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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.


Prediction, action and awareness

4.00PM, online seminar

Dr Daniel Yon, Goldsmiths


Recognition of one's own and others' interoceptive states in those with and without eating disorders

4.00PM, online seminar

Dr Rebecca Brewer, Royal Holloway University London


Reading in adolescence: skills, practice and outcomes

3.00PM, online seminar

Dr Jessie Ricketts, Royal Holloway University London


Title tbc

4.00PM, online seminar

Professor Notger Müller, DZNE

Archive of previous events

The Turing Way: Making Reproducible Research "Too Easy Not To Do"

Tuesday 27 October 2020

Dr Kirstie Whitaker, University of Cambridge

The limits of working memory: efficient use of a finite resource

Tuesday 13 October 2020

Dr Paul Bays, University of Cambridge

Working memory training: A quick-fix solution for enhancing cognition?

Tuesday 6 October 2020

Dr Claudia von Bastian, University of Sheffield

Capacity limits and how the visual system copes with them

Tuesday 29 September 2020

Dr Ruth Rosenholtz, MIT

Recording and manipulating activity in frontal cortical circuits for learning and decision making.

Tuesday 9 June 2020

Professor Matthew Rushworth, University of Oxford

The holistic gist of face processing

Tuesday 2 June 2020

Professor James Tanaka, University of Victoria

What does the human eye tell the human circadian clock?

Tuesday 26 May 2020

Dr Manuel Spitschan, University of Oxford

eSeminar: The development of decision-making across diverse cultural contexts

Tuesday 19 May 2020

Dorsa Amir (from Boston College, USA)

Athena SWAN Seminar: 'Using action video games to sharpen cognition'

Tuesday 3 March 2020

Professor Daphne Bavelier, Geneva

External Talk: 'What's good about our prisons?'

Wednesday 26 February 2020

Simon Shepherd, Director of the Butler Trust

External Seminar: 'Cognitive Gadgets: The Cultural Evolution of Thinking'

Tuesday 18 February 2020

Professor Cecilia Heyes, Oxford

External Seminar: Automatic representation of self and other in children and great apes

Tuesday 3 December 2019

Dr Sophie Milward, University of Portsmouth

External Seminar: 'Forgetting in health and disease'

Tuesday 5 November 2019

Dr Nahid Zokaei, Oxford University

External Seminar: Flexibility in the control of visual attention

Tuesday 22 October 2019

Dr Nancy Carlisle, Lehigh University (USA)

External Seminar: "Neuroscience, memory and the law"

Tuesday 18 June 2019

Professor Michael Kopelman, King's College London

External Seminar:'Working Memory for Perceptual Decision-Making'

Tuesday 4 June 2019

Dr Mark Stokes, University of Oxford

External Talk: The Emotional Mind: The affective roots of culture and cognition

Friday 24 May 2019

Dr Rami Gabriel & Dr Stephan Asma - Columbia College, Chicago

External Seminar: "Rethinking multisensory development"

Tuesday 21 May 2019

Dr Andy Bremner, University of Birmingham

External Seminar: "Does the reign of pain fall mainly in the brain?"

Tuesday 12 March 2019

Professor Chris Main - Keele University

CANCELLED /External Seminar: The early development of implicit theory of mind

Tuesday 26 February 2019

Dr Hannes Rakoczy - University of Göttingen

External Seminar: Forgetting in health and disease - CANCELLED

Tuesday 12 February 2019

Dr Nahid Zokaei - Oxford University

External Seminar: How curiosity and reward enhance hippocampus-dependent memory

Thursday 7 February 2019

Dr Matthias Gruber (Cardiff University)

External Seminar: Neural signatures of body image perception

Tuesday 15 January 2019

Dr Valentina Cazzato - Liverpool John Moores University

External Seminar: Evolutionary Origins of Human False Belief Understanding

Tuesday 13 November 2018

Dr. Christopher Krupenye - University of St Andrews

External Seminar: Perceiving Social Interactions in the Social Brain

Tuesday 30 October 2018

Dr. Kami Koldewyn - Bangor University

External Examiner: Understanding the multifaceted nature of Autobiographical Memory recollection

Tuesday 9 October 2018

Dr. Heidi Bonnici - University of East Anglia

External Seminar: Neural computations underlying episodic memory

Tuesday 2 October 2018

Dr. Martin Chadwick - UCL

External Seminar: The Psychology of Being Forgotten

Tuesday 19 June 2018

Dr Devin Ray - University of Aberdeen

External Seminar: Coping with challenging speech communication across the lifespan

Tuesday 22 May 2018

Professor Valerie Hazan, Speech Hearing and Phonetic Sciences, UCL

External Seminar: Deconstructing and reconstructing memory, and what it means for understanding dementia

Tuesday 8 May 2018

Professor Kim Graham, Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC), School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK.

External Seminar: Risk Factors for Offending Indicating Innovative Approaches to Treatment

Tuesday 13 March 2018

Professor Anthony Beech - University of Birmingham

CANCELLED - Athena Swan Annual Lecture: Reading a language you can't hear - The relationship between speechreading and reading in deaf children

Tuesday 27 February 2018

CANCELLED - Professor Mairéad MacSweeney - Director of the Deafness, Cognition & Language Research Centre, and Group Leader at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London

External Seminar: Breaking the Fourth Wall of Cognitive Science: Real-World Social Attention

Wednesday 14 February 2018

Professor Alan Kingstone - University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

External Seminar: Walking the walk: Adapting psychological interventions for the perinatal period in the UK and internationally

Tuesday 13 February 2018

Dr. Heather O’Mahen, Research Clinical Psychologist - Mood Disorders Centre, University of Exeter

External Seminar: Light, Clocks and Sleep: Biology to Therapeutics

Tuesday 30 January 2018

Professor Russell Foster - University of Oxford

External Seminar: Stability and change in child language disorders

Tuesday 16 January 2018

Courtenay Norbury - UCL

External Seminar: title tbc

Tuesday 28 November 2017

Dr Geoff Bird - University of Oxford

Seminars by type

Research centre and group seminars

Psychsoc talks