Cognitive Brown Bag


Fall 2014
DateNameFromTitle
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 Alzheimerís 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
DateNameFromTitle
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 talkerís speech

Winter 2014
DateNameFromTitle
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
DateNameFromTitle
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
DateNameFromTitle
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
DateNameFromTitle
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 PsychologyChildrenís 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
DateNameFromTitle
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
DateNameFromTitle
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
DateNameFromTitle
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
DateNameFromTitle
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
DateNameFromTitle
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
DateNameFromTitle
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
DateNameFromTitle
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
DateNameFromTitle
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 KoŇ°ice, 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
DateNameFromTitle
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
DateNameFromTitle
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
DateNameFromTitle
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