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Monday, January 28, 2019

From family research to family policy

Colloquium | January 28 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 1102 Berkeley Way West

 Phil and Carolyn Cowan, Institute of Human Development

 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 >

Neurophysiology of Spatial Learning and Memory

Colloquium | January 28 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 1104 Berkeley Way West

 David Foster, Psychology

 Department of Psychology

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Clinical Science Colloquium

Colloquium | January 29 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 1102 Berkeley Way West

 Jan Kiecolt-Glaser, Ph.D.

 Department of Psychology

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 >

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

2019 Summer Opportunities Fair

Special Event | February 6 | 2-4 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom

 Summer Sessions

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.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Plasticity and Development of circuits in Decision Making

Colloquium | February 11 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 1104 Berkeley Way West

 Linda Wilbrecht, Psychology

 Department of Psychology

Monday, February 25, 2019

Speech, Language and Cognitive Disorders

Colloquium | February 25 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 1104 Berkeley Way West

 Nina Dronkers, Psychology

 Department of Psychology

Monday, March 11, 2019

Brain Aging and Dementia

Colloquium | March 11 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 1104 Berkeley Way West

 William Jagust, Psychology

 Department of Psychology

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

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

 Academic Senate

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 children’s learning and development and was one of the founders of the field of “theory of mind,” an originator of the “theory theory” of children’s development, and, more recently, introduced the idea that probabilistic...   More >

Monday, April 8, 2019

Contribution of Prefrontal Cortex to Human Behavior

Colloquium | April 8 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 1104 Berkeley Way West

 Bob Knight, Psychology

 Department of Psychology

Monday, April 22, 2019

Psychobiological triggers in Bipolar Disorder

Colloquium | April 22 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 1104 Berkeley Way West

 Sheri Johnson, Psychology

 Department of Psychology