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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Make an Impact: 3 Part Workshop Series

Workshop | February 24 | 7:30-8:30 p.m. | 185 Barrows Hall

 Beth Ramey, CalPIRG

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Cognition Colloquium: Cognition in the wild and in silico

Colloquium | February 25 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Warner Brown Room, 3201

 Mikel Delgado, UC Berkeley

On the use and misuse of p-values

Seminar | February 25 | 4-5 p.m. | 1011 Evans Hall

 Ilana Belitskaya-Levy, VA Palo Alto Health System

Friday, February 26, 2016

Graduate School of Education 16th Annual Research Day: GSE Research Day

Conference/Symposium | February 26 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Ed/Psych Library

 Zehlia Babaci-Wilhite, Visiting Assistant Professor of Education, UC Berkeley; Genevieve Negrón-Gonzales, Professor of Education, University of San Francisco; Monisha Bajaj, Professor of Education, University of San Francisco; Daniel Ahuicapahtzin Cornejo, PhD Student, UC Davis

How to Prepare Human Subjects Protocols for Your Research Projects

Workshop | February 26 | 12-1 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Tani Prestage, Assistant Director, Office for the Protection of Human Subjects

 Colleen Kohashi, IRB Coordinator, Office for the Protection of Human Subjects

 Sean Burns, Director, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

Berkeley Innovators Series: Leila Takayama '03, Google X

Lecture | February 26 | 4-6 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Monday, February 29, 2016

Affective Social Learning and the Role of Interest

Colloquium | February 29 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 3105 Tolman Hall

 Daniel Dukes, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Earclub: “Why rapid adaptive processes are essential for listening in realistic auditory environments”

Colloquium | February 29 | 4-6 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 3105 (Beach Room)

 Shihab Shamma, Institute of Systems Research; Electrical & Computer Engineering University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Finding Health Statistics and Data: a D-Lab Training

Workshop | March 1 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Barrows Hall, 356 Barrows Hall (D-Lab Convening Room)

Seminar 218, Psychology and Economics: "Cool to be Smart or Smart to be Cool? Understanding Peer Pressure in Education"

Seminar | March 1 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Leonardo Bursztyn, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Behavioral and Neural Mechanisms of Depression in Adolescent Romantic Relationships

Lecture | March 1 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 3105 Tolman Hall

 Thao Ha, Department of Psychology, Arizona State University

Prosocial Effects of Oxytocin in Schizophrenia

Colloquium | March 1 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 3105 Beach Room

 Dr. Joshua Wolley, UCSF

Embodied Souls — Lessons from Neurology

Seminar | March 1 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room

 V.S. Ramachandran, Center for Brain and Cognition, University of California, San Diego

Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience Colloquium: Yaoda Xu

Colloquium | March 1 | 4:10 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 5101 Tolman

 Yaoda Xu, Harvard University

Limits and Possibilities of the Theory of Psychoanalysis for Kant’s “Eternal Peace”

Lecture | March 1 | 5-7 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

 Rosaura Martinez, Professor of Philosophy, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM)

Career Panel Workshop

Workshop | March 1 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | 2301 Tolman Hall

 

Peer Advisors, Psychology Student Services

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Resilience Factors in Socioeconomic Status and Health Relationships

Colloquium | March 2 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Edith Chen, Professor, Northwestern University

2016 Tryon Lecture: Do pregnancy-related risk factors cause psychopathology? The importance of family-based designs

Lecture | March 2 | 3:10-5:30 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room | Canceled

 Brian D'Onofrio, Indiana University

Book Talk with Professor Scharlach

Reading - Nonfiction | March 2 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | Haviland Hall, Social Research Library

Thursday, March 3, 2016

The Psychology of Technology (BEUHS043)

Workshop | March 3 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | Tang Center, University Health Services, Section Club

 Dana Walsh, MFT, CEAP, CARE Services

Cognition Colloquium: Predictive Models of Student Learning in K-12

Colloquium | March 3 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Warner Brown Room, 3201

 Zach Pardos, Assistant Professor, UC Berkeley

Monday, March 7, 2016

Desire as a constraint on young children’s reasoning

Lecture | March 7 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 3105 Tolman Hall

 Adrienne Wente, Department of Psychology

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience Colloquium: Tim Verstynen

Colloquium | March 8 | 4:10 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 5101 Tolman

 Tim Verstynen, Carnegie Mellon University

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

The Effects of Poverty and Economic Hardship on Taiwanese Mothers’ Parenting and Preschoolers’ Socio-emotional Development in Low-Income Families

Colloquium | March 9 | 12-1 p.m. | 180 Doe Library | Note change in date

 Qing Zhou, Psychology, UC Berkeley

 Aihwa Ong, Anthropology, UC Berkeley

Berkeley Book Chat with Philip Kan Gotanda: A Play, An Opera, The Tango

Presentation | March 9 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

 

Townsend Center, Townsend Center for the Humanities

Just Think: The Challenges of Enjoying One's Own Thoughts

Colloquium | March 9 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Timothy Wilson, Professor, University of Virginia

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Cognition Colloquium: Causation, Explanation and Time: reflections on computational empiricism

Colloquium | March 10 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Warner Brown Room, 3201

 Mike Pacer, UC Berkeley

Study Abroad Workshop: Sponsored by Psychology Student Services

Workshop | March 10 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Beach Room (3105)

 Peer Advisors from Student Services

Friday, March 11, 2016

Affective Foundations of Sociality: Implications for Co-evolution of Genes and Culture

Colloquium | March 11 | 2-3 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Shinobu Kitayama, Professor, University of Michigan

Monday, March 14, 2016

Mathematical Reasoning from an Eye-Tracker’s Perspective

Lecture | March 14 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 3105 Tolman Hall

 Alison Miller-Singley, Department of Psychology

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

All about the brain: Interview with Shawn Shirazi, PhD candidate in Integrative Biology

Seminar | March 15 | 9-9:30 a.m. | Barrows Hall, Radio broadcast, ON-AIR ONLY, 90.7FM

 Shawn Shirazi, PhD Candidate, Department of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley; Tesla Monson, PhD Candidate, Department of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley

Maternal and Child Health Interdisciplinary Research Symposium

Conference/Symposium | March 15 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room

 Abbey Alkon, RN, MPH, PhD, Professor, UCSF School of Nursing; Emily Green, RN, PhD

 Megan Johnson, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, CERCH, UC Berkeley School of Public Health; Soniya Mehra, MD, MPH candidate, Maternal Child Health Program, UC Berkeley School of Public Health; Veronica Pear, MPH candidatev, Epidemiology/Biostatistics Program, UC Berkeley School of Public Health; Varada Sarovar, PhD Candidate, Biostatistics Program, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

Graduate Admissions Panel: Sponsored by Psychology Student Services

Workshop | March 15 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 2301 Tolman Hall

 Peer Advisors from Student Services

Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience Colloquium: Whitney Lab Blitz

Colloquium | March 15 | 4:10 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 5101 Tolman

 Whitney Lab Blitz

Why Scientific Retractions Are Rising--and Why That's Good News for Public Health (and Journalism)

Presentation | March 15 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 101 Morgan Hall

 Ivan Oransky, MD, Vice President and Global Editorial Director, MedPage Today

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Berkeley Book Chat with John MacFarlane: Assessment Sensitivity: Relative Truth and Its Applications

Presentation | March 16 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

 

Townsend Center, Townsend Center for the Humanities

In His Hands: Belief in divine intervention diminishes the fear and moral responsibility of climate change

Colloquium | March 16 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Jesse Lee Preston, Visiting Scholar, Institute of Personality & Social Research

Tools to Survive an Active Shooter

Workshop | March 16 | 3-4 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 UC Police Department

Power System Simulation for Policymaking and Making Policymakers

Colloquium | March 16 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 126 Barrows Hall

 Michael Cohen, ERG PhD candidate, Energy and Resources Group - UC Berkeley

Make an Impact: 3 Part Workshop Series

Workshop | March 16 | 7:30-8:30 p.m. | 185 Barrows Hall

 Beth Ramey, CalPIRG

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Earclub: Working memory capacity, the brain, and childhood development

Colloquium | March 17 | 3:30-5:30 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 3201 (Warner Brown Room)

 Nelson Cowan, Department of Psychological Sciences University of Missouri

Cognition Colloquium: "Working memory capacity, the brain, and childhood development”

Colloquium | March 17 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Warner Brown Room, 3201

 Nelson Cowan, Professor, University of Missouri

Monday, March 28, 2016

The Principles and Priorities of Population Health Science

Presentation | March 28 | 3-5 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room

 Sandro Galea, MD, DrPH, Dean, Robert A. Knox Professor, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston University

Earclub: Developing efficient measures of Central Hearing Ability

Colloquium | March 28 | 4-6 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 3105 (Beach Room)

 Erick Gallun, National Center. for Rehabilitative Auditory Research VA Portland Health Care System and Oregon health and Science Univ.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience Colloquium-Ilia Karatsoreos: Mental and physical health consequences of disrupted circadian timing

Colloquium | March 29 | 4:10 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 5101 Tolman

 Ilia Karatsoreos, Washington State University

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

BioE-HWNI Seminar: “DNA Sequencing, the Cortical Connectome, and Auditory Decisions”

Seminar | March 30 | 12-1 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Anthony Zador, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Cognition Colloquium: "Statistical models of learning and using semantic representations”

Colloquium | March 31 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Warner Brown Room, 3201

 Josh Abbott

Monday, April 4, 2016

Earclub: Unraveling the biology of auditory learning: Spotlight on Language and Music

Colloquium | April 4 | 4-6 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 5101 Tolman Hall

 Nina Kraus, Dept. of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Northwestern University, Evanston, Il.

Re-storying Place and Trauma Workshop

Workshop | April 4 | 5-7 p.m. | Wurster Hall, Wurster Gallery, 1st Floor

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Seminar 218, Psychology and Economics: "Time-Inconsistency and Saving: Experimental Evidence from Low-Income Tax Filers"

Seminar | April 5 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Damon Jones, University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy

5th Annual Research Festival: Celebrating Student Clincial Science Research

Colloquium | April 5 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 3105 Beach Room

Communicating Science to the Public: The Vaccine-Autism Controversy

Presentation | April 5 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 101 Morgan Hall

 Paul A. Offit, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

What is Anthropology?: And what can you do with it?

Special Event | April 6 | 10-11:30 a.m. | Kroeber Hall, Gifford Room, #221

 Dr. Cori Hayden, Anthropology Department Chair and Professor of Anthropology; Dr. Laurie Wilkie, Anthropology Department Vice-Chair and Professor of Archaeology

Berkeley Book Chat with Anthony Long: Greek Models of Mind and Self

Lecture | April 6 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

 

Townsend Center, Townsend Center for the Humanities

The dynamic nature of human prosociality

Colloquium | April 6 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Adrianna Jenkins, Postdoctoral Scholar, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Understanding NIH: BRDO Spring Seminar Series

Seminar | April 7 | 12:10-1 p.m. | 177 Stanley Hall

 Erica Whitney, Associate Director for Strategy and Training, Berkeley Research Development Office

Cognition Colloquium: The development of analogical reasoning for causal events: Lessons from wizardry

Colloquium | April 7 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Warner Brown Room, 3201

 Mariel Goddu, UC Berkeley

Friday, April 8, 2016

Monday, April 11, 2016

6th Annual Race and Policy Symposium: Modern Segregation: Welcoming Remarks and Opening Keynote

Conference/Symposium | April 11 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium | Note change in location

 Jean Quan, former Mayor of Oakland

 Hilary Hoynes, Professor of Public Policy and Economics, Haas Distinguished Chair in Economic Disparities, Goldman School of Public Policy

Ear Club: Make light, not sound: A novel hearing aid that uses lasers to vibrate the eardrum

Colloquium | April 11 | 4-6 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 3105 (Beach Room)

 Brent Edwards, EarLens Corp. Menlo Park

Marital Dissolution and Emotional Frontiers: Danish Divorces in the Late Nineteenth Century

Lecture | April 11 | 4:30-6 p.m. | 6415 Dwinelle Hall

 Karen Vallgårda, Assistant Professor, University of Copenhagen

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

6th Annual Race and Policy Symposium: Modern Segregation: The Renewed Fight for Fair Housing

Conference/Symposium | April 12 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 250 Goldman School of Public Policy

 Maeve Elise Brown, Executive Director, Housing and Economic Rights Advocates; Jesus Hernandez, Lecturer, University of California, Davis; Kalima Rose, Senior Director, PolicyLink

 Stephen Menendian, Assistant Director and Director of Research, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

Seminar 218, Psychology and Economics: "The Hot Hand Fallacy Fallacy"

Seminar | April 12 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Joshua Miller, Bocconi University

Fighting Mass Incarceration: Strategies for Transformation

Lecture | April 12 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 277 Cory Hall

 Dr. James Kilgore, University of Illinois

Tanner Lectures on Human Values by Didier Fassin: The Will to Punish: What is Punishment?

Lecture | April 12 | 4:10-6:15 p.m. | Alumni House, Toll Room

 Didier Fassin, James Wolfensohn Professor of Social Science, Institute of Advanced Study, School of Social Science

Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience Colloquium: Sasha Kauffman

Colloquium | April 12 | 4:10 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 5101 Tolman

 Sasha Kauffman, University of California, San Diego

Unpacking Gun Violence: Advocacy and Action on Gun Control Policy

Panel Discussion | April 12 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 150 University Hall

 Andrew McGuire, Founder, Trauma Foundation; Mike McLively, Staff Attorney, Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

BioE-HWNI Seminar: “Neural circuits underlying motor skill learning and execution”

Seminar | April 13 | 12-1 p.m. | 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

 Bence Ölveczky, Harvard University

6th Annual Race and Policy Symposium: Modern Segregation: Education Panel

Conference/Symposium | April 13 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 105 Goldman School of Public Policy

 Saa'un P. Bell, Statewide Communications Director, Californians for Justice; Josh Daniels, Board Member, Berkeley Unified School District Board of Education; Lanette Jimerson, Program Director, Multicultural Urban Secondary English Program (MUSE), UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education

 Rucker Johnson, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Goldman School of Public Policy

Mistakenly Seeking Solitude

Colloquium | April 13 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Juliana Schroeder, Assistant Professor, Haas School of Business

“ When Bias and Threat Persistently Interact: A Holistic Approach to Understand the Lingering Effects of Stereotypes”

Colloquium | April 13 | 3-4 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Beach Room (rm 3105)

 Jason Okonofua

CANCELED: Githa Hariharan | Making Dreams Travel - Narrating Indian Women: The 5th Sarah Kailath Memorial Lecture

Lecture | April 13 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room) | Canceled

 Githa Hariharan, Writer, Activist and Cultural Commentator

Make an Impact: 3 Part Workshop Series

Workshop | April 13 | 7:30-8:30 p.m. | 247 Dwinelle Hall

 Beth Ramey, CalPIRG

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Inside NSF: BRDO Spring Seminar Series

Seminar | April 14 | 12:10-1 p.m. | 177 Stanley Hall

 Erica Whitney, Associate Director for Strategy and Training, Berkeley Research Development Office

Cognition Colloquium: Personalizing motivation and feedback in an online math tutor

Colloquium | April 14 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Warner Brown Room, 3201

 Rachel Jansen, UC Berkeley

6th Annual Race and Policy Symposium: Modern Segregation: BiPP Debate on Environmental Racism

Conference/Symposium | April 14 | 6:30-8 p.m. | 250 Goldman School of Public Policy

 Mildred Thompson, Director of the Center for Health Equity and Place, PolicyLink; Quentin Foster, Policy Advocate, California Environmental Justice Alliance

 Desiree Carver-Thomas, M.P.P. Candidate, Goldman School of Public Policy; Sabrina Hamm, M.P.P. Candidate, Goldman School of Public Policy

Friday, April 15, 2016

6th Annual Race and Policy Symposium: Modern Segregation: Human Rights, Colonial Impacts, Pre and Post-Conflict, and Migration

Conference/Symposium | April 15 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 250 Goldman School of Public Policy

 Peter Bartu, Lecturer, International and Area Studies, UC Berkeley; Hisham Zawil, Site Manager, East Bay Office, International Rescue Committee; Enrique Lima, Lecturer, Native American Studies, UC Berkeley

 David Oppenheimer, Clinical Professor of Law, UC Berkeley School of Law

Saturday, April 16, 2016

The Psychology Major: Cal-Day Information Session

Information Session | April 16 | 10-11 a.m. | LeConte Hall, Lecture Room 4

 Emilie Dandan, Undergraduate Major Advisor

Plant and Microbial Biology at Cal Day

Social Event | April 16 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Genetics & Plant Biology Building, GPB Lawn

The Psychology of Creativity and Mania: A Look at the Science: Cal-Day Information Session

Information Session | April 16 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | LeConte Hall, Lecture Room 4

 Professor Sheri Johnson, UCB Psychology Department

Life as a Psychology Major: Cal-Day Information Session

Information Session | April 16 | 1-2 p.m. | LeConte Hall, Lecture Room 4

Monday, April 18, 2016

Ear Club: “Longitudinal changes in audiometric phenotypes of age-related hearing loss”

Colloquium | April 18 | 4-6 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 3105 (Beach Room)

 Judy R. Dubno, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Medical University of South Carolina

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Seminar 208, Microeconomics Theory: "Strategic uncertainty and information structures in coordination games: an experimental study"

Seminar | April 19 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Isabel Trevino, UC San Diego

Adolescent Maturation of Social Behaviors: Multi-tasking by Testosterone

Lecture | April 19 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 3105 Tolman Hall

 Cheryl Sisk, Professor in the Neuroscience Program at Michigan State University

Physiological covariation among strangers and close others

Colloquium | April 19 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 3105 Beach Room

 Wendy Berry Mendes, Sarlo/Ekman Professor of Emotion, UCSF

Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience Colloquium: Lisa Johnson and Vinitha Rangarajan

Colloquium | April 19 | 4:10 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 5101 Tolman

 Lisa Johnson; Vinitha Rangarajan

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Research Colloquium: Daphna Oyserman: Pathways to Success through Identity-Based Motivation

Colloquium | April 20 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Haviland Hall, Commons

 Daphna Oyserman

Berkeley Book Chat with Thomas Laqueur: The Work of the Dead

Lecture | April 20 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

 

Townsend Center, Townsend Center for the Humanities

Mindsets in Context

Colloquium | April 20 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Mary Murphy, Assistant Professor, Indiana University

Leslie Leve: Juvenile Justice Girls: Center for Child and Youth Policy Spring Seminar

Seminar | April 20 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Haviland Hall, Haviland Commons

 Leslie Leve, University of Oregon

Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions: A Book Release Celebration and Discussion

Presentation | April 20 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Barrows Hall, Social Science Matrix, 820 Barrows Hall

 Brian Christian, Author; Tom Griffiths, Director, Computational Cognitive Science Lab