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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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Oxytocin and social cognition in borderline personality disorder.

Speaker : Professor Martin Brüne, Clinic for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Preventive Medicine LWL University Hospital, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany.
Date : 14th of October 2016, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Macquarie University.

 

Differential empathy for psychological and physical pain in borderline personality disorder.

Speaker : Professor Martin Brüne, Clinic for Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Preventive Medicine, LWL University Hospital, Germany.
Date : 12th of October 2016, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Bilingual parents and bilingual children: The role of accented language input. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Antje Stoehr, First Language Acquisition, Radboud University, The Netherlands.
Date : 28th of September 2016, 2:30PM until 3:30PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Communicative development in a Mayan Village (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Dr Marisa Casillas, Radboud University andMax Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
Date : 14th of September 2016, 2:30PM until 3:30PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Disjunction: The lab animal of experimental pragmatics.

Speaker : Dr Ulrich Sauerland, Centre for General Linguistics, ZAS Berlin, Germany.
Date : 26th of August 2016, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

'I know it, but I can’t remember the word’: Exploring the outcome of intervention with children with word-finding difficulties in relation to study design.

Speaker : Professor Wendy Best, Division of Psychology & Language Sciences, University College London, UK.
Date : 25th of August 2016, 2:00PM until 3:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Cues to Facial Expression

Speaker : Professor Andy Young, Department of Psychology, University of York, UK.
Date : 19th of August 2016, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Cues to facial expression.

Speaker : Professor Andy Young, Department of Psychology, University of York, UK.
Date : 12th of August 2016, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : G40, North Psychology Block, The University of Western Australia.

 

Assessment and intervention in higher education students with dyslexia.

Speaker : Associate Professor Wim Tops, Centre for Language and Cognition, University of Groningen, The Netherlands.
Date : 3rd of August 2016, 2:00PM until 3:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Beginner Introduction and Induction to Magnetoencephalography (Session 3)

Speaker : Elisabeth Magdas, Cognitive Science, Macquarie University.
Date : 28th of July 2016, 2:30PM until 4:30PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.310, Macquarie University.

 

Beginner Introduction and Induction to Magnetoencephalography (Session 2)

Speaker : Elisabeth Magdas, Cognitive Science, Macquarie University.
Date : 27th of July 2016, 2:00PM until 4:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.310, Macquarie University.

 

The cognitive and literacy profile of higher education students with ASD.

Speaker : Dr Wim Tops, Centre for Language and Cognition, University of Groningen, The Netherlands.
Date : 27th of July 2016, 1:00PM until 2:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Beginner Introduction and Induction to Magnetoencephalography (Session 1)

Speaker : Elisabeth Magdas, Cognitive Science, Macquarie University.
Date : 22nd of July 2016, 2:00PM until 4:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.310, Macquarie University.

 

How do you write an A? Why do you write it like that?

Speaker : Professor Michael McCloskey, Department of Cognitive Science, Johns Hopkins University, USA.
Date : 21st of July 2016, 2:30PM until 4:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Untangling expertise in face identification.

Speaker : Dr David White, School of Psychology, The University of New South Wales.
Date : 14th of July 2016, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : G40, North Psychology Block, The University of Western Australia.

 

Face spaces?

Speaker : Dr Chris Benton, School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, UK.
Date : 7th of July 2016, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : G40, North Psychology Block, The University of Western Australia.

 

What goes into studying language-brain relationships in the full spectrum of children with ASD? Among other things, pioneering in-home assessments of auditory brain function in difficult-to-test populations. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Professor Letitia Naigles, Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Connecticut, USA.
Date : 1st of July 2016, 2:00PM until 3:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Questions, questions, everywhere. So many children speak. Questions, questions, everywhere. Why so few from kids with ASD? (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Professor Letitia Naigles, Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Connecticut, USA.
Date : 29th of June 2016, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Word skipping during reading.

Speaker : Dr Denis Drieghe, School of Psychology, University of Southampton, UK.
Date : 24th of June 2016, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 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