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Department of Cognitive Science

Cognitive Science Seminar Series

The Cognitive Science Department hosts a seminar series in which Cognitive Science staff members, Cognitive Science students and visiting academics present research relevant to the research focus of the Centre. Seminars are usually held in the CCD Seminar Room (Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3 Room 610) and are open to interested researchers and professionals.

If you are interested in meeting with any of the seminar speakers, please contact the Seminar Series Coordinators at cogsci.seminars@mq.edu.au, with your request and your availability, and we will attempt to arrange a meeting for you.

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Recent and upcoming seminars

 

Musical engagement and emotional regulation: Formal music training and active music-making as influential factors.

Speaker : Ms Elizabeth Kinghorn, Don Wright Faculty of Music, University of Western Ontario, USA.
Date : 29th of November 2017, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Why is this song stuck in my head? The psychology of the ear worm experience.

Speaker : Dr Kelly Jakubowski, Department of Music , Durham University, UK.
Date : 22nd of November 2017, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Consent without memory.

Speaker : Professor Carl Craver, Department of Philosophy, Washington University in St Louis, USA.
Date : 8th of November 2017, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Cross-modal control across the lifespan.

Speaker : Ms Rebecca Hirst, School of Psychology, University of Nottingham, UK.
Date : 1st of November 2017, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

The potential of pupillometry in child language research. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Dr Katalin Tamasi, Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, Singapore University of Technology and Design.
Date : 27th of October 2017, 12:30PM until 1:30PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Authorship Etiquette Workshop

Speaker : Karolyn White, Anne Castles, Max Coltheart & Celia Harris, Department of Cognitive Science, Macquarie University.
Date : 25th of October 2017, 10:00AM until 11:00AM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

From brain dynamics to cognition.

Speaker : Dr Tara Thiagarajan, , Sapien Labs, India.
Date : 25th of October 2017, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Variation in passing for a native speaker: Accentedness in non-native English speakers in production and perception. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Dr Ksenia Gnevsheva, College of Arts and Social Sciences, The Australian National University.
Date : 23rd of October 2017, 2:00PM until 3:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Spelling and spelling development: Beyond phonology.

Speaker : Professor Rebecca Treiman, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Washington University in St Louis, USA.
Date : 18th of October 2017, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Intersectionality and privilege: What is it and what can I do about it?

Speaker : Dr Simmy Poonian, Department of Cognitive Science, Macquarie University.
Date : 5th of October 2017, 1:00PM until 2:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3 Rec Room, Macquarie University.

 

Social aspects of memory (and decision-making).

Speaker : Assistant Professor Charles B Stone, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, The City University of New York, USA.
Date : 4th of October 2017, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Lumbar curvature: An evolved standard of attractiveness.

Speaker : Dr David Lewis, School of Psychology and Exercise Science, Murdoch University.
Date : 2nd of October 2017, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : SSCI:214 Seminar Room, Social Sciences, The University of Western Australia.

 

Direct routes in reading and writing.

Speaker : Professor Naama Friedmann, School of Education and Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
Date : 13th of September 2017, 11:00AM until 12:30PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Poor, average and excellent: What individual variability can tell us about the mechanisms of face perception.

Speaker : Associate Professor Romina Palermo, School of Psychological Sciences, The University of Western Australia.
Date : 6th of September 2017, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

The fractal brain.

Speaker : Associate Professor Antonio Di Ieva, Department of Clinical Medicine and Health Sciences, Macquarie University.
Date : 30th of August 2017, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

A is for appel?: Improving written word retrieval in semantic dementia through word retraining.

Speaker : Dr Sharon Savage, Department of Psychology, University of Exeter, UK.
Date : 30th of August 2017, 1:00PM until 2:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Lexical competition and learning new words via reading.

Speaker : Professor Kate Nation, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, UK.
Date : 24th of August 2017, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

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Telephone: (02) 9850 9599
Fax : (02) 9850 6059
Email : cogsci@mq.edu.au
Web : www.cogsci.mq.edu.au