Colloquia

Psychology Department Colloquia

Fall 2016

Dr. Rebecca Bigler, University of Texas at Austin
Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 4:10 p.m. - STEPS 290
Title: 
"The formation of social stereotypes and prejudices in children"
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Dr. Stacey Sinclair, Princeton University
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 3:10 p.m. - STEPS 290
Title:
"You are who you know: How ethnic attitudes and interpersonal interactions shape one another"
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Dr. Rob Turrisi, The Pennsylvania State University
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 3:10 p.m. - STEPS 290
Title:  "Underage drinking: What’s new and why parents may be important in more ways than we think"
         this event is co-sponsored by Health, Medicine and Society

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Spring 2017

Dr. Casey Lew-Williams, Princeton University
Thursday, February 16, 2017 -  4:10 p.m.
Title:  “Statistical learning in natural language acquisition”
     this event is co-sponsored by Cognitive Science

Dr. Mary Murphy, Indiana University
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 3:10 p.m.
Title:  "A Contextual Theory of Social Identity Threat: Situational Cues in STEM Settings"
     this event is co-sponsored by the Social Justice Scholars

Dr. Andrea Halpern, Bucknell University
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 4:10 p.m.
Title:   tba
     this event is co-sponsored by the Music Department and Cognitive Science

 


Spring 2016

Dr. John Kounios, Drexel University
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 3:10 p.m. - STEPS 280
Title:  "Aha! The Cognitive Neuroscience of Insight"
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    this event is co-sponsored by Cognitive Science

The Cognitive Science Program presents:
Dr. Jamie Reilly, Temple University
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 4:10 p.m. - STEPS 290
Professor Reilly will discuss research on learning in Alzheimer's patients and related work using transcranial direct current stimulation in healthy young adults.  For more information on Professor Reilly, click here.

   
CANCELLED:   Dr. Lila Davachi, New York University
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 3:10 p.m. - STEPS 280
Title:  "The temporal structure of episodic memory"
     this event is co-sponsored by Cognitive Science

     The Social Justice Scholars presents:
Dr. James M. Jones, University of Delaware
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 4:10 p.m. - Roemmele Global Commons, Williams Hall
Title:  "Diversity Competency: A model for enhancing diversity outcomes in higher education"
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  this event is co-sponsored by Psychology

    The Social Justice Scholars presents:
Dr. Alice Eagly, Northwestern University
Monday, April 25, 2016 -  4:00 p.m. - Linderman 200
Title:  When Passionate Advocates Meet Research on Diversity, Does the Honest Broker Stand a Chance?
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    this event is co-sponsored by Psychology and WGSS


Fall 2015

The Social Justice Scholars presents:
Dr. Nancy DiTomaso, Rutgers Business School
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 4:00 p.m. - STEPS 280
Title:  "Racism and Discrimination vs Advantage and Favoritism"
   this event is co-sponsored by Psychology

Dr. Chad Forbes, University of Delaware
Friday, October 23, 2015 - 3:10 p.m. - STEPS 101
Title:  "Social threats as a catalyst for women's negative STEM memories and aversion"
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    this event is co-sponsored by Cognitive Science

Dr. Julie Hubbard, University of Delaware
Friday, November 13, 2015 - 3:10 p.m. - Linderman 200
Title:  "Translating Basic Science Into Bullying Prevention Programming"
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     this event is co-sponsored by the College of Education

Doctoral Dissertation Defense - Alexandra Frazer
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 3:00 p.m. - CU 222
Title:  "Lexical and Syntactic Influences on Structural Selection in Language Production"