Psychology

Colloquium Series 2016-2017

All interested members of the Wesleyan Community are welcome to attend. The presentations by our distinguished guests last approximately one hour.

All colloquium events will be held on Mondays from 12:15-1:15 p.m.,  (unless otherwise noted).

Dates  
October 17 Golda Ginsburg
Universityof Connecticut Health Center
"Prevention of pediatric anxiety disorders: A family-based approach"
Octobert 31 Chaz Firestone
Johns Hopkins University, Yale University
"Cognition does not affect perception"

November 14

Cancelled

Scott Phelps
Wesleyan University
"Brain banks: An ethnographic account of postmortem neuroscience"
November 15 (Tuesday 12:00) Julian Thayer
The Ohio State University
"What are emotions and why does music elicit them?"
Special Talk - Allbritton Series

CANCELLED
February 10 (Friday)

Ellen Winner
Boston College
"How art works: Empirical approaches to philosophical questions"
February 20 Scott Phelps
Wesleyan University
"Brain banks: An ethnographic account of postmortem neuroscience"
March 9 (Thursday) Damian Birney
The University of Sydney
"Beyond the Intellect: The contribution of learning and self-regulation to cognitive performance trajectories"

April 17
(Monday, 4:30pm, PAC001)

Paul Lysaker
Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis
"Metacognition and recovery from serious mental illness: Emerging research and treatment models"
Special Talk - Sponsored by the Allbritton Series and Science in Society Program
May 1 Michael Esterman
Boston University
"In the zone or zoning out? Recent developments in sustained attention research"