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Find out about upcoming events and talks at the Institute for Mind and Brain.

Colloquium Series Talks

These twice-monthly sessions explore a range of brain related topics with discussions led by leading researchers.  

Dr. Robert Mason from Carnegie Mellon University.


Talk Title:  The new cognitive educational neuroscience: a neurosemantic approach to the science of learning 

Robert Mason flyer [PDF]

Rutvik Desai


Talk Title:  TBA

Jessica Bradshaw


Talk Title:  Mapping Infant Experience: Physiology, Attention, and Movement as Predictors of Social Engagement

Jessica Bradshaw Flyer [PDF]

Watch Jessica Bradshaw's talk here.  

The passcode is:  %%k6rdaM

Amy Dawel, The Australian National University


Talk Title: Why faking it isn’t making it in facial expression research

Amy Dawel Flyer [PDF]

Darrell Worthy, Texas A&M University


Talk Title:  TBA

Darrel Worthy Flyer [PDF]

ZOOM 3:30pm-4:45pm

Dr. Cheryl Armstead

Connections Between Emotional Regulation, Chronic Discrimination, and Allostatic Load Biomarkers Among Midlife African American Women

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

University of South Carolina 

December 1st Flyer [PDF]

Watch Dr. Armstead's Presentation. The passode is 9K&&Y*p0

Zoom 3:30pm – 4:45pm

Dr. Jennifer Trueblood

The Dynamics of Contextual Sensitivity in Multi-alternative Choice

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

Vanderbilt University – Nashville, TN

Watch Dr. Trueblood's presentation. The passcode is: Ng+S.wm8

November 17th Flyer [PDF]

ZOOM 3:30pm-4:45pm

Chuanji Gao, PhD

Institute for Mind and Brain, University of South Carolina

Incoming Postdoctoral Fellow @
Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour
Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands

View the recording of the Spetember 22nd Colloqia

September 22, 2020 Flyer [pdf]

ZOOM 3:30pm – 4:45pm

Dr. Valerie Shalin

Automating the Interpretation of Behavioral Measures in Open Task Environments

Professor, Department of Psychology

Wright State University – Dayton, OH

View the recording of the October 6th Colloqia

Passcode for Zoom video: fp$bz*y4

October 6, 2020 Flyer [pdf]

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