Department of Psychology, McMaster University
2000/2001 Colloquium Series

Unless otherwise noted, all colloquia are held on Thursday at 2:00 PM, Psychology Building, Room 155.
Refreshments are served in the lobby at 1:30 PM prior to the talks.

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September 7, 2000
Developmental Talk Series

Dr. Darwin Muir

Professor of Psychology, Queen's University

Infant sensitivity to adult eye-gaze and the origins of "theory of mind"

September 21, 2000

Dr. Howard Eichenbaum

Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Neurobiology, Boston University

"Cortical-hippocampal networks: A systems analysis of brain mechanisms in declarative memory"

October 5, 2000
Developmental Talk Series

Dr. Steve Porges

Institute for Child Study, University of Maryland

"Social behavior: an emergent property of the mammalian autonomic nervous system"

October 12, 2000

Dr. Rufus Johnstone

Lecturer, Zoology Department, Cambridge University, England

"How males can gain from harming their mates: Sexual conflict, seminal toxins and the cost of mating"

October 19, 2000

Dr. Bruce Whittlesea

Professor of Psychology, Simon Fraser University 

"The origin of specious: The illusory basis of subjective experience"

December 7, 2000
Developmental Talk Series

Dr. Daphne Bavelier

Assistant Professor, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Radiology, Center for Visual Science, Rochester

"Cortical reorganization of visual and language functions after early auditory deprivation"

January 11, 2001
Developmental Talk Series

Dr. Frank Keil

Professor, Cognition and Development, Yale University

"The ends, and beginnings, or science in the head: Coming to grasp the causal structure of the world"

January 18, 2001

Dr. Floyd Rudmin

Professor, University of Tromsø, Norway

"Critique of Acculturation Psychology: How to undo a discipline using simple psychometrics and an historical hunt in the library"

February 1, 2001
Developmental Talk Series

Dr. Kang Lee

Associate Professor of Psychology, Queen's University

"Little liars: Development of lying in different social contexts"

February 15, 2001

Dr. Dov Cohen

Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Waterloo

"Re-creating the culture of honor"

March 8, 2001
Developmental Talk Series

Dr. Daniel Povinelli

Professor, Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

"Folk Physics for Apes: The chimpanzee's notion of how the world works"

March 15, 2001

Dr. Gregory McCarthy

Professor of Psychology and Radiology, Director, Brain Imaging and Analysis Center, Duke University

"Neurophysiological studies of face processing in humans"

April 5, 2001
Developmental Talk Series

Dr. Mary Law and
Dr. Peter Rosenbaum

CanChild Centre for Childhood Disability Research 


April 26, 2001

Dr. Robert Zatorre

Professor, Montreal Neurological Institute

"Functional and structural organization of the human auditory cortex"

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For Your Interest: The 1998/1999 Colloquium Series
For Your Interest: The 1999/2000 Colloquium Series