Cognitive Brown Bag


Fall 2018
DateNameFromTitle
Oct 17, 2018Bill JagustUC Berkeley 
Oct 10, 2018Lise AbramsPomona CollegeFriends or Foes: Defining the Boundaries for Competition in Name Retrieval

Spring 2018
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Jun 06, 2018Weiwei ZhangUC RiversideTBA

Spring 2019
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Jun 05, 2018Michelle Bruni (SYP)UCR 

Spring 2018
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May 30, 2018Mahsa Alizadeh ShalchyUC RiversideP300 Morphology and Behavioral Differences during Variations of N-back Task
May 23, 2018Matt DyeRochester Institute of TechnologyLinguistic and sensory contributions to cognitive development: Evidence from deaf children
May 16, 2018  canceled (Cog area faculty meeting)
May 09, 2018Jason LangleyUC RiversideMRI Applications for Cognitive and Clinical Sciences
May 02, 2018Justin SarkisUC RiversideThe effect of lexical accessibility on Spanish-English codeswitching
Apr 25, 2018Christopher CaseyUC RiversideThe Manipulation of a Gamified Secondary Navigation Task on Working Memory Training: Interference and Improvement
Apr 18, 2018Hyung-Bum ParkUC RiversideA Temporal Limit in Visual Short-term Memory Encoding
Apr 11, 2018Hideya KoshinoCSU SBInteractions between the Default Mode Network and Executive Network in young and older adults

Spring 2019
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Apr 10, 2018Tommy SpragueUCSB 

Spring 2018
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Apr 04, 2018Seb deLarrea-ManceraUC RiversideDoes Training on Broad Band Tactile Stimulation Promote the Generalization of Perceptual Learning? (Second Year Research)

Winter 2018
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Mar 14, 2018Marcus Johnson/ Todd Kelley/ Steven ThurmanSR Research Limited, EyeLink/ Microsoft/ Army Research Labspanel discussion on research in government and industrial settings
Mar 07, 2018Kieu Nguyen/Iman FeghhiUC RiversideShared timelsot (click to see details)
Feb 28, 2018Markus JanczykUniversity of TübingenIdeomotor Theory: Basics and its contribution to explaining multitasking problems.
Feb 21, 2018Weizhen XieUC RiversideEffects of concurrent physical effort on working memory and cognitive control
Feb 14, 2018  cancelled
Feb 07, 2018Marcus Cappiello/ Russell Cohen HoffingUC RiversideShared timelsot (click to see details)
Jan 31, 2018Alessandra McDowell/Christian Navarro-TorresUC RiversideShared timelsot (click to see details)
Jan 24, 2018Richard AddanteCSU-SBThe role of the hippocampus in non-conscious processing of memory
Jan 17, 2018Emily MechUC RiversideThe consequences of second language experience for category learning
Jan 10, 2018  canceled (Cog Area faculty meeting)

Fall 2017
DateNameFromTitle
Dec 06, 2017Natsuki AtagiUC RiversideThe Effects of Early Language Experiences on Language and Cognitive Development
Nov 29, 2017Rebecca TuckermanUC RiversideWorking Memory Training with Older Adults: Aiming to Reduce Cognitive Declines
Nov 22, 2017  Cancelled (before Thanksgiving)
Nov 15, 2017Zili LiuUCLAA computational and psychophysical approach to understand a class of visual motion illusions
Nov 08, 2017Megan PetersUC RiversideIs consciousness a result of metacognitive computations?
Nov 01, 2017Josh Dorsi-TodaroUC RiversideWhat You See Isn’t Always What You Get, Or Is It?: Re-examining Semantic Priming from McGurk Stimuli
Oct 25, 2017Lauren WhitehurstUC RiversideDo psychostimulants enhance cognition in healthy adults?
Oct 18, 2017Curt BurgessUC RiversideThe Semantic Cognition in Language (SCiL) Application: Expanding Cognition’s Research Frontiers with iOS
Oct 04, 2017Andrea Takahesu-TaboriUC RiversideBilingual language experience shapes new language learning: Evidence after short-term training

Winter 2017
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Feb 22, 2017Elizabeth McDevittUC Riverside: Sleep and Cognition LabTBA
Feb 08, 2017Benjamin YettonUC Riverside, Sleep and Cognition LabTBA
Jan 17, 2017Philip HuebnerUC Riverside, Language and Learning LabStructured semantic knowledge emerges automatically from predicting word sequences in child-directed speech
Jan 17, 2017Eve Higby, PhDUC Riverside: Bilingualism, Mind, and Brain LabTBA

Fall 2016
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Nov 30, 2016Dr. Jonathan VeneziaUC Irvine 
Nov 09, 2016Natalie A. KacinikAssociate Professor of Psychology, Brooklyn College & the Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY)Taste, Culture, Action, and Size: Which aspects of cognition and language processing are more or less grounded in perceptual and motor experiences?
Nov 02, 2016Dr. Megan ZirnsteinUC RiversideTBA
Oct 26, 2016Dr. Taomei GuoState Key Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning, Beijing Normal UniversityThe influence of short-term language switching training on the plasticity of the cognitive control mechanism in bilingual word production
Oct 19, 2016Christian A. Navarro-TorresUC RiversideWhen exceptions matter: Examining structural constraints in bilingual language production and its relation to cognition
Oct 12, 2016Kinsey BicePenn StateWhat the native language can tell us about new language learning

Spring 2016
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Jun 08, 2016Adrian CunninghamUCRSecond Year Research
Jun 01, 2016Mohsen NajiUCRHeart-Brain interaction in sleep
May 25, 2016  Cancelled (Cog Area Faculty meeting)
May 18, 2016  Cancelled (VSS)
May 11, 2016Ben YettonUCRFear generalizes across temporally-linked memories (Second Year Research)
May 04, 2016Lizzie McDevittUCRModulating acetylcholine during sleep consolidation of perceptual learning and declarative memory
Apr 27, 2016  CANCELLED
Apr 20, 2016Hongjing LuUCLAIs Biological Motion Special? Psychophysical and Computational Investigations
Apr 13, 2016Alessandra McDowellUCRThe Role of Interhemispheric Interaction for Nonverbal Visual Recognition Memory (Second Year Research)
Apr 06, 2016Carissa LemonUCRPerceptual learning to improve collision detection in older adults
Mar 30, 2016Michael LeeUCIBayesian methods in cognitive modeling

Winter 2016
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Mar 09, 2016  Cancelled (Cog Area Faculty meeting)
Mar 02, 2016Ted JacquesUCREye-Tracking Eye-Spy
Feb 24, 2016Josh DorsiUCRWhat Semantic Priming Can Tell Us About The McGurk Effect
Feb 17, 2016weiwi zhangUCRThe Demise of Short-Term Memory? Not Yet
Feb 10, 2016Richard AslinUniversity of RochesterBehavioral and neural mechanisms of statistical learning and implicit attention in infants and adults
Feb 03, 2016Edward EsterUCSDTop-down and bottom-up cortical networks in human visual perception
Jan 27, 2016Jessica MontagUCRWhy people say what they say?
Jan 20, 2016Russell CohenUCRTraining Inhibitory Control
Jan 13, 2016  Cancelled (Cog area faculty meeting)
Jan 06, 2016  Cancelled (Cog Area Faculty meeting)

Fall 2015
DateNameFromTitle
Dec 02, 2015Tim BradyUCSDThe Fidelity and Structure of Visual Memory
Nov 25, 2015  Cancelled (Thanksgiving)
Nov 18, 2015  Cancelled (Psychonomics)
Nov 11, 2015  No Coglunch (Veteran's day)
Nov 04, 2015Sara AtonUniv. of MichiganNetwork oscillations and ensemble stabilization underlie sleep-dependent memory formation
Oct 28, 2015Ladan ShamsUCLAMultisensory perception, memory and learning
Oct 21, 2015Eleonora RossiCal Poly PomonaLearning and using two languages: Converging approaches to the mind and the brain
Oct 14, 2015Jon WillitsUCRFrom simple associations to abstract rules
Oct 07, 2015Zane XieUCREffects of Prior Familiarity on Visual Short-Term Memory for Pokémon
Sep 30, 2015  No Coglunch (Cog Faculty Meeting)

Spring 2015
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Jun 03, 2015Lauren WhitehurstUCRSleep-dependent heart rate variability and creativity (Second year research)
May 27, 2015Marcus CappielloUCRA Two-trace Model for Iconic Memory (Second year research)
May 20, 2015Josh Dorsi-TodaroUCRWhat can Phonemic Restoration and Selective Adaption Tell Us About Multisensory Integration? (Second year research)
May 13, 2015Ted JacquesUCRVisual Attention, Video Games, and Perceptual Learning (Second year research)
May 06, 2015Dominique SimmonsUCRCross-modal Talker Learning (Second year research)
Apr 29, 2015Michael SilverUC BerkeleySpatial attention, visual perception, and endogenous brain activity
Apr 22, 2015Lizzie McDevittUCRIs napping a trainable skill that can be optimized for memory consolidation
Apr 22, 2015Carissa LemonUCRCollision detection in cluttered driving scenes
Apr 15, 2015David VazquezUCRIs more brain bumpiness better ? Evaluating the relationship between cortical folding and IQ and reading ability
Apr 08, 2015John ReynoldsSalk InstituteAttentional modulation of neuronal response gain and variability
Apr 01, 2015Russell CohenUCRHow to train inhibition?

Winter 2015
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Mar 18, 2015Michael YassaUCIFunctional specialization of human medial temporal lobe subregions: contributions from high-resolution MRI
Mar 11, 2015Weizhen XieUCRMood-dependent Retrieval in Visual Long-term Memory
Mar 04, 2015Denise ParkUT DallasSecrets of healthy minds: What neuroimaging has revealed about cognitive aging
Feb 25, 2015John P O'DohertyCaltechHow the brain learns from the past to make good decisions for the future: the neural basis of human reinforcement-learning
Feb 18, 2015Lisa Aziz-ZadehUSCShared Circuits, Action Understanding, and Motor Learning
Feb 11, 2015Bradley VoytekUCSDCognitive networks and the noisy brain
Feb 04, 2015Steven HillyardUCSDExploring mechanisms of visual attention through brain electrophysiology
Jan 28, 2015Joaquin FusterUCLACognitive Functions of the Prefrontal Cortex
Jan 21, 2015Peggy SeričsInstitute for Adaptive and Neural Computation, Edinburgh, UKThe power of expectations: examples in visual perception and decision-making
Jan 14, 2015Ye LiUCRGolden or Graying? Economic decisions and cognitive aging
Jan 07, 2015Area faculty meeting No Coglunch

Fall 2014
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Dec 17, 2014John ClapperCSU, San BernardinoInvestigating Principles of Free Categorization
Dec 10, 2014Larry RosenblumUCRFear and Loathing in Audiovisual Speech Integration
Dec 03, 2014James DiasUCRInfluences of response delay on unconscious imitation of visual speech
Nov 26, 2014  No Coglunch (holiday)
Nov 19, 2014Weiwei ZhangUCRDissociable Neural Mechanisms for Capacity & Resolution in Visual Working Memory
Nov 12, 2014Joachim VandekerckhoveUCICognitive psychometrics and cognitive latent variable models
Nov 05, 2014Paul GilbertSDSUA Process Oriented Assessment of Age-Related Changes in Episodic Memory: The Role of Pattern Separation and Associative Learning
Oct 29, 2014Shinsuke (Shin) ShimojoCaltechPostdiction, and Perceptual Awareness
Oct 22, 2014David SalmonUCSDImplicit Memory in Alzheimer’s Disease: Cortical Activation and Word-Stem Completion Priming
Oct 15, 2014Vincent FiloteoUCSDThe Cognitive Neuroscience of Perceptual Category Learning: What We Have Learned from Patients and Healthy Participants
Oct 08, 2014Barbara KnowltonUCLAActions, Habits, and Early Life Stress

Spring 2014
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Jun 04, 2014Adam FeltonUC Riverside 
May 28, 2014Brett BaysUC RiversideThe non-specificity of automaticity: Alpha-band EEG activity in perceptual learning
May 21, 2014Christine ChiarelloUC RiversideIndividual Differences in Cortical Structure: Correlates and Regional Differences
May 14, 2014Adam DailyUC RiversideBilingual differences in implicit learning and cognitive performance
May 07, 2014Cancelled AREA MEETING
Apr 30, 2014Patrick GoodbournUniversity of SydneyThe genetic basis of perceptual abnormalities in schizophrenia and autism
Apr 23, 2014Carissa LemonUC RiversideEffect of Local Motion Averaging on Collision Detection
Apr 16, 2014Russell Cohen HoffingUC RiversideInvestigating Neurochemical Involvement in Task-Irrelevant Perceptual Learning using Pupillometry
Apr 09, 2014Lizzie McDevittUC RiversideIndividual differences in sleep-dependent perceptual learning: Habitual vs non-habitual nappers
Apr 02, 2014James DiasUC RiversideImitation of a talker improves perception of the talker’s speech

Winter 2014
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Mar 12, 2014Jesse RissmanUCLA Department of PsychologyDecoding Real-world Autobiographical Retrieval Experiences from fMRI Activity Patterns
Mar 05, 2014Susanne JaeggiUC IrvineUnderlying Mechanisms of Working Memory Training and Transfer
Feb 26, 2014Mimi LiljeholmUC Irvine Cognitive SciencesNeural mechanisms of goal-directed and habitual behavioral control
Feb 19, 2014Ed VulUCSD Department of PsychologyIntuitive dynamics in human object perception
Feb 12, 2014Eric SchwitzgebelUC Riverside PhilosophyThe instability of professional philosophers' judgments about moral dilemmas
Feb 05, 2014Lisa EylerUCSD Department of PsychiatryDeviating from the Norm: What We Can Learn from Inter- and Intra-individual Cognitive Variability
Jan 29, 2014Will DunlopUC RiversideThe storied self: Mapping the structure and implications of the life story
Jan 22, 2014Barbara DosherUC Irvine Cognitive SciencesPerceptual Learning
Jan 15, 2014Jude MitchellThe Salk Institute for Biological StudiesActive vision in marmosets: a New World for visual neuroscience.
Jan 08, 2014Sergei GepshteinThe Salk Institute for Biological StudiesEconomy of Vision

Fall 2013
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Dec 11, 2013Martin MontiUCLA PsychologyBrain imaging in disorders of consciousness
Dec 04, 2013Alison HarrisClaremont McKenna College PsychologyEvent-related brain dynamics of value and decision-making
Nov 27, 2013  HOLIDAY
Nov 20, 2013Virginia de SaUCSDSingle-trial classification of natural brain signals: Towards improving motor-imagery BCIs and predicting subsequent memory
Nov 13, 2013Cong YuPeking UniversityVisual perceptual learning and its brain mechanisms: A new perspective
Nov 06, 2013Doug NitzUC San Diego Psychology/NeuroscienceCell assemblies of the basal forebrain
Oct 30, 2013Ramesh SrinivasanUCI Cognitive Science and BioengineeringFUNCTIONAL INTERACTIONS WITHIN AND BETWEEN OSCILLATORY BRAIN NETWORKS IN ATTENTIONAL CONTROL
Oct 23, 2013James BiselyUCLA NeuroscienceThe lateral intraparietal area (LIP) as a cortical priority map
Oct 16, 2013Bosco TjanUSC Psychology/NeuroscienceRelating fMRI BOLD signal to neuronal activity
Oct 09, 2013John MonterossoUSC NeuroeconomicsIncorporating dynamics of self-control into theories of underlying neural systems
Oct 02, 2013Craig StarkUC Irvine NeuroscienceThe role of human hippocampal subfields in pattern separation and age-related memory decline

Winter 2013
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Mar 13, 2013Hakwan Lau  
Feb 27, 2013Rachel FlynnUCR Psychology 
Feb 20, 2013Cathy Reed  
Feb 11, 2013Aaron SeitzUCR Psychology 
Feb 06, 2013Iris Blandon-GitlinCal State FullertonThe Cognition of Lying: Implications for Detecting Deception
Jan 30, 2013Kate SweenyUCRThe Waiting is the Hardest Part: Mapping the Process of Managing Uncertainty
Jan 23, 2013Cory MillerUCSD Psychology / Neuroscience 
Jan 16, 2013Irving BiedermanUSC PsychologyThe Neural Basis of Perceptual Cognitive and Pleasure
Jan 09, 2013Adam AronUCSD PsychologyBrain circuits for controlling response tendencies

Fall 2012
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Dec 12, 2012Iris Blandon-GitlinCal State FullertonThe Cognition of Lying: Implications for Detecting Deception
Dec 06, 2012Esther GuillaumeUCR Psychology DepartmentThe international situations project: Examining data from 10 cultures
Dec 05, 2012Denise CaiUCLA NeuroscienceThe Effects of Cellular Co-allocation in Hippocampus of Multiple Spatial Memories
Nov 28, 2012Rosie CowellUCSD Psychology / Neuroscience / Computational ModelingParadoxical False Recognition Memory: New objects look old in a model of amnesia
Nov 14, 2012Mary GauvainUSC PsychologyChildren’s Questions in Cross-Cultural Perspective: A Four-Culture Study
Nov 07, 2012Arash AfrazMIT NeuroscienceSpatial limits of visual object recognition; a new conceptual framework for translation invariance.
Oct 31, 2012Nanthia SuthanaUCLA Psychology / NeuroscienceDeep Brain Stimulation, Memory Enhancement, and Hippocampal Theta-Gamma Coupling
Oct 24, 2012Michael GormanUCSD Psychology / NeuroscienceMaking circadian clocks more flexible with novel uses of light and manipulation of the pacemaker waveform
Oct 17, 2012Larry RosenblumUCR PsychologyHear Me Now, See Ya Later: Crossmodal Transfer of Speech and Speaker Learning
Oct 10, 2012Nicola CelliniUniversity of Padua / PsychologyThe Mechanisms of Space-Time Association: Comparing Motor and Perceptual Contributions in Time Estimation
Oct 03, 2012Karen DobkinsUCSD Psychology / DevelopmentalIntermingling of Sensory Representations over the Course of Development

Spring 2012
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Jun 06, 2012David VazquezUC RiversideSustained Attention and Dispositional Motivation: Top-down Influences on Cognitive Performance
May 30, 2012Theresa CookUC RiversideEmotional vs. Linguistic Salience in Audiovisual Integration
May 16, 2012Molly MorelandUC RiversideShifting weights, not criteria: An alternative mechanism for modeling choice
May 09, 2012  No Cog Lunch (VSS)
May 02, 2012James DiasUC RiversideVisual influences on selective adaptation in speech perception
Apr 25, 2012Mara MatherUniversity of Southern CaliforniaArousal-biased competition in perception and memory
Apr 18, 2012Lizzie McDevittUC RiversideTo nap or not to nap: The effect of nap frequency on daytime sleep architecture
Apr 11, 2012Russell PierceUC RiversideShould the consideration of a simple observer model influence our interpretation of visual spatial attention measurement methods?
Apr 04, 2012 UC RiversideCANCELLED

Winter 2012
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Mar 14, 2012Brett BaysUniversity of California, RiversideThe Interaction of Attention and Visual Statistical Learning
Mar 09, 2012Adriane E. SeiffertVanderbilt UniversitySpecial Talk: How Do We Know Where Things Go
Mar 07, 2012Denton DelossUniversity of California, RiversideMultimodal Integration and Aging
Feb 29, 2012Arielle BorovskyUniversity of California, San DiegoLearning to use and understand words from context: what event-related brain potentials can tell us
Feb 22, 2012John SerencesUniversity of California, San DiegoEvaluating optimal models of information processing in visual cortex
Feb 15, 2012Eric SchwitzgebelUC RiversideThe Relationship Between Moral Cognition and Moral Behavior: The Moral Behavior of Ethics Professors
Feb 08, 2012John WixtedUniversity of California, San DeigoRecognition Memory and the Medial Temporal Lobe
Feb 01, 2012  CANCELLED
Jan 25, 2012Jude MitchellThe Salk InstituteSignal improvements due to reductions in correlated variability in neuronal responses in spatial attention and perceptual learning.
Jan 18, 2012Virginie LeclercqUC RiversideFast Task-Irrelevant Learning
Jan 11, 2012  No Cog Lunch

Fall 2011
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Nov 30, 2011  Cancelled
Nov 23, 2011  HOLIDAY
Nov 16, 2011Sarah CreelUniversity of California, San DiegoSolving the 'buzzle': Similarity, familiarity, and social relevance in preschoolers' spoken language knowledge
Nov 09, 2011Charlie ChubbUniversity of California, IrvineUntangling the Dimensions of Perceptual Sensitivity
Nov 02, 2011  Psychonomics
Oct 26, 2011Alan CastelUniversity of California, Los AngelesMemory Efficiency and Value-Directed Remembering Across the Lifespan
Oct 19, 2011Arthur ShapiroAmerican UniversityAre brightness illusions really illusory?
Oct 12, 2011Ayse SayginUniversity of California, San DiegoBody movements: from dots to robots
Oct 05, 2011Emily GrossmanUniversity of California, IrvineContemporary issues in biological motion perception
Sep 28, 2011Christine ChiarelloUniversity of California, RiversideRole of Insular Cortex in Language Lateralization

Spring 2011
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Jun 01, 2011Russell PierceUniversity of California, RiversideSome preliminary data and further plans for the investigation of visual spatial attention in three dimensions
May 25, 2011Molly MorelandUniversity of California, RiversideEffects of Local Foil Similarity on Eyewitness Identification Decisions
May 18, 2011Theresa CookUniversity of California, RiversideThe Effects of Scene Detail and Environmental Contexts on the Horizontal-Vertical Illusion
May 11, 2011James DiasUniversity of California, RiversideVisual influences on interactive speech alignment
May 04, 2011  Cognitive Faculty Meeting
Apr 27, 2011Denton DelossUniversity of California, RiversideAging and Perceptual Learning in an Orientation Discrimination Task
Apr 20, 2011James KaufmanCalifornia State University, San BernadinoFrom beginner to Beethoven: A continuum of creativity
Apr 13, 2011Justin EstepUniversity of California, RiversideThe role of working memory in category learning
Apr 06, 2011Michelle RifiUniversity of California, RiversideThe Role of FM Sweep Modulations in the Auditory Attentional Blink
Mar 30, 2011Rachel MillerUniversity of California, RiversideTalker-Specific Accent: The Role of Idiolect in the Perception of Accented Speech

Winter 2011
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Mar 09, 2011Barbara CherryCalifornia State University, FullertonAging and Interhemispheric Collaboration: Digits and Dots
Mar 02, 2011Bosco TjanDepartment of Psychology and the Neuroscience Graduate Program, University of Southern CaliforniaObject recognition in the Periphery
Feb 23, 2011Russell PierceUniversity of California, RIversideAge related differences in the spatial extent of attention in 3D space
Feb 16, 2011Virginie LeclercqUniversity of California, RIversideDevelopment of spatial attention in children and how attention leads to learning of background information in adults.
Feb 09, 2011Aaron SeitzUniversity of California, RiversideTask-Irrelevant Auditory Learning
Feb 02, 2011Alan MooreUniversity of California, RiversideThe Experience of Reading: A Quantitative Study of Consciousness
Jan 26, 2011  Cognitive Area Faculty Meeting
Jan 19, 2011Ryan RushUniversity of California, RiversideSocial Contagion of Correct and Incorrect Information in Memory
Jan 12, 2011Steve ClarkUniversity of California, RiversideEyewitness Identification Reform: Decision Theories, Procedural Justice, and the Cost of Protecting the Innocent
Jan 05, 2011  CANCELLED

Fall 2010
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Dec 01, 2010Stephen Macknik & Susana Martinez-CondeBarrow Neurological InstituteSleights of Mind: How the Neuroscience of Magic Reveals Our Everyday Deceptions
Nov 24, 2010  No Cog Lunch (Thanksgiving)
Nov 19, 2010Kristina VisscherUniversity of Alabama at BirminghamHow does ongoing neural activity shape behavior? Clues from fMRI and EEG data
Nov 17, 2010  Cancelled due to SFN and Psychonomics
Nov 10, 2010Peggy SeriesUniversity of EdinburghSensory Adaptation, Expectations and the Origin of Perceptual Biases.
Nov 03, 2010Alexander A. PetrovOhio State UniversityPerceptual Learning: Data and Models
Oct 27, 2010Craig BennettUniversity of California, Santa BarbaraStatistical issues in functional neuroimaging: independence, reliability, and dead fish
Oct 20, 2010Angela YuUniversity of California, San DiegoWherefore a Horse Race: Inhibitory Control as Rational Decision-Making
Oct 13, 2010Christophe Le DantecUniversity of California, RIversideThe co-development of Perceptual Learning and Contextual Learning in a visual search task
Oct 06, 2010Zhong-Lin LuUniversity of Southern CaliforniaCognitive and Neural Mechanisms of Visual Attention
Sep 29, 2010  No Cog Lunch

Spring 2010
DateNameFromTitle
Jun 02, 2010Molly MorelandUCRRefining Detection of Stimulus-Dependent Representation
May 26, 2010Elizabeth MeltonUCRThe Relationship Between Implicit and Explicit Memory in Negative and Positive Priming
May 19, 2010Julie KangUCRCANCELLED
May 12, 2010Mari SanchezUCR: Cross-Modal Talker Familiarity: Words and Talkers and Noise (Oh my!)
May 05, 2010Travellia F. TjokroUCRThe Right Hemisphere: An Investigation into Its Roles in New Word Acquisition and Possible Individual Differences
Apr 28, 2010  CANCELLED
Apr 21, 2010Patrick LaShellUCRWhat’s in a Rule: Two-Dimensional Rule Use in Category Learning
Apr 14, 2010Rachel MillerUCRTalker-specific accent: Can speech alignment reveal idiolectic influences during the perception of accented speech? 
Apr 07, 2010Vanessa MillerUCRPreliminary Experiment; Emotion Perception on Laterality

Winter 2010
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Mar 10, 2010Ryan RushUCRUsing Lineup Composition to Distinguish Between Absolute and Relative Decision Rules
Mar 03, 2010Gui XueUSCHow practice makes perfect: Repeated study improves memory by neural pattern reinstatement
Feb 24, 2010  forum on professional development
Feb 17, 2010Anne CybenkoUCRDescription-Matched Selection of Foils in Experimental and Real World Lineups
Feb 10, 2010Jeffrey BowerUCRAge related changes in motion processing and perceptual learning
Feb 03, 2010Takeo WatanabeBoston UniversityPerceptual learning as a result of an exposed feature being internally enhanced
Jan 27, 2010Ladan ShamsUCLACrossmodal Interactions in Perception
Jan 20, 2010  Cancelled
Jan 13, 2010Justin EstepUCRDifferential Costs of Taxing Working Memory for Category Learning
Jan 06, 2010Gabriel I. CookClaremont McKenna CollegeAttentional-Allocation Policies Systematically Affect Cue Detection, Cue Interference, and Task Interference for Event-Based Intentions

Fall 2009
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Dec 02, 2009Lawrence D. RosenblumUniversity of California, Riverside 
Nov 25, 2009Chris ChaseWestern University of Health SciencesReading is more than phonology: What optometry has to offer
Nov 18, 2009Russell JacksonCalifornia State University San MarcosEvolved Navigation Theory
Nov 11, 2009  Holiday
Nov 04, 2009Russell PierceUCRIndividual differences in executive function, eye movements and dual task performance
Oct 28, 2009Nicole GageUC IrvineTuning in and tuning out: MEG measures of neural resource allocation for speech and nonspeech in auditory language cortex in typically developing children
Oct 21, 2009Christophe Le DantecUCRTime Duration Brain and Performance
Oct 14, 2009Steve ClarkUniversity of California, RiversideProbative value of absolute and relative judgments in eyewitness identification
Oct 07, 2009Sara MednickUC San DiegoThe role of sleep in cognition: from perception to creativity
Sep 30, 2009  CANCELLED (due to Kopco Talk on Sept. 24)
Sep 24, 2009Norbert KopcoDepartment of Cybernetics and AI, Technical University of Košice, Slovakia ; Department of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston UniversitySpecial Time 3:30 on Thursday; Visual calibration, task-specific plasticity, and uncertainty processing in sound localization

Spring 2009
DateNameFromTitle
Jun 03, 2009Justin EstepUC RiversideCorrelates of Task Partitioning in a Rule and Exception Category Structure
May 27, 2009David HornerCalifornia State Polytechnic University, PomonaThe Perception of Spatial Patterns on the Fingerpad
May 20, 2009Stacey WoodScripps CollegeHow much choice is too much: the case of the medicare prescription drug benefit
May 13, 2009Julie KangUC RiversideEye Movements as an Indice for Workload in Dual Task Driving
May 06, 2009Ryan RobartUC RiversideThe effects of induction on auditory perceptual grouping: Apparent motion vs. frequency proximity
Apr 29, 2009Matthew ChalkInstitute for Adaptive and Neural Computation, School of Informatics, University of EdinburghDoes feature-based attention bias perception?
Apr 22, 2009Rachel MillerUC RiversideInvestigating perceptual measures of speech alignment
Apr 15, 2009Vanessa MillerUC RiversideThe Role of Emotion Perception and Experience on Laterality
Apr 08, 2009Anne CybenkoUC RiversideA discussion on attention and automaticity
Apr 01, 2009John AndersenUC RiversideAging and vision: what declines, what stays the same, and what can be improved

Winter 2009
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Mar 11, 2009  Canceled for Colloquium
Mar 04, 2009David NoelleUC MercedPrefrontal Cortex, Dopamine, and Autism: Computational Connections
Feb 25, 2009Travellia F. TjokroUC RiversideThe Right Hemisphere: An Investigation into Its Roles in New Word Acquisition and Possible Individual Differences
Feb 18, 2009Robert YoumansCalifornia State University at NorthridgeKeeping Yourself Honest: The Effects of Cognitive-Information Feedback on Distorted Decision Making
Feb 11, 2009Dale BarrUC RiversideThe time-course of cultural differences in perspective taking
Feb 04, 2009Russell PierceUC RiversideInterplay between memory processes and executive control in referential communication
Jan 28, 2009  Professional Development Round Table
Jan 21, 2009Vivian CiaramitaroSalk InstituteAssociative Learning Within and Across Sensory Modalities Influences Sensory Processing and Early Sensory Areas in Human Cortex
Jan 14, 2009Kate SweenyUC RiversideHow I (Barely) Survived the Academic Job Market
Jan 07, 2009Lisa E. HaselIowa State UniversityFollowing the Leader: How Eyewitness Identification Decisions are Influenced by Social Factors

Fall 2008
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Dec 03, 2008Ryan RushUC RiversideContagion Memory: The Effects of Collaboration on Witness Recall
Nov 26, 2008  Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 19, 2008  Psychonomics Discussion
Nov 12, 2008  No Cog Lunch due to Psychonomics
Nov 05, 2008Michael Erickson & Elizabeth MeltonUC RiversideSelection-for-Action and Negative Priming
Oct 29, 2008Curt Burgess & Martin JohnsonUC Riverside Depts. of Psychology & Political ScienceApplying High-Dimensional Modeling to Abstract Political Concepts
Oct 22, 2008Dale Barr and Edmundo KronmullerUC Riverside and CNRS, University of Lyon, FranceUsing precedents to find referents
Oct 15, 2008Patrick LaShellUC RIversideWhat’s in a Rule: Multidimensional Rules in Categorization
Oct 08, 2008Steven ClarkUC RiversideRisky decisions for eyewitnesses, jurors, and policy-makers
Oct 01, 2008Aaron SeitzUC RiversideAn Interesting Finding in Motion Perception

Spring 2008
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Jun 04, 2008Jeffery MioCal Poly Pomona 
May 28, 2008Larry RosenblumUC RiversideSilent But Deadly: Investigating the Audibility of Hybrid Cars
May 21, 2008Ryan RushUC RiversideUsing Lineup Composition to Distinguish Between Absolute and Relative Decision Rules
May 14, 2008Ryan RobartUC RiversideHearing your place: Identifying room position by reflected sound
May 07, 2008Timothy GannUC RiversideDual routes to reference
Apr 30, 2008NO BROWN BAG Colloquium speaker this week
Apr 23, 2008NO BROWN BAG Colloquium speaker this week
Apr 16, 2008Christiana LeonardUniversity of Florida, GainsvilleLeft hemisphere anatomical specializations for language
Apr 09, 2008CANCELLED  
Apr 02, 2008Jonathan NelsonUC San DiegoBeyond biases: human inference and information search

Winter 2008
DateNameFromTitle
Mar 12, 2008Anne CybenkoUC RiversideAdvantages and Disadvantages of the Same Foils Design
Mar 05, 2008Russell PierceUC RiversideA Preliminary Comparison of the Validity of Situation Awareness Measures in a Simulated Air Traffic Control Task
Feb 27, 2008Tim GentnerUC San DiegoMechanisms for processing temporal acoustic patterns in birdsongs
Feb 20, 2008Robert ThorntonPomona CollegeGrammatical agreement as a testing ground for theories of language
Feb 13, 2008   
Feb 06, 2008Larry RosenblumUC RiversideHooray for Hollywood: Psychoacoustic Lessons from the Entertainment Industry
Jan 30, 2008Justin EstepUC RiversideInitial Task Difficulty and Category Learning
Jan 23, 2008Khaleel RazakUC RiversideDual auditory stream processing in bats and humans
Jan 16, 2008Mari SanchezUC RiversideA look toward amodal speech and how it influences memory , or: Video enhanced the radio star
Jan 09, 2008Nancy Alvarado and Kimberly A. JamesonCal Poly Pomona and UC IrvineThe interplay between culture, cognition and neurophysiology in the categorization of color

Fall 2007
DateNameFromTitle
Dec 05, 2007Pia KnoeferleUC San DiegoThe incremental influence of scene information on language comprehension: evidence from eye tracking and ERPs
Nov 28, 2007Ethan ChamberlainUC RiversideLong term Myopia and Audition
Nov 21, 2007Rachel MillerUC RiversideAnswer my questions: Modeling gestural drift
Nov 14, 2007  Psychonomics Prep
Nov 07, 2007   
Oct 31, 2007Michael EricksonUC RiversideExecutive Attention and Task Switching in Category Learning: Evidence for Stimulus-Dependent Representation
Oct 24, 2007Christine ChiarelloUC RiversideIndividual Differences in Language Representation in the Brain
Oct 17, 2007Jesse BrenemanUC RiversideProbative Value of Absolute and Relative Decision Rules in Eyewitness Identification
Oct 10, 2007Larry RosenblumUC RiversideSigns from Above: Recent Challenges to Amodal Speech Perception Theories

Developmental Brown Bag


Fall 2018
DateNameFromTitle
Oct 15, 2018Elena KokkoniUC RiversideMerging assistive technology and environmental enrichment to enhance self-mobility and spatial exploration in children with motor delays
Oct 08, 2018Carla Strickland-HughesUniversity of the PacificAging, Self-Regulation, and Cognitive Success

Winter 2018
DateNameFromTitle
Mar 19, 2018Marco del GiudiceUniversity of New MexicoDevelopmental plasticity: crisis and opportunity
Mar 12, 2018Annika SpeerUC RiversideProfessional development: public speaking workshop
Mar 05, 2018Erica CartmillUCLAIconicity and convention in the manual modality: Perspectives on development and evolution
Feb 26, 2018Michael PerinoUniversity of Illinois Urbana ChampaignTBA
Feb 19, 2018President’s day No seminar
Feb 12, 2018Rashmita MistryUCLATBA
Feb 05, 2018Arber TasimiStanfordGrappling with goodness in infancy and childhood
Jan 29, 2018Megan HertingUSC Keck School of MedicineA multimodal imaging approach to understanding sex hormones and the developing brain
Jan 22, 2018Area meeting No seminar
Jan 15, 2018MLK Day No seminar
Jan 08, 2018Mary Helen Immordino-YangUSCEmbodied brains, social minds, cultural meaning: Interdisciplinary, developmental research on social emotions

Fall 2017
DateNameFromTitle
Dec 04, 2017Area meeting No seminar
Nov 27, 2017  Professional development
Nov 20, 2017Jennifer SilversUCLANeurodevelopmental approaches to resilience
Nov 13, 2017Lea DoughertyUniversity of Maryland College ParkThe Intergenerational Transmission of Risk in Depressed Parents and their Offspring
Nov 06, 2017Adena SchachnerUC San DiegoThe development of social reasoning: The hidden social meaning of others' actions and objects
Oct 30, 2017Zoe LibermanUC Santa BarbaraBirds of a feather flock together: Similarity drives reasoning about affiliation and social groups
Oct 23, 2017Jyoti NandaUCLAReimagining Race, Disability & Juvenile Incarceration
Oct 16, 2017Steve LeeUCLADevelopmental perspectives on comorbidity in ADHD
Oct 09, 2017Jessica BorelliUC IrvineDeconstructing Coercive Parent-Child Interactions: Developing a Conceptual Model for Understanding Children’s Anxiety
Oct 02, 2017Arber TasimiStanford UniversityMoral development is hard work

Spring 2016
DateNameFromTitle
May 30, 2016  NO BROWN BAG
May 23, 2016Jorge Monroy TBD
May 16, 2016Hollie Almeria TBD
May 09, 2016Yeram Cheong TBD
May 02, 2016Emily Shih TBD
Apr 25, 2016Angela Sillars TBD
Apr 18, 2016Sofia Stepanyan TBD
Apr 11, 2016Laura Dimler The co-development of externalizing and internalizing behaviors across early childhood: A 6.5-year longitudinal study
Apr 04, 2016Kirsten Lesage Can God Make the Impossible, Possible? Children's Developing Understanding of Possibility and Causal Mechanisms
Mar 28, 2016Kristen Rudd Intrusive Parenting and Later Child Behavior Problems: Differential Moderation by Cardiac Reactivity versus Recovery

Winter 2016
DateNameFromTitle
Mar 07, 2016Scott JohnsonUniversity of California, Los AngelesConstraints on Statistical Learning in Infancy
Feb 29, 2016Gedeon DeákUniversity of California, San DiegoHow Do Infants Learn, and Learn From, Social Interaction?
Feb 22, 2016Gizelle AnzuresUniversity of California, San DiegoThe Development of Racial Bias
Feb 15, 2016  NO BB (WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY)
Feb 08, 2016Melissa KoenigUniversity of MinnesotaChildren’s Testimonial Learning: Understanding Sources of Protection and Vulnerability
Feb 01, 2016David MoorePitzer CollegeHow genomes develop: The epigenetic interface between genes and environments
Jan 25, 2016Kaveri SubrahmanyamCalifornia State University, Los AngelesDigital Media and development: The relation between electronic communication and well-being
Jan 18, 2016  NO BB (MLK DAY)
Jan 11, 2016May Ling HalimCalifornia State University, Long BeachTBA
Jan 04, 2016  CANCELLED

Fall 2015
DateNameFromTitle
Nov 30, 2015Ashley Ricker & Parisa ParsafarUC RiversideTBA
Nov 23, 2015Ana MarceloUC RiversideTBA
Nov 16, 2015Laura Quinones-Camacho & Christina NicolaidesUC Riverside 
Nov 09, 2015Gizelle AnzuresUC San DiegoThe Development of Racial Bias
Nov 02, 2015  Job Application Workshop
Oct 26, 2015Rachel WuUC RiversideCognitive Aging as a Learning Problem: Insights from Cognitive Development
Oct 19, 2015Jessica MontagUC RiversideReading might change the way children and adults speak
Oct 12, 2015  CANCELLED
Oct 05, 2015  Writing Workshop
Sep 28, 2015Jon WillitsUC RiversideWhat Can Children Learn from Six Million Words

Spring 2015
DateNameFromTitle
Jun 01, 2015Dianna PhillipsUC RiversidePerceived loneliness as a contextual moderator of the etiology of cognitive functioning: An international study
May 25, 2015  Memorial Day Holiday
May 18, 2015Parisa ParsafarUC RiversideExperiencing, Regulating, & Remembering: Emotional Intensity, Regulation, & Individual Differences in Children’s Experiences Predict Memory for Emotion-Eliciting Information
May 11, 2015Anondah SaideUC RiversideChildren's Developing Conception of a Deity: An Examination of Endogenous and Exogenous Factors
May 04, 2015Daniel HarmonUC RiversideChildren as Purveyors of Conservation Knowledge: The Role of Social Context in Child to Caregiver Intergenerational Learning
Apr 27, 2015Laura Quinones-CamachoUC RiversideStaying flexible under pressure: The effects of cumulative risk and physiological dysregulation on cognitive control and emotion regulation
Apr 20, 2015Laura DimlerUC RiversideParenting Effects are in the Eye of the Beholder: Differences in Perceptions Predict Adolescent Externalizing
Apr 13, 2015Dr. Joseph CumminsUC RiversideNeonatal Health and Health Care Decision Making in Bangladesh: Evidence from the Rang-Din Nutrition Study
Apr 06, 2015Dr. Brooke WilkenUniversity of Wisconsin-MaddisonEast-West Sociocultural Influences on Affective Regulation and Experience: Their Mechanisms and Consequences

Winter 2015
DateNameFromTitle
Mar 09, 2015Dr. Jessica BorelliPomona CollegeAttachment Avoidance and Emotional Deactivation
Mar 02, 2015Dr. Kathleen PrestonCSU FullertonPositive Family Relationships Scale: A longitudinal approach to construction and validation
Feb 23, 2015Dr. Jutta HeckhausenUC IrvineMotivational Self-Regulation in Life-Span Development
Feb 16, 2015  President's Day Holiday
Feb 09, 2015Dr. Adriana GalvanUCLANeural Representation of Friendships and Family in the Adolescent Brain
Feb 02, 2015Dr. Eugene WongCSU San BernardinoUtilizing Cognitive Training in the School Setting: Potential to Impact the School Experience?
Jan 26, 2015Drs. Liz Davis, John Franchak, & Misaki NatsuakiUC RiversideProfessional Development: How to Write Effectively
Jan 19, 2015  MLK Holiday
Jan 12, 2015Dr. Laura Zettel-WatsonCSU FullertonSocial Relationships and Health in Later Life

Fall 2014
DateNameFromTitle
Dec 08, 2014Dr. Niwako SugimuraUniversity of Illinois: Urbana-ChampaignAntecedents and Consequences of Peer Victimization
Dec 01, 2014  Faculty Meeting
Nov 24, 2014Dr. Gerardo RamirezUCLAMathematics Anxiety: Origins, Impact, and Cognitive Mechanisms Driving Poor Performance
Nov 17, 2014Dr. Alison GuerraUC San DiegoCANCELLED
Nov 10, 2014Dr. Piercarlo ValdesoloClaremont McKenna CollegeAwe & Order
Nov 03, 2014  Professional Development
Oct 27, 2014Dr. John FranchakUC RiversidePerception-action development across the lifespan
Oct 20, 2014Dr. Justin BonnyEmoryMagnitude Representation: Math Skills, Development, and Mechanisms
Oct 13, 2014Dr. Ahmed IbrahimUC RiversideInquiry Learning: A Discussion of a New Theoretical Framework and Empirical Findings

Spring 2014
DateNameFromTitle
Jun 02, 2014Fanita TyrellUniversity of California, RiversideA Growth Curve Analysis of Housing Quality Among Transition-Aged Foster Youth
May 19, 2014Christina NicolaidesUniversity of California, Riverside 
May 12, 2014Danielle SamuelsUniversity of California, Riverside 
May 05, 2014Molly SchlesingerUniversity of California, RiversideYoung children’s STEM interest and relationships with characters
Apr 28, 2014Dr. Laura ShneidmanUniversity of ChicagoCultural experience and social learning: Evidence from Yucatec Mayan and U.S. populations
Apr 21, 2014Dr. Raedy PingUniversity of Chicago 
Apr 14, 2014Dr. Ilona YimUniversity of California, IrvineStress-Related Predictors of Postpartum Depression
Apr 07, 2014Dr. Stephanie ReichUniversity of California, Irvine 
Mar 31, 2014Dr. Briana HorwitzCalifornia State University FullertonInterpersonal relationships and functioning in parents and children: Examining genetic and environmental effects

Winter 2014
DateNameFromTitle
Mar 10, 2014Rebecca BrookerMontana State University: Psychology 
Mar 03, 2014Elizabeth CiprianoPenn State University & American Public University: Human Development and Family Studies 
Feb 24, 2014Linda LevineUC Irvine: Psychology and Social Behavior 
Feb 17, 2014  Holiday - no talk
Feb 10, 2014Gail HeymanUC San Diego: PsychologyThe Development of Social Evaluation
Feb 03, 2014Cixin WangUC Riverside: Graduate School of Education 
Jan 27, 2014Ashley RickerUC Riverside PsychologyExamining the influence of interactive media on memory development
Jan 20, 2014  Holiday - no talk
Jan 13, 2014Diane LickenbrockWestern Kentucky UniversityExamining the Development of Emotion Regulation Within the Parent-Infant Relationship

Fall 2013
DateNameFromTitle
Jan 06, 2014Rebekah RichertUC Riverside PsychologyContent, Context, and Characters: Negotiating the Fuzzy Line between Fantasy and Reality
Dec 02, 2013Dr. Susan CharlesUC Irvine: Psychology and Social Behavior 
Nov 25, 2013Dr. Ashaunta TumblinUC Riverside: School of Medicine 
Nov 18, 2013Dr. Tanya NieriUC Riverside Sociology 
Nov 04, 2013Dr. Angela LukowskiUC Irvine: Psychology and Social Behavior 
Oct 28, 2013Dr. William DunlopUC Riverside Psychology 
Oct 21, 2013Dr. Cecilia CheungUC Riverside Psychology 
Oct 14, 2013Dr. Rebekah RichertUC Riverside Psychology 
Oct 07, 2013Dr. Chuansheng ChenUC Irvine 

Spring 2013
DateNameFromTitle
Jun 03, 2013Ana BlanksUC RiversideThe relationship between foster care placement characteristics and sexual risk behavior among recently emancipated youth
May 27, 2013  UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY
May 20, 2013Sabrina PetersonUC RiversideRelational Processes Underlying Risk and Resilience among Emancipated Foster Youth
May 13, 2013Carly Dierkhising & Andrea LaneUC Riverside & Office of the Senate, Senator Carol LiuVictims Behind Bars: Abuse during Juvenile Incarceration and Post-Release Social and Emotional Functioning
May 06, 2013Dr. Sara Olivio CastroUC RiversideThe Effects of a Cultural Responsive Social Emotional Learning Intervention on Latino English Learners' Resiliency and Academic Outcomes
Apr 29, 2013Dr. Rebekah RichertUC RiversidePossibility, Impossibility, and Analogical Transfer from Fantasy Stories
Apr 22, 2013Tamar KhafiUC RiversideMaternal Emotional Overinvolvement Revisited
Apr 15, 2013Developmental Area StudentsUC RiversidePresentation of SRCD Poster Drafts
Apr 08, 2013Brandon CarlisleUC RiversideExamining self-handicapping through self-report and an experimental task
Apr 01, 2013Dr. John McArdleUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLatent Variable Modeling of Differences and Changes with Longitudinal Data

Winter 2013
DateNameFromTitle
Mar 11, 2013Shuheng ZhaoUC RiversideFamilial Contribution to Children's Development of Self-Regulated Learning during the Early School Years
Mar 04, 2013Dr. Kimberly LakesUC IrvineTBA
Feb 27, 2013Rachel FlynnUC RiversideAcute Effects of Physically Active versus Inactive Video Game Play on Executive Functioning Skills in Children
Feb 18, 2013  UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY
Feb 11, 2013Dr. Aaron SeitzUC RiversideApplying Perceptual Learning Across the Lifespan
Feb 04, 2013Dr. Patricia GreenfieldUC Los AngelesBridging Cultures for Latino Immigrant Families and the Schools: From Theory and Research to Practice, Intervention, and Dissemination
Jan 28, 2013Dr. Rebekah Richert & Dr. Kate SweenyUC RiversideWhy Can't I Breathe?: Doctor Communication and Children's Knowledge of Asthma
Jan 21, 2013  UNIVERSITY HOLIDAY
Jan 14, 2013Dr. Tamsin GermanUC Santa BarbaraNarrow versus Broad Specialization in Mechanisms Supporting Theory of Mind

Fall 2012
DateNameFromTitle
Dec 03, 2012Juliet McMullinUC RiversideTBA
Nov 19, 2012Sara BerzenskiUC RiversideEmotional Development in Adversity
Nov 05, 2012Tiffany BerryClaremont Graduate UniversityComparing Socio-Emotional Outcomes for Early Adolescents who Join After School for Internal or External Reasons
Oct 29, 2012Nicholas ShamanUC RiversideChildren's Learning and Understanding of Religious Rituals
Oct 22, 2012Gedeon DeákUC San DiegoLearning To Be With: Origins of Social Skills
Oct 15, 2012Elizabeth DavisUC RiversidePhysiological Assessment of Emotion Regulation: What is RSA Reactivity Really Indexing?
Oct 08, 2012Mary GauvainUC RiversideChildren’s Questions in Cross-Cultural Perspective: A Four-Culture Study

Spring 2012
DateNameFromTitle
May 28, 2012  NO Brown Bag Memorial Day
May 21, 2012Stephanie JohnsonUC RiversideThe Foster Youth Stigma Scale: A New Measure Examining the Correlates and Consequences of Stigmatization among Former Foster Youth
May 14, 2012Julienne PalbusaUC RiversideThe Foster Youth Stigma Scale: A New Measure Examining the Correlates and Consequences of Stigmatization among Former Foster Youth
May 07, 2012Erin SmithCal BaptistOrigin Beliefs in Chinese Children and Adolescents
May 02, 2012Ana MarceloUC RiversideContribution of Child’s Play to Child Adjustment through Coping Flexibility
Apr 30, 2012Izabela GreyUC RiversideNarratives and Resilience in Newly Emancipated Foster Youth
Apr 23, 2012Ashley Ricker and Sara BerzenskiUC Riverside(Ricker) Evaluating the Influence of Perceived Stress on Memory and Speed Trajectories; (Berzenski) Differential effects of environmental, relational, and biological adversity on autonomic regulation in young children
Apr 16, 2012Lauren AaronUC RiversideMaladjustment and Inhibitory Control Among Children Exposed to Parental Incarceration
Apr 09, 2012Laura Wray-LakeClaremont Graduate UniversityDevelopmental Patterns in Social Responsibility across Adolescence and Young Adulthood
Apr 02, 2012Melinda LeidyFirst 5 Los AngelesWorking in Child Policy and Advocacy

Fall 2011
DateNameFromTitle
Nov 28, 2011  Area Pot Luck Gathering
Nov 21, 2011Tamar KhafiUC RiversideEthics in Data Analysis and Publication: Black, White, or a Muddled Gray
Nov 14, 2011Jason ReimerCSU San BernardinoDevelopment of Cognitive Control: Goal Representation and Maintenance in Children and Young Adults
Nov 07, 2011Janna JuvonenUC Los AngelesThe Power of Bullies & the Plight of Their Victims
Oct 31, 2011  TBD
Oct 24, 2011  Area Faculty Meeting
Oct 17, 2011Rakel LarsonUC RiversideA Meta-Analysis of Identification Accuracy and Probative Value in Child and Adult Witnesses
Oct 10, 2011Tiffany BerryUC RiversideA Meta-Analysis of Identification Accuracy and Probative Value in Child and Adult Witnesses
Oct 03, 2011Sara WakefieldUniversity of California, IrvineMass Imprisonment and Racial Disparities in Childhood Behavioral Problems

Winter 2011
DateNameFromTitle
Mar 07, 2011Michael RobbUniversity of California, RiversideThe 'New' Dialogic Reading: The Impact of Parental Involvement on Children's Story Comprehension During a Digital Storybook Reading
Feb 28, 2011Brian GendronUC RiversideSelf-reported Thresholds of Aggression and Patterns of Bullying Behavior among Elementary School Students
Feb 21, 2011  No Brown Bag: Holiday
Feb 14, 2011Sonya NegriffUniversity of Southern CaliforniaPubertal Timing: Associations with Adolescent Health, Mood, and Behavior Problems
Feb 07, 2011Kelly HuffmanUC RiversideNature and Nurture: How Genes and Environment Shape the Neocortex in Development
Jan 31, 2011Kevin KaeochindaUC RiversideThe Erosion of Parental Support: A Child-Driven Model
Jan 24, 2011Micheal VanderwoodUC RiversideTBA
Jan 17, 2011  No Brown Bag: Holiday
Jan 10, 2011Nathalie CarrickCSU FullertonThe Influence of Emotion on Children's Fantasy-Reality Distinctions
Jan 03, 2011Michael BiehlUC DavisPubertal Timing, Peer Context, Attractiveness, and Adolescent Drinking: Sex Differences in the Influence of Best Friends and Romantic Partners

Fall 2010
DateNameFromTitle
Nov 29, 2010Nancy GuerraU.C. RiversideRaising Healthy Children
Nov 22, 2010Natacha GodboutUniversity of Southern CaliforniaParental Psychological Maltreatment, Adult Attachment, and Psychological Outcomes
Nov 15, 2010Barbara SarneckaU.C. IrvineNumber: The Construction of a Concept
Nov 08, 2010David LiuU.C. San DiegoThe Role of Contrasts between Individuals in the Development of Social Cognition
Nov 01, 2010Sara FairbornU.C. RiversideThe Effects of Community Violence Exposure on Adolescents' Health
Oct 25, 2010Marsha IngU.C. RiversideImproving Mathematics Achievement through Active Student Participation in Mathematics Classrooms
Oct 18, 2010Steve LeeUCLADevelopmental Perspectives on Gene-Environment Interplay for Childhood Externalizing Disorders
Oct 11, 2010Ioakim BoutakidisC.S.U. FullertonExploring the Achievement Gap in Latino Adolescents: The Differential Impact of Academic Engagement
Oct 04, 2010Sara CastroU.C. RiversideSocial Emotional Learning for English Language Learners: From Theory to Practice
Sep 27, 2010  Introduction

Spring 2010
DateNameFromTitle
May 31, 2010  Departmental Holiday
May 24, 2010Isabella GreyUC RiversideTBA
May 17, 2010Catherine ChouUC RiversideAcculturation and Family Influences on Risky Decision Making
May 10, 2010Rakel LarsonUC RiversideReporting Serious Crimes to the Police: Predictors of Witness Non-Participation
May 03, 2010Catalina ZavalaUC RiversideTBA
Apr 26, 2010Shelly SadekUC RiversideSocial-Cognitive Predictors of Risk-Taking
Apr 19, 2010Rachel FlynnUC RiversideHow Parent-Child Interaction Supports Preschoolers' Learning from Interactive Media
Apr 12, 2010Kaveri SubrahmanyamCSU Los AngelesDigital Youth: New Behaviors, New Selves, or More of the same?
Apr 05, 2010Mary Gauvain & Heidi BeebeUC RiversideContamination Sensitivity in Rural Uganda
Mar 29, 2010Angela LukowskiUC IrvineThe Influence of Experience: Relations between Brain Development, Memory,and Executive Functioning in Infancy and Beyond

Winter 2009
DateNameFromTitle
Mar 09, 2009Wendy GoldbergUC IrvineTo what extent is maternal employment related to children's achievement and behavior?
Mar 02, 2009Joe PriceSan Diego State UniversityThe KEEP Foster Parent Training Intervention: A Parent Mediated Approach to Reducing Child Behavior Problems
Feb 23, 2009Sigrid JamesLoma Linda UniversityWhy Services Research? – Its Relevance to Developmental and Implementation Research
Feb 16, 2009  No Brown Bag - Presidents' Day
Feb 09, 2009Mae HoUC RiversideAdolescent Perceptions of Parental Strategy and Parental Response to Failure
Feb 02, 2009Shuheng ZhaoUC RiversideDoes Understanding Their Partner’s Intention Help Children Participate in Collaborative Planning?
Jan 26, 2009Kevin KaeochindaUC RiversideThe Effects of Parental Sacrifice and Acceptance on Adolescent Youths' Outcome and Behavior
Jan 19, 2009  No Brown Bag - MLK Day
Jan 12, 2009Roberta EspinozaCSU Fullerton 
Jan 05, 2009Melinda LeidyUC RiversideMarital Relations and Child Adjustment in Mexican American Families: From Basic Research to Prevention

Fall 2008
DateNameFromTitle
Dec 01, 2008  ** POT LUCK GATHERING ** (bring something to share)
Nov 24, 2008Shuheng ZhaoUC RiversideDoes Understanding Their Partner's Intention Help Children Participate in Collaborative Planning?
Nov 17, 2008William PerezClaremont Graduate UniversitySkin Color, Physiognomy, Ethnic Identity & Perceived Discrimination among Immigrant Latino Young Adults
Nov 10, 2008Mae HoUC RiversideAdolescent Perceptions of Partental Strategy and Parental Response to Failure
Nov 03, 2008Kevin KaeochindaUC RiversideThe Effects of Parental Sacrifice and Acceptance on Adolescent Youths' Outcome and Behavior
Oct 27, 2008Bill Schmechel, Monica Wicker, & Joanne ChenUC Riverside HRRBThe Ins & Outs of the Human Research Review Board (HRRB)
Oct 20, 2008Jodi QuasUC IrvineStress, Social Context, and Event Memory in Children
Oct 13, 2008Nim TottenhamUC Los Angeles 
Oct 06, 2008Tanya NeiriUC RiversideAcculturation in Childhood and Adolescence: The Myriad Ways Cultural Identity and Change Influence Youth Scoio-emotional Development and Associated Neural Phenotypes following Early Institutionalization
Sep 29, 2008  Welcome & Introductions

Fall 2007
DateNameFromTitle
Dec 03, 2007   
Nov 26, 2007   
Nov 19, 2007   
Nov 12, 2007  NO MEETING: Holiday
Nov 05, 2007   
Oct 29, 2007   
Oct 22, 2007   
Oct 15, 2007   
Oct 08, 2007   

Social/Personality Brown Bag


Spring 2018
DateNameFromTitle
Jun 07, 2018Damian MurrayUCRTBD
May 31, 2018Brandon TranUCRTBD
May 24, 2018Isabela PerezUCRTBD
May 17, 2018Victor KwanUCRTBD
May 03, 2018Arielle ManganielloUCRTBD
Apr 26, 2018Nicole HarakeUCRTBD
Apr 19, 2018Robert WrightUCRTBD
Apr 12, 2018Christine KoschekaUCRTBD
Apr 05, 2018Gwen GardinerUCRTBD

Winter 2018
DateNameFromTitle
Mar 15, 2018Alex LeungUCRTBD
Mar 08, 2018Seth MargolisUCRTBD
Feb 22, 2018Julia RevordUCRTBD
Feb 15, 2018Komi GermanUCRTBD
Feb 08, 2018Will GervaisUniversity of KentuckyTBD
Feb 01, 2018Keith PayneUNC Chapel HillTBD
Jan 25, 2018Kyla RankinUCRTBD
Jan 18, 2018Steve ClarkUCRTBD
Jan 11, 2018Lisa WalshUCRTBD

Fall 2017
DateNameFromTitle
Nov 30, 2017Angelica FalkenstienUCRTBD
Nov 16, 2017Alex KaranUCRTBD
Nov 09, 2017Jacob GrayUCRTBD
Nov 02, 2017Erica BaranskiUCRTBD
Oct 26, 2017Pete DittoUC IrvineTBD
Oct 19, 2017Mike DooleyUCRTBD
Oct 12, 2017Jennifer CoonsUCRTBD
Oct 05, 2017Kyle SauerbergerUCRTBD
Sep 28, 2017Kate SweenyUCRTBD

Spring 2017
DateNameFromTitle
Jun 08, 2017Lisa WalshUCRTBD
Jun 01, 2017Mike DooleyUCRTBD
May 25, 2017Dacher KeltnerUCBTBD
May 18, 2017Christine KoschekaUCRTBD
May 11, 2017Travis MillerUCRTBD
May 04, 2017Komi GermanUCRTBD
Apr 27, 2017Julia RevordUCRTBD
Apr 20, 2017Kyla RankinUCRTBD
Apr 13, 2017Calen HortonUCRTBD
Apr 06, 2017Alex LeungUCRTBD

Winter 2017
DateNameFromTitle
Mar 23, 2017Lilian ShinUCRTBD
Mar 16, 2017Kyle Sauerberger TBD
Mar 09, 2017Gwen Gardiner TBD
Mar 02, 2017Jacob Gray & Alex KaranUCRTBD
Feb 23, 2017Tiffany BrannonUCLATBD
Feb 16, 2017Megan FritzUCRTBD
Feb 09, 2017Jennifer CoonsUCRTBD
Feb 02, 2017Seth MargolisUCRTBD
Jan 26, 2017Robert WrightUCR 
Jan 12, 2017Angelica FalkensteinUCRTBD

Spring 2016
DateNameFromTitle
Jun 02, 2016Robert Wright Investigating How Pain is Discussed in Everyday Conversations within Three Clinical Samples
May 26, 2016Megan Fritz Kindness Is In The Blood: The Biological Health Indicators of Experimentally Induced Prosocial Behavior
May 19, 2016Grace Hanley Contextualizing Personality at the Level of Traits, Goals, and Narratives
May 12, 2016Alexander Karan You Can't Spell Well-Being without We: A Meta-Analysis on First-Person Plural Pronoun Use in Romantic Relationships
May 05, 2016  No Brown Bag: Area Faculty-Only Meeting
Apr 28, 2016Brittany Bannon Family and Friend Support Moderates the Rate of Functional Decline in the Swedish Adoption/Twin Study of Aging
Apr 21, 2016Lilian Shin Kindness Interventions in Two Cultures
Apr 14, 2016Dr. Bruce LinkUCRSocial Consequences of Genetic Explanations for Racial Differences in Health: A Backdoor to Eugenics?
Apr 07, 2016Jacob Gray Development and Correlates of an Interpersonal Goal Conflict Scale
Mar 31, 2016Angelica Falkenstein Dispositional Approaches to Uncertainty Navigation

Winter 2016
DateNameFromTitle
Mar 10, 2016Michael Dooley TBD
Mar 03, 2016Dr. Benjamin KarneyUCLALearning from Couples Who are not White, College Educated, and Middle-Class
Feb 25, 2016Jennifer Coons TBD
Feb 18, 2016Dietlinde Heilmayr Digging into the Health-Promoting Components of Gardening
Feb 11, 2016Christina Armenta Expressing Gratitude Towards Self vs. Others
Feb 04, 2016Dr. Norbert SchwarzUSCThe Challenge of Debunking Myths: When Weird Ideas Feel True
Jan 28, 2016  No brown bag
Jan 21, 2016Kyle Sauerberger TBD
Jan 14, 2016Melissa Christian The Evaluation of a S.T.E.M. Program for Underrepresented Minority Middle School Students
Jan 07, 2016Erica Baranski Lay Conceptions of Volitional Personality Change: From Strategies Used to Stories Told

Fall 2015
DateNameFromTitle
Dec 03, 2015  S/P Area Faculty-Only Meeting
Nov 26, 2015  THANKSGIVING
Nov 19, 2015Kristina Mouzakis How do Daily Activities and Personality Predict Academic and Social Engagement in University Students?
Nov 12, 2015Dr. Rebecca CovarrubiasUC Santa CruzLearning in Diverse Classrooms: The Critical Role of Culture-Matching Contexts
Nov 05, 2015Jasa Lilium Adversity and Prosocial Behavior
Oct 29, 2015Tara McCoy Down on the Upside: Redemption and Contamination in the Lives of Adult Children of Alcoholics
Oct 22, 2015Peter Ruberton Development of a Long-Term Humility-Boosting Program
Oct 15, 2015Area Faculty and Grad Student Discussion How to Succeed in this Graduate Program
Oct 08, 2015Katherine Duggan Healthy Neuroticism or Unhealthy Conscientiousness? Personality Trait Combinations and Subjective Well-Being Throughout the Lifespan
Oct 01, 2015Patrick Morse An Interactionist Approach to Personality Expression and Change
Sep 24, 2015Sara Andrews Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst

Spring 2015
DateNameFromTitle
Jun 04, 2015Angelica Falkenstein Justifying Expectations of the Future: The Content, Correlates, and Temporal Pattern of Explanations for Performance Predictions
May 28, 2015Kyle Sauerberger Behavioral Consistency and Adaptability across Situations
May 21, 2015Erica Baranski Cross-cultural Comparison of Daily Behavior and Personality
May 14, 2015Dr. Belinda CamposUC IrvineInsights from Immigrant Cultures: Benefits for Relationships and Health
May 07, 2015  Area Faculty-Only Meeting
Apr 30, 2015Mike Dooley You Got What I Need(ed): Social Support Seeking and Satisfaction During the Waiting Period
Apr 23, 2015Dietlinde Heilmayr Cultivating Healthy Trajectories
Apr 16, 2015Jennifer Coons Military Veteran Adjustment to Civilian Life
Apr 09, 2015Sara Andrews From Awful to Awe-Full: Easing the Discomfort of Uncertain Waiting Periods
Apr 02, 2015Dr. Nora MurphyLoyola Marymount UniversityNonverbal Perception and Interpersonal Accuracy in the Brunswik Lens Model

Winter 2015
DateNameFromTitle
Mar 12, 2015Dr. Sarah PressmanUC IrvineConsidering the Role of Smiling in the Happiness-Health Association
Mar 05, 2015Melissa Christian Implicit Theories of Intelligence and Self-Handicapping
Feb 26, 2015  SPSP: No Brownbag
Feb 19, 2015Brittany Bannon Perceived Disease Risk and Genetic Testing Decisions
Feb 12, 2015Dr. Ted RoblesUCLAFamily Relationships and Health: Insights from Intensive Repeated Measures
Feb 05, 2015Christina Armenta Gratitude and Self-Improvement in the Workplace
Jan 29, 2015Kristina Mouzakis Students' Personality, Daily Activities, and Engagement in University Life
Jan 22, 2015Peter Ruberton Humility, Self-Affirmation, and Self-Serving Attributions
Jan 15, 2015Patrick Morse Quantifying the Strength of Situations
Jan 08, 2015Tara McCoy Variations in Narratives as a Function of Assessment Method

Fall 2014
DateNameFromTitle
Dec 11, 2014Jasa OrionUCRAdversity and Prosocial Behavior
Dec 04, 2014  Area Faculty-Only Meeting
Nov 20, 2014Kat DugganUCRSleep and Well-Being
Nov 13, 2014Brandon CarlisleUCRAcademic Identity and Self-Handicapping
Nov 06, 2014Tricia MillerUCRPhysician-Patient Communication and Physician Satisfaction: The Analysis of Physician and Patient Behaviors in the Medical Visit
Oct 30, 2014Dr. Joe MansonUCLASubclinical Psychopathy, Zero-Acquaintance Interaction, and Social Dilemma Cooperation
Oct 23, 2014Katie NelsonUCRThe Science of Well-Being: Examining the Role of Positive Activities and Life-Changing Events
Oct 16, 2014Jenny HowellUniversity of FloridaAvoiding Threatening Feedback
Oct 09, 2014Dr. Jean TwengeSan Diego State UniversityModern Culture and Individualism: Has Self-focus Made Us Better or Worse?
Oct 02, 2014Area Discussion How to Succeed in this Graduate Program

Spring 2014
DateNameFromTitle
Jun 05, 2014Christina ArmentaUC RiversideGratitude and Self-Improvement in the Workplace
May 29, 2014Melinee LedbetterUC RiversideExamining the Effects of Ethnic Identity on Academic Outcomes in Diverse College Samples
May 22, 2014Melissa ChristianUC RiversideA Meta-Analysis of the Relation between Self-Handicapping and Personality Traits
May 15, 2014Kristina MouzakisUC RiversideDaily Activities and Adaptation to University Life
May 08, 2014NO BROWN BAG – Area faculty only meeting CANCELLED
May 01, 2014Peter RubertonUC RiversideDoctor Humility and Patient Outcomes
Apr 24, 2014Z ReiszUC RiversideThe Knowledge to Solve Problems
Apr 17, 2014Tara McCoyUC RiversideLeader-Follower Switching: Conceptualization and Relationship to Job Satisfaction and Leader Effectiveness
Apr 10, 2014Esther Guillaume & Jasa OrionUC RiversidePedagogy in Psychology
Apr 03, 2014Boris MaciejovskyUCR School of Business AdministrationKnowledge-Sharing in Groups and Markets

Winter 2014
DateNameFromTitle
Mar 13, 2014Brittany BannonUC RiversideFurther Test of the Validity of the Alcohol Identity Implicit Associations Test's (AI-IAT) and its Convergence with a Facebook Photo Measure
Mar 06, 2014Tricia MillerUC RiversidePhysician-Patient Communication and Physician Satisfaction: The Analysis of Physician and Patient Behaviors in the Medical Visit
Feb 27, 2014Elysia ToddUC RiversideConstrual of Situations
Feb 20, 2014Katherine DugganUC RiversideNonverbal Communication and Charismatic Avatars
Feb 06, 2014Joshua MeadorsUC RiversideMeasuring Empathic Accuracy, Part II: The Empathy Strikes Back
Jan 30, 2014Sara AndrewsUC RiversideMapping a Waiting Period
Jan 23, 2014Brandon CarlisleUC RiversideAfrican American Identity and Academic Achievement
Jan 16, 2014Lisa CavanaughUSC Marshall School of BusinessRelationship Reminders, Deservingness, and Indulgent Choices
Jan 09, 2014Megan RobbinsUC RiversideA Tutorial on Designing and Implementing EAR Studies

Fall 2013
DateNameFromTitle
Dec 05, 2013  No Brown Bag - Area Faculty Only Meeting
Nov 28, 2013  No Brown Bag - Happy Thanksgiving!
Nov 21, 2013Patrick MorseUC-RiversideA Disposition-Situation View of Healthcare Visits and Outcomes
Nov 14, 2013Arezou GhaneUC-RiversideIn So Many Words: Women's Reproductive Health Narratives
Nov 07, 2013Stan KleinUC-Santa BarbaraThe Self: Definitional Concerns and Radiological Analyses
Oct 31, 2013Joe ChancellorUC-Riverside“Selfless” and Other-Oriented Paths to Happiness
Oct 24, 2013Kristin LayousUC-RiversideNew Strategies for Greater Happiness
Oct 17, 2013David ShermanUC-Santa BarbaraSelf-Affirmation: Understanding the Effects
Oct 10, 2013Ho HuynhUC-RiversideAnger and Aggression in Response to Interpersonal Expectation Management
Oct 03, 2013Katie NelsonUC-RiversideThe Twins Well-Being Intervention Study (TWIST): Preliminary Results of a Genetically Sensitive Online Intervention
Sep 26, 2013  Organizational meeting - Faculty and students are invited

Spring 2013
DateNameFromTitle
Jun 06, 2013Patrick MorseUC-RiversidePredicting Behavior from Evolutionary Situation Types
May 30, 2013Sara MednickUC-RiversideNOTE: CHANGE OF SPEAKER, TITLE TO COME
May 23, 2013Julia BoehmHarvard School of Public HealthPathways to Cardiovascular Health: Psychological Well-Being, Biological Function, and Health Behaviors
May 16, 2013Michael BoudreauxUC-RiversideExamining the Domain of Disordered Personality Functioning
May 09, 2013  No Brown Bag - Area Faculty Only Meeting
May 02, 2013Brittany BannonUC-RiversideEarly Life Predictors of Adulthood Illness Behavior: The Effects of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Factors
Apr 25, 2013Joshua MeadorsUC-RiversideMethods for Measuring (and Improving) Empathic Accuracy
Apr 18, 2013Katie BaoUC-RiversideAspirations and Well-Being
Apr 11, 2013George VaillantHarvard Medical School90-Up: A 70 year Prospective Study of Biosocial Male Development
Apr 04, 2013Sara AndrewsUC-RiversideIntolerance of Uncertainty Predicts Changes in Anxiety Over an Extended Wait

Winter 2013
DateNameFromTitle
Mar 14, 2013Kristin LayousUCRHow Do Simple Positive Activities Increase Well-Being?
Mar 07, 2013Brandon CarlisleUCRTBA
Feb 28, 2013Ho HuynhUCRExamining Doctorship Styles with Audio Recordings of Clinician-Patient Interactions
Feb 21, 2013Katherine DugganUCRPersonality and Sleep
Feb 14, 2013Tricia BrodbeckUCRHealth Literacy and Adherence to Medical Treatment
Feb 07, 2013Susanna TramUCRAn IAT-based measure of implicit followership theory: Does it work?
Jan 31, 2013Janessa ShapiroUCLAWhen do the Stigmatized Stigmatize? Ironic Effects in Blacks' vs. Whites' Judgments of Minority Targets
Jan 24, 2013Angela LeggUCRIf You're Happy and You Know It, Hug Your Surgeon: Patients' Emotional Change Following Preoperative Consultations
Jan 17, 2013  No Brown Bag – SPSP Meeting in New Orleans!
Jan 10, 2013  No Brown Bag - Area faculty only meeting

Fall 2012
DateNameFromTitle
Nov 29, 2012Wendy WoodUniversity of Southern CaliforniaThe profits and pitfalls of everyday habits
Nov 15, 2012Michael HaselhuhnUCR School of Business AdministrationTBA
Nov 08, 2012Arezou GhaneUCR Psychology DepartmentLike a sitting duck : Embodiment and perceived vulnerability in a medical simulation study
Nov 01, 2012Joseph ChancellorUCR Psychology DepartmentRipples of generosity in the workplace: The hedonic benefits of giving and receiving
Oct 25, 2012Elysia ToddUCR Psychology DepartmentPersonality correlates of unique perceptions of brief film situations
Oct 18, 2012Elaine WongUCR School of Business AdministrationFace off: How men's facial structure relates to group hierarchy
Oct 11, 2012Katie NelsonUCR Psychology DepartmentThe pains and pleasures of parenting: When, why, and how does parenthood lead to more or less well-being?
Oct 04, 2012Elliott KruseUCR Psychology DepartmentPride, affirmation, and gratitude: Novel methods of increasing humility
Sep 27, 2012  No Brown Bag - Area faculty & students meeting

Spring 2012
DateNameFromTitle
Jun 07, 2012Brandon CarlisleUC RiversideThe Effect of Individual and Environmental Factors on Academic Self-Handicapping
May 31, 2012Katherine DugganUC RiversideChildhood Sleep and Long-Term Health
May 24, 2012Tricia BrodbeckUC RiversideThe Effectiveness of Interventions to Improve Adherence to Medical Treatment in Adolescents: A Meta-Analysis
May 17, 2012  CANCELLED
May 10, 2012Esther Haynes and Elysia ToddUC RiversideThe International Situations Project: U.S., Japan, China, and Italy
May 03, 2012Angela LeggUC RiversideAssessing Responses to Bad News
Apr 26, 2012Arezou CavanaughUC RiversideEmbodied Health: A Guiding Perspective for Health Psychology
Apr 19, 2012Nicholas StaunerUC RiversideExistential and Psychological Health as Products of Intrinsic Goal Attainment
Apr 12, 2012Marc KinonUC RiversidePersonality as a Moderator of Terror Management
Apr 05, 2012Amanda FoxUC RiversideThe Moral Coping Model: A Further Examination of Responses to Personal Moral Transgressions

Winter 2012
DateNameFromTitle
Mar 15, 2012Susanna Tram, Elliott Kruse, & Paul WhiteleyUC RiversideImplicit Theories at Work
Mar 08, 2012Z ReiszUC RiversidePersonality, Intelligence, and the Prediction of Consequential Outcomes
Mar 01, 2012Joshua MeadorsUC RiversideThe Relationship between Intergroup Contact and Intergroup Anxiety: A Meta-Analytic Review
Feb 23, 2012Jasenka TurkusicUC RiversideTBA
Feb 16, 2012Matthew Della-PortaUC RiversideEnhancing the Effects of Happiness-Boosting Activities: The Role of Autonomy Support in an Experimental Longitudinal Intervention
Feb 09, 2012MichaelBoudreauxIdentifying Personality-Related Problems in Living: Characteristic Maladaptations and the Five-Factor Model
Feb 02, 2012Ho HuynhUC RiversideDoctorship Styles: Applying Leadership Theories to the Patient-Doctor Relationship
Jan 19, 2012Katie Nelson & Kristin LayousUC RiversidePositive Activity Interventions With School-Age Children

Fall 2011
DateNameFromTitle
Dec 01, 2011Roxane Cohen SilverUC IrvineCoping with life’s personal and collective tragedies
Nov 17, 2011Peter DittoUC IrvineMotivated moral reasoning
Nov 10, 2011Katie BaoUC RiversideMaking happiness last: Using the hedonic adaptation model to extend the success of positive interventions
Nov 03, 2011Veronica SanchezUC RiversidePatient ethnicity and physician-patient communication: A meta-analysis
Oct 27, 2011Juliet BeniUC RiversideElectronic healthcare: How technology, public health and social psychology are forming a new model of patient care
Oct 20, 2011Loryana VieUC RiversideExamining sexual risk behaviors of homeless youth at the relationship level
Oct 13, 2011Serenity Della PortaUC RiversideCan we boost conscientiousness? A self-control intervention
Oct 06, 2011Nancy SinUC RiversideSelf-efficacy and beliefs about treatment in depressed homeless individuals

Winter 2011
DateNameFromTitle
Mar 03, 2011Peter BlanckSyracuse Universityr Effect Size Indicator: Illustrative Cases and Robert Rosenthal's Goodness of Fit
Feb 24, 2011Angela LeggUC-RiversideA Meta-Analytic Approach to Understanding the Better-than-Average Effect
Feb 17, 2011Michael BoudreauxUC-RiversideDevelopment and Validation of the Multi-Context Problems Checklist
Feb 10, 2011Katie NelsonUC-RiversideThe Joys of Parenthood: Assessing the Relationship Between Parenthood and Happiness
Feb 03, 2011Esther GuillaumeUC-RiversidePersonality and Appraisals of Romantic Relationships: A Meta-Analysis
Jan 13, 2011Katie JacobsUC-RiversideAspirations in Romantic Relationships: A Proposed Study
Jan 06, 2011Susanna TramUC-RiversideExamination of Leaders' and Followers' Implicit Followership Theories (IFTs) in a Dyadic Model
Jan 03, 2011Arezou Ghane CavanaughUC-RiversideHanging in the Balance: The Role of Self-Construal in Navigating Uncertainty

Fall 2010
DateNameFromTitle
Dec 02, 2010Matthew Della PortaUC-RiversideTitle TBA
Nov 18, 2010Nancy SinUC-RiversideAdherence to Depression Treatment
Nov 04, 2010Nicholas StaunerUC-RiversideCurrent Research in Existential Psychology
Oct 28, 2010Marc KinonUC-RiversideTerror Management in the 2008 Election Revisited
Oct 21, 2010Paul WhiteleyUC-RiversidePositive Perceptions of Followers and the Naturally Occurring Pygmalian Effect
Oct 14, 2010Ryne ShermanUC-RiversideThe Psychological Assessment of Situations
Oct 07, 2010Christopher NaveUC-RiversideLong-Term Stability of Personality: Implications for Behavior and Health

Spring 2010
DateNameFromTitle
Jun 03, 2010David Gallardo-PujolUniv. of BarcelonaThe Role of Personality as an Endophenotype for Antisocial Behavior: An Experimental Test of a Gene-Environment Interaction
May 27, 2010Veronica SanchezUC RiversideDoes Money Talk in the Medical Encounter? Patient Socio-Economic Status and Doctor-Patient Communication: A Meta-Analysis
May 20, 2010  No Brown Bag - Area faculty meeting
May 13, 2010Katherine JacobsUC RiversideThe Course of Well-Being in Romantic Relationships
May 06, 2010Michael BoudreauxUC RiversideAssessment and Psychosocial Implications of Goal Conflict in Self- and Objective-Ratings
Apr 29, 2010Juliet BeniUC RiversidePredicting Patient Satisfaction, Health and Psychological Outcome from Physician-Patient Communication - A Meta-Analysis
Apr 22, 2010Sarah HortonUC RiversideThe Role of Personality in Stressful Life Events
Apr 15, 2010David M. MarxSan Diego SUWho You are Matters: On Understanding and Reducing the Effects of Stereotype Threat
Apr 08, 2010Susanna TramUC RiversideSelf-Fulfilling Prophecies, Leaders Implicit Followership Theories (LIFTs) and Follower Group Outcomes
Apr 01, 2010Nancy SinUC RiversideHow do Physician and Patient Well-Being Relate to Communication in the Medical Interaction?

Winter 2009
DateNameFromTitle
Mar 12, 2009Cecile ChoUCR AGSMLow-balling on Goals to Regulate Future Affect: A Functional Strategy?
Mar 05, 2009Sam GoslingUniversity of Texas, AustinLike a Super Snooper: Assessing Behavior from the Places in Which We Dwell
Feb 26, 2009Werner GreveUniversity of HildesheimDoing personality: Personality is what you make of it, not the other way around
Feb 19, 2009Lilia BrionesUC RiversideAttributions of Criminal Behavior
Feb 12, 2009Angela NguyenUC RiversideThe Acculturation of Values and Bicultural Identity
Feb 05, 2009  No Brown Bag – SPSP Conference in Florida
Jan 29, 2009Arpi FestekjianUC RiversideThe Effects of Stereotype Threat Among Asian Americans in the Workplace
Jan 22, 2009Tierra StimsonUC RiversideAcademic Setbacks Predict Changes in Well-being
Jan 15, 2009  No Brown Bag: Area Faculty Meeting
Jan 08, 2009Kate SweenyUC RiversideHow I (Barely) Survived the Academic Job Market

Fall 2008
DateNameFromTitle
Dec 04, 2008Julia BoehmUC RiversidePositive Psychology
Nov 27, 2008NO BROWN-BAG Thanksgiving Holiday
Nov 20, 2008Gunvor Marie DyrdalUniversity of OsloLife satisfaction and relationship satisfaction among Norwegian mothers: A cohort study
Nov 13, 2008Que-Lam HuynhUC RiversideTesting measurement invariance in the BIIS-2: A comparison of major American ethnic groups
Nov 06, 2008Jean M. TwengeCSU San DiegoGeneration me: Birth cohort changes in personality, attitudes, and psychopathology
Oct 30, 2008Kerri JohnsonUCLA Communications StudiesGender counts: Why perceptions of masculinity and femininity are just as important as the cues that convey them
Oct 23, 2008Peggy KernUC RiversideExercise and health ... Does it depend on the individual? Personality, physical activity, and health
Oct 16, 2008NO BROWN-BAG Area faculty & students meeting
Oct 09, 2008Kenneth SheldonUniversity of MissouriA multi-level perspective on personality and subjective well-being
Oct 02, 2008Steven ClarkUCR PsychologySeeing evil, but speaking no evil: Why witnesses to crime do not participate in the criminal justice process

Fall 2007
DateNameFromTitle
Dec 06, 2007   
Nov 29, 2007   
Nov 22, 2007  NO MEETING: Holiday
Nov 15, 2007   
Nov 08, 2007   
Nov 01, 2007   
Oct 25, 2007   
Oct 18, 2007   
Oct 11, 2007   
Oct 04, 2007   

Departmental Colloquium


Spring 2012
DateNameFromTitle
May 24, 2012Marta KutasUC San DiegoThe electrophysiological ups and downs of incremental sentence processing

Spring 2011
DateNameFromTitle
Apr 28, 2011Paula TallalRutgers UniversityIn the Perception of Speech: Time is of the Essence
Apr 21, 2011Jay McClellandStanford UniversityDecision Dynamics and Decision States in the Leaky Competing Accumulator Model

Winter 2011
DateNameFromTitle
Mar 10, 2011Micheal McCulloughUniversity of MiamiCognitive Systems for Revenge and Reconciliation
Mar 03, 2011Howard Friedman, Peter Blanck, David Funder, Dan Ozer, Robin DiMatteo, Don Rubin From Harvard to UCR: Research Inspirations from Bob Rosenthal