Colloquium | January 28 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 1102 Berkeley Way West
Phil and Carolyn Cowan, Institute of Human Development
Phil Cowan is a Professor of Psychology, Emeritus, and Carolyn Cowan is a Professor of Psychology, Emerita at UCB. They are both longtime members of IHD. Beginning in the 1970s, they have pioneered a preventive intervention approach to strengthening family relationships. Although the prevailing strategy for facilitating children's development has been parenting classes (attended mostly by... More >
Colloquium | January 29 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 1102 Berkeley Way West
Jan Kiecolt-Glaser, Ph.D.
Unhappy intimate partner relationships take a toll on mental and physical health, elevating the risk for many disorders including depression, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes. Relationship distress impacts key physiological systems implicated in each of these disorders, including the sympathetic and parasympathetic branches of the autonomic nervous system, the immune... More >
Special Event | February 6 | 2-4 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom
Wondering what to do next summer? Visit the Summer Opportunities Fair to learn about exciting summer options for UC Berkeley students, including summer courses, study abroad, student jobs and internships, research, volunteer and service, and more.
Representatives from Berkeley campus units will be tabling with information on their courses and programs.
Colloquium | February 11 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 1104 Berkeley Way West
Linda Wilbrecht, Psychology
Life History and Learning: When (and Why) Children Are Better Learners than Both Adults and A.I.: Faculty Research Lecture by Alison Gopnik
Lecture | March 19 | 4-5 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium
Alison Gopnik, Professor of Psychology and Affiliate Professor of Philosophy
Alison Gopnik received her B.A. from McGill University and her Ph.D. from Oxford University. She is an internationally recognized leader in the study of cognitive science and of childrens learning and development and was one of the founders of the field of theory of mind, an originator of the theory theory of childrens development, and, more recently, introduced the idea that probabilistic... More >
Colloquium | April 8 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 1104 Berkeley Way West
Bob Knight, Psychology