Department of Psychology, McMaster University
2001/2002 Colloquium Series

Unless otherwise noted, all colloquia are held on Thursday at 2:00 PM, Psychology Building, Room 155.

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September 20, 2001

Dr. Larry Jacoby

Professor of Psychology, Washington University

Decades of Investigating Subjective Experience
and Cognitive Control: Aging.

October 4, 2001

Dr. Jay Schulkin

Director of Research, American College of Gynecologists & Obstetricians

Research Professor, Georgetown Medical School, Department of Physiology & Biophysics

"Demythologizing the emotions: Adaptation, cognition, and visceral representations of emotion in the nervous system"

October 25, 2001

Dr. Ray Klein

Professor of Psychology, Dalhousie University

Mind contemplating mind: An illustrated history

November 22, 2001

Dr. Scott MacDougall Shackleton

Professor of Psychology, University of Toronto

Sex and season: Integrative studies of songbird brain and behaviour

November 29, 2001

Dr. Joan Stiles

Professor, University of California, San Diego

Neural plasticity and cognitive development: Insights from children with early focal brain injury.

January 24, 2002

Dr. Robert Montgomerie

Professor of Biology, Queen's University 

Beauty math: The dimensions of physical attractiveness in humans

January 31, 2002

Dr. John Roder

Senior Scientist, University of Toronto

Forward and reverse genetic screens for learning and memory, LTP, excitability and, place cell formation

February 7, 2002


Dr. Michael Meaney

McGill University

Maternal care, DNA methylation and the development of individual differences in stress responses.

March 14, 2002

Dr. Michael Meaney

McGill University

Maternal care, gene expression & individual differences in responses to stress.

March 28, 2002

Dr. Larry E. Roberts

Department of Psychology, McMaster University

Neuroplastic adaptations of the human auditory system.

April 11, 2002

Dr. Annette Karmiloff-Smith

Head, Neurocognitive Development Unit, London, England

Genotype/phenotype relations: Why a cognitive developmental perspective is crucial.

April 18, 2002

Dr. Robert Rescorla

Professor, University of Pennsylvania

Measuring associative learning

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