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DateSpeakerTitleVenue
24 Apr 13:00 Mehrdad Jazayeri Flexible mental computations through regulation of cortical dynamics Venue to be confirmed
The host for this talk is Professor Zoë Kourtzi, Department of Psychology
25 Apr 12:30 Dr Luca Passamonti (U. of Cambridge, Dept. of Clinical Neuroscience) Personality Neuroscience: looking for the neurological roots of individual differences in behavioural traits Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
26 Apr 12:30 Professor Arnaud Cachia, Professeur en Neurosciences, Université Paris Descartes, Membre Junior, Institut Universitaire de France (spécialité neurosciences) What can we learn from the study of brain sulcal variability for mental health and illness Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
01 May 13:00 Ellen Robertson, Department of Psychology, Univeristy of Cambridge Social Representations of Women who Live as Men in Northern Albania Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
01 May 13:00 Dr John Appleby, Lancaster University 'The ethics of in vitro derived gametes: privacy and genetic ties’ Seminar room 606, Old Cavendish Laboratory
02 May 12:30 Mengya Zhang (U. of Cambridge, MRC CBU) Differential responses to cognitive training: insights from a machine learning approach Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
03 May 12:30 Dr Richard Bethlehem, Research Associate, Autism Research Centre Brain imaging and genetics in autism Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
03 May 13:00 Varun Warrier, Autism Research Centre Understanding the genetics of autism through the genetics of related traits Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
03 May 15:30 Gareth Gaskell (U. of York) What is sleep’s contribution to the language system? Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
04 May 16:30 Dr Max Garagnani, Lecturer in Computer Science, Co-Director of the MSc in Computational Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Computing, Goldsmiths, University of London Simulating word learning, semantic grounding, and oscillatory responses to linguistic items in a neurobiologically constrained model of the cortex Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
09 May 12:30 Sophia Borgeest (U. of Cambridge, MRC CBU) Can you live to see a better day? Lifestyle engagement predicts healthy cognitive development in old age (a Cam-CAN study) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
09 May 13:00 Dr Linda Bowns, Cambridge Computational Biology Institute You don't have to use 'motion energy' to compute velocity: a biologically inspired and implemented motion model Kenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
10 May 12:30 Dr Pieter du Toit, Principal Clnical Psychologist, Oliver Zangwill Centre for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, Ely Title to be confirmed Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
10 May 15:30 Speaker TBC Title TBC Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
11 May 16:30 Professor Cecilia Heyes, All Souls College and Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford Cognitive Gadgets: The Cultural Evolution of Thinking Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
15 May 13:00 Professor Robbie Sutton, University of Kent Beyond crazy: Rationality, irrationality, and conspiracy theory Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
16 May 12:30 Frank Hezemans (U. of Cambridge, MRC CBU) Understanding apathy: what happens when the Rev. Bayes plays Angry Birds Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
17 May 12:30 Professor Shirley Reynolds, Professor of Evidence Based Psychological Therapies, University of Reading Title to be confirmed Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
17 May 15:30 Chris Bird (U. of Sussex) Remembering complex events Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
18 May 16:30 Dr Sunjeev Kamboj, Clinical Psychopharmacology Unit, University College London Developing memory interference strategies as treatments for addiction and trauma-related symptoms Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
23 May 12:30 Moataz Assem (U. of Cambridge, MRC CBU) Cortical and subcortical organisation of the multiple demand system Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
24 May 12:30 Dr Matthew Taylor, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Bipolar Disorder, King's College, London Admissions and early intervention: insights from newer approaches Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
24 May 15:30 Mike Burton (U. of York) Why are we so bad at face recognition? Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
25 May 16:30 Dr Elisa Filevich, Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany Metacognition of internally-generated processes Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
30 May 12:30 Joe Rennie (U. of Cambridge, MRC CBU) Re-thinking cognitive training research Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
31 May 13:00 Dr Rachel Latham, King’s College London TBC Seminar room 606, Old Cavendish Laboratory
31 May 15:30 Paul Bays (U. of Cambridge, Dept of Psychology) The structure and function of visual working memory Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
01 Jun 16:30 Professor Rafael Malach, Department of Neurobiology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel Selectivity and dynamics of human face representations Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
06 Jun 12:30 Prof James Rowe (U. of Cambridge, MRC CBU & Dept. of Clinical Neuroscience) Why are patients with Parkinson’s disease and Dementia impulsive – and what can we do about it? Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
07 Jun 13:00 Dr Gayle Davis, University of Edinburgh ‘Infertility in History: Approaches, Perspectives, Experiences’ Seminar room 606, Old Cavendish Laboratory
07 Jun 15:30 Daniela Montaldi (U. of Manchester) The neural bases of declarative memory and primary using studies of brain damaged patients Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
13 Jun 12:30 James Mac Shine (U. of Sydney) The dynamics of functional brain networks: Examining the role of noradrenaline Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
14 Jun 15:30 Bradley Love (UCL) Concept learning as compression Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
21 Jun 12:30 Professor Louis Appleby, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Manchester; Director of the National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness Title to be confirmed Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
28 Jun 12:30 Professor Rob Howard, Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University College, London Title to be confirmed Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
 

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