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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Cognitive Neuroscience of Visual Attention and Working Memory

Lecture | January 26 | 11 a.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Brad Postle PhD, Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin Madison

NCBI Bioinformatics Tools: An Introduction

Workshop | January 26 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, Bioscience Library Training Room, 2189

 Elliott Smith, Koshland Bioscience and Natural Resources Library

Friday, January 29, 2016

Investigating the Neural Basis of Complex Spatial Behaviors Under Natural and Learned Conditions in Freely Flying Bats: Nano Seminar Series

Seminar | January 29 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building | Note change in date

 Prof. Michael Yartsev, UC Berkeley, Bioengineering / Neuroscience

Monday, February 1, 2016

Learning by Alignment

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

 Stella Christie, Department of Psychology, Swarthmore College

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Seminar 218, Psychology and Economics: "Complexity and Sophistication"

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

 Dan Silverman, Arizona State University

UCDC Info Session: Spend Fall 2016 Interning in D.C.!!

Information Session | February 2 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 791 Barrows Hall

 Marcia Condon, UCDC

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

The Biological Residue of Childhood Socioeconomic Adversity

Colloquium | February 3 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Greg Miller, Professor, Northwestern University

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Cognition Colloquium: Learning from Surprises: Can We Turn Hindsight Bias Into Foresight Benefit?

Colloquium | February 4 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Warner Brown Room, 3201

 Edward Munnich

Friday, February 5, 2016

Berkeley Linguistics Society 42nd Annual Meeting

Conference/Symposium | February 5 – 7, 2016 every day | Dwinelle Hall, 1203 (A-Level)

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Berkeley Linguistics Society 42nd Annual Meeting

Conference/Symposium | February 5 – 7, 2016 every day | Dwinelle Hall, 1203 (A-Level)

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Berkeley Linguistics Society 42nd Annual Meeting

Conference/Symposium | February 5 – 7, 2016 every day | Dwinelle Hall, 1203 (A-Level)

Monday, February 8, 2016

UCDC Info Session: Spend Fall 2016 Interning in D.C.!!

Information Session | February 8 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 291 Barrows Hall

 Marcia Condon, UCDC

UCDC Info Session: Spend Fall 2016 Interning in D.C.!!

Information Session | February 8 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 291 Barrows Hall

 Marcia Condon, UCDC

Seminar 218, Psychology and Economics: "Naivete-Based Discrimination" (joint w/ Botond Koszegi)

Seminar | February 8 | 4-5:30 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall

 Paul Heidhues, European School of Management and Technology

Earclub: The Cocktail Party and Hearing Impairments

Colloquium | February 8 | 4-6 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 3105 (Beach Room)

 H. Steven Colburn, Department of Biomedical Engineering Hearing Research Center Boston University

Seminar 208, Microeconomics Theory: “Naivete-Based Discrimination“

Seminar | February 8 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. | 639 Evans Hall

 Paul Heidhues, European School of Management and Technology

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience Colloquium: Adam Gazzaley

Colloquium | February 9 | 4:10 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 5101 Tolman

 Adam Gazzaley, UCSF

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Summer Opportunities Fair

Special Event | February 10 | 3-5 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Pauley Ballroom

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Cognition Colloquium: "Metacognition and Mental Simulation”

Colloquium | February 11 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Warner Brown Room, 3201

 Jess Hamrick

Friday, February 12, 2016

Seminar 218, Psychology and Economics: "Myopia and Discounting"

Seminar | February 12 | 11 a.m.-12 p.m. | 597 Evans Hall

 Xavier Gabaix, NYU Stern

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience Colloquium: Pablo Celnik

Colloquium | February 16 | 4:10 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 5101 Tolman

 Pablo Celnik, John Hopkins

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Berkeley Book Chat with Linda Williams: On the Wire

Presentation | February 17 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

 

Townsend Center, Townsend Center for the Humanities

The challenge of debunking myths: When weird ideas feel true

Colloquium | February 17 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Norbert Schwarz, Professor, University of Southern California

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Cognition Colloquium: Disentangling multiple contributions to human learning

Colloquium | February 18 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Warner Brown Room, 3201

 Anne Collins, Assistant Professor, UC Berkeley

Friday, February 19, 2016

Symposium on the Imagination

Conference/Symposium | February 19 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Poverty and Homelessness Syposium: Unseen and Unheard: the Many Faces of Poverty

Conference/Symposium | February 20 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | 155 Dwinelle Hall

 Kris Worthington, Berkeley City Council Member

Monday, February 22, 2016

From Magnitudes to Math: Developmental Precursors of Quantitative Reasoning

Colloquium | February 22 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 3105 Tolman Hall

 Ariel Starr, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychology, UCB

Trans: A Gender Identity Inclusion Workshop

Workshop | February 22 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 3201 - Warner Brown Room

 Billy Curtis, UCB Gender Equity Resource Center

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience Colloquium: Cory Miller

Colloquium | February 23 | 4:10 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 5101 Tolman

 Cory Miller, University of California, San Diego

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Speed-Date Your Professor!: Student and Faculty Mixer

Social Event | February 24 | 4:45-6:15 p.m. | 3201 Tolman Hall

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