Colloquium | March 23 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall
Ph.D Exit Talk
Workshop | March 30 | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.
Mental resources like determination, self-worth, and kindness are what make us resilient: able to cope with adversity and push through challenges in the pursuit of opportunities. While resilience helps us recover from loss and trauma, it offers much more than that. True resilience fosters well-being, an underlying sense of happiness, love, and peace. Remarkably, as you internalize experiences of... More >
Colloquium | April 2 | 12:10-1:10 p.m. | 3105 Tolman Hall
Kate McLaughlin, Department of Psychology, University of Washington
Children who have experienced environmental adversitysuch as abuse, neglect, or povertyare at markedly elevated risk for developing psychopathology. What is less clear is how and why adverse early experiences exert such a profound influence on mental health. Identifying developmental processes that are disrupted by adverse early environments is the key to developing better intervention... More >
Jonathan Haidt Presents: 'The three worst ideas in the world, and how they shape American education'
Lecture | April 3 | 4:15 p.m. | 310 Sutardja Dai Hall
Jonathan Haidt, New York University Stern School of Business
Jonathan Haidt is a social psychologist at New York University Stern School of Business and the director of Heterodox Academy. He is the coauthor of the forthcoming book, 'The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting up a Generation for Failure'.
Colloquium | April 4 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall
Amani Nuru-Jeter, Associate Professor, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
This talk will explore the concept of race and discuss how ontological conceptions of race impact the questions we ask, the nature of our scientific investigations, and the conclusions we draw from scientific evidence. I will discuss racism as a determinant of health and the need for conceptual rigor for advancing the study of race, racism and embodiment in social epidemiology. Drawing on recent... More >
Special Event | April 4 | 7-8:30 p.m. | California Institute of Integral Studies
1453 Mission St., San Francisco, CA
Charlan Nemeth interviewed, California Institute of Integral Studies
An interview of Charlan Nemeth on her new book "In defense of troublemakers: the power of dissent in life and business" on the "perils of consensus" and the "power of dissent"
Colloquium | April 6 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall
Sophia Sanborn, UC Berkeley
One of two 30 min research talks by graduate students.
Cognitive Neuroscience Colloquium: Computational dysfunctions in anxiety: Failure to differentiate signal from noise
Colloquium | April 10 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall
Martin Paulus, Scientific Director and President, Laureate Institute for Brain Research
Colloquium | April 11 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall
Jeanne Tsai, Professor, Stanford University
In this talk, I will describe a series of studies demonstrating that cultural differences in how people ideally want to feel (their ideal affect) shape how they judge and treat others. Consistent with previous findings that European Americans value excitement states more than East Asians do, European Americans judge open toothy "excited" smiles (vs. closed "calm" smiles) as more affiliative... More >
Special Event | April 12 | 7:30-8:30 p.m. | Hillside Club
2286 Cedar St, Berkeley, CA
Charlan Nemeth, Prof Graduate School, Univ of California Berkeley
An interview and Q&A of Charlan Nemeth on her new book "In defense of troublemakers.." on the "perils of consensus" and the "power of dissent"
Colloquium | April 13 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall
Judy Jinn, UC Berkeley
Ph.D. Exit Talk
Colloquium | April 17 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall
Brad Voytek, Professor, Department of Cognitive Science, UCSD
Colloquium | April 20 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall
David Bourgin, UC Berkeley
Ph.D. Exit Talk
Cognitive Neuroscience Colloquium: Simultaneous representation of sensory and mnemonic information in human visual cortex.
Colloquium | April 24 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall
John Serences, Department of Psychology, UCSD
Colloquium | April 25 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues), Wildavsky Conference Room
Jason Okonofua, Assistant Professor of Psychology, UC Berkeley
Lecture by Jason Okonofua, Assistant Professor of Psychology, UC Berkeley
More information about this talk to be announced.
Sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Societal Issues, UC Berkeley
Colloquium | April 27 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall
Neil Van Leeuwen, UC Berkeley
Hosted by Tania Lombrozo