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Previous Cornell Psychology Colloquia

-- 2015 --

    Colloquium: Friday, May 1, 2015
  • Academic Performance Under Stress: At the Intersection of Emotion and Cognitive Control
  • Sian L. Beilock
    Department of Psychology, University of Chicago
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 17, 2015
  • Getting Real About Moral Machines
  • Paul Bello
    Artificial Intelligence Center, Naval Research Laboratory
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 10, 2015
  • Prefrontal Cortex and the Hierarchical Control of Behavior
  • David Badre
    Department of Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences, Brown University
    **Co-sponsored with the Cognitive Science Program
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

-- 2012 --

    Colloquium: Friday, November 16, 2012
  • Chemosensory Cognition and the Evolution of Spatial Navigation
  • Lucia F. Jacobs
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, November 2, 2012
  • The Impact of Psychosocial Deprivation on the Developing Brain and Behavior: Lessons from the Bucharest Early Intervention Project
  • Nathan A. Fox
    Department of Human Development, University of Maryland
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 28, 2012
  • Positive Emotion and Psychopathology: A Puzzle in Clinical Science
  • June Gruber
    Department of Psychology, Yale University
    **Co-sponsored with the Department of Human Development
    ***Note special location***
  • G-87 MVR Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 21, 2012
  • Fake It 'til You Become It: How Preparatory Power Posing Affects Hormones, Behavior, and Outcomes
  • Amy J.C. Cuddy
    Harvard Business School
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 14, 2012
  • The Cultural Origins of Human Cooperation
  • Joseph Henrich
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Thursday, September 6, 2012
  • How Adaptive Control Emerges from Multiple Interacting Brain Systems
  • Randall C. O'Reilly
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Colorado, Boulder
    ***Note special day and time***
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, August 31, 2012
  • The Computational Architecture of Olfaction: Learning and Memory in High Dimensions
  • Thomas A. Cleland
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, May 4, 2012
  • An Interdisciplinary Approach to Empathy and Altruism
  • Stephanie D. Preston
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 27, 2012
  • Ideal Affect: Cultural Causes and Behavioral Consequences
  • Jeanne L. Tsai
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 20, 2012
  • TBA
  • ***CANCELLED***Uri Hasson
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 13, 2012
  • Representing Multiple Objects as an Ensemble Enhances Visual Cognition
  • George Angelo Alvarez
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, March 9, 2012
  • Neural Reuse in the Functional Organization of the Brain
  • Michael L. Anderson
    Department of Psychology, Franklin & Marshall College
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, March 2, 2012
  • TBA
  • ***CANCELLED***William A. Cunningham
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 12:00 am

    Colloquium: Friday, February 17, 2012
  • Adult Attachment Dynamics
  • Vivian Zayas
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, February 3, 2012
  • Vocal Communication and Reward: Why Birds Sing
  • Lauren V. Riters
    Department of Zoology, University of Wisconsin -- Madison
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, January 27, 2012
  • Neural Mechanisms Underlying Associative Motor Learning
  • John Freeman
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

-- 2011 --

    Colloquium: Friday, November 18, 2011
  • The Effects of Inductive Biases on Cultural Transmission
  • Thomas L. Griffiths
    Department of Psychology, University of California -- Berkeley
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Tuesday, November 8, 2011
  • Neural Similarity, Semantic Similarity, and What Makes Different People’s Representations Alike
  • Rajeev Raizada
    Department of Human Development, Cornell University
    ***Note special day and time***
  • 202 Uris Hall: 4:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, November 4, 2011
  • Young Children’s Causal Learning from Social Evidence
  • Tamar Kushnir
    Department of Human Development, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, October 28, 2011
  • Under God's Skin: The Role of Mental-State Reasoning in Theism and Thanatology
  • Jesse Bering
    Scholar in Residence, Wells College
    Bering is the science columnist for Slate magazine and writes a featured blog for Scientific American called "Bering in Mind"
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, October 21, 2011
  • Culpable Control and Deviant Causal Chains
  • Mark D. Alicke
    Department of Psychology, Ohio University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 16, 2011
  • Evolution of Learning and Decision Making in Social Groups
  • Arnon Lotem
    Department of Zoology, Tel Aviv University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 9, 2011
  • Using Human-Robot Interactions to Study Human-Human Social Behavior
  • Brian Scassellati
    Department of Computer Science, Yale University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 2, 2011
  • Constructive Memory and Imagining the Future: A Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective
  • Daniel L. Schacter
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, May 13, 2011
  • The Human Unconscious: Old Questions, New Answers
  • Ran Hassin
    Department of Psychology, The Hebrew University
    ***Note special time***
  • 202 Uris Hall: 2:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 29, 2011
  • TBA
  • ***CANCELLED***Nathan A. Fox
    Department of Human Development, University of Maryland
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 8, 2011
  • Plasticity of the Adult Avian Song Control System: Birth, Death, and Renewal of the Brain
  • Eliot A. Brenowitz
    Departments of Biology and Psychology, University of Washington
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 1, 2011
  • Thought Speed and Psychological Life
  • Emily Pronin
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, March 11, 2011
  • Frontiers in Behavioral Endocrinology: Surprises and Successes from Measuring Multiple Steroids in Small Biological Samples
  • ***CANCELLED***Katherine E. Wynne-Edwards
    Comparative Endocrinology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
    University of Calgary
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, March 4, 2011
  • The Neurobiology of Recollection
  • Howard Eichenbaum
    Department of Psychology, Boston University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, February 25, 2011
  • Using Self to Understand the Minds of Others: A Social Neuroscience Approach
  • Jason P. Mitchell
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, February 18, 2011
  • Bringing Character Back: How the Motivation to Evaluate Character Shapes Moral Judgment
  • David A. Pizarro
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, February 4, 2011
  • Losing it at the Movies: Pace in Film, Pace of Mind
  • James E. Cutting
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

-- 2010 --

    Colloquium: Friday, December 3, 2010
  • Visual Scene Understanding
  • Aude Oliva
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, November 19, 2010
  • Cooperation and Conflict in Social Groups
  • Sigal Balshine
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour, McMaster University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, November 5, 2010
  • Underperformance: A Social Identity Account
  • Geoffrey L. Cohen
    Department of Psychology and School of Education,
    Stanford University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, October 29, 2010
  • What is a “Self”?: The Multifaceted Nature of Self-knowledge and its Contribution to Theoretical and Methodological Confusion
  • Stan B. Klein
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, October 22, 2010
  • Stereotypes in the Communication and Translation of Person Impressions
  • Monica Biernat
    Department of Psychology, University of Kansas
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, October 1, 2010
  • Social Influences on Food Preferences and Mate Choices in Animals
  • Bennett (Jeff) Galef
    Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour, McMaster University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 17, 2010
  • Language in a Sensorimotor Brain
  • Frederic Dick
    Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck College, University of London
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, May 7, 2010
  • Fortune Favors the Bold (and the Italicized): Effects of Fluency on Judgment, Reasoning, and Education
  • Daniel M. Oppenheimer
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 23, 2010
  • Embodied Decision Making: Examining Brain/Body Mechanisms in the Emotion-Behavior Link
  • Wendy Berry Mendes
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 9, 2010
  • Systems of Evaluation: Examining the Consequences of Holding Discrepant Implicit and Explicit Attitudes
  • Allen R. McConnell
    Department of Psychology, Miami University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Monday, April 5, 2010
  • Visit scheduled for 4-09-2010 has been cancelled
  • ***CANCELLED***Katherine E. Wynne-Edwards
    Comparative Endocrinology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
    University of Calgary
  • Cancelled: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, March 12, 2010
  • Granule Cells of the Hippocampal Dentate Gyrus Opt for Early Retirement
  • Bruce L. McNaughton
    Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience
    University of Lethbridge
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, March 5, 2010
  • Learning to Remodel the Injured Brain
  • Theresa A. Jones
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Thursday, January 28, 2010
  • The Function of Social Cognition in Wild Baboons
  • Dorothy Cheney
    Department of Biology, University of Pennsylvania
    **Co-sponsored with the Department of Neurobiology & Behavior
    ***Note special day, time, and location***
  • Morison Room (A106), Corson - Mudd Hall: 12:30 pm

-- 2009 --

    Colloquium: Friday, December 4, 2009
  • What Emotion Does
  • Elizabeth Phelps
    Department of Psychology, New York University
    **Co-sponsored with the Department of Human Development
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, November 20, 2009
  • Infectious Disease, Adaptive Cognition, and the Creation of Culture
  • Mark Schaller
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, November 6, 2009
  • Use of Gaze for Real-Time Mood Regulation: The Role of Age and Attentional Functioning
  • Derek M. Isaacowitz
    Department of Psychology, Brandeis University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, October 30, 2009
  • The Psychology of Transcending the Present
  • Yaacov Trope
    Department of Psychology, New York University
    **Co-sponsored with the Department of Human Development
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, October 23, 2009
  • Emergence of Complex Communication from Simple Interactions: Lessons from Songbirds and Human Infants
  • Michael H. Goldstein
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 18, 2009
  • The Neurobiology of Communication in Natural Settings
  • Jeremy I. Skipper
    Sakler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology,
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 11, 2009
  • Natural Systems Analysis of Fixation Search
  • Wilson S. Geisler
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 4, 2009
  • Sleep and the Development of Body, Brain, and Behavior
  • Mark S. Blumberg
    Department of Psychology, University of Iowa
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, May 1, 2009
  • New Dimensions in Nutritional Ecology: From Insects to Humans
  • David Raubenheimer
    Institute of Natural Resources, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 17, 2009
  • The Psychology of Transcending the Present
  • ***CANCELLED***Yaacov Trope
    Department of Psychology, New York University
  • Cancelled: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 10, 2009
  • TBA
  • ***CANCELLED***James V. Haxby
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College
  • Cancelled: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, March 27, 2009
  • Bird Song Learning is a Social Process
  • Michael D. Beecher
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, March 6, 2009
  • Neuropsychology of Spatial Thought and Language
  • Anjan Chatterjee
    Department of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, February 27, 2009
  • The (Surprising?) Effects of Experience on the Development of Multisensory Perception in Humans and Other Primates
  • David J. Lewkowicz
    Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, February 20, 2009
  • Early Categorization: What is the Mechanism and What Develops?
  • Vladimir M. Sloutsky
    Department of Psychology, Ohio State University
    **Co-sponsored with the Cognitive Science Program
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

-- 2008 --

    Colloquium: Friday, December 5, 2008
  • Top-Down Predictions in Visual Cognition
  • Moshe Bar
    Department of Radiology-Massachusetts General Hospital
    Harvard Medical School
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, November 21, 2008
  • The Selfish Goal
  • John A. Bargh
    Department of Psychology, Yale University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, November 7, 2008
  • Birds of a Feather: Evolving Sociality and the Social Brain
  • James L. Goodson
    Department of Biology, Indiana University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, October 31, 2008
  • Learning and Limits on Plasticity for Language
  • Jason Zevin
    Sakler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology,
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, October 24, 2008
  • Behavioral and Neurophysiological Mechanisms for Temporal Pattern Recognition and Rule Learning in Acoustic Communication
  • Timothy Q. Gentner
    Department of Psychology, University of California, San Diego
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, October 3, 2008
  • Placebo Effects in Pain: A Window into the Cognitive Regulation of Affect
  • Tor D. Wager
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 19, 2008
  • How to Study Normal and Autistic Cognitive Variation by Playing Lots of Video Games
  • Matthew K. Belmonte
    Department of Human Development, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 12, 2008
  • Departures from Rational Choice: With and Without Regret
  • Robert H. Frank
    Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 5, 2008
  • Computational Cognitive Linguistics, Episode IV: A New Hope
  • Shimon Edelman
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 25, 2008
  • Title TBA
  • ***CANCELLED***Randy O'Reilly
    University of Colorado
  • Cancelled: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 18, 2008
  • Stereotyping in Social Perception and Judgment: The Case of Complex and Ambiguous Target Identities
  • Galen V. Bodenhausen
    Northwestern University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 11, 2008
  • Spatial Language and Infants' Spatial Categorization
  • Marianella Casasola
    Department of Human Development, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 4, 2008
  • Positive Emotions Broaden Minds and Build Resources
  • Barbara L. Fredrickson
    University of North Carolina
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, March 28, 2008
  • Person Perception as Socially Situated Cognition: Contextualizing Person Perception Processes
  • Eliot R. Smith
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Indiana University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, March 7, 2008
  • Hormone Dynamic Indices as a Link Between Behaviour, the Environment, and the Endocrine System
  • ***CANCELLED***Katherine E. Wynne-Edwards
    Department of Biology, Queen's University
  • Cancelled due to illness: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, February 22, 2008
  • Time and the Brain
  • David M. Eagleman
    Department of Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine
    **Co-sponsored with the Cornell Program in Neuroscience
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, February 8, 2008
  • Explanations for Everything: The Value of Cognitive Analyses of Judgments and Decisions
  • Reid Hastie
    Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago
    **Co-sponsored with the Department of Human Development and the Cornell Law School
    ***Note special location***
  • 153 MVR Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, February 1, 2008
  • Inhabiting Neural Reality: On the Function and Brain Mechanisms of Consciousness
  • Bjorn Merker
    Institute for Biomusicology, Mid Sweden University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

-- 2007 --

    Colloquium: Friday, November 30, 2007
  • Levels of Representation in Phonology and the Lexicon: Evidence from English Homophones
  • Abigail C. Cohn
    Department of Linguistics, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, November 16, 2007
  • On, En or Auf?: Spatial Language and Infants' Spatial Categorization
  • ***CANCELLED*** Marianella Casasola
    Rescheduled to April 11, 2008
    Department of Human Development, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, November 9, 2007
  • Roots of Infant Behavior: Probing the Fetal and Newborn Brain
  • William P. Fifer
    Division of Developmental Psychobiology, Columbia University
    **Co-sponsored with the Department of Human Development
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, October 26, 2007
  • Visual Encoding and Decoding of Natural Scenes
  • Jack L. Gallant
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, October 5, 2007
  • On Implicit Evaluation
  • Melissa J. Ferguson
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 28, 2007
  • A Constructionist Approach to Language
  • Adele Goldberg
    Program in Linguistics, Department of Psychology, Princeton University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 21, 2007
  • Confirmation Bias and Prosecutorial Decisions
  • Phoebe Ellsworth
    University of Michigan Law School
    **Co-sponsored with the Department of Human Development
    ***Note special location***
  • Rushmore Conference Room, 114 MVR Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 14, 2007
  • What is an Emotion?
  • Lisa Feldman Barrett
    Department of Psychology, Boston College
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 7, 2007
  • Feeling the Future: Experimental Evidence for Retroactive Influence on Affective Preferences and Free Recalls
  • Daryl J. Bem
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, August 31, 2007
  • Form and Function in Facial Expression
  • ***CANCELLED***Adam K. Anderson
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto
  • New date TBA: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, May 4, 2007
  • The 'Chick-a-dee' Language
  • Jeffrey R. Lucas
    Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 27, 2007
  • Modulation of Testosterone Levels During Development and Adulthood: Implications for Future Aggression Levels
  • Catherine A. Marler
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 20, 2007
  • Information Theoretic Models of Auditory Coding
  • Michael S. Lewicki
    Computer Science Department and Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition,
    Carnegie Mellon University
    **Co-sponsored with the Cognitive Science Program
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, March 30, 2007
  • Memory Coding in the Mammalian Brain
  • Matthew Shapiro
    Department of Neuroscience, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, March 9, 2007
  • On (not) Getting Caught in Peculiar Positions: Molecular Variation and the Evolution of Mammalian Monogamy
  • Steven M. Phelps
    Department of Zoology, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, March 2, 2007
  • Why We Trust: Evidence from Behavioral Economic Games
  • David A. Dunning
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, February 23, 2007
  • The Brain as a Complex System: Connectivity, Dynamics, and Embodiment
  • Olaf Sporns
    Department of Psychological and Brain Science, Indiana University
    **Co-sponsored with the Cognitive Science Program
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, February 9, 2007
  • Voluntary Settlement and the Spirit of Independence: Evidence from Japan's 'Northern Frontier'
  • Shinobu Kitayama
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, February 2, 2007
  • Learning to Smell: Cortical Contributions to Odor Perception
  • Donald A. Wilson
    Department of Zoology, University of Oklahoma
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

-- 2006 --

    Colloquium: Friday, December 1, 2006
  • Collective Intelligence?
  • Alex (Sandy) Pentland
    Program in Media Arts and Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    **Co-sponsored with the Cognitive Science Program
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, November 10, 2006
  • Autism Endophenotypes from Neurophysiology to Behaviour
  • Matthew K. Belmonte
    Department of Human Development, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, November 3, 2006
  • Body, Brain, and Eyes: The Dynamics of Free Looking in Young Infants
  • Steven S. Robertson
    Department of Human Development, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, October 20, 2006
  • Walking Robots and Animals: Some Mechanics Perspectives
  • Andy L. Ruina
    Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, October 6, 2006
  • The Development of Face Interpretation: Typical and Adverse Rearing Environments
  • Nim Tottenham
    Sackler Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 29, 2006
  • Encoding and Retrieving Syntax with Prosody
  • Michael Wagner
    Department of Linguistics, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 22, 2006
  • Looking at Others: Fear, Faces, and the Human Amygdala
  • Ralph Adolphs
    Department of Neurology, The University of Iowa College of Medicine,
    and Division of Humanities and Social Sciences, California Institute of Technology
    **Co-sponsored with the Program in Neuroscience
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 8, 2006
  • Adaptive Combination of Spatial Information
  • Nora S. Newcombe
    Department of Psychology, Temple University
    **Co-sponsored with the Cognitive Science Program
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 1, 2006
  • The Positive Side of Aging: Changes in Emotion-Cognition Interactions Across the Lifespan
  • Joseph A. Mikels
    Department of Human Development, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Thursday, May 4, 2006
  • Motivated Memory: Neurobiological Mechanisms and Clinical Implications
  • R. Alison Adock
    University of California/San Francisco and Stanford University
    ***Note special day and time***
  • 202 Uris Hall: 4:35 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 28, 2006
  • Self-Control, Decision Making, and Depleted Resources: Free Will as the Expensive Way Of Choosing and Acting
  • Roy Baumeister
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 7, 2006
  • The DCDC2 Gene: Dyslexia and Neuronal Development
  • Jeffrey R. Gruen
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, March 31, 2006
  • When Language Disrupts Affect: A Social Cognitive Neuroscience Approach
  • Matthew D. Lieberman
    Department of Psychology, UCLA
    **Co-sponsored with the Cognitive Studies Program
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, March 10, 2006
  • Color and Psychological Response
  • Andrew J. Elliot
    Department of Clinical and Social Psychology, University of Rochester
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, February 24, 2006
  • Perceiving Persisting Objects
  • Brian Scholl
    Department of Psychology, Yale University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, February 10, 2006
  • The Always Neglected, All-Essential Ingredient of Language Acquisition and Processing
  • Catherine L. Harris
    Department of Psychology, Boston University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

-- 2005 --

    Colloquium: Friday, December 2, 2005
  • Starting Over: International Adoption as a Natural Experiment in Language Acquisition
  • Jesse Snedeker
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University
    **Co-sponsored with the Cognitive Studies Program
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, November 18, 2005
  • Speech, Melodies and Invaders from Space: The Formation and Tuning of Auditory Categories
  • Lori L. Holt
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University
    **Co-sponsored with the Cognitive Studies Program
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, November 4, 2005
  • Neuronal Processing of Natural Scenes in Visual Cortex
  • Charles Gray
    Department of Cell Biology & Neuroscience, Montana State University
    **Co-sponsored with the Cognitive Studies Program
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, October 28, 2005
  • The Origins and Evolution of Play: New Approaches To an Enduring Enigma
  • Gordon M. Burghardt
    Department of Psychology, University of Tennessee
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, October 21, 2005
  • Brain Mechanisms Visual Word Reading: Development and Disability
  • Bruce McCandliss
    Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology, Weill Medical College
    **Co-sponsored with the Cognitive Studies Program
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, October 7, 2005
  • Infant Vocal Development as a Guide in Speculations About the Evolution of Language
  • D. Kimbrough Oller
    School of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, University of Memphis
    **Co-sponsored with the Cognitive Studies Program
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 30, 2005
  • Interference in Memory and Reasoning: Aging, Alzheimer's Disease, and Development
  • Valerie Reyna
    Department of Human Development, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 23, 2005
  • Phantom Recollection
  • Charles J. Brainerd
    Department of Human Development, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, May 13, 2005
  • Sound Advice in Language Acquisition and Processing: The Importance of Phonology in the Acquisition and Processing of Syntax
  • Morten H. Christiansen
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 15, 2005
  • Convergent Evolution of Brains and Cognition
  • Louis Lefebvre
    Department of Biology, McGill University
    **Co-sponsored with the Cognitive Studies Program
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 1, 2005
  • Affective Forecasting and the Pleasures of Uncertainty
  • Timothy D. Wilson
    Department of Psychology, University of Virginia
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, March 11, 2005
  • High Level Visual Adaptation of Faces: The Role of Shape and Surface Reflectance in View-Invariant Representations
  • Alice J. O'Toole
    School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, March 4, 2005
  • System Justifying Effects of Complementary Gender and Status Stereotypes
  • John T. Jost
    Department of Psychology, New York University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, February 18, 2005
  • Speech Errors and Aphasia: Testing Freud's Continuity Thesis
  • Gary S. Dell
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
    **Co-sponsored with the Cognitive Studies Program
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

-- 2004 --

    Colloquium: Friday, December 3, 2004
  • Bodies and Souls
  • Paul Bloom
    Department of Psychology, Yale University
    **Co-sponsored with the Cognitive Studies Program
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, November 12, 2004
  • Disrupting the Brain to Improve Behavior
  • Alvaro Pascual-Leone
    Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
    **Co-sponsored with the Cognitive Studies Program
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, November 5, 2004
  • From Brain Reading to Mind Reading: fMRI Studies of Subjective Perceptual Experience
  • Frank Tong
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, October 22, 2004
  • The Perception of Flavor Chemicals
  • Terry E. Acree
    Department of Food Science and Technology, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, October 15, 2004
  • Precognitive Habituation: Evidence for Anomalous Processes of Affect and Cognition
  • Daryl J. Bem
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, October 1, 2004
  • Establishing and Maintaining an Artistic Canon: The Roles of Dealers, Collectors, Museums, Curators, Scholars, and the Public
  • James E. Cutting
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 17, 2004
  • How What You Sing Influences What You Hear: Motor-auditory Interactions in the Songbird
  • Richard D. Mooney
    Department of Neurobiology, Duke University School of Medicine
    **Co-sponsored with the Cognitive Studies Program
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, May 7, 2004
  • A Data-Acquisition Model for Learning and Cognitive Development and Its Implications for Autism
  • Joseph. Y. Halpern
    Department of Computer Science, Cornell University
    **Co-sponsored with the Cognitive Studies Program
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 30, 2004
  • Ecological Control
  • Andy Clark
    Department of Philosophy, Indiana University
    **Co-sponsored with the Cognitive Studies Program
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 16, 2004
  • Working Memory in Production of Music and Speech
  • Caroline M. Palmer
    Department of Psychology, McGill University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 9, 2004
  • Learning and Generalization: Lessons from the Neural Networks
  • Jeffrey L. Elman
    Department of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, March 12, 2004
  • Brain Imaging Evidence of Adaptation to Blindness
  • Harold Burton
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Washington University at St. Louis
    ***NOTE SPECIAL TIME***
  • 202 Uris Hall: 12:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, February 27, 2004
  • Maintaining a Competitive Edge: The Role of Learning in Food Competition
  • Karen Hollis
    Department of Psychology and Education, Mount Holyoke College
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, February 20, 2004
  • Associations Are Never Free: Tracking Cognitive Development and the Imagination through the Empirical Coding of Narrative
  • Harry G. Segal
    Departments of Human Development and Psychology, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, February 13, 2004
  • How Children Learn Language: Resolution of the Poverty of the Stimulus Problem
  • Mark S. Seidenberg
    Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

-- 2003 --

    Colloquium: Friday, December 5, 2003
  • Spatial Cognition and Memory in Symbol-Using Chimpanzees
  • Charles F. Menzel
    Arts and Sciences Language Center, Georgia State University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, November 14, 2003
  • Somatosensory and Motor Dysfunction: Pursuing Endophenotypes for Schizophrenia Liability
  • Mark F. Lenzenweger
    Department of Psychology, Binghamton University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, October 24, 2003
  • The Genetics of Language Impairment: An Examination of the Data and Their (Mis)Interpretation
  • J. Bruce Tomblin
    Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Iowa
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, October 3, 2003
  • Feature Integration
  • Denis Pelli
    Department of Psychology, New York University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 19, 2003
  • When Rejection Stings: The Situational Regulation of Felt Security
  • Sandra Murray
    Department of Psychology, University at Buffalo
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, April 4, 2003
  • Minds, Brains, and Person Perception
  • C. Neil Macrae
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, March 28, 2003
  • Semantic Cognition: A Parallel Distributed Processing Approach
  • James L. McClelland
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, February 28, 2003
  • Perception-Action Foundations of Tool Use in Primates
  • Dorothy M. Fragaszy
    Department of Psychology, University of Georgia
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, February 14, 2003
  • View from the Cockpit of a Fly
  • Cole Gilbert
    Department of Entomology, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, February 7, 2003
  • Windows into the Developing Human Brain
  • B. J. Casey
    Department of Psychology, Princeton University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, January 31, 2003
  • Genetic Approaches to Behavioral Studies
  • Emilie Rissman
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Virginia
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, January 24, 2003
  • Egocentric Perspective Taking
  • Boaz Keysar
    Department of Psychology, University of Chicago
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

-- 2002 --

    Colloquium: Friday, December 6, 2002
  • Regulation of Dendritic Patterning by Neural Activity
  • Rachel O. L. Wong
    Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology, Washington University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, November 22, 2002
  • The Development of Space Perception: How Does the Visual World of the Infant Change Over the First 7 Months of Life?
  • Albert Yonas
    Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, November 15, 2002
  • Sexual Differentiation of Olfactory Function
  • Michael J. Baum
    Department of Biology, Boston University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, November 8, 2002
  • The Role of General Cognitive Processes in the Early Comprehension of Language
  • Marianella Casasola
    Department of Human Development, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, November 1, 2002
  • Fanning the Flames: The Impact of Rumination on Depression
  • Susan K. Nolen-Hoeksema
    Department of Psychology, University of Michigan
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, October 25, 2002
  • The Relation of Intention to Action: Prefrontal Cortex and Early Cognitive Development, II
  • Adele Diamond
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, October 18, 2002
  • Bayesian Models of Human Learning and Reasoning
  • Joshua B. Tenenbaum
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, October 4, 2002
  • Dynamically Guided Learning
  • Rebecca Gomez
    Department of Psychology, University of Arizona
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 27, 2002
  • Plasticity and Nativism: Towards a Resolution of an Apparent Paradox
  • Gary Marcus
    Department of Biology, New York University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 20, 2002
  • Self-Theories: New Findings on Achievement, Self-Esteem, and Depression
  • Carol S. Dweck
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 13, 2002
  • Mechanisms of Concept Learning and Representation
  • Kenneth Kurtz
    Department of Psychology, Binghamton University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, September 6, 2002
  • The Origin of Concepts
  • Susan Carey
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, August 30, 2002
  • Sound Matters: Structure and Function in Nonlinguistic Vocal Acoustic
  • Michael J. Owren
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, March 15, 2002
  • Science Lies Its Way to the Truth…Really!
  • Meredith West
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Indiana University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

    Colloquium: Friday, February 8, 2002
  • Neural Plasticity in Dyslexic Children: The Brain Organization of Development Dyslexia and its Response to Behavioral Training
  • Elise Temple
    Department of Human Development, Cornell University
  • 202 Uris Hall: 3:30 pm

For more information on the colloquia series,
contact Linda LeVan,
607-255-3913, LL19@cornell.edu