Psychology Department Calendar

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Departmental Colloquia 2020-2021

Date Speaker Organization Title Series
Friday September 18, 2020, 1:30PM Phillip Atiba Goff Yale Race and policing: Social psychology and fixing what's broken
Friday October 2, 2020, 1:30PM Josh Gordon Opportunities and Challenges in Psychiatric Research Miller Lecture
Friday October 16, 2020, 1:30PM Henry Roediger Washington University in St. Louis Collective Memory: A New Arena for Cognitive Science Crowder Lecture
Friday November 6, 2020, 1:30PM Pat Areán University of Washington Ubiquitous Technology and Mental Health Research: Outreach, Treatment and Assessment Cherlin Lecture
Friday November 20, 2020, 1:30PM John Lafferty & Daniel Spielman Yale Compressed sensing and repair of over-parameterized models & Balancing treatment and control groups to improve estimates of treatment effects
Friday February 5, 2021, 1:30PM Kafui Dzirasa Duke Mapping Emotions: Discovering structure in mesoscale electrical brain recordings
Friday February 19, 2021, 1:30PM Betsy Levy Paluck Princeton Prejudice reduction: Progress and challenges Hovland Lecture
Friday March 5, 2021, 1:30PM Ann Kring Berkeley Translational Affective Science Can Help Us Better Understand Schizophrenia Cherlin Lecture
Friday April 2, 2021, 1:30PM Dan Schacter Harvard Adaptive constructive processes in memory, imagination, and creativity
Friday April 16, 2021, 1:30PM Susan Gelman University of Michigan How children look beyond the obvious Taylor Lecture
Friday September 17, 2021, 1:30PM Tom Griffiths Princeton University TBA Crowder Lecture
Friday October 15, 2021, 1:30PM Edith Chen Northwestern TBA Cherlin Lecture
Friday February 4, 2022, 1:30PM Linda Skitka University of Illinois TBA Hovland Lecture
Friday April 1, 2022, 1:30PM Mike C. Frank Stanford University TBA Taylor Lecture
Friday April 15, 2022, 1:30PM David Leopold NIMH TBA Miller Lecture