Past Events

  • 2015 Nov 02

    LDS Seminar Series

    2:30pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    William James Hall 1305

    Dr. Tara Callaghan, St. Francis Xavier University

  • 2015 Oct 29

    CBB Research Seminar

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    765 William James Hall

    Joe Austerweil, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Studies, Brown University.

  • 2015 Sep 25

    Harvest Day

    1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    WJH 1

    Psychology faculty give ten-minute presentations about their current research.
    Open to undergraduates, graduates, faculty, and staff.  

    A reception in the lounge follows.

  • 2015 Mar 11

    Colloquium: True Grit, Angela Duckworth, PhD

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    WJH Auditorium 1 - Basement level

    Who succeeds in life? Is it simply those among us who are gifted and talented in our pursuits? Or, is aptitude merely “potential” if effort and interest are not sustained over time? In this presentation, Angela Duckworth reviews her research on grit, the tendency to pursue challenging goals over years with perseverance and passion. She describes the predictive power of grit for performance in the National Spelling Bee, graduation from West Point, graduation from the Chicago Public Schools, and a variety of other contexts. Next, she describes current work on the underlying motivational,...

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  • 2015 Feb 18

    Colloquium: Amanda Woodward, PhD

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    WJH Auditorium 1 - Basement level

    Description Amanda Woodward, Ph.D.
    William S. Gray Professor and Chair Department of Psychology
    University Of Chicago
    Chicago, IL

    Title: TBA

    Web site: http://woodwardlab.uchicago.edu/
    Contact name: Fiery Cushman
    Contact e-mail: cushman@wjh.harvard.edu
    Contact phone: 617-495-3800
    Source Calendar: Psychology Department Calendar

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  • 2014 Nov 12

    Success in genetics means hard problems for Psychology

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    WJH Auditorium 1 - Basement level

    Steven E. Hyman, M.D.
    Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology
    Director, Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

    Title: "Success in genetics means hard problems for Psychology."

    Web site: http://www.broadinstitute.org/history-leadership/leadership/scientific-leadership/core-members/steven-hyman
    Contact name: Joshua Buckholtz
    Contact e-mail: joshua_buckholtz@harvard.edu
    Contact phone: 617-495-3800
    Source Calendar: Psychology Department Calendar

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  • 2014 Oct 08

    Colloquium: Margaret Livingstone, PhD

    4:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    WJH Auditorium 1 - Basement level

    Description Margaret Livingstone, Ph.D.
    Professor of Neurobiology
    Harvard Medical School
    Boston, MA

    Title: Cortical domains: How do we get them and what good are they?

    Web site: neuro.med.harvard.edu/people/faculty/margaret-livingstone

    Contact name: Ken Nakayama
    Contact e-mail: ken@wjh.harvard.edu
    Contact phone: 617-495-3800
    Source Calendar:...

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