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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 Coordinator, Cory Bill with your request and your availability, and we will attempt to arrange a meeting for you.

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Maximise your impact: Building online profiles for academics and researchers

Speaker : Dr Alana Grech, Department of Environmental Sciences, Macquarie University.
Date : 11th of September 2015, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

The effect of hypnotizability, dissociation, and attachment Styles in the Stream of Consciousness: Naturalistic and laboratory studies.

Speaker : Professor Etzel Cardeña, Center for Research on Consciousness and Anomalous Psychology (CERCAP), Lund University, Sweden.
Date : 7th of September 2015, 2:30PM until 3:30PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Considering your limitations, you are doing pretty well (Presented by the Perception in Action Research Centre)

Speaker : Professor Jeremy Wolfe, Visual Attention Lab, Harvard Medical School.
Date : 31st of August 2015, 10:30AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Towards a neurobiologically plausible model of higher-order language. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Professors Ina Bornkessel-Schlesewsky and Matthias Schlesewsky, School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy, University of South Australia.
Date : 31st of August 2015, 2:30PM until 3:30PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Is there a relation between language and reading impairments?

Speaker : Professor Naama Friedmann, School of Education and Sagol School of Neuroscience, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
Date : 21st of August 2015, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Translating the ineffable: Philosophical and arts-based approaches.

Speaker : Dr Patricia Morgan and Dr George Khut, Australian School of Business and Art & Design, The University of New South Wales.
Date : 14th of August 2015, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

How important are the face patches? The relationship between fMRI localization and single cell responses.

Speaker : Dr Jessica Taubert, Research Institute for Psychological Sciences, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium.
Date : 7th of August 2015, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Working memory deficits and compensatory mechanisms in ageing and Mild Cognitive Impairment: Does the episodic buffer play a role and does adaptive training work?

Speaker : Professor Roy Kessels, Department of Medical Psychology, Radboud University Medical Centre, The Netherlands.
Date : 31st of July 2015, 12:00PM until 1:30PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Dynamic causal modeling for evoked responses.

Speaker : Dr Marta Garridos, Centre for Advanced Imaging and Queensland Brain Institute, The University of Queensland.
Date : 24th of July 2015, 12:15PM until 1:15PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Computational modelling of the neural substrates of stuttering and induced fluency

Speaker : Dr Oren Civier, Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Israel.
Date : 17th of July 2015, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Is set for variability a unique reading-related skill?

Speaker : Dr Devin Kearns, Department of Educational Psychology, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, USA.
Date : 10th of July 2015, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Prejudice is in the eye of the beholder: Some perceptual underpinnings of interpersonal bias.

Speaker : David Lick, Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA.
Date : 9th of July 2015, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : Room G40, North Block, Psychology, The University of Western Australia.