Department of Psychology
Department of Psychology
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Psychology Department Graduation Commencement — Spring 2017

Friday, May 19, 2017 • 3:00 PM

Gregory Gym




Dr. Jessica Church-Lang, "Probing Stability and Flexibility in Task Control Development"

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 • 3:00 PM

SEA 1.332 (Hakes Library)




Psychology Departmental Honors Poster Session

Monday, May 1, 2017 • 2:30 PM

SEA 4.244 (Library)




Cognitive Science Area Meeting: Dr. Anthony Di Fiore

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 • 3:00 PM

SEA 1.332 (Hakes Library)


Dr. Germine Awad, "Arab and Muslim Discrimination Since 9/11"

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 • 12:00 PM

SEA 4.242




PSYCHFEST

Friday, April 21, 2017 • 1:00 PM

SEA 4.244 (Library)





Behavioral Neuroscience Seminar Series: Dr. Justin Moscarello

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 • 3:00 PM

SEA 4.244


Dr. Roderick MacKinnon, "Sodium and Calcium Activated Potassium Channels"

Monday, April 17, 2017 • 4:00 PM

POB 2.302 (Avaya Auditorium)



Clinically Applied Rehabilitation Engineering Talk: Dr. Ken Paller

Friday, April 14, 2017 • 12:00 PM

CPE 2.220


Dr. James Slotta, "The Ups and Downs of Space and Time in the Yopno Valley"

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 • 3:00 PM

SEA 1.332 (Hakes Library)


Behavioral Neuroscience Seminar Series: Dr. Elizabeth Lippard

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 • 3:00 PM

SEA 4.244


Dr. Charan Ranganath, "Time, Context, and Memory"

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 • 4:00 PM

SEA 4.244 (Library)



Dr. Jennifer Skeem, "Violence Prevention: New Frameworks & Promising Directions"

Monday, April 10, 2017 • 2:00 PM

SEA 4.244 (Library)


Kara Weisman, “Children’s Intuitions about the Structure of Mental Life”

Monday, April 10, 2017 • 12:00 PM

SEA 1.332 (Hakes Library)


Dr. Kali Trzesniewski, "The Long View of Personality"

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 • 4:00 PM

SEA 1.332 (Hakes Library)


Behavioral Neuroscience Seminar Series: Dr. Joey Dunsmoor

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 • 3:00 PM

SEA 4.244


Dr. Karin Roelofs, "Neuro-Endocrine Control Mechanisms in Social Motivational Action"

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 • 12:00 PM

SEA 4.244 (Library)


Dr. Todd Braver, "Flexible Neural Mechanisms of Cognitive Control"

Monday, April 3, 2017 • 3:00 PM

NHB 1.720




Cognitive Neuroscience-IRC Talk Series: Dr. Mbemba Jabbi

Friday, March 31, 2017 • 12:00 PM

SEA 4.244 (Library)


Dr. Ashley Bush, “Alzheimer’s Disease: A Siderosis?”

Friday, March 31, 2017 • 11:00 AM

NHB 1.720


Behavioral Neuroscience Seminar Series: Dr. Elliot Tucker-Drob

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 • 3:00 PM

SEA 4.244 (Library)








Behavioral Neuroscience Seminar Series: Dr. Juan Dominguez

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 • 3:00 PM

SEA 4.244



Jessica Lynn's Transgender Journey

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 • 12:00 PM

SEA 4.244 (Library)



Dolly Rojo, "Exposure to Non-English Languages Promotes Multilingual Awareness”

Monday, March 20, 2017 • 12:00 PM

SEA 1.332 (Hakes Library)



Dr. Mark Powers at SXSW: "Virtual Reality Therapy: Treatment for the World"

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 • 12:30 PM

JW Marriott Austin, 110 East 2nd Street


Cognitive Neuroscience-IRC Talk Series: Rachel Reetzke and Zilong Xie

Friday, March 10, 2017 • 12:00 PM

SEA 4.244


Dr. Robert Edwards, “The Function of Alpha-Synuclein”

Thursday, March 9, 2017 • 11:00 AM

NHB 1.720


Behavioral Neuroscience Seminar Series: Dr. Linda Noble

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 • 3:00 PM

SEA 4.244








Clinically Applied Rehabilitation Engineering (CARE) Research Day

Friday, March 3, 2017 • 9:00 AM

Thompson Conference Center (TCC)



Cognitive Science Area Meeting: Boji Lam and Alisa Baron

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 • 3:00 PM

SEA 1.332 (Hakes Library)



CASA March 2017 Convening, Learning Across Borders

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Hyatt Regency Austin on Town Lake



Developmental Talk Series: Jessie-Raye Bauer (Booth Lab)

Monday, February 27, 2017 • 12:00 PM

SEA 1.332 (Hakes Library)



Dr. David Buss, "The Mating Game"

Thursday, February 23, 2017 • 6:00 PM

Jackson Geological Sciences Building (JGB), 2.216


Dr. Sean Polyn, "Neural Signals Revealing the Organization of Memory"

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 • 4:00 PM

MBB 1.210




Dr. Anda Gershon, "Risk for Mood Disorders: A Context-Sensitive Approach"

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 • 1:30 PM

SEA 4.244 (Library)



Dr. Alan Bovik, "Picture Quality: Neuroscience Meets Video Engineering"

Monday, February 20, 2017 • 3:00 PM

NHB 1.720


Dr. Dana Ballard, "A Neural Coding Hypothesis to Address Multiplexing"

Monday, February 20, 2017 • 12:00 PM

SEAY 4.244


Cognitive Science Area Meeting: Nicole Wen, Ph.D. candidate (Cognition, Culture and Development Lab)

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 • 3:00 PM

Hakes Library, SEA 1.332


Behavioral Neuroscience Seminar Series: Dr. Kenji Tanaka

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 • 3:00 PM

SEA 4.244 (Library)




Cognitive Neuroscience/IRC Talk Series: Pilot Presentations/fNIRS Training Visit

Friday, February 10, 2017 • 12:00 PM

SEA 4.244 (Library)


NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant (DDRIG) Workshop & Lunch

Friday, February 10, 2017 • 12:00 PM

Gebauer Bldg, 3rd-Floor Conference Room


Cognitive Science Area Meeting: "Putting Your Ph.D. to Work Outside of Academia"

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 • 3:00 PM

SEA 1.332 (Hakes Library)






Dr. Jennifer Adair, "Agency and Young Children: Methodological Possibilities"

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 • 3:00 PM

SEA 1.332 (Hakes Library)




Dr. Amy Lee, “Voltage-Gated Ca2+ Channels at Sensory Ribbon Synapses”

Monday, January 30, 2017 • 3:00 PM

NHB 1.720



Dr. Micheal Paige Sandbank, Developmental Area Talk Series

Monday, January 30, 2017 • 12:00 PM

SEA 1.332 (Hakes Library)


Dr. Yael Niv, "Selective Attention in the Service of Reinforcement Learning”

Friday, January 27, 2017 • 12:00 PM

SEA 4.244 (Library)



Dr. Aiyana Willard, "The Basis of Belief: Cognitive and Cultural Origins of Religious Beliefs"

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 • 3:00 PM

SEA 1.332 (Hakes Library)


Marisa Toups, MD, "Macrophages and Melancholy: A Multi-System Approach to Mood Disorders"

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 • 11:00 AM

Avaya Auditorium (POB 2.302), Peter O’Donnell Building


Behavioral Neuroscience Seminar: Melissa Sharpe, Princeton University

Monday, January 23, 2017 • 3:00 PM

SEA 4.242



Dr. Elisabeth McClure, “Can Babies Skype? Considering Human Development in a Digital World"

Monday, January 23, 2017 • 12:00 PM

SEA 1.332 (Hakes Library)


State of the IRC Meeting

Friday, January 20, 2017 • 12:00 PM

SEA 4.244


Society for Personality and Social Psychology 2017 Conference in San Antonio, Jan. 18-21

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 • 3:00 PM

Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 900 Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205


Dr. Pennebaker at LSA Public Lectures on Language Series: Can We Use Language to Read Minds?

Sunday, January 8, 2017 • 1:00 PM

JW Marriott Austin, 110 East 2nd Street



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