Inclusive fitness theory for the origin and evolution of religion We describe and evaluate an integrative hypothesis for the origin and evolution of human religious cognition and behaviour, based on maximization of inclusive fitness. Dr. Bernard Crespi is Professor of Evolutionary Biology in the department of Biological Sciences at SFU. Dr. Crespi’s research program uses […]
Do you need a beverage with your colleagues to sustain your motivation? Good news, everyone! Come put a little pep back in your step at next week’s coffee break, graciously hosted by the cognitive area. Coffee, tea and snacks provided!
The Developmental Area is hosting Irene de la Cruz Pavia and the title of her talk is Chunking the input: the role of frequency-based, prosodic and visual cues in speech segmentation and the acquisition of word order. As a Marie Curie post-doctoral fellow, Irene de la Cruz-Pavía will conduct a two-year stay at the Infant Studies Centre […]
Join us for the evening and meet Dr. Todd Handy. This is the perfect opportunity to get to know one of your professors outside of the classroom setting. Dr. Handy is a cognitive neuroscientist born and raised in the states, as well as the chair of grad admissions for the department . He is looking […]
The UBC Psychology community is invited to attend the next faculty/student social, hosted by the Psychology Students’ Association (PSA) and the Department of Psychology. The primary goal of this event is to promote the connection between undergraduate students and members of our department (e.g., faculty, graduate students, post-docs, etc.). We hope you can stop by […]
The Clinical Area Brownbag for April 16th presents Dr. Tom Power, University of Pennsylvania. The title of his talk is “Strengthening Systems of Support for Children with ADHD: A Developmental, Lifespan Approach”.
Queens University faculty member Jordan Poppenk will be giving a talk in the Suedfeld Lounge on June 26th at 1:00pm. Details below: Title: Distinguishing between anterior and posterior hippocampal contributions to our traits and abilities Abstract: Considerable investigation and theoretical development has sought to distinguish the mnemonic role played by the hippocampus from that played by other neuroanatomical […]