A molecular genetic perspective on speech and language The rise of molecular technologies has yielded exciting new routes for studying the biological foundations of language. In particular, researchers have begun to identify genes implicated in neurodevelopmental disorders that disrupt speech and language skills. Simon E. Fisher will illustrate how such work can provide powerful entry […]
Dr. Jeremy Biesanz, University of British Columbia What ave we Learned from New Analytical Models of Interpersonal Perception? Jeremy Biesanz conducts research in personality, interpersonal perception, accuracy, personality coherence, and quantitative methods. Annually the Department of Psychology hosts a Colloquia Series throughout the academic year.
Do you want to learn more about the human mind? Are you curious about how academic conferences are run? Looking for ways to get involved in psychology and neuroscience research and to add to your CV? If so, then the Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference (PURC) is the perfect opportunity for you! As a long-standing tradition of […]
Dr. Kent Berridge, University of Michigan Brain Generators of Delight, Desire, and Dread Kent Berridge researches brain bases of emotion, motivation, and reward to identify mechanisms of pleasure, liking & wanting, addiction, and structure of natural behavior. Annually the Department of Psychology hosts a Colloquia Series throughout the academic year.
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Jim Coan from the University of Virginia for an intriguing guest talk. Title: The Social Regulation of Emotion: Neural Effects and Potential Mechanisms Abstract: High quality social relationships help us live longer, happier, and healthier lives–facts that hold true, as far as anyone knows, regardless of geography or culture. Although links […]
Psychfest is an all-day event during which second-year UBC Psychology MA students, as well as new PhD students, present their research in a 7-minute talk. It’s the only opportunity for our graduate students to share their work with the entire psychology department and it’s an exciting occasion for each student. This year’s theme is RealTalk!