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Experimental Psychology

Our weekly seminar series is held during Terms 1, 2 and 3 (October - May),
Tuesdays at 4pm in Room 305, 26 Bedford Way.

For more information about the seminar series please contact Antonietta Esposito (a.esposito@ucl.ac.uk) or David Vinson (d.vinson@ucl.ac.uk)

Seminars and Talks - Term 1

Date Speaker Title Location
8th Oct 2013
4pm
Dr Rosamund Langston
(University of Dundee)
Rodent models of complex cognition 

Room 305,

26 Bedford Way

15th Oct 2013
4pm
Dr Michael Ramscar
(University of Tubingen)
Nonlinear dynamics of lifelong learning:  the myth of cognitive decline

Room 305,

26 Bedford Way

22nd Oct 2013
4pm
Professor Yvonne Rogers
(UCLIC)
Mindful or Mindless Technology?

Room 305,

26 Bedford Way

29th Oct 2013
4pm
Dr Susanne Diekelmann
(Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen)
Memory reactivation during sleep and the role of future relevance 

Room 305,

26 Bedford Way

5th Nov 2013 READING WEEK – NO SEMINAR 
READING WEEK – NO SEMINAR 
READING WEEK – NO SEMINAR 
12th Nov 2013
4pm
Dr Chia-Jung Tsay
(Management Science & Innovation, UCL)
The Impact of Visual Cues on the Judgment of Performance

Room 305,

26 Bedford Way

19th Nov 2013
4pm
Professor Gordon Brown
(Warwick University)
Social Sampling Theory: A Cognitive Model of Social Norms, Segregation, and Polarisation

Room 305,

26 Bedford Way

26th Nov 2013
4pm
Professor Melissa Bateson
(Newcastle University)
Title TBA

Room 305,

26 Bedford Way

 3rd Dec 2013
4pm
Dr Daniel Lametti
(Institute of Neurology, UCL)
Sensorimotor learning in speech production

Room 305,

26 Bedford Way

 

Seminars and Talks - Term 2

21st Jan 2014

4pm

Dr Daniel Lametti (UCL Institute of Neurology) Sensorimotor learning in speech production

Room 305,

26 Bedford Way

28th Jan 2014

4pm

Prof Beth Jefferies (University of York)
 The neural basis of semantic cognition: evidence from patients, TMS and neuroimaging

Room 305,

26 Bedford Way

4th Feb 2014

4pm

Dr Courtenay Norbury (Royal Holloway)
 Factors that influence teacher concern about language and communication development at school entry

Room 305,

26 Bedford Way

11th Feb 2014 READING WEEK – NO SEMINAR   READING WEEK – NO SEMINAR  READING WEEK – NO SEMINAR 

18h Feb 2014

4pm

 Dr Jeremy Skipper (CPB @UCL)  “And an echo murmured back the word": How the brain constructs the speech we hear

Room 305,

26 Bedford Way

25th Feb 2014

4pm

 Dr James Moore (Goldsmiths, University of London)  Was that me? Exploring sense of agency in health and disease

Room 305,

26 Bedford Way

4th March 2014

4pm

Dr Harriet Over (University of York)  The origins of belonging: young children's attachments to their social groups

Room 305,

26 Bedford Way

11th March 2014

4pm

Dr Zoe Kourtzi (University of Birmingham)
 TBA

Room 305,

26 Bedford Way

18th March 2014

4pm

 Dr Mark Walton (University of Oxford)  TBA

Room 305,

26 Bedford Way

 

Seminars and Talks - Term 3

29th April 2014

4pm

Dr Sam Schwarzkopf (CPB @UCL) What can brain architecture tell us about how we perceive the world?

Room 305,

26 Bedford Way

6th May 2014

4pm

Dr Leonel Garcia-Marques (University of Lisbon)
Is collaborative inhibition in memory a precondition for collaboration recall?

Room 305,

26 Bedford Way

13th May 2014

4pm

Dr Miguel Vadillo (CPB @UCL) Associative learning and visual search

Room 305,

26 Bedford Way

27th May 2014

4pm

Professor Stefan Lewandowsky (Bristol University)
Cognition of Climate Change

Room 305,

26 Bedford Way

3th June 2014

4pm

Dr Daniel Bendor (CPB @UCL) The role of inhibition in auditory cortex for encoding temporal information

Room 305,

26 Bedford Way

10th June 2014

4pm

Professor Guido Gendolla (Motivation Lab, University of Geneva)
Implicit Affective Cues Can Make You Trying Harder: New insights

Room 305,

26 Bedford Way

17th June 2014

4pm

Professor Michael Long (NYU School of Medicine, USA)
How does the brain generate sequences for behaviour?

Room 305,

26 Bedford Way