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DateSpeakerTitleVenue
01 Oct 13:00 Professor John S. Werner, University of California, Davis Color Transformations Across the Life Span: Two Hypotheses about Modulation by Light Kenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
08 Oct 12:30 Alexa Morcam (University of Edinburgh) Ageing, memory and altered cortical recruitment Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
09 Oct 15:30 Fred Dick (Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London) Development, plasticity, and structure underlying auditory language understanding Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
10 Oct 13:00 Dr Agnes Lacreuse - Dept. of Psychological & Brain Sciences, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst Cognitive effects of sex hormones in nonhuman primates Kenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
10 Oct 15:00 Professor Rebecca Saxe, Associate professor of cognitive neuroscience, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT Thinking about thinking about thought: Neural mechanisms for understanding other minds Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
PLEASE NOTE: ALL ZANGWILL CLUB TALKS THIS TERM WILL START AT THE EARLIER TIME OF 3.00PM
13 Oct 15:00 Professor Walter Mischel, Niven Professor of Humane Letters in Psychology, Columbia University, USA The Marshmallow Test: Understanding self-control and how to master it Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
THIS IS AN SPECIAL EXTRA ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR. PLEASE NOTE, THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM
14 Oct 13:00 Professor Trevor Lamb, Australian National University, Canberra Evolution of vertebrate photoreception and retinoid cycle: Clues from the eye transcriptome of basal vertebrates Kenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
14 Oct 13:00 Dr Gillian Brown, University of St Andrews Evolutionary perspectives on sex differences in behaviour PPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane)
14 Oct 17:00 Professors Phil and Carolyn Cowan, University of California, Berkeley Couples groups for parents to strengthen family relationships: 40 years of research in 40 minutes Seminar Room, Old Cavendish Laboratory, Free School Lane
15 Oct 12:30 Jon Quach (University of Melbourne) The Memory Maestros study – addressing working memory problems at a population-level in primary schools Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
16 Oct 15:30 Jennifer Bizley (Ear Institute, UCL) Exploring neural correlates of object formation in Auditory Cortex Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
17 Oct 15:00 Anthony A. Grace, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience, Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, USA Dopamine Neuron Regulation and its Disruption in Schizophrenia and Depression Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM
20 Oct 13:00 Dr Tristan Beckinschtein - Department of Psychology, Cambridge Transitions of consciousness: how wakefulness modulates cognition Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge
21 Oct 13:00 Professor Harold D. Grotevant, University of Massachusetts Amherst Post-adoption Contact between Adoptive and Birth Families: What Mater for Identity Development? Room 606, Centre for Family Research
22 Oct 12:30 Christoph Teufel (University of Cambridge) Top-down visual processing and feature extraction in healthy observers and early psychosis Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
24 Oct 15:00 Professor Verity Brown, FRSE, Provost of St Leonard¹s College, University of St Andrews Thinking flexibly and enhancing cognition Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM
27 Oct 13:00 Dr Oliver Boasch - Psychiatric Hospital, University of Zurich Prosocial and prosexual effects of gammahydroxybutyrate Kenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
29 Oct 12:30 Kei Watanabe (University of Oxford) Prefrontal neuronal activities reflecting capacity constraints and emergent flexibility of cognition in varying-load working memory tasks Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
30 Oct 15:30 Stuart Rosen (Speech, Hearing & Phonetic Sciences, UCL) Developmental aspects of understanding speech in noisy backgrounds Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
31 Oct 15:00 Dr. Hugo Spiers, Senior Lecturer in Behavioural Neuroscience, UCL Institute of Behavioural Neuroscience, Experimental Psychology, University College London Neural Systems for Navigation Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM
03 Nov 13:00 Professor Aldo Badiani - Neuroscience, University of Sussex Cocaine and Heroin: Two Peas in Two Pods Kenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
05 Nov 12:30 Polly Peers (MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit) Rebuilding spatial awareness following stroke, can home-based training help? Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
06 Nov 15:30 Eva Feredoes (School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences, University of Reading) The neural mechanisms of top-down control during visual working memory Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
07 Nov 15:00 Professor Pasco Fearon, Research Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London Genes and environment in adolescent attachment: a challenge to the received wisdom? Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM
10 Nov 13:00 Dr Annemieke Apergis-Schoute - BCNI, Department of Psychiatry Inflexible responses to threat in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and its neural underpinnings Seminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site, Robinson Way, Cambridge
11 Nov 13:00 Professor Alex Wood, University of Stirling Title to be confirmed PPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane)
12 Nov 12:30 Shanti Shanker (MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit) Motivated forgetting: Insights from patients with focal brain lesions Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
13 Nov 15:30 Pascal Belin (Institut de Neurosciences de la Timone), Aix-Marseilles Université The vocal brain: cerebral processing of voice information Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
14 Nov 15:00 Dr Karalyn Patterson, Department of Clinical Neurosciences and MRC-CBU, Cambridge How independent of semantics are phonology and syntax? Evidence from Semantic Dementia Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM
19 Nov 12:30 Laura Hughes (MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit) The search for neurophysiological biomarkers of dementia using MEG and Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
20 Nov 15:30 Lynne Murray (School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences, University of Reading) Specificity of effects of early parent-infant interactions in the intergenerational transmission of psychopathology, and implications for intervention Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
21 Nov 15:00 Professor David Spiegelhalter, Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk Communicating risk and scientific uncertainty to the public and policy-makers Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM
24 Nov 13:00 Dr Yevheniia Mikheenko - BCNI, Dept. of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience When the heart fears: physiological correlates of trait anxiety in humans and non-human primates Kenneth Craik Room, Craik Marshall Building, Downing Site, Cambridge
25 Nov 13:00 Geoffrey M. Boynton, Jessica Thomas, and Ione Fine, University of Washington ‘I can get that song out of your head: Decoding perceptual representations with retinotopic and tonotopic maps.’ Kenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
25 Nov 13:00 Professor Carol Vincent and Dr Humera Iqbal, The Institute of Education Encounters with Diversity: Children’s and Adults’ Friendships across Social Class and Ethnic Difference Room 606, Centre for Family Research
26 Nov 12:30 Michael Browning (University of Oxford) Anxious individuals have difficulty learning the causal statistics of aversive environments Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
27 Nov 15:30 Simon Hanslmayr (School of Psychology, University of Birmingham) The role of synchronized and desynchronized oscillations for episodic memory – Association vs information Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
28 Nov 15:00 Professor Usha Goswami, Professor of Cognitive Developmental Neuroscience, Director, Centre for Neuroscience in Education, University of Cambridge Speech Rhythm and Temporal Structure: A Temporal Sampling Perspective on Phonology and Dyslexia Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK WILL START AT 3.00PM
03 Dec 12:30 Nicola Filippini (University of Oxford) The effect of the APOE genotype on brain function Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
04 Dec 15:30 Jackie Andrade (Plymouth University, School of Psychology) Imagined pleasures: The cognitive psychology of desire Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
10 Dec 12:30 Jiaxang Zhang (MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit) Decision processes and decision deficits: Insights from response time data Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road
 

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