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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, LWL University Hospital, Germany.
Date : 14th of October 2016, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.610, 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, 2:30PM until 4:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 1 Lecture Theatre, Macquarie University.

 

The brain as a model of the world.

Speaker : Professor Oron Shagrir, Departments of Philosophy and Cognitive Science, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Date : 5th 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.

 

What is Hypnostisability?

Speaker : Prof Amanda Barnier, E/Prof Max Coltheart, Dr Devin Terhune & Dr Vince Polito, Department of Cognitive Science, Macquarie University.
Date : 22nd of September 2016, 10:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

The flexibility of listening to native and non-native language. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Dr Laurence Bruggeman, Department of Linguistics, Macquarie University.
Date : 21st of September 2016, 2:30PM until 3:30PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 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.

 

Revealing expression processing strategies in typical and atypical development through ‘bubbles’.

Speaker : Dr Louise Ewing, Department of Psychological Science, Birkbeck, University of London, UK.
Date : 1st of September 2016, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : LT 2.33, North Psychology Block, The University of Western Australia.

 

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.

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