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This seminar attracts national and international speakers in the areas of social and developmental psychology to present research talks on their specialist topics. The seminar is open to all members of the university.

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If you have a question about this list, please contact: Dr. Sander van der Linden; Melisa B; Elisa Militaru. If you have a question about a specific talk, click on that talk to find its organiser.

2 upcoming talks and 178 talks in the archive.

Dr Heejung Kim & Dr David Sherman

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseTBC, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 19 June 2019, 15:00-16:00

Digitally Distracted

UserDr Duncan Brumby, University College London (UCL).

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 12 June 2019, 15:00-16:00

Inside-out: How emotions are perceived in the face

UserDr Eva Krumhuber, University College London.

HouseNick Mackintosch Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 29 May 2019, 15:00-16:00

Is the child the father of the political man?

UserDr. Gary Lewis, Royal Holloway University of London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 22 May 2019, 15:00-16:00

Why do we cry?

UserDr Eric Vanman, University of Queensland.

HouseNick Mackintosch Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 15 May 2019, 15:00-16:00

The social incentives hypothesis of political belief polarization

UserBen Tappin, Royal Holloway, University of London. .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 06 March 2019, 15:00-16:00

Social Representations of Women who Live as Men in Northern Albania

UserEllen Robertson, Department of Psychology, Univeristy of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 01 May 2018, 13:00-14:00

The role of attachment in cults and radicalization

UserDr Alexandra Stein, Mary Ward Centre, London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 23 January 2018, 13:00-14:00

Spaces for citizen involvement in healthcare: an ethnographic study

UserDr Alicia Renedo, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 21 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Sperm Donation and Motherhood: British and French perspectives

This is a joint seminar, featuring talks by Dr Sophie Zadeh and her collaborators. Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserDr Sophie Zadeh, University of Cambridge, Prof Nikos Kalampalikis, Université Lumiere Lyon 2 (France), & Marjolaine Doumergue, Université Lumiere Lyon 2 (France).

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 16 May 2017, 13:00-14:00

Ritual, Community, and Conflict

Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserProf Harvey Whitehouse, University of Oxford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 02 May 2017, 13:00-14:00

Developmental changes after early adversity: lessons from adoption research

Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserProf Jesus Palacios, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 07 March 2017, 13:00-14:00

Attitudinal Influences on Moral Judgments

Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserProf Bogdan Wojciszke, SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Poland.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 28 February 2017, 13:00-14:00

Social Identity: The enactment and performance of religious identities

Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserDr Nicholas Hopkins, University of Dundee, Scotland.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 21 February 2017, 13:00-14:00

Uncovering the Glass Cliff: Women's leadership roles in times of crisis

Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserProf Michelle Ryan, University of Exeter and University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 07 February 2017, 13:00-14:00

Social representations and political thought

Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserProf Christian Staerklé, University of Lausanne, Switzerland.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 24 January 2017, 13:00-14:00

Simple Heuristics That Make Us Smart

Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserProf Gerd Gigerenzer, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Germany .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 22 November 2016, 13:00-14:00

The Reluctant Altruist

Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserProf Eamonn Ferguson.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 08 November 2016, 13:00-14:00

Understanding radicalisation

Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserDr Noemie Bouhana, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 25 October 2016, 13:00-14:00

Dementia care through the lens of social representations: A discussion of anchoring and framing processes

Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room for attendees only.

UserNils Töpfer, University of Jena, Germany.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 11 October 2016, 13:00-14:00

The Early Development of Joking and Pretending

Tea and coffee are served before this seminar for attendees from 12.30pm onwards in the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room on the 2nd floor.

UserDr Elena Hoicka, Sheffield University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 26 April 2016, 13:00-14:00

The role of stigma in the pursuit of personal projects: Implications for the health and well-being of marginalized individuals

Tea and coffee are served before this seminar for attendees from 12.30pm onwards in the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room on the 2nd floor.

UserDr David Frost, University of Surrey.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 08 March 2016, 13:00-14:00

A discourse of ‘we’: gendered subjectivities and caregiving in UK ‘stay-at-home-dads’

Tea and coffee are served before this seminar for attendees from 12.30pm onwards in the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room on the 2nd floor.

UserDr Abigail Locke, University of Bradford.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 16 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

Family influences on the health risk behaviours and well-being of African American adolescents

Tea and coffee are served before this seminar for attendees from 12.30pm onwards in the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room on the 2nd floor.

UserProf Cleopatra Howard Caldwell.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 09 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

HIV and the "dirty" other: Living with a spoiled identity

Tea and coffee are served before this seminar for attendees from 12.30pm onwards in the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room on the 2nd floor.

UserDr Poul Rohleder, University of East London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 02 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

Forming Beliefs: information seeking, avoidance & integration in the human brain

Tea and coffee are served before this seminar for attendees from 12.30pm onwards in the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room on the 2nd floor.

UserDr Tali Sharot, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 19 January 2016, 13:00-14:00

What dancing robots might teach us about the development of form and motion understanding in the human brain

Tea and coffee are served before this seminar for attendees from 12.30pm onwards in the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room on the 2nd floor.

UserDr Emily Cross, Wales Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience, School of Psychology, Bangor University | Behavioural Science Institute & Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 24 November 2015, 13:00-14:00

Becoming a Viking:Processes of Identification with the Remote Past

Tea and coffee are served before this seminar for attendees from 12.30pm onwards in the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room on the 2nd floor.

UserDr Marc Scully, Loughborough University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 10 November 2015, 13:00-14:00

The Order of Gendered Words in a Phrase: When and Why It Constitutes Gender-Biased Language

Tea and coffee are served before this seminar for attendees from 12.30pm onwards in the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room on the 2nd floor.

UserDr Selin Kesebir, London Business School.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 27 October 2015, 13:00-14:00

How Sex Offenders Groom Minors on the Internet

Tea and coffee are served before this seminar for attendees from 12.30pm onwards in the Nick Macintosh Seminar Room on the 2nd floor.

UserDr Evianne van Gijn, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 13 October 2015, 13:00-14:00

The MInT study: Effectively communicating about, and intervening with, overweight in young children

UserDr Deirdre Brown, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 09 June 2015, 13:00-14:00

How do infants learn from us? Investigating the neural mechanisms involved in infants' social learning

UserDr Victoria Southgate - Birkbeck, University of London.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 12 May 2015, 13:00-14:00

Thoughts on sex and violence - using indirect measures in Forensic Psychology

UserProfessor Robert Snowden, Cardiff University.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 28 April 2015, 13:00-14:00

Winner Take(s) All Society: The Self in Status Contests

UserDr Niro Sivanathan, London School of Business.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockMonday 16 February 2015, 13:00-14:00

Imitation in Early Social and Cognitive Development

UserDr Janine Oostenbroek, University of York.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 03 February 2015, 13:00-14:00

The Fathers' Affection Display in Contemporary Chinese Families

UserXuan Li, University of Cambridge.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockMonday 19 January 2015, 13:00-14:00

The Eye Contact Effect: Mechanism and Development

Venue changed to the PPSIS SEMINAR ROOM

UserDr Atsushi Senju, Birkbeck, University of London.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockMonday 17 November 2014, 13:00-14:00

Evolutionary perspectives on sex differences in behaviour

UserDr Gillian Brown, University of St Andrews.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 14 October 2014, 13:00-14:00

Factors that influence the sex difference in young children's physical aggression

UserDr Debra Spencer, University of Cambridge.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 13 May 2014, 13:00-14:00

The daily behaviour of happy people

UserDr Gillian Sandstrom, University of Cambridge.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 29 April 2014, 13:00-14:00

How health beliefs influence the symptom experience and treatment decisions at menopause

UserHelena Rubinstein, University of Cambridge.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockWednesday 12 March 2014, 13:00-14:00

The assessment of sexual arousal and sexual orientation

UserDr Gerulf Rieger, University of Essex.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 25 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Applying for Clinical Psychology Training & Clinical Psychology Training at UEA

UserProfessor Kenneth Laidlaw, University of East Anglia.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockThursday 13 February 2014, 12:45-14:00

Psychology and Medicine: Critical friendship or uncomfortable bedfellows?

UserDr Charlotte Paddison, University of Cambridge.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockWednesday 13 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Exploring young children's understanding of their own peer-directed behaviour at school

UserKatie Rix, PhD student at the Department of Psychology and Counselling, University of Greenwich.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 29 October 2013, 13:00-14:00

Visual and Audiovisual Perception in Adults with Autism

UserProfessor Frank Pollick, University of Glasgow.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 15 October 2013, 13:00-14:00

The role of temperament in attention, motor and language development

UserDr. Kate Ellis-Davies, University of Cambridge.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 11 June 2013, 13:00-14:00

Flourishing: from science to policy

UserProfessor Felicia Huppert, University of Cambridge.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 28 May 2013, 13:00-14:00

How Do Mindreaders Model Minds?

UserDr. Stephen Butterfill, University of Warwick.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 30 April 2013, 13:00-14:00

Morality in the Body: Influences of Bodily Experience on Moral Judgments and Decisions

UserDr. Chen-Bo Zhong, University of Toronto.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockThursday 28 February 2013, 16:00-17:00

(How) does attentional control matter?

UserDr. Gaia Scerif, University of Oxford.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 19 February 2013, 13:00-14:00

Performances in psychiatric hospitals: a social psychological perspective

UserDr. Juliet Foster (University of Cambridge).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 05 February 2013, 13:00-14:00

Mothers' depressive symptoms and young children's problem behaviours: The roles of executive function and emotion regulation

UserGabriela Roman, Centre for Family Research, University of Cambridge.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 22 January 2013, 13:00-14:00

Some social logics of sharing: From Web 2.0 to the therapeutic narrative

UserNicholas John, Ben-Gurion University, Israel & The London School of Economics and Political Science.

HouseArts School Room B, New Museums Site.

ClockFriday 16 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Optimising eyewitness testimony by matching witness chronotype and time of interview

UserKatrin Mueller-Johnson, University of Cambridge.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 06 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Sex, Love, and Goodness

UserAlex Kogan, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 23 October 2012, 13:00-14:00

Emotion, Cognition, and “Rational” Embodiment.

UserPiotr Winkielman, University of California, San Diego.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockThursday 18 October 2012, 13:00-14:00

The Social Regulation of Activity and Inactivity

UserDolores Albarracin, University of Illinois.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 15 June 2012, 13:00-14:00

Understanding (Dis)honesty.

UserFrancesca Gino, Harvard Business School.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 08 June 2012, 15:00-16:00

Value From Hedonic Experience and Engagement

UserTory Higgins, Columbia University.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 01 June 2012, 13:00-14:00

Interacting without Touch.

UserDr. Helena Mentis - postdoc researcher with the Socio-Digital System (SDS).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 25 May 2012, 13:00-14:00

Outsmarting the liars: Towards a cognitive lie detection approach

UserAldert Vrij, University of Portsmouth.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 04 May 2012, 13:00-14:00

Mastering Uncertainty

UserStephen Reid, Stephen Reid and Spring Business Innovation Ltd.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 27 April 2012, 13:00-14:00

The case for the use of Ecological Momentary Assessment in the study of parental discipline practices

UserChristina Moses Passini, Service Universitaire de Psychiatrie de l'Enfant et de l'Adolescent.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 24 February 2012, 13:00-14:00

Rhetoric and standardization in Milgram's obedience experiments

UserStephen Gibson, York St John University.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 17 February 2012, 13:00-14:00

Crowdsourcing Contests

UserYoram Bachrach, Microsoft Research.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 27 January 2012, 13:00-14:00

The typical and atypical development of the human social brain

UserDr. Mark Johnson, Birkbeck College.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 02 December 2011, 13:00-14:00

Identifying Perpetrators with Distinctive Features

UserDr. Dora Zarkadi, University of Bedfordshire.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 18 November 2011, 13:00-14:00

Restrictive Parenting and the Unintended Consequences of Moral Prohibitions

UserDr. Sana Sheikh, University of St. Andrews.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 11 November 2011, 13:00-14:00

Representations of the past, present and future of Intercommunal Relations in Cyprus: A social-psychological analysis of the Cyprus issue

UserDr. Charis Psaltis, Assistant Professor of Social and Developmental Psychology, University of Cyprus.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 04 November 2011, 13:00-14:00

Collective efficacy and violence in London

UserDr. Alex Sutherland, University of Cambridge.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 14 October 2011, 13:00-14:00

Discussing the development of Executive Functions in brazilian children

UserDr. Rosinda Martins Oliveira, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 03 June 2011, 13:00-14:00

Toward a Psychology of Atheism: Dimensions and Types of Non-Religiosity

UserDr. Nicholas J. S. Gibson, University of Cambridge.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 27 May 2011, 13:00-14:00

Sacred values, sacred terror: Motivation and religious terrorism

Note irregular date and venue

UserDr. James W. Jones (Rutgers University; John Jay College of Criminal Justice).

HouseArts School Lecture Room C.

ClockWednesday 18 May 2011, 13:00-14:00

The Coexistence of Natural and Supernatural Explanations across Cultures and Development

UserDr. Cristine Legare, University of Texas at Austin.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 13 May 2011, 13:00-14:00

Adverse future outcomes of children involved in school bullying: Synthesizing data from longitudinal studies.

UserDr. Maria Ttofi, University of Cambridge (Institute of Criminology).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 06 May 2011, 13:00-14:00

Strong versus the weak: A meta-analysis of tie strength and individual effectiveness

UserDr. Martin Kilduff (Cambridge Judge Business School).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 18 March 2011, 13:00-14:00

The reluctant collaborator? How developing social understanding shapes knowledge

UserPatrick J. Leman (Royal Holloway, University of London).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 11 March 2011, 13:00-14:00

Emotional awareness, rational action, and self-knowledge

UserDr. John Lambie (Anglia Ruskin University).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 04 March 2011, 13:00-14:00

Theorising bystander behaviour: challenges and responses

UserDr Rachel Manning (University of the West of England).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 25 February 2011, 13:00-14:00

Living fast and dying young: Variation in life history across English neighbourhoods

UserDr. Daniel Nettle (Newcastle University).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 18 February 2011, 13:00-14:00

Exploring the Role of Executive Functions in School Achievement

UserDr. Michelle Ellefson (Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 11 February 2011, 13:00-14:00

Using Triangulation in Qualitative Research in Times of Mixed Methods

UserDr. Uwe Flick (University of Applied Sciences, Berlin).

HousePPSIS COMMITTEE ROOM (change of venue) (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 21 January 2011, 13:00-14:00

TBC

UserDr. Pasco Fearon, University of Reading.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 03 December 2010, 13:00-14:00

Effective Intergroup Relations in Experimental and Field Settings

UserDr. Andreas Richter (University of Cambridge).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 26 November 2010, 13:00-14:00

The adolescent brain: vulnerability to mood and anxiety disorders

UserDr. Jennifer Lau, Dept. of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 19 November 2010, 13:00-14:00

Morals and taboos in cyberspace: Do we play by the same rules?

UserDr. Monica Whitty, Nottingham Trent University.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 12 November 2010, 13:00-14:00

Towards a Psychological understanding of Extremism

UserShahzad Shafqat, Dept of Social & Developmental Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 05 November 2010, 13:00-14:00

Challenges for parents: understanding infant communication

UserDr. Joanna Hawthorne, Brazelton Centre UK.

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 22 October 2010, 13:00-14:00

Scientific study of forgiveness: Status

UserProf. Everett L. Worthington (Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA).

HouseCHANGE OF VENUE: Room 606 (Second Floor, Centre for Family Research Area).

ClockFriday 25 June 2010, 13:00-14:00

Psychological essentialism and the concept of the soul

UserProf. Rebekah Richert (Department of Psychology, University of California Riverside).

HousePPSIS COMMITTEE ROOM (change of venue) (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 18 June 2010, 13:00-14:00

Dialogical knowing and believing

UserProf. Ivana Markova (Department of Psychology, University of Stirling).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 28 May 2010, 13:00-14:00

Children's memories for repeated events: Helping them to recall individual episodes and unique details

UserSonja Brubacher (Department of Psychology, Wilfred Laurier University).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 14 May 2010, 13:00-14:00

The psychology of the imagination and social development: Reflections from Rio's favelas

UserDr. Sandra Jovchelovitch (Institute of Social Psychology, London School of Economics).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 07 May 2010, 13:00-14:00

Helping divorced fathers help their children

UserProf. Sanford L. Braver (Department of Psychology, Arizona State University).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 30 April 2010, 13:00-14:00

Investigating reading in low I.Q. children

UserSarah Kuppen (Department of Psychology, University of Bedfordshire).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 23 April 2010, 13:00-14:00

Explore the science of personality research

This talk is a public lecture, as part of the Science Festival.

UserDr Jason Rentfrow (Dept of Social and Developmental Psychology).

HouseUniversity Centre.

ClockFriday 19 March 2010, 19:30-20:30

Psychology and Religion Research Group (PRRG)

The ethical brain

All welcome.

UserProf. MIchael Gazzaniga (UC Santa Barbara).

HouseMill Lane Lecture Room 3.

ClockFriday 12 March 2010, 16:00-17:30

Why are the Big Five personality dimensions still important?

UserProf. Oliver John (UC Berkeley).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 12 March 2010, 13:00-14:00

CANCELLED -Emotional awareness, rational action, and self-understanding

We hope to reschedule this talk sometime soon.

UserDr. John Lambie (Anglia Ruskin University).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 05 March 2010, 13:00-14:00

Networking to charisma or inspiring to centrality? Comparing models of how leaders affect team performance

UserProf. Martin Kilduff (Judge Business School, University of Cambridge).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 26 February 2010, 13:00-14:00

How do we learn to read? An artificial orthography paradigm

UserDr. Jo Taylor (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockFriday 19 February 2010, 13:00-14:00

Positive psychology and positive education

No booking required. All welcome.

UserProf. Martin Seligman (University of Pennsylvania; former president, American Psychological Association).

HouseBabbage Lecture Theatre, New Museums Site.

ClockFriday 29 January 2010, 15:30-17:00

We think we understand: When empathic accuracy and perceptions diverge

UserProf. Sara D. Hodges (University of Oregon).

HouseArts School Room B, New Museums Site.

ClockTuesday 08 December 2009, 13:00-14:00

The personalities of nonhuman primates: All too human?

UserDr. Alex Weiss (University of Edinburgh).

HouseArts School Room B, New Museums Site.

ClockTuesday 24 November 2009, 13:00-14:00

Measuring unconscious response tendencies in adults and children

UserDr. Dénes Szücs (Department of Education, University of Cambridge).

HouseArts School Room B, New Museums Site.

ClockTuesday 10 November 2009, 13:00-14:00

The development of sex differences in mental rotations in human infants

UserProf. David Moore (Pitzer College and Claremont Graduate School, USA).

HouseArts School Room B, New Museums Site.

ClockTuesday 27 October 2009, 13:00-14:00

Psychometrics ancient and modern: From Classical Test Theory to Item Response Theory

UserProf. John Rust (Psychometrics Centre, University of Cambridge).

HouseArts School Room B, New Museums Site.

ClockTuesday 13 October 2009, 13:00-14:00

Nonconscious processes in goals and their pursuit

If you require disabled access, please contact Dr Gibson or Mrs Wimbush in advance.

UserProf. Henk Aarts (University of Utrecht).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockThursday 11 June 2009, 13:00-14:00

Psychology and Religion Research Group (PRRG)

Religion and self-regulation

Joint seminar of SDP and PRRG.

UserProf. Michael McCullough (University of Miami).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockMonday 08 June 2009, 16:30-18:00

Public Understanding of Risk

Homo heuristicus: Why biased minds make better inferences

Free Public Lecture

UserProfessor Gerd Gigerenzer, Director, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin.

HouseBabbage Lecture Theatre - New Museums Site.

ClockMonday 01 June 2009, 17:30-19:00

Sex differences in spatial navigation and spatial IQ tasks

If you require disabled access, please contact Dr Gibson or Mrs Wimbush in advance.

UserDr. Lucie Salwiczek (Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 19 May 2009, 13:00-14:00

Nostalgia as a social support repository: The role of attachment-related avoidance

If you require disabled access, please contact Dr Gibson or Mrs Wimbush in advance.

UserDr. Tim Wildschut (University of Southampton).

HousePPSIS Seminar Room (Free School Lane).

ClockTuesday 05 May 2009, 13:00-14:00

The Art Image as Foundation for a Science of Mind: The Life Work of Susanne K. Langer

UserDr. Ivan Ellingham (Hertfordshire Partnership NHS Trust).

HouseArts School Room B, New Museums Site.

ClockThursday 12 March 2009, 13:00-14:00

Deception Detection

UserDr. Eunkyung Jo (Hallym University, Korea).

HouseArts School Room B, New Museums Site.

ClockTuesday 24 February 2009, 13:00-14:00

Differential Susceptibility to Environmental Influences

UserProf. Jay Belsky (Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck University of London).

HouseArts School Room B, New Museums Site.

ClockWednesday 28 January 2009, 13:00-14:00

Microgenesis and the Constructive Mind in Movement

UserBrady Wagoner (University of Cambridge).

HouseSPS Seminar Room.

ClockTuesday 13 January 2009, 13:00-14:00

Adoption: Recovery After Initial Adversity

UserProf. Jesús Palacios, University of Seville, Spain.

HouseArts School Room B, New Museums Site.

ClockTuesday 02 December 2008, 13:00-14:00

Maltreated and Nonmaltreated Children's Evaluations of Disclosing an Adult's Wrongdoing

UserLindsay Malloy, University of Cambridge.

HouseArts School Room B, New Museums Site.

ClockTuesday 18 November 2008, 13:00-14:00

The Colour of Motivation

UserProf. Andrew Elliot, University of Rochester, NY, USA.

HouseSeminar Room, Social and Political Sciences, Free School Lane.

ClockTuesday 04 November 2008, 13:00-14:00

Public Understanding of Risk

How the Media Promote the Public Misunderstanding of Science

Free Public Lecture. All Welcome!

UserBen Goldacre, Author, broadcaster, doctor and blogger - badscience.net.

HouseBabbage Lecture Theatre - New Museums Site.

ClockTuesday 21 October 2008, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

The spatial foundations of the conceptual system

This is a joint presentation of the Zangwill Club and the Bartlett Club. Tea and cakes will be served in the Seminar Room from 4pm.

UserProfessor Jean Mandler, Department of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego, USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 October 2008, 16:30-18:00

Dialogue and the development of reasoning and understanding

UserProfessor Neil Mercer, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge.

HouseSPS Seminar Room.

ClockTuesday 10 June 2008, 13:00-14:00

Shifting ground: The variable use of essentialism in contexts of inclusion and exclusion

UserDr Thomas Morton, University of Exeter.

HouseSPS Seminar Room.

ClockTuesday 27 May 2008, 13:00-14:00

Fathers, Infants and Family Leave Policies: International Perspectives and Policy Impact

UserProfessor Margaret O'Brien, University of East Anglia.

HouseSPS Seminar Room.

ClockTuesday 29 April 2008, 13:00-14:00

How to measure God: Innovations in the experimental investigation of religious cognition

UserDr Nicholas Gibson, Psychology and Religion Research Group, Faculty of Divinity,.

HouseSPS Seminar Room.

ClockTuesday 04 March 2008, 13:00-14:00

The geography of personality

UserDr Jason Rentfrow, Department of Social and Developmental Psychology, Cambridge.

HouseSPS Seminar Room.

ClockTuesday 19 February 2008, 13:00-14:00

Stress and Child care

UserProfessor Lieselotte Ahnert, Faculty of Human Science, University of Cologne.

HouseSPS Seminar Room.

ClockTuesday 05 February 2008, 13:00-14:00

Change in Personal Values: How, When, What, and Effects on Well-Being

UserDr Anat Bardi, University of Kent.

HouseSPS Seminar Room.

ClockTuesday 20 November 2007, 13:00-14:00

The origins and biology of play

UserProfessor Gordon Burghardt, University of Tennessee.

HouseSPS Seminar Room.

ClockMonday 15 October 2007, 13:00-14:00

Collaborative learning in children: contradiction, co-construction and the development of knowledge

UserChristine Howe, Faculty of Education, Cambridge.

HouseSPS Seminar Room.

ClockTuesday 09 October 2007, 13:00-14:00

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