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.


External Seminar: 'Forgetting in health and disease'

4.00PM, PS/B020

Dr Nahid Zokaei, Oxford University


Athena SWAN Talk: Using action video games to sharpen cognition

4.00PM, PS/B020

Professor Daphne Bavelier, University of Geneva


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

4.00PM, PS/B020

Dr Sophie Milward, University of Portsmouth

Archive of previous events

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

External Seminar: Brain networks in cognitive control

Tuesday 14 November 2017

Dr John Duncan - University of Cambridge

External Seminar: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation - past, present and future

Tuesday 31 October 2017

Professor Anthony T. Barker - University of Sheffield Medical School

External Seminar: Tracking the neural footprints of memories across time

Tuesday 17 October 2017

Dr Maria Wimber - University of Birmingham

External Seminar: Social-affective dimensions of tuning to natural faces within occipital-temporal cortex

Tuesday 27 June 2017

Sonia Bishop, Associate Professor, Dept. Psychology and Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute, UC Berkeley

External Seminar: Title tbc

Tuesday 9 May 2017

speaker tbc

External Seminar: "Mechanisms of Somatosensory Misperception"

Tuesday 14 March 2017

Dr Kirsten McKenzie, University of Lincoln

External Seminar: ‘Emotion processing and regulation in adolescents exhibiting reactive aggressive behaviour’

Tuesday 28 February 2017

Dr Catherine Sebastian, Royal Holloway - University of London

External Seminar: Deviant sexual interest - Assessment in the forensic context

Tuesday 14 February 2017

Professor Rainer Banse, University of Bonn

External Seminar: ʺWhat Does Semantic Tiling of the Cortex Tell Us About Semantics?ʺ

Tuesday 31 January 2017

Professor Lawrence Barsalou, University of Glasgow

External Seminar: “Testing complex brain-computational models to understand how the brain works”

Tuesday 17 January 2017

Dr Nikolaus Kriegeskorte, University of Cambridge

Extra-External Seminar: "Natural images, fractal distributions and modeling fMRI in early visual cortex"

Tuesday 6 December 2016

Dr Mark Schira - University of Wollongong, Australia

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