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Saturday, November 19, 2016

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Monday, November 21, 2016

Bridging Cognitive and Education Research to Gain Insights on Fractions Learning

Colloquium | November 21 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 3105 Tolman Hall

 Alison Miller-Singley, Department of Psychology

Professor Trausti Valsson Book Talk

Lecture | November 21 | 1-2 p.m. | 315A Wurster Hall

 Professor Trausti Valsson

CogNetwork: Does Language Make Us Special?: The role of language in structure-dependent cognition

Colloquium | November 21 | 1:30-3 p.m. | B-4 Dwinelle Hall

 Martin Monti, UCLA

Seminar 218, Psychology and Economics: “Status Goods: Experimental Evidence from Platinum Credit Cards”

Seminar | November 21 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Leonardo Bursztyn, The University of Chicago

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

A decision-theoretic view on human anxiety: Cognitive Neuroscience Colloquim

Colloquium | November 22 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Dominik R Bach, Division of Clinical Psychiatry Research, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Monday, November 28, 2016

The ontogeny of cultural learning

Colloquium | November 28 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 3105 Tolman Hall

 Cristine Legare, Dept. of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Seminar 218, Psychology and Economics: "The Cost of Keeping Track"

Seminar | November 29 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Johannes Haushofer, Princeton

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Cognition Colloquium

Colloquium | December 1 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 3201 (Warner Brown Room)

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

When Can We Predict Romantic Outcomes?

Colloquium | December 7 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Paul Eastwick, Associate Professor, UC Davis

Psych. Dept. Annual Holiday Party

Holiday | December 7 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

Health in California under a Trump Presidency

Panel Discussion | December 7 | 5-7 p.m. | David Brower Center, Goldman Theater and Wolf Gallery

 Dr. Anthony Iton, Senior Vice President of Healthy Communities, The California Endowment; Dr. Sandra R. Hernández, President and CEO, California Health Care Foundation; Dr. Karen Smith, Director and State Public Health Officer, California Department of Public Health

 Stephen Shortell, Blue Cross of California Distinguished Professorship, HPM Professor of Organizational Behavior, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

East Bay Science Cafe: This is your brain on stress

Presentation | December 7 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Restaurant Valparaiso

 Daniela Kaufer, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute

Thursday, December 8, 2016

The Co-Operative Organization of Human Action

Colloquium | December 8 | 3-4:30 p.m. | 2515 Tolman Hall

 Charles Goodwin, Applied Linguistics, UCLA

Friday, December 9, 2016

Mindful Self-Compassion: Core Skills Training: A Two-Day Workshop with Kristin Neff and Christopher Germer

Workshop | December 9 – 10, 2016 every day | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

 Kristin Neff, University of Texas, Austin; Christopher Germer, Harvard Medical School

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Mindful Self-Compassion: Core Skills Training: A Two-Day Workshop with Kristin Neff and Christopher Germer

Workshop | December 9 – 10, 2016 every day | 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

 Kristin Neff, University of Texas, Austin; Christopher Germer, Harvard Medical School

Monday, December 12, 2016

Berkeley Ear Club: "Speech perception with a cochlear implant and a hearing aid; synergy, better ear processing, interference and neglect"

Colloquium | December 12 | 4 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 3105 (Beach Room)

 Mario Svirsky, Otolaryingology, Head & Neck Surgery NYU Medical

Friday, January 13, 2017

Grounds for Science: Neural machinery, natural and designed

Presentation | January 13 | 7-8:30 p.m. |  Scarlet City Espresso Bar

 Tomer Langberg, Molecular & Cell Biology; Ryan Neely, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Pasteur's quadrant: Advancing basic cognitive neuroscience with real-world relevance

Seminar | January 18 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Melina Uncapher, Assistant Professor of Neurology, UCSF CEO, Institute of Applied Neuroscience

Sculpting the Frontal Cortex: The Brain's Topiary Arts: Faculty Lecture

Lecture | January 18 | 3-5 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Linda Wilbrecht, Associate Professor

Friday, January 20, 2017

Monday, January 23, 2017

Human Brain Imaging with fMRI Search

Lecture | January 23 | 2:50 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Kevin Weiner, PhD, Stanford University

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Interdisciplinary Cognitive Science/Computational Cognition Search

Lecture | January 25 | 3 a.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Douglas Markant, Max Planck Institute for Human Development

The effects of intranasal oxytocin on mentalization in individuals with and without schizophrenia

Colloquium | January 25 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Joshua Woolley, Assistant Professor, UC San Francisco

Thursday, January 26, 2017

The End of Life Option Act: Legal and Clinical Implications

Lecture | January 26 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 609 UC Berkeley Extension (SF Campus at 160 Spear St.)

 Sarah Hooper, J.D., executive director, UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy; Lael Duncan, M.D., medical director of consulting services, Coalition for Compassionate Care of California

Friday, January 27, 2017

Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize Info Session: Funding for post graduation social engagement projects

Information Session | January 27 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 3401 Dwinelle Hall

 Mary Crabb, Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholarships

Monday, January 30, 2017

Human Brain Imaging with fMRI: The life of a memory: post-encoding reactivation and reorganization of episodic memory

Colloquium | January 30 | 3 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall | Canceled

 Lila Davachi, PhD, New York University

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Post-Baccalaureate Program for Counseling and Psychology Professions Online Information Session

Information Session | January 31 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. |  Online

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Human Brain Imaging with fMRI

Colloquium | February 1 | 3 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Christopher Baldassano, PhD, Princeton University

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Respect: A Developmental Science Approach to ‘Wise' Behavior Change in Adolescence

Lecture | February 2 | 12:15-1:30 p.m. | 3105 Tolman Hall

 David Yeager, Department of Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin

Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize Info Session: Funding for post graduation social engagement projects

Information Session | February 2 | 4-5 p.m. | 3401 Dwinelle Hall

 Mary Crabb, Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholarships

Monday, February 6, 2017

Causal framing supports young children’s analogical reasoning

Colloquium | February 6 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 3105 Tolman Hall

 Mariel Goddu, Department of Psychology

Human Brain Imaging with fMRI

Colloquium | February 6 | 3 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Russel Epstein

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Psychology Colloquium

Colloquium | February 7 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Beach Room 3105 Tolman

 Claude Steele

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Choosing Empathy

Colloquium | February 8 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Jamil Zaki, Assistant Professor, Stanford University

Summer Opportunities Fair

Special Event | February 8 | 2-4 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

Human Brain Imaging with fMRI

Colloquium | February 8 | 3 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Ida Momennejad

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Dominance and friendship during the transition to adulthood in male chimpanzees

Lecture | February 9 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 3105 Tolman Hall

 Aaron A. Sandel, Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan

Designated Emphasis Open House And Information Session

Information Session | February 9 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 340 Moffitt Undergraduate Library

Friday, February 10, 2017

Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize Info Session: Funding for post graduation social engagement projects

Information Session | February 10 | 10-11 a.m. | 3401 Dwinelle Hall

 Mary Crabb, Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholarships

Husserlian Phenomenology and Darwinian Evolutionary Biology: Complementarities, Exemplifications, and Implications

Seminar | February 10 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Maxine Sheets-Johnstone, University of Oregon

Monday, February 13, 2017

Interdisciplinary Cognitive Science/Computational Cognition

Colloquium | February 13 | 3 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Judith Degen

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Early detection and prevention in children at risk of future criminal behaviour

Lecture | February 14 | 1-2:30 p.m. | 240 Sutardja Dai Hall

 Stephanie van Goozen, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, UK and Department of Clinical Child and Adolescent Studies, Leiden University, NL

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Polluting Black Space

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

 Courtney Bonam, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, Chicago

States of Altered Consciousness

Lecture | February 15 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. |  Freight and Salvage Coffeehouse

Friday, February 17, 2017

ICBS Seminar

Seminar | February 17 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Poppy Crum, Dolby Labs

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

"The life of a memory: Post-encoding reactivation and reorganization of episodic memory: Human Brain Imaging with fMRI

Colloquium | February 21 | 3:30 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Lila Davachi, New York University

Temporal Coding and the Perception of Musical Harmony: Berkeley Ear Club

Colloquium | February 21 | 4 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 3201/ Warner Brown Room

 Chris Plack, University of Machester, UK

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Seven Modes of Uncertainty: Townsend Book Chat with Namwali Serpell

Lecture | February 22 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

Understanding why: From counterfactual simulations to responsibility judgments: Interdisciplinary Cognitive Science/Computational Cognition

Colloquium | February 22 | 3 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Tobias Gerstenberg, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Seminar 291, Departmental Seminar: "Genoeconomics: A Primer and Progress Report"

Seminar | February 22 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Daniel Benjamin, University of Southern California

Thursday, February 23, 2017

NSF CAREER Workshop

Workshop | February 23 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | 808 Stanley Hall

Friday, February 24, 2017

Subjectivity and Learning

Seminar | February 24 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Peter Godfrey-Smith, City University of New York and University of Sydney

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017

Modeling the hair-cell to spiral ganglion synapse: Berkeley Ear Club

Colloquium | February 27 | 4 p.m. | 3105 Tolman Hall

 Eric Young, John Hopkins University

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

A connectionist approach to value based decision making

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

 Gaurav Suri, Assistant Professor, San Francisco State University

Thursday, March 2, 2017

How to Prepare Human Subjects Protocols for Your Research Projects

Workshop | March 2 | 3-5 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall

 Emily Harden, Office for the Protection of Human Subjects; Jason Silva, Office for the Protection of Human Subjects

 Sean Burns, Director, Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarships

Grappling with Cure

Lecture | March 2 | 5-7 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Tilden Room

 Eli Clare, Author, Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure

Friday, March 3, 2017

Cognition Colloquium: Metareasoning and mental simulation.

Colloquium | March 3 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Jessica Hamrick, UC Berkeley

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Cal R.A.D. Self-defense for Women* Training: Training 1

Workshop | March 4 | 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | Foothill Student Housing, Foothill Assembly Room

 Christine Ambrosio, CalRAD

Monday, March 6, 2017

“Evolution and the Dynamics of Prosocial Behavior”: Interdisciplinary Cognitive Science/Computational Cognition

Colloquium | March 6 | 3 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Alexander Stewart, University College London

A Psychologist's Exile from Fascism: Renata Calabresi from Italy to New York

Lecture | March 6 | 4-6 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

 Patrizia Guarnieri, Professor of Cultural and Social History, University of Florence

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Psychology Colloquium - Choosing Empathy

Colloquium | March 7 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Beach Room 3105 Tolman

 Jamil Zaki

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Race Matters in Schools: The Significance of School Racial Climate and Microaggressions for Adolescents and Emerging Adults

Colloquium | March 8 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Christy Byrd, Assistant Professor, UC Santa Cruz

Italian Psychology and Jewish Emigration under Fascism: From Florence to Jerusalem and New York

Lecture | March 8 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. |  Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)

 Patrizia Guarnieri, Cultural and Social History, University of Florence, Italy

Friday, March 10, 2017

The nature of visual working memory: objects, scenes, and the role of semantic knowledge

Seminar | March 10 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Tim Brady, University of California, San Diego

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Cal R.A.D. Self-defense for Women* Training: Training 2

Workshop | March 11 | 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | Foothill Student Housing, Foothill Assembly Room

 Christine Ambrosio, CalRAD

Monday, March 13, 2017

The role of auditory feedback in speech production: Berkeley Ear Club

Colloquium | March 13 | 4 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Beach Room 3105

 John Houde, Speech & Nuroscience Lab Otolaryngology UC San Francisco

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The psychology of political risk in autocracy: Evidence from Zimbabwe

Colloquium | March 14 | 12:30-2 p.m. | 223 Moses Hall

 Lauren Young, Postdoctoral Fellow, Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law (CDDRL), Stanford

Understanding Person Recognition: Psychological, Computational, and Neural Perspectives

Seminar | March 14 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Alice O’Toole, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences The University of Texas at Dallas

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Life Events and Personality Change

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

 Wiebke Bleidorn, Associate Professor, UC Davis

Thursday, March 16, 2017

School Accountability: What’s SEL Got To Do With It?

Panel Discussion | March 16 | 4-6 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Education/Psychology Library

 Linda Darling-Hammond, President and CEO, Learning Policy Institute; Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, Associate Professor of Education, Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Southern California; Joshua P. Starr, Chief Executive Officer, PDK International; Elliot Turiel, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Graduate School of Education, Berkeley

 Prudence L. Carter, Dean, Graduate School of Education, Berkeley

Friday, March 17, 2017

Cognition Colloquium: Uncovering visual priors in spatial memory using serial reproduction

Colloquium | March 17 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Thomas Langlois

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

The neuroscience of cognitive development and mathematics skill acquisition

Lecture | March 21 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Torkel Klingberg

Food Politics and the Twenty-First Century Food Movement: Barbara Weinstock Lectures on the Morals of Trade by Marion Nestle

Lecture | March 21 | 4:10 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

 Dr. Marion Nestle, Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, New York University

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The Neuroscience of Social Emotions and Cognition: From Ontogeny to Plasticity

Colloquium | March 22 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Tania Singer, Professor and Director, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences

Friday, March 24, 2017

Formats for thinking

Seminar | March 24 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Elisabeth Camp, Rutgers University

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Reprogramming the Brain to Health Symposium: Brain Training to Promote Brain Health

Conference/Symposium | March 29 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

 Mark D'Espostio, UC Berkeley; Dan Krawcyzk, UT Dallas; Tony Chen, UCSF; Ian Robertson, UT Dallas; Michael Merzenich, UCSF; Adam Gazzaley, UCSF; Sandra Chapman, UT Dallas

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

"Digital Doomsday: A Perspective from the Pathology Called Europe," Jan De Vos

Lecture | April 4 | 5-6 p.m. | Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 340, BCNM Commons

 Jan De Vos

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Deception and Trust in a Post-Truth World

Colloquium | April 5 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall | Canceled

 Jeff Hancock, Professor, Stanford University

Stereotype Threat and Identity Threat: The Science of A Diverse Community: The why, what, and how of making diverse learning communities effective for all.

Panel Discussion | April 5 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 245 Li Ka Shing Center

 Dr. Claude Steele, University of California, Berkeley

 Dr. Waldo Martin, Jr., University of California, Berkeley; Dr. Eva Nogales, University of California, Berkeley

Friday, April 7, 2017

Counterfactual thinking and comparative similarity

Seminar | April 7 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Felipe de Brigard, Duke University

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Cognitive Neuroscience Colloquia

Colloquium | April 11 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Vincent P. Clark, University of New Mexico