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Departmental external seminars

Featuring academics from all areas of psychology from all over the world. These are open to all and pitched at an audience with an understanding of psychology.

If no events are listed here, there are no events this term.


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4.00PM, Online

Dr Helen Barron, University of Oxford

Archive of previous events

The Evolution and Development of the Sense of Fairness

Tuesday 16 April 2024

Dr Jan Engelmann, UC Berkeley

A two-systems view of statistically-based language learning

Tuesday 12 March 2024

Dr Laura Batterink, Western University, Canada

Getting a head start: Children’s parafoveal pre-processing during reading

Tuesday 5 March 2024

Dr Hazel Blythe, Northumbria University

Atypical speech processing in dyslexia: what is and is not compensated

Tuesday 20 February 2024

Dr Anastasia Klimovich-Gray, University of Aberdeen

Open Science Talk: R is for Reproducibility

Tuesday 13 February 2024

Dr Emily Nordmann, University of Glasgow

Spatial associations (maybe) with non-symbolic representations of number.

Tuesday 9 January 2024

Dr Sandie Cleland, University of Aberdeen

Jamais vu: Research into the curiously common opposite of deja vu

Tuesday 21 November 2023

Dr Akira O'Connor, St Andrews University

Decoding Dynamic Facial Expressions Through Data-Driven Spatiotemporal Analyses

Tuesday 31 October 2023

Dr Hélio Cuve, University of Bristol

Limits of generalisation in categorical judgments

Tuesday 24 October 2023

Dr Nicholas Myers, University of Nottingham

Black History Month Talk - Black Women in Academia: Are we closing the gap?

Tuesday 17 October 2023

Professor Bertha Ochieng, De Montfort University, Leicester

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Tuesday 10 October 2023

Professor Saloni Krishnan, Royal Holloway University of London

The neurocomputational basis of anxiety

Tuesday 3 October 2023

Professor Oliver Robinson, UCL

Mapping Responses in the Human Brain through Space and Time

Tuesday 13 June 2023

Professor Aude Oliva, MIT

Who has an expansive moral circle?

Tuesday 16 May 2023

Dr Matti Wilks, University of Edinburgh

Disparity processing in human visual cortex

Tuesday 25 April 2023

Professor Tony Norcia, Stanford University

Qualitative research methods in eating disorders research

Tuesday 14 March 2023

Dr Jaclyn Siegel, San Diego State University

Athena Swan Seminar: Warning signals in nature: what’s in a pattern

Tuesday 28 February 2023

Professor Julie Harris, St Andrews University

Ensemble perception and its application

Tuesday 21 February 2023

Professor Sang Chul Chong, Yonsei University, Seoul

How to speak backwards - genetic contributions to a complex language trait

Tuesday 7 February 2023

Dr Dianne Newbury, Oxford Brookes University

An oscillatory division of labour in service of episodic memory

Tuesday 29 November 2022

Dr Ben Griffiths, University of Birmingham

Exploring spatial context in memory and metacognition

Tuesday 22 November 2022

Dr Charlotte Russell, King's College London

The time course of person perception from voices

Tuesday 15 November 2022

Dr Nadine Lavan, Queen Mary University of London

Multivariate approaches to understanding risk in childhood and adolescent conduct disorder

Tuesday 1 November 2022

Dr Jack Rogers, University of Birmingham

How Plants Shape the Mind

Tuesday 11 October 2022

MPI for Human Development

Open Science Seminar - Priya in Wonderland: My open science journey

Tuesday 4 October 2022

Dr Priya Silverstein, Independent Researcher - Institute for Globally Distributed Open Research and Education

Athena SWAN Seminar: Learning representations of specifics and generalities over time

Tuesday 7 June 2022

Dr Anna Schapiro, University of Pennsylvania

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Tuesday 24 May 2022


Chemistry of the adaptive mind: lessons from dopamine

Tuesday 10 May 2022

Professor Roshan Cools, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour.

Is Autism Research Sloppy?

Tuesday 8 March 2022

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The Nature and Function of Relief

Tuesday 1 March 2022

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Developing a theory of mind: Insights from fMRI studies of children

Tuesday 22 February 2022

Developing a theory of mind: Insights from fMRI studies of children

Deep recurrent neural networks as a modelling framework for understanding the dynamic computations of human vision

Tuesday 15 February 2022

Deep recurrent neural networks as a modelling framework for understanding the dynamic computations of human vision

Humanise: How we bring things to life

Tuesday 25 January 2022

Humanise: How we bring things to life

Attachment and Caregiving: New Insights from 1st and 2nd Person Social Neuroscience

Tuesday 18 January 2022

Attachment and Caregiving: New Insights from 1st and 2nd Person Social Neuroscience

Towards interpretable personal predictive models of neurological function

Tuesday 11 January 2022

Towards interpretable personal predictive models of neurological function

Dehumanization and Violence: New Perspectives and Current Debates

Tuesday 30 November 2021

Dr Johannes Lang, Danish institute for international studies

Using cognitive psychology to improve neuropsychological assessment

Tuesday 23 November 2021

Dr Todd Horowitz, National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Control and Population Science

Emotional aftereffects of ignoring and forgetting: Are they driven by inhibition?

Tuesday 9 November 2021

Professor Ana Vivas, City College

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Tuesday 26 October 2021


Everything is cool when you’re part of a team

Tuesday 19 October 2021

Professor Lisa Debruine, University of Glasgow

"Butterfly effects" in Perceptual development

Tuesday 12 October 2021

Professor Pawan Sinha, MIT

Mapping neurodegeneration and circuit dysfunction in Parkinson´s disease

Tuesday 5 October 2021

Professor Hartwig Siebner, Danish Research Center for Magnetic Resonance

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Tuesday 28 September 2021

Professor Gina Poe, UCLA

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