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24 Apr 12:30 Subbulakshmi Sankarasubramanian & Daisy Follett (MRC CBU, U. of Cambridge) Talk 1. Seeking the protective shield in the brain: the role of inhibitory control in regulating unwanted memories and actions Talk 2. Social status and mood: from evolutionary theory to neural signature Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
24 Apr 13:00 Dr Jasper Poort, Department of Psychology, Cambridge Visual selection in the mouse: behavioural and cortical mechanisms Kenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
24 Apr 15:00 Dr Marwa El Zein Benefits of the collective: how the group protects individual members in costly decisions Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
25 Apr 15:30 Kate Nation (University of Oxford) Learning to read words: from novice to expert Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
26 Apr 12:00 Dr Redmond O'Connell, Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience and School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin Bridging Neural and Computational Viewpoints on Perceptual Decision Making Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
PLEASE NOTE, THIS ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR WILL START AT 12.00PM. THE ZANGWILL TEA WILL BE AT THE USUAL TIME OF 4.00PM
29 Apr 13:00 Dr Johannes Felsenberg - Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, Waddell Lab, University of Oxford Re-evaluation of learned behaviour, changing memory - on the fly Kenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
01 May 12:30 Carol Wang & Alexander Irvine (MRC CBU, U. of Cambridge) 1. Neural competition accounts for differences in recognising and learning spoken words and pseudowords 2. Phonological mismatch negativity, and its relation to language skills and environmental factors in children Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
01 May 13:00 Professor Charles Fernyhough, Durham University Modality-general and modality-specific processes in hallucinations Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
PLEASE NOTE, WEDNESDAY, 1ST MAY. THIS IS AN EXTRA ZANGWILL TALK AND WILL TAKE PLACE AT 1.00PM. PLEASE ALSO NOTE, THERE WILL BE NO ZANGWILL TEA TODAY
02 May 15:30 Matt Botvinick (DeepMind and Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, University College London) Reinforcement learning in AI systems and in the brain Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
07 May 13:00 Dr Simon Watt, Bangor University Title to be confirmed Kenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
08 May 12:30 Sue Gathercole (MRC CBU, U. of Cambridge) Mechanisms of working memory training: not plasticity, but routines and fine-tuning Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
09 May 15:30 Alexa Morcom Talk title tbc Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
10 May 12:00 Dr Jasper Poort, Selective Vision Lab, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge Neural circuits for visually-guided decision making in mice. Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
PLEASE NOTE, THIS ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR WILL START AT 12.00PM. THE ZANGWILL TEA WILL BE AT THE USUAL TIME OF 4.00PM
13 May 13:00 Vibeke N. H. Dam - Cand.psych., PhD student, Neurobiology Research Unit, 6931 The Neuroscience Centre Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen University Hospital Affective biases and other cognitive disturbances in Major Depressive Disorder Kenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
15 May 12:30 Alexander Quent & Ivan Simpson Kent (MRC CBU, U. of Cambridge) Talk 1. Using immersive reality to examine the U-shaped relationship between schema and memory performance Talk 2. Multivariate approaches to understanding the brain-behaviour relationships in cognitive ability Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
16 May 12:30 Dr Derek Tracy, Consultant Psychiatrist & Clinical Director Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, London; Senior Lecturer, King's College, London Narrative in neuroscience: evolutionary approach as a teaching tool Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
16 May 15:30 Sarah Garfinkel (University of Sussex) Heart-brain interactions in emotion and memory Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
17 May 12:00 Dr Sarah Lloyd-Fox, Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London, Affiliated Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge Shedding light on infant brain and cognitive development in Africa: The BRIGHT Project Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
PLEASE NOTE, THIS ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR WILL START AT 12.00PM. THE ZANGWILL TEA WILL BE AT THE USUAL TIME OF 4.00PM
22 May 12:30 Andrea Kusec & Giulia Barsuola (MRC CBU, U. of Cambridge) Talk 1. Awareness in sight: Self and other appraisals of disability in acquired brain injury Talk 2. The regulation of intrusive autobiographical memories Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
22 May 15:00 Dr. Gary Lewis, Royal Holloway University of London Is the child the father of the political man? Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
23 May 12:30 Professor Clive Ballard, Professor of Age-related Diseases, College of Medicine and Health, University of Exeter Primary and Secondary Prevention of Dementia: can we PROTECT our Cognitive Health? Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
23 May 15:30 Lorina Naci (Trinity College, Dublin) Talk title tbc Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
24 May 16:30 Professor Anna Abraham, School of Social Sciences, Leeds Beckett University, UK Neuroscience & Creativity: Insights from Unnatural Bedfellows Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
PLEASE NOTE: THIS ZANGWILL TALK IS TAKING PLACE AT THE USUAL TIME OF 4.30PM. THE ZANGWILL TEA WILL BE AT 4.00PM
29 May 12:30 Alyse Brown (MRC CBU, U. of Cambridge) Visual nonlinearities Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
29 May 15:00 Dr Eva Krumhuber, University College London Inside-out: How emotions are perceived in the face Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
30 May 15:30 Milena Rabovsky (Freie University, Berlin) Modeling the N400 brain potential as change in a probabilistic representation of meaning Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
05 Jun 12:30 Giacomo Bignardi (MRC CBU, U. of Cambridge) Untangling the cognitive, behavioural and environmental ingredients for academic achievement Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
06 Jun 12:30 Dr Anne-Laura van Harmelen, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge Title to be confirmed Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
06 Jun 15:30 Rebecca Lawson (Dept of Psychology, Cambridge) Talk title tbc Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
12 Jun 12:30 Christina Carlisi (Psychology and Language Sciences, UCL) Using evolutionary algorithms to study individual differences in facial emotion perception Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
12 Jun 15:00 Dr Duncan Brumby, University College London (UCL) Digitally Distracted Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
13 Jun 12:30 Dr Timothy Matthews, King's College London Lonely young adults in modern Britain: findings from an epidemiological cohort study Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
13 Jun 15:30 Lisa-Marie Henderson (University of York) Sleep and vocabulary consolidation: Perspectives from typical and atypical development and sleep deprived teens Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
20 Jun 12:30 Dr Gemma Lewis, Research Associate in Psychiatric Epidemiology, University College London The clinical effectiveness of sertraline in primary care and the role of depression severity and duration: The PANDA pragmatic randomised controlled trial. Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
27 Jun 12:30 Dr Victoria Leong, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore); Affiliated Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge Understanding the parent-infant social connection through interpersonal neuroscience Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
26 Sep 12:30 Professor George Ikkos, Consultant Psychiatrist, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital History and Future of Psychiatry: Reflections on Kathleen Jones's "Asylums and after" Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
 

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