Department of Psychology, McMaster University
2001-2002
Behavioural Neuroscience &
Perception & Cognition Seminar Series

PERCEPTION & COGNITIVE SEMINARS ARE AT 3:00 PM IN ROOM 204 OF THE PSYCHOLOGY BLDG.

BEHAVIOURAL NEUROSCIENCE SEMINARS ARE AT 12:00 IN ROOM 316 OF THE PSYCHOLOGY BLDG.

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PERCEPTION & COGNITIVE SEMINAR

September 28, 2001

Dr. Lee Brooks
Department of Psychology, McMaster University

Instantiated features: Coordination of perceptual and verbal learning.

BEHAVIOURAL NEUROSCIENCE SEMINAR

October 19, 2001

Dr. Marvin Krank
Okanagan University College, British Columbia

Sign-tracking, expectation, and choice in ethanol self-administration.

PERCEPTION & COGNITIVE SEMINAR

October 26, 2001

Dr. Ray Klein
Dalhousie University

Nature, function, and neural implementation of inhibitory tags that direct mental traffic.

BEHAVIOURAL NEUROSCIENCE SEMINAR

November 2, 2001

Dr. Timothy Kennedy
McGill University

Where the rubber meets the road: Netrin function in the developing and adult nervous system.

PERCEPTION & COGNITIVE SEMINAR

November 23, 2001

Dr. Peter Buston
Cornell University

Group Structure of the Clown Anemone fish (Amphiprion percula)

BEHAVIOURAL NEUROSCIENCE SEMINAR

November 23, 2001

Dr. Colin Ellard
University of Waterloo

Threats, eyes and videotape: Neural mechanisms of predator avoidance in
the gerbil

PERCEPTION & COGNITIVE SEMINAR

November 30, 2001

Dr. Joan Stiles
University of California, San Diego

Developmental change in the neural bases of spatial cognitive processing: Evidence from fMRI.

BEHAVIOURAL NEUROSCIENCE SEMINAR

November 30, 2001

Dr. Hugh Wilson & Dr. Fran Wilkinson
York University - Special Time: 12:30

Deciphering the neural code for geometric face perception.

PERCEPTION & COGNITIVE SEMINAR

December 7, 2001

Curt Nordgaard
McMaster University, Department of Psychology

TBA

PERCEPTION & COGNITIVE SEMINAR

January 11, 2002

Jason Leboe
McMaster University, Department of Psychology

SFU: The Job Talk

PERCEPTION & COGNITIVE SEMINAR

January 18, 2002

Dr. Ian Bruce
McMaster University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Physiological correlates of impaired speech perception in hearing-aid users.

PERCEPTION & COGNITIVE SEMINAR

January 25, 2002

Dr. Richard Sorrentino
University of Western

The uncertain mind: Individual differences in information processing and cognitive reasoning.

BEHAVIOURAL NEUROSCIENCE SEMINAR

February 1, 2002

POSTPONED DUE TO UNIVERSITY CLOSURE

Dr. Shitij Kapur
Univeristy of Toronto

Linking the biology, psychology and pharmacology of schizophrenia: A feasible project or just a delusion?

PERCEPTION & COGNITIVE SEMINAR

February 1, 2002

Dr. Dennis Phillips
Dalhousie University, Hearing Research Laboratory

Aspects of auditory perceptual architecture revealed using temporal gap detection paradigms.

PERCEPTION & COGNITIVE SEMINAR

February 8, 2002

Dr. Richard Aslin
University of Rochester

Adults' and infants' extraction of higher-order structure from rapidly presented visual images.

PERCEPTION & COGNITIVE SEMINAR

March 1, 2002

CANCELLED

Steve Howell
McMaster University, Department of Psychology

Modelling Language Acquisition

PERCEPTION & COGNITIVE SEMINAR

March 8, 2002

Dr. Philip David Zelazo
University of Toronto

Development of executive function in childhood.

PERCEPTION & COGNITIVE SEMINAR

March 15, 2002

Dr. Dennis Philips
Dalhousie
University

Onset responses and stimulus amplitude coding in the auditory system.

PERCEPTION & COGNITIVE SEMINAR

March 22, 2002

CANCELLED

Fil Cortese
McMaster University, Department of Psychology

TBA

PERCEPTION & COGNITIVE SEMINAR

April 5, 2002

Dr. Simon Rushton
Centre for Vision Research, York University

An eccentric, egocentric model of the visual guidance of locomotion.

BEHAVIOURAL NEUROSCIENCE SEMINAR

April 5, 2002

Dr. Glenda MacQueen
Psychiatry & Behavioral Neursocience, McMaster Health Sciences Center

The role of the hippocampus in the pathophysiology of depression.

PERCEPTION & COGNITIVE SEMINAR

April 12, 2002

Sam Hannah
McMaster University, Department of Psychology

Controlling the biasing effect in categorization.

BEHAVIOURAL NEUROSCIENCE SEMINAR

April 12, 2002

Re-scheduled until April 19th

Alex Ophir
McMaster University, Department of Psychology

PERCEPTION & COGNITIVE SEMINAR

April 19, 2002

CANCELLED

Pat Barclay
McMaster University, Department of Psychology

TBA

BEHAVIOURAL NEUROSCIENCE SEMINAR

April 19, 2002

Alex Ophir
McMaster University, Department of Psychology

Moving video images elicit mate-choice copying in female Japanese quail:  Transfer from video to real objects. (Who says there is nothing good on TV?)

BEHAVIOURAL NEUROSCIENCE SEMINAR

April 26, 2002

CANCELLED

Lisa Betts
McMaster University, Department of Psychology

CANCELLED

PERCEPTION & COGNITIVE SEMINAR

April 26, 2002

CANCELLED

Rick LeGrand
McMaster University, Department of Psychology

CANCELLED

For further details, contact Wendy Selbie, 905-525-9140 x23027 or psych@mcmaster.ca