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April 2018

Colloquium Series: Liz Phelps (NYU)

April 26, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Biotechnology Center Auditorium (Rm. 1111), 425 Henry Mall
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Mechanisms of Threat Control Animal models of associative threat learning provide a basis for understanding human fears and anxiety. Building on research from animal models, we explore a range of means by which maladaptive defensive responses can be diminished…

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May 2018

Colloquium Series: Dedre Gentner (Northwestern)

May 3, 2018 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Orchard Room of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, 330 N. Orchard St.
Madison, WI 53715 United States
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Analogy and Language in Relational Learning Relational learning and reasoning is central to higher-order cognition. It is essential in mathematics and science, and equally essential in social and ethical reasoning. Yet learning relational concepts is…

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October 2018

Colloquium Series: Greg Miller (Northwestern University)

October 25, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Childhood social disadvantage and physical health outcomes across the lifespan: Mechanisms and Moderators Children who are exposed to social and economic adversity in the early years of life show increased susceptibility to chronic diseases of…

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April 2019

Colloquium Series — Frank Tong of Vanderbilt University (April 18th)

April 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

"Understanding the neural computations that underlie human vision" Each morning, we open our eyes and re-experience the scientific miracle of vision. In this talk, I will discuss two of my lab's major endeavors to investigate…

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September 2019

Guest Lecture: Klaus Oberauer, University of Zurich “What causes the capacity limit of working memory?”

September 12, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Klaus Oberauer of the University of Zurich will be joining us September 12th to give a guest lecture in room 107 from 4 PM-5 PM. Title: What causes the capacity limit of working memory? Abstract:…

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Colloquium Event Series 2019-2020: Katie McLaughlin (Harvard University)

September 26, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us September 26th, 2019 to hear Katie McLaughlin from Harvard University speak for the Colloquium Series. Title: Neurodevelopmental Mechanisms Linking Childhood Adversity with Psychopathology Across the Life-Course Abstract: Children who have experienced environmental adversity—such…

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October 2019

Colloquium Event Series 2019-2020: Eliana Colunga (University of Colorado – Boulder)

October 24, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us October 24th, 2019 in Room 107 to hear Eliana Colunga from University of Colorado - Boulder speak for the Colloquium Series. Title: Using computational models to understand, predict, and nudge word learning trajectories.…

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Colloquium Series: Dr. Eliana Colunga

October 24, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

We are excited to welcome Dr. Eliana Colunga from the University of Colorado- Boulder to give a talk on Thursday, October 24th at 4:00 pm in room 107 of the Brogden Psychology building. Refreshments will…

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November 2019

Yuri Saalmann Department Talk

November 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us at 4:00 PM in room 107 for Yuri Saalmann's Talk. Talk title: Thalamo-cortical correlates of consciousness and cognition Abstract: Electrophysiology and neuroimaging studies have focused on defining roles for different areas of the…

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November 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This talk will be held from 12 PM - 1 PM in the Waisman Center. Brian Scholl, PhD Yale University About the Talk: What is the purpose of perception? Perhaps the most common answer to this…

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