School of Psychology Seminar Series

Past Seminars: 2012–2013

Brigantia 342, at 4:00 pm unless otherwise specified.

October 4, 2012
Guillaume Thierry, Bangor University
Electroneurobilingualism

October 12, 2012
Rebecca Elliot
Imaging the interface between craving and cognition in opiate users.

October 18, 2012
Greg Poarch, Frankfurt
Using multiple languages daily: Consequences for cross-language activation and executive functions in children. Evidence from second language learners, bilinguals, and trilinguals

October 19, 2012
Adam Hampshire
Executive cognition, human intelligence and frontal-lobe function

October 25, 2012 (@ 3:00 pm)
Cristina Izura, Swansea
Hemispheric asymmetries in the naming and recognition of words with different Orthographic Uniqueness Points

October 26, 2012
Chris McManus, UCL
Handedness and the genetics and evolution of cerebral polymorphisms

November 2, 2012
Caroline Catmur, Surrey
“To mirror or not to mirror?: acquisition and control of shared representations of action”

November 8, 2012
Emma Hayiou-Thomas, York
Genes for Language? Nature and Nurture in children's language development

November 9, 2012
Rob Jenkins, Glasgow
Variability in photos of the same face

November 16, 2012
Paul MacNeilage, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
Visual and Vestibular Heading Estimation

November 23, 2012
Marco Hirnstein, U. of Bergen, Norway
Lateral thinking – evolutionary advantages of an asymmetric brain

November 29, 2012
Gary Lupyan Wisconsin-Madison
What do words do? Towards a theory of language-augmented thought

November 30, 2012
Harriet Over, Max Planck Institute, Germany
Belonging and exclusion: a developmental perspective

December 6, 2012,
Marcin Szczerbinski Cork
Late talking toddlers: How they grow up

December 7, 2012
David Foster, Manchester
What colour vision is for

December 14, 2012
Robert Logie, Edinburgh
Working Memory: Competing theories, or different research questions?

January 10, 2013
David Carey, Bangor University
TBC

January 31, 2013
Alex Leff, UCL
TBC

February 1, 2013
William Macken, Cardiff
Short-term memory is a by-product

February 8, 2013
Gavin Buckingham, Heriot-Watt
Errors, Expectations, Perception, & Action

February 14, 2013
Courtenay Norbury, Surrey
TBC

February 15, 2013
Alan Baddeley, York
Theories of working memory

February 21, 2013
Caroline Floccia, Plymouth
TBC

March 15, 2013
Cristiana Cavina-Pratesi, Durham
TBC

April 19, 2013
Alistair Smith, Nottingham
Large scale search behaviour in typical and atypical populations

April 26, 2013
Natalie Sebanz/Guenther Knoblich, Donders Institute
Joint Action: From Planning to Coordination