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November 2017

Colloquium Series: Daphna Oyserman

November 2, 2017 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Dr. Daphna Oyserman from the University of Southern California will be presenting as part of the Psychology Department Colloquium Series. Talks are generously funded by the Sharon M. Guten Donor Advised Fund.   Test

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December 2017

Colloquium Series: Giulio Tononi

December 7, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Giulio Tononi (University of Southern California)

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February 2018

Colloquium Series: Katie Hinde

February 1, 2018 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Colloquium Series: Katie Hinde (Arizona State)   Title: Mother's Milk: Building Blocks and Blueprints for Infant BioBehavioral Development Abstract: Mother’s milk is more than a food full of essential nutrients and more than a medicine packed…

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April 2018

Colloquium Series: Jennifer Richeson (Yale)

April 5, 2018 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Approaching “majority-minority” America: Social psychology underlies the racial and political dynamics of our increasingly diverse nation. Ongoing and projected demographic shifts in the racial composition of the United States have been heralded as necessitating, if…

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Colloquium Series: David Yeager

April 19, 2018 @ 3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Colloquium Series: David Yeager (UT-Austin)   Colloquium schedule for spring, 2018 Katie Hinde, February 1 Jennifer Richeson, April 5 David Yeager, April 19 Liz Phelps, April 26 Dedre Gentner, May 3   For information regarding…

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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 @ 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 @ 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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