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DateSpeakerTitleVenue
16 Oct 12:30 Dr Deborah Talmi (Dept. of Psychology, U. of Cambridge) The emotional modulation of memory Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
17 Oct 15:30 Clare Press (U. of London, Dept of Psychology Sciences) The perceptual prediction paradox Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
18 Oct 00:00 Speaker to be confirmed Title to be confirmed Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS NO ZANGWILL TALK THIS WEEK
23 Oct 12:30 Dr Hannah Critchlow (Magdalene College) The science of fate, and a science communication Q&A Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
23 Oct 15:00 Patricia Andrews Fearon Life in a Zero-Sum Game: How implicit game theories can shape social and economic realities Nick Mackintosch Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
24 Oct 15:30 Andrew Saxe (U. of Oxford, Dept of Experimental Psychology) A mathematical theory of semantic development in deep neural networks Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
25 Oct 16:30 Aidan J Horner, Department of Psychology, University of York, York Biomedical Research Institute, University of York How we remember and how we forget Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
30 Oct 12:30 Bronagh McCoy (Dept. of Psychology, U. of Cambridge) Reinforcement learning in disease and disorder Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
31 Oct 12:30 Dr Golam Khandaker, Lead, Inflammation and Psychiatry Research Group, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge Role of Inflammation in Depression: exciting therapeutic opportunity or fake news? Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
chair: Dr Valerie Voon
31 Oct 15:30 Birte Forstmann (U. of Amsterdam) The anatomo-functional role of the subthalamic nucleus in strategic decision making Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
01 Nov 12:00 Dr Athena Demertzi, Physiology of Cognition Research Lab, GIGA Consciousness, GIGA Institute, University of Liège, Belgium Quantifying conscious states by means of self-initiated brain activity Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Please note: This Zangwill talk will be taking place at 12.00pm
06 Nov 12:30 Dr Bianca De Haan (Brunel University London) Mechanisms and anatomy of selective attention in multi-target environments Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
07 Nov 12:30 Dr Meng-Shan Tan, Quindao University & visiting fellow, Magdalene College, University of Cambridge Longitudinal trajectories of Alzheimer's ATN biomarkers in nondemented elderly adults Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
chair: Prof John Suckling
07 Nov 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
08 Nov 16:30 Dr Ciara McCabe, Associate Professor of Neuroscience, University of Reading Anhedonia and Adolescent Depression Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
PLEASE NOTE: THIS ZANGWILL TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED
12 Nov 16:30 Sharon L. Thompson-Schill, Ph.D, Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania Costs and benefits of cognitive control: When a little frontal cortex goes a long way Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS AN EXTRA ZANGWILL SEMINAR
13 Nov 12:30 Dr Denes Szucs (Dept. of Psychology, U. of Cambridge) A critique of Null Hypothesis Significance Testing Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
14 Nov 12:30 Professor Paul Fletcher, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge Video games in psychiatry: "a vicarious experience with a dazing, almost anaesthetic, effect on the mind"? Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
chair: Dr Graham Murray
14 Nov 15:30 Anna-Lena Schubert (U. of Heidelberg) Neurocognitive psychometrics of intelligence Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
15 Nov 16:30 Professor Suliann Ben Hamed, French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) The spatial and temporal dynamics of attention: insights from direct access to the attentional spotlight Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
20 Nov 12:30 Dr Athena Akrami (University College London) When the mind lingers - how sensory history impacts working memory Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
21 Nov 12:30 Dr Roland Zahn, Reader in the Neurocognitive Bases of Mood Disorders, King's College London The neuropsychiatry of social knowledge and moral motivation Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
chair: Dr Hisham Ziauddeen
21 Nov 15:30 Roshan Cools (Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour) Chemistry of the adaptive mind: on dopamine and mental work Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
22 Nov 12:00 Professor Linda Smith, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Indiana University Bloomington, USA Visual learning: Babies, bodies and machines Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Please note: This Zangwill talk will be taking place at 12.00pm
27 Nov 12:30 Dr Amy Orben (MRC CBU, U. of Cambridge) Fear the Fork! Why we should all care about our analytical garden of forking paths Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
27 Nov 15:00 Joseph Marks Messengers: Who We Listen To, Who We Don't, And Why Nick Mackintosch Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
28 Nov 15:30 Anthony Wagner (Stanford University) Mechanisms of remembering: separation, replay, and integration in the human brain Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
29 Nov 16:30 Professor Stefan van der Stigchel, Professor in Cognitive Psychology, Utrecht University, Netherlands Visuospatial working memory as a fundamental component of the eye movement system. Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
04 Dec 16:00 Alex Gillespie, Associate Professor, Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science, London School of Economics and Dr Mary Adams, Senior Research fellow, King’s College London Exploring healthcare staff responses to patient complaints Cambridge Institute of Public Health, Large Seminar Room (First Floor), Forvie Site, Robinson Way. CB2 0SR
Please book your place at this event, via link below
05 Dec 12:30 Professor Nita Forouhi, Programme Leader of the Nutritional Epidemiology programme, MRC Epidemiology Unit, University of Cambridge. Food for health - food for thought Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
chair: Dr Graham Murray
06 Dec 16:30 Gaia Scerif, Attention, Brain and Cognitive Development, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford Attentive learning: Understanding mechanisms by studying outcomes, risk and protective factors Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
12 Dec 12:30 Professor Ian Jones, Professor of Psychiatry, Cardiff University Motherhood and madness: bipolar disorder and postpartum psychosis Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
chair: Dr Nikolett Kabacs
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
07 May 12:30 Dr Simone Schnall, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge Title to be confirmed Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
 

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