Colloquium | March 13 | 4 p.m. | Tolman Hall, Beach Room 3105
John Houde, Speech & Nuroscience Lab Otolaryngology UC San Francisco
An important part of understanding the neural control of speech is determining how auditory feedback is processed during speaking. The behavioral phenomena associated with auditory feedback suggest a paradox about its role: it need not be present for intelligible speech production, but if it is present, it needs to be correct or speech output will be affected. For this reason, current models of... More >
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
One of the Center for African Studies weekly sessions in our Spring 2017 Colloquium Series.
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
The study of person recognition over the last decade has concentrated almost entirely on recognition from the faces. In the real world, recognition of others often begins at a distance, where identity-specific information in the face is poorly resolved. At this distance, identity information in the shape of the body can support and constrain recognition. Remarkably little is known about how we... More >
Colloquium | March 15 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall
Wiebke Bleidorn, Associate Professor, UC Davis
A large body of research has shown that personality traits can and do change across the life span. In fact, most people experience medium-sized to large changes in their personality as they traverse adulthood. The observed changes in personality traits have led to a great deal of speculation about the conditions and causes of these changes. While all major theories of personality development... More >
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
Join us for a conversation with experts and practitioners in the field of social emotional learning (SEL) to explore importance in a childs academic success, and how schools can deliver and measure SEL in the context of creating equitable educational learning environments. We will also delve into emerging questions in educational research and policy.
Colloquium | March 17 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall
Our own Thomas Langlois will present his work on, "Uncovering visual priors in spatial memory using serial reproduction."