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Colloquium Series

Departmental Colloquium Series

During the academic year, the department of psychology invites respected scholars to give lectures on research and theory in contemporary psychology.  Please join us for refreshments before the talk.  This will be outside the event space from 1:00-1:15pm.  The colloquium lecture will then began at 1:15pm and last untill about 2:30pm.   Please see the schedule below for more details and room locations.  At the end of the day, a reception will be held for the speaker.  This will be on 2nd floor landing of Swift Hall at 5:00pm.  All are welcome to attend and engage with the Northwestern Psychology Community.

October

Monday, October 1st, 2018, 1:15 pm

Speaker: Daphna Joel, School of Psychological Sciences and Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University

Topic: Rethinking sex, brain and gender: From dimorphism to mosaic

Location: Norris University Center, 202 Northwestern Room

About Daphna Joel

Monday, October 29th, 2018, 1:15 pm

Speaker: David Barner, University of California San Diego

Topic: Symbolic systems as explanations of perception

Location: Chambers Hall, Ruan Conference Room – Lower Level

About David Barner

December

Monday, December 3, 2018, 1:15 pm

Speaker:  Bill von Hippel, The University of Queensland

Topic: The Social Leap

Location: Norris University Center, 202 Northwestern Room

About Bill von Hippel

March

Monday, March 4th, 2019, 1:15 pm

Speaker: Simine VazireUniversity of California Davis

Topic: The Credibility Revolution in Psychological Science

Location: Norris University Center, 202 Northwestern Room

About Simine Vazire

April

Monday, April 1st, 2019, 1:15 pm

Speaker: Uri Hasson, Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Princeton University

Topic: I am because we are: Exploring the Mechanisms of Dyadic Social Interactions

Location: Norris University Center, 202 Northwestern Room

About Uri Hasson

May

Monday, May 6th, 2019, 1:15 pm

Speaker: David Yeager, The University of Texas at Austin

Topic: Intervening to improve adolescents' trajectories

Location: Norris University Center, 202 Northwestern Room

About David Yeager

Monday, May 13th, 2019, 1:15 pm

Speaker: Jonathan Haidt, Stern School of Business, New York Univeristy

Topic: Why viewpoint diversity is essential for good science and a good university

Location: Norris University Center, 202 Northwestern Room

About Jonathan Haidt

June

Monday, June 3rd, 2019, 1:15 pm

Speaker: Kenneth Sher, University of Missouri

Topic: Personality and the Development, Manifestation, and Resolution of Alcohol Use Disorders

Location: Norris University Center, 202 Northwestern Room

About Kenneth Sher

More colloquium dates to be announced...

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