of Dusseldorf) Combining brain mapping with machine-learning on individual differences Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
24 Jan 16:30 Speaker to be confirmed Title to be confirmed Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
29 Jan 12:30 Dr Ellie Smith (Dept. of Psychology, U. of Cambridge) Infants’ learning & development: How can we influence them? Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
29 Jan 15:00 Dr Cory Clark, Durham University Tribalism in War and Peace: The nature and evolution of ideological epistemology and its significance for modern social science Lecture Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
30 Jan 12:30 Dr Leonidas Chouliaras, Clinical Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge Epigenetics in ageing and dementia Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
chair: Prof John O'Brien
30 Jan 15:30 Nir Grossman (Dept. of Brain Sciences, Imperial College London) Non invasive deep brain stimulation via temporally interfering electric fields Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
31 Jan 16:30 Speaker to be confirmed Title to be confirmed Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
05 Feb 12:30 Dr Jane Garrison (Dept. of Psychology, U. of Cambridge) Knowing what is real - mechanisms of reality discrimination Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
06 Feb 12:30 Professor Jeff Dalley, Department of Psychiatry and Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge Predicting addiction: myth or reality? Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
chair: Dr Karen Ersche
06 Feb 15:30 Nilli Lavie (Psychology and Language Sciences, UCL) Attention, perception, and neural response: testing the limits Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
07 Feb 16:30 Speaker to be confirmed Title to be confirmed Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
12 Feb 12:30 Dr Rahia Mashoodh (Dept. of Zoology, U. of Cambridge) Inheritance and adaptation within the family environment Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
13 Feb 12:30 Professor Matthew Broome, Department of Psychiatry, University of Birmingham Mood Instability: a possible transdiagnostic construct in psychopathology? Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
chair: Prof Jesus Perez
13 Feb 15:30 Maria Chait (The Ear Institute, Faculty of Brain Sciences, UCL) How listeners track the changing statistics of rapidly unfolding auditory scenes – evidence from brain imaging and pupillometry Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
14 Feb 16:30 Speaker to be confirmed Title to be confirmed Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
21 Feb 16:30 Speaker to be confirmed Title to be confirmed Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
26 Feb 12:30 Dr Anne Marthe van der Bles (U. of Groningen) Communicating uncertainty around facts, numbers, and science Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
27 Feb 12:30 Professor Paul Ramchandani, LEGO Professor of Play in Education, Development and Learning, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge The promise of early intervention: testing a video-feedback intervention (ViPP) to prevent mental health problems in childhood in a randomised trial Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
chair: Dr Paul Wilkinson
27 Feb 15:30 Beth Jefferies (Dept. of Psychology, U. of York) The neural basis of flexible semantic retrieval Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
28 Feb 16:30 Speaker to be confirmed Title to be confirmed Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
04 Mar 12:30 Dr Joost Haarsma (U. of Oxford) Dopamine, psychosis and the precision-weighting of prediction errors in the brain during learning Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
05 Mar 12:30 Dr Melissa Black, Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge Transdiagnostic approaches to common mental health problems Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
05 Mar 15:30 Julie Grezes (Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris) The interpersonal function of emotional expressions Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
06 Mar 16:30 Speaker to be confirmed Title to be confirmed Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
11 Mar 12:30 Dr Lorna Halliday (MRC CBU, U. of Cambridge) Language development in exceptional circumstances: effects of permanent childhood hearing loss Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
12 Mar 12:30 Professor Christina Van Der Feltz-Cornelis, Chair of Psychiatry and Epidemiology, University of York Trauma, Stress and Biomarkers in Somatic Symptom Disorders Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
chair: Prof Peter Jones
12 Mar 15:30 Katrin Amunts (Institute for Neuroscience and Medicine, Juelich) Broca’s region: cytoarchitecture, transmitter receptors and brain mapping Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
13 Mar 16:30 Speaker to be confirmed Title to be confirmed Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
18 Mar 12:30 Dr Rocco Chiou (MRC CBU, U. of Cambridge) An investigation into the neural basis of self- and other-referential thoughts Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
19 Mar 12:30 Dr Kirstie Anderson, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Newcastle University Sleep and Mental Health: better nights for better days Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
19 Mar 15:30 Alexandra Constantinescu (Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, UCL) How do our brains form maps of the world? Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
26 Mar 12:30 Professor Simon Gilbody, Director of the Mental Health & Addictions Research Group, University of York Smoking cessation in mental health services: from rhetoric to reality Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
chair: Dr Emilio Fernandez-Egea
02 Apr 12:30 Professor Jonathan Roiser, Department of Psychiatry, University College London A Computational Approach to Understanding Motivational Symptoms in Depression Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
chair: Dr Rudolf Cardinal
30 Apr 12:30 Dr Jessica Bird, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford Title to be confirmed Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
07 May 12:30 Dr Simone Schnall, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge Morality in the Body: From Intuitions to Moral Judgments and Prosocial Behaviour Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
21 May 12:30 Professor Glyn Lewis, Professor of Epidemiological Psychiatry, Division of Psychiatry, University College London Minimal clinically important differences: a cornerstone of evidence-based medicine Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
 

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