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DateSpeakerTitleVenue
03 May 13:00 Dr. Jay Stewart, Director, Gendered Intelligence Transgender Knowledge: Why what we know about transgender people matters Room 606, Centre for Family Research
All welcome.
04 May 12:30 Alex Lau-Zhu MRC Cognition and Brain Science Unit Intrusive emotional memories: a special form of memory Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
05 May 12:30 Dr Guy Goodwin, Senior Research Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford Borderline or bipolar? Vive les différences Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
05 May 15:30 Professor John Rosier, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, UCL Is depression caused by a hyperactive habenula? Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
06 May 16:30 Dr Ben Seymour, Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellow, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge An engineering approach to aversive learning. Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
09 May 13:00 Dr Bettina Studer - Inst for Clinical Neuroscience & Medical Psychology, Univ of Dusseldorf, Germany Motivation in Action - from decision neuroscience to neurorehabilitation Kenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
09 May 14:15 Jill O'Reilly, University of Oxford Control of entropy in internal models Kenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
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10 May 13:00 Dr Caroline Howarth, London School of Economics The construction of extremism in ‘The Trojan Horse’ affair: implications for identity and citizenship Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Tea and coffee are served before this seminar for attendees from 12.30pm onwards in the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room on the 2nd floor.
11 May 12:30 Susanne Schweizer MRC Cognition and Brian Science Unit Cognitive control in affective contexts Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
12 May 12:30 Dr Zerrin Atakan, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Section of Neuroimaging, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King's College London Cannabis and psychosis: What are the links? Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
12 May 15:30 Professor Vicki Bruce, School of Psychology, Newcastle Helping the police with their enquiries Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
13 May 13:00 Dr David Redish - Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota The neurophysiology of decision-making in the rat: implications for psychiatry and economics Kenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
13 May 16:30 Dominic M. Dwyer – Cardiff University Measuring rodent affect: Rethinking taste aversion and (some) models of psychiatric disorder." Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
16 May 13:00 Dr Andrea M Santangela - BCNI, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Cambridge Novel primate model to study the neurobiological mechanisms underlying genetic variation associated with affective behaviour Kenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
18 May 12:30 Nadja Tschentscher, MRC Cognition and Brain Science Unit Executive functions during abstract problem solving Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
18 May 13:00 Professor Gordon Fain (UCLA and PDN) “Why are rods more sensitive than cones?” Kenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
19 May 12:30 Professor Roger Barker, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge The emerging therapeutic landscape in Parkinson's Disease Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
19 May 15:30 Professor Stephan Lewandowsky, School of Experimental Psychology, Bristol Motivated rejection of (climate) science: causes, tools and effects Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
20 May 16:30 Paul Fletcher Bernard Wolfe Professor of Health Neuroscience; Wellcome Trust Sernior Research Fellow in Clinical Science Department of Psychiatry and Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Tr Eating and over-eating: a cognitive perspective Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
23 May 13:00 Dr Johan Alsio - BCNI, Department of Psychology, Cambridge New insights into the psychopharmacology of cognitive flexibility Nick Mackintosh Seminar Room, Psychology Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
23 May 14:15 Sven Bestmann, University College London Towards a whole brain account of decisions for actions using high precision MEG Kenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
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31 May 13:00 Anastasia de Waal, Deputy Director at think tank Civitas, Chairman of family charity Family Lives Understanding Marriage in Modern Britain Room 606, Centre for Family Research
01 Jun 12:30 Evelina Fedorenko, MIT High level language processing mechanisms in the human brain Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
02 Jun 12:30 Dr Diego Gomez-Nicola, Career Track Lecturer and MRC NIRG Fellow, Centre for Biological Sciences, University of Southampton Microglia proliferation in health and disease Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
06 Jun 13:00 Dr Francesca Panin - Faculty of Medical Science, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge Listening to the brain: sonification of EEGs Kenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
08 Jun 12:30 Dr Emmanuel A Stamatakis (University of Cambridge) Large-scale brain networks in cognition and consciousness: focus on the default mode network Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
09 Jun 12:30 Dr Anna Need, Lecturer in Neuropsychiatric Genetics, Imperial College London Psychiatric Genetics - ready for the clinic? Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
09 Jun 15:30 Professor Russell Poldrack, Department of Psychology, Stanford The future of fMRI in cognitive neuroscience Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
13 Jun 13:00 Dr Karly Turner - Queensland Brain Institute, The Univ of Queensland, St. Lucia, Australia Measuring attention in rodent models of schizophrenia Kenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
15 Jun 12:30 Erica Bottacin, MRC Cognition and Brain Science Unit Developmental disorders of working memory Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
16 Jun 12:30 Professor Carol Brayne, Professor of Public Health Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge; Director of the Cambridge Institute of Public Health An update on dementia in our older population Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
23 Jun 12:30 Dr Luca Passamonti, Clinical Research Fellow & Honorary Clinical Fellow, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge The Antisocial Brain in Young People Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
30 Jun 12:30 Professor Peter Fonagy, Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis, University College London Adolescent hypermentalizing and the vulnerability to personality disorder Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
07 Jul 12:30 Professor David Rowitch, Professor of Pediatrics and Neurological Surgery, Chief of Neonatology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Investigator, University of California, San Francisco Title to be confirmed Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
14 Jul 12:30 Professor Gavin Reynolds, Honorary Professor at Sheffield Hallam University and Professor Emeritus at Queen’s University Belfast Title to be confirmed Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
20 Oct 12:30 Dr Norman Rosenthal, Georgetown University School of Medicine The Search for Innovation in Psychiatry Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
 

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