Cognitive Neuroscience

2023 Jan 31

Psychology Dept Colloquium - Xiaosi Gu, Ph.D. ~ Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai

3:00pm to 4:15pm

Location: 

TBA

Dr. Xiaosi Gu, Associate Professor in Psychiatry and Neuroscience

Director of Center for Computational Psychiatry at Mount Sinai, Icahn School of Medicine.

Dr. Xiaosi Gu is one of the foremost researchers in the area of computational psychiatry. Her research examines the neural and computational mechanisms underlying human beliefs, emotions, decision making, and social interaction in both health and disease, through a synthesis of neuroscience,...

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2022 Oct 18

Psychology Colloquium - Raj Chetty, Ph.D. ~ Harvard University

3:00pm to 4:15pm

Location: 

William James Hall - Room 105 (1st floor Lecture Hall)

Raj Chetty, Ph.D ~ Harvard University, William A. Ackman Professor of Public Economics, Department of Economics and Director of Opportunity Insights  

Topic: “Social Connections and Children's Chances of Rising out of Poverty: New Insights from Big Data”

Abstract: Children’s chances of earning more than their...

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2022 Feb 22

Psychology Colloquium - Damien Fair, PA-C, Ph.D. ~ Postponed due to Minnesota Blizzard conditions

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Postponed due to Minnesota Blizzard conditions

Damien Fair, PA-C, Ph.D.

Postponed due to Minnesota Blizzard conditions

(Will reschedule - TBD)

Professor, Department of Pediatrics ~ University of Minnesota

Redleaf Endowed Director, Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain

Professor, Institute of Child Development College of Education and Human Development  ...

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2021 Oct 26

Psychology Colloquium - Yael Niv, Ph.D.

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Zoom video conferencing ~ See link of recorded Colloquium below

Yael Niv, Ph.D, Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience

Princeton Psychology Department and Princeton Neuroscience Institute

CoDirector ~ Rutgers-Princeton Center for Computational Neuropsychiatry (CCNP)

https://pni.princeton.edu/faculty/yael-niv

https://nivlab.princeton.edu/

Topic: Carving the world into useful task representations (Zoom recording link below):

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2017 Oct 04

Colloquium - Daphna Shohamy, PhD

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall - Room 1, Basement Auditorium

Daphna Shohamy, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology

Columbia University

https://psychology.columbia.edu/content/daphna-shohamy

The Learning Lab - http://shohamylab.psych.columbia.edu/index.php

Topic: How Memory Guides Value-Based Decisions

AbstractLearning is central to adaptive behavior. From robots to humans, the ability to learn from experience turns a rigid response system into a flexible, adaptive one. How...

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2017 Apr 26

Colloquium - Russell Poldrack, PhD

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall - Room 1, Basement Auditorium

Russell Poldrack, PhD

Albert Ray Lang Professor of Psychology

Stanford University

https://psychology.stanford.edu/node/3229

https://poldracklab.stanford.edu/

Topic:   The future of fMRI in cognitive neuroscience

Abstract: Cognitive neuroscience has witnessed two decades of rapid growth, thanks in large part to the continued development of fMRI methods.  In my talk, I will question what this work has told us about brain function, and will propose that cognitive neuroscience needs to change in at least...

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