Colloquia

A series of intriguing talks and scientific inspiration.

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Annually, the Department of Psychology hosts a Colloquium Series throughout the academic year. This exciting program brings us together outside of the classroom to have conversations with our faculty and students and the speakers we’ve invited to our campus to share their ideas. You’ll have the chance to hear from international speakers on a wide range of provocative topics.

Kate Keenan, University of Chicago
Testing the hypothesis that prenatal stress confers risk for psychopathology in the offspring via the randomized controlled trial
October 15th, 2015 | 12:30-1:50pm | SWNG Room 122

Ken Craig, UBC and recent appointee to the Order of Canada
Putting the social in the biopsychosocial model of pain
November 5th, 2015 | 12:30-1:50pm | Location TBA

Naomi Eisenberger, UCLA
Ties that reject, ties that protect: The social neuroscience of social rejection and social support
December 1st, 2015 | 12:30-1:50pm | Location TBA

Mark Mattson, National Institute on Aging and Johns Hopkins University
Maintaining optimal brain function throughout life requires effort
January 21st, 2016 | 12:30-1:50pm | Location TBA

Mike Miller, UC Santa Barbara
Brain imprints
February 25th, 2016 | 12:30-1:50pm | Location TBA

Christiane Hoppman, UBC
Goals, social relationships and health: Everyday dynamics and long-term outcomes
March 10th, 2016 | 12:30-1:50pm | Location TBA

Dan Willingham, University of Virginia
The treacherous path from basic to applied science: The case of education
March 24th, 2016 | 12:30-1:50pm | Location TBA

Michael Chandler Lecture Series: Karen Adolph, New York University
Learning to move
April 7th, 2016 | 12:30-1:50pm | Location TBA