Neuroscience Seminars

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Here are some lectures, seminars and talks that may be of interest. The links reach further information on each presentation.

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July
Wed 12th Jul 1:00pmResilience vs Vulnerability to Compulsion: behavioral, neurochemical and psychopharmacological evidences in rats selected by Schedule-induced polidipsia
Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Seminars
Dr Margarita Moreno, Tenured Lecturer, Psychology Department, University of Almería, SpainGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
September
Wed 27th Sep 6:30pmHow to Deploy Psychometrics Successfully in an Organisation
Business Briefing Series, Cambridge Judge Business School
Registration essential
David StillwellBNY Mellon Centre, 160 Queen Victoria St, London, EC4V 4LA
Thu 28th Sep 12:30pmTrading places: understanding psychosis risk in migrant groups
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr James Kirkbride, Reader in Epidemiology in the Division of Psychiatry, University College, LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
October
Mon 2nd Oct 1:00pmRetinal mechanisms of non-image-forming vision
Craik Club
Dr Manuel Spitschan, Oxford UniversityKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
Wed 4th Oct 12:30pmNeural architectures for feature binding and retro-cue effects in visual working memory
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Sebastian Scheegans (University of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 5th Oct 11:00amExploratory Data Analysis
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 5th Oct 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr John-Paul Taylor, Senior Clincial Lecturer, Institute of Neuroscience, University of NewcastleSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 5th Oct 3:30pmDeconstructing and reconstructing memory, and what this means for understanding dementia
Chaucer Club
Kim Graham (U. of Cardiff)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Fri 6th Oct 4:30pmBrain mechanisms underlying the subjective experience of remembering
Zangwill Club
Dr Jon Simons, Reader in Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of CambridgeGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 9th Oct 4:00pmFunctional magnetic resonance imaging in cognitive neuroscience
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Robert Turner (Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences, 15 Chaucer Road, Unviersity of Cambridge, Cambridge
Mon 9th Oct 4:30pmAdrian Seminar - Dora Angelaki, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
Adrian Seminars in Neuroscience
Dora Angelaki, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TexasThe Hodgkin Huxley Seminar Room, Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Tue 10th Oct 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Jac Davis, University of CambridgeGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Wed 11th Oct 12:30pmCardiovascular problems predict poorer white matter health in the Cam-CAN adult lifespan cohort
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Delia Fuhrmann (UCL)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 12th Oct 11:00amSimple and multiple linear regression
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 12th Oct 3:30pmPerspective taking during communication
Chaucer Club
Shirley-Ann Rueschemeyer (U. of York)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Fri 13th Oct 2:00pmTransfer Learning for NLP
Machine Learning @ CUED
Sebastian Ruder, INSIGHT CentreJDB Seminar Room, CUED
Fri 13th Oct 4:30pmThe Social Neuroendocrinology of Status
Zangwill Club
Dr Pranjal Mehta, University College LondonGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 16th Oct 4:00pmHuman cognitive neuroscience and how it is taught
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Olaf Hauk (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences, 15 Chaucer Road, University of Cambridge, Cambridge
Tue 17th Oct 11:00amSpike timing in motor control
Computational Neuroscience
Ilya Nemenman (Emory University)Cambridge University Engineering Department, CBL, BE4-38 (http://learning.eng.cam.ac.uk/Public/Directions)
Wed 18th Oct 12:30pmLarge scale network interactions in consciousness
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Emmanuel Stamatakis (University of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 19th Oct 11:00amNonlinear ICA using temporal structure: a principled framework for unsupervised deep learning
Machine Learning @ CUED
Prof. Aapo HyvarinenCBL Room BE-438, Department of Engineering
Thu 19th Oct 11:00amThe General Linear Model and complex designs including Analysis of Covariance
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 19th Oct 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Carmine Pariante, Professor of Biological Psychiatry, King's College, LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 19th Oct 3:30pmHow memory guides value-based decisions
Chaucer Club
Daphna Shohamy (U. of Columbia)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Fri 20th Oct 4:30pmHow Power Affects Those Who Possess it: Activation, Wanting and Goal Seeking Approach Motivation
Zangwill Club
Dr Ana Guinote, University College LondonGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 23rd Oct 4:00pmVisual cognition
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Marieke Mur (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences, 15 Chaucer Road, University of Cambridge, Cambridge
Tue 24th Oct 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Dr Apurv Chauhan, University of BrightonGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Wed 25th Oct 12:30pmMental health risk and resilience after child adversity
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Anne-Laura Van Harmelen (University of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 26th Oct 11:00amCategorical Data Analysis
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 26th Oct 3:30pmSuppressing unwanted visual and emotional content of memory: role in mental health
Chaucer Club
Pierre Gagnepain (U. of Normandie)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Fri 27th Oct 4:30pmAn Interference Model of Visual Working Memory
Zangwill Club
Professor Klaus Oberauer, Department of Psychology, University of ZurichGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 30th Oct 4:00pmMechanisms of forgetting
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Michael Anderson (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences, 15 Chaucer Road, University of Cambridge, Cambridge
November
Wed 1st Nov 12:30pmStimulus effects dwarf task effects in visual regions
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Marieke Mur (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 2nd Nov 11:00amANOVA of balanced multi-factorial designs: between subject designs, and single subject studies
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 2nd Nov 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Thomas Jamieson-Craig, Emeritus Professor Social Psychiatry, IoP, King’s College, LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 2nd Nov 3:30pmStress, genes and memory: from basic research to clinical implications
Chaucer Club
Dominique deQuervain (U. of Basel)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Fri 3rd Nov 4:30pmTouch: The sensory scaffold of development?
Zangwill Club
Professor Andrew Bremner, Professor of Psychology and Head of Department, Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths University of LondonGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 6th Nov 4:00pmEmotion
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Haakon Engen (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Nick Mackintosh Seminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
Tue 7th Nov 1:00pmWomen, Depression and 'collective' action: possibilities for 'social change' within primary mental health care settings in South Africa
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Tea and coffee will be served from 12.30 onwards at the Nick Macintosh Room (2nd floor) for attendees only.
Dr Rochelle Burgess, Firoz Lalji Centre for Africa, London School of Economics Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Tue 7th Nov 1:00pmThe role of the oculomotor system in visual attention and visual short-term memory
Craik Club
The host for this talk is Dr Paul Bays
Dr. Daniel T. Smith, Durham UniversityKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
Wed 8th Nov 12:30pmTalk title TBC
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Peter Jones (University of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 9th Nov 3:30pmThe brain isn't porridge
Chaucer Club
Dick Passingham (U. of Oxford)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Fri 10th Nov 4:30pmInformation networks, truth and value.
Zangwill Club
Professor Ulrike Hahn, Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of LondonGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 13th Nov 4:00pmConsciousness
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Tristan Bekinschtein (University of Cambridge)Nick Mackintosh Seminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
Wed 15th Nov 12:30pmNeural prediction error distinguishes perception and misperception of speech
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Matt Davis (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 16th Nov 11:00amRepeated Measures and Mixed Model ANOVA
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 16th Nov 3:30pmTranslational studies of entorhinal cortex and hippocampal function in Alzheimer’s disease
Chaucer Club
Dennis Chan (U. of Cambridge)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Fri 17th Nov 4:30pm Cognitive rehabilitation in people with schizophrenia
Zangwill Club
Professor Dame Til Wykes. DBE, Vice Dean Psychology and Systems Sciences Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience King’s College LondonGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 20th Nov 4:00pmHow to give good talks
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Tom Manly (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Nick Mackintosh Seminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
Tue 21st Nov 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Dr Alicia Renedo, London School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Tue 21st Nov 1:00pmCrowding and the disruptive effect of clutter throughout the visual system
Craik Club
The host for this talk is Dr Paul Bays
Dr John Greenwood, Department of Experimental Psychology, UCLKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
Wed 22nd Nov 12:30pmKnowledge is power: how prior knowledge aids memory for congruent and incongruent events
Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series
Andrea Greve (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 23rd Nov 11:00amPost-hoc tests, multiple comparisons, contrasts and handling interactions
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 23rd Nov 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Anthony David, Professor of Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, King’s College, LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 23rd Nov 1:00pmInvestigating the Functional Anatomy of Motion Processing Pathways in the Human Brain
Craik Club
Dr Samatha Strong, School of Optometry and Visual Science, BradfordKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site
Thu 23rd Nov 3:30pmThe surprising subtleties of changing emotional memory
Chaucer Club
Merel Kindt (U. of Amsterdam) Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Fri 24th Nov 4:30pmMetacontrol: The Yin and Yang of cognitive control
Zangwill Club
Professor Bernhard Hommel, Leiden University Institute for Psychological Research & Leiden Institute for Brain and Cognition, Leiden University, The NetherlandsGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Mon 27th Nov 4:00pmFunctional MRI: physics and physiology
Graduate Programme in Cognitive and Brain Sciences
Marta Correia & Daniel Mitchell (MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit)Nick Mackintosh Seminar Room, Department of Psychology, Downing Site, Cambridge
Thu 30th Nov 11:00amPower analysis
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 30th Nov 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Rupert McShane, Dementia Clinical Network Lead - Oxford Academic Health Science NetworkSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 30th Nov 3:30pmTesting your memory: The many consequences of retrieval on long-term learning and retention
Chaucer Club
David Shanks (UCL)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
December
Fri 1st Dec 4:30pmHeart and minds: The hidden impacts on emotion and memory
Zangwill Club
Dr Sarah Garfinkel, Brighton and Sussex Medical School. University of Sussex, BrightonGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology
Thu 7th Dec 11:00amLatent variable models: factor analysis and all that
Statistical Methods for Cognitive Psychologists
Peter Watson (MRC CBU)Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, Chaucer Road
Thu 7th Dec 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Ian Goodyer, Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, University of CambridgeSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
Thu 14th Dec 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Professor Hamish McAllister-Williams, Professor of Affective Disorders, University of Newcastle upon TyneSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
January
Tue 23rd Jan 1:00pmThe role of attachment in cults and radicalization
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Dr Alexandra Stein, Mary Ward Centre, LondonGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
February
Tue 6th Feb 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Dr Katy Greenland, Cardiff University (Wales)Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Tue 20th Feb 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Dr Charis Psaltis, University of Cyprus, NicosiaGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Thu 22nd Feb 12:30pmTitle to be confirmed
Department of Psychiatry & CPFT Thursday Lunchtime Seminar Series
Dr Rimona Weil, Wellcome Clinical Research Career Development Fellow, Institute of Neurology, University College, LondonSeminar Room, Herchel Smith Building, Forvie Site.
March
Tue 6th Mar 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Prof Daniel Cervone, University of Illinois at Chicago (USA)Ground Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
May
Tue 1st May 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Speaker to be confirmedGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site
Tue 15th May 1:00pmTitle to be confirmed
Social and Developmental Psychology (SDP) Seminar Series
Speaker to be confirmedGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology, Downing Site