2013 – 2014 Psychology Department Speaker Series

Posted on Dec 4, 2013 in Events

2013 – 2014 Psychology Department Speaker Series

List of Visiting Speakers with Likely Topics and/or Talk Titles

September 26     Amie Hane, Ph.D. ~ Everest Lounge, 12:45 – 1:50      

Associate Professor of Psychology, Williams College

Social regulation of reactivity to stress and novelty from a developmental perspective

http://psychology.williams.edu/profile/ahane/

 

October 10     Barry Kuhle, Ph.D. ~ Olin 115, 12:45 – 1:50

Assistant Professor of Psychology, The University of Scranton

Evolution of commitment and jealousy mechanisms in romantic relationships

http://www.scranton.edu/academics/cas/psychology/kuhle.shtml

 

October 24     Jamie Luguri, B.S. (Union ’10) ~ Everest Lounge, 12:45 – 1:50

Doctoral Student, Department of Psychology, Yale University

Influence of construal level—abstract vs. concrete thinking—on intergroup attitudes,

moral values and political opinions

http://jamieluguri.commons.yale.edu/

 

January 16     Wayne Gray, Ph.D. ~ Everest Lounge, 12:45 – 1:50

Professor of Cognitive Science and Computer Science, RPI

Interplay of cognition, perception, and action in routine interactive behavior

http://homepages.rpi.edu/~grayw/

 

January 30     Adam Waytz, Ph.D. ~ Everest Lounge, 12:45 – 1:50

Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University

Social influence, connection, meaning-making, and ethics

http://www.kellogg.northwestern.edu/faculty/directory/waytz_adam.aspx

 

March 6     Heather Berlin, M.P.H., Ph.D. ~ Everest Lounge, 12:45 – 1:50

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience, Mt. Sinai Hospital

Neuroscience of impulsivity, compulsivity, and emotion

http://www.mountsinai.org/profiles/heather-berlin

 

April 10     Wendy Sternberg, Ph.D. ~ Everest Lounge, 12:45 – 1:50

Professor of Psychology and Dean of Academic Departments and Programs, Union College

Mechanisms of pain and pain inhibition

http://www.haverford.edu/faculty/wsternbe

 

May 15     Jonathon Schuldt, Ph.D. ~ Everest Lounge, 12:45 – 1:50

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Cornell University

Thought for Food: How Nutritional Judgments Are Shaped by Contextual Cues

http://communication.cals.cornell.edu/people/jonathon-schuldt