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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

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Writing Specific Aims: BRDO Spring Seminar Series

Seminar | April 21 | 12:10-1 p.m. | 177 Stanley Hall

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

Cognition Colloquium: Universals and variation in language and thought: Concepts, communication, and semantic structure

Colloquium | April 21 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Warner Brown Room, 3201

 Alex Carstensen, UC Berkeley

Clinical and Financial Integration: Managing Risk in a Changing Marketplace

Presentation | April 21 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 101 Morgan Hall

 Frank Williams, Chief Executive Officer, Evolent Health

Monday, April 25, 2016

Earclub: What's Different about Perceptually Organized Stimuli?

Colloquium | April 25 | 4-6 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Beach Room, 3105

 Dennis McFadden, University of Texas Ashbel Smith Professor Emeritus in Experimental Psychology

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Does free will exist?: Interview with Dylan Murray, Department of Philosophy

Seminar | April 26 | 9-9:30 a.m. | Barrows Hall, ON-AIR ONLY, radio broadcast, 90.7FM

 Dylan Murray, PhD Candidate, Department of Philosophy, UC Berkeley; Tesla Monson, PhD Candidate, Department of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley

Seminar 218, Psychology and Economics: "Thinking Fast and Slow: Generosity Over Time"

Seminar | April 26 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 648 Evans Hall

 Judd Kessler, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennslyvania

A Population Neuroscience Approach to Examining the Effects of Poverty on Adolescent Brain Development

Lecture | April 26 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 3105 Tolman Hall

 Christopher S. Monk, University of Michigan

A Population Neuroscience Approach to Examining the Effects of Poverty on Adolescent Brain Development

Lecture | April 26 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 3105 Tolman Hall

 Christopher S. Monk, University of Michigan

Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience Colloquium: Anne Collins

Colloquium | April 26 | 4:10 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 5101 Tolman

 Anne Collins, University of California, Berkeley

Lama Tsomo and Richard Davidson, Ph.D., in Conversation: Take Ten Minutes, Change the World

Seminar | April 26 | 6-8 p.m. | The Brower Center, Goldman Theater

 Lama Tsomo, Namchak Foundation; Richard Davidson, Ph.D., Center for Healthy Minds at UW-Madison

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Research Talk: "Climate Change Cognition"

Presentation | April 27 | 4-5 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 2600 (Education/Psychology Library)

 Michael Ranney, Graduate School of Education

 Elliot Turiel, Dean, Graudate School of Education

Professor Michael Ranney: Climate Change Research Talk

Presentation | April 27 | 4-5 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Education/Psychology Library

 Michael Ranny, UCB Professor and Elliot Turiel, Dean of School of Education, Graduate School of Education

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Writing your Research Proposal: BRDO Spring Seminar Series

Seminar | April 28 | 12:10-1 p.m. | 177 Stanley Hall

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

Cognition Colloquium: Priming structural forms across domains with property induction

Colloquium | April 28 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Warner Brown Room, 3201

 Sophia Sanborn, UC Berkeley

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Monday, May 2, 2016

Ear Club: Domain-General Mechanisms in Music Cognition

Colloquium | May 2 | 4-6 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 3105 (Beach Room)

 Psyche Loui, Wesleyan University, Psych. Neuroscience & Behavior Wesleyan U.. Middletown

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

A Conversation with Lisa Jackson, Apple Senior VP for Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives

Presentation | May 3 | 9:30-11 a.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Tilden Room

 Lisa Jackson, Vice President, Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives, Apple

 Stefano Bertozzi, Dean, UC Berkeley, School of Public Health

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Berkeley Book Chat with Martin Jay: Reason after Its Eclipse: On Late Critical Theory

Presentation | May 4 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

 

Townsend Center, Townsend Center for the Humanities

How the threat of infectious disease influences consumption

Colloquium | May 4 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Joshua Ackerman, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan

Equity and Inclusion Lecture- Playing the Trump Card: The Sophisticated Art of Hierarchy Maintenance

Lecture | May 4 | 3-5:30 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Lecture: 5101 Reception: 3201 (Warner Brown)

 Brian Lowery, Psychology Department, Stanford University

All That Glitters: A Talk by Jessica Zitter MD, MPH

Presentation | May 4 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Stephens Lounge

 Jessica Nutik Zitter MD, MPH, Co-Founder, Vital Decisions and Physician, Highland Hospital, Vital Decisions

Thursday, May 5, 2016

NSF CAREER Workshop

Workshop | May 5 | 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | 808 Stanley Hall

 Erica Whitney, Associate Director, Berkeley Research Development Office; Kate Spohr, Research Outreach Specialist, Berkeley Research Development Office

Psychology Department Poster Day

Presentation | May 5 | 3-5 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Rooms 2301, 2304, 2305 & 2308.

Monday, May 9, 2016

Ear Club: "Technology Innovation in the Immersive Multisensory Marathon - Optimizing Sensory Experiences"

Colloquium | May 9 | 4-6 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 3105 (Beach Room)

 Poppy Crum, Head Scientist, Dolby Laboratories Inc.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Dr. Tom Insel Talk

Colloquium | May 10 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

Monday, May 16, 2016

Dr. Colin Blakemore Lecture: Knowing What and Knowing That We Are Seeing

Lecture | May 16 | 12 p.m. | Haas School of Business, Wells Fargo Room

 Sir Colin Blakemore, School of Optometry and Vision Science

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Navigating human memory: Inspiration and divergence from rodent models

Lecture | May 17 | 2 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Arne Ekstrom, PhD Associate Professor of Psychology, UC Davis

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Scientific Writing

Seminar | May 19 | 12:10-1 p.m. | 177 Stanley Hall

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

Friday, May 20, 2016

The Foundations of Mind III Conference: Science as if Being Mattered

Conference/Symposium | May 20 | 9 a.m.-7 p.m. |  Sproul Room, International House, UC Berkeley

Saturday, June 4, 2016

The Art and Science of Awe: A day of cutting-edge research and awe-inspiring performances

Conference/Symposium | June 4 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Zellerbach Playhouse

 Dacher Keltner, Ph.D., UC Berkeley; Michelle "Lani" Shiota, Ph.D., Arizona State University

 Emiliana Simon-Thomas, Ph.D., UC Berkeley; Paul Piff, Ph.D., UC Irvine; Vicki Zakrzewski, Ph.D., UC Berkeley

 Robert Hass, UC Berkeley; Melanie DeMore

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

SPECIAL BRAIN IMAGING CENTER LECTURE: Neural basis of attention to multi-part, hierarchically organized objects

Lecture | June 8 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. | Tolman Hall, 5101-Colloquium Room

 Mitchell Valdes-Sosa, Cuban Center for Neuroscience

Monday, July 11, 2016

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

That Which Is Possible (Michael Gitlin United States , 2015): Guided Tour: Museums in Cinema

Film - Documentary | August 10 | 7 p.m. |  Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive

 In person speaker Michael Gitlin

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Psych Instructor Kick-Off

Information Session | August 16 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 3201 (Warner Brown)

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Seminar 218, Psychology and Economics: "Loss Aversion and Competition in Vickrey Auctions: Money Ain't no Good"

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

 Antonio Rosato, University of Technology Sydney

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The Invisible Hand of Homophily

Colloquium | August 31 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Drew Jacoby-Senghor, Assistant Professor, Haas School of Business

Friday, September 2, 2016

Beyond the mapping metaphor: the role of words in human cognition

Lecture | September 2 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

 Gary Lupyan, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Behavioral Health Sciences Department Information Session

Information Session | September 7 | 6-8:30 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Extension (Golden Bear Center)

 Stan Weisner

Men: A Love Story: September's Movie at Moffitt

Film - Documentary | September 7 | 7-9 p.m. | 150 D Moffitt Undergraduate Library

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Book Talk: Tackling the Achievement Gap through New School Development

Reading - Nonfiction | September 8 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Education/Psychology Library

 Rhona S. Weinstein, Professor, Department of Psychology; Frank C. Worrell, Professor, Graduate School of Education; Gail Kaufman, Center for Educational Partnerships; TBD, CAL Prep Graduate

Cognition Colloquium

Colloquium | September 8 | 3:30-5 p.m. | Tolman Hall, 3201 (Warner Brown Room)

Monday, September 12, 2016

BAVRD 2016: 28th Annual Bay Area Vision Research Day

Conference/Symposium | September 12 |  Alumni House

Is this kid doing math?: “Math Concept” and the link to math anxiety

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

 Rachel Jansen, Department of Psychology; Ruthe Foushee

Boundary Claims and Category Substantiation: Asian and Hispanic Panethnicity Compared, 1970-1980

Seminar | September 12 | 12-1 p.m. | 105 Goldman School of Public Policy

 Cristina Mora, UC Berkeley, Department of Sociology

Developmental / IHD colloquium

Colloquium | September 12 | 12-1:30 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Beach Room

 Rachel Jansen & Ruthe Foushee, Psychology, UC Berkeley

The effects of attention and visual input on noninvasive electrophysiological indices of natural speech processing

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

 Edmund Lalor, Neuroscience/Bioengineering, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY