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Cognition/Perception Seminars Psychology & Behavioural Neuroscience 2006-2007


Unless otherwise noted, Cognition/Perception seminars are held on Friday at 3:00 PM, Room PC/335

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Sept 15, 2006
          NO TALK

Sept 22, 2006
Graeme Moffat , McMaster University      
     Title:    How to get rid of something that isn't really there: Inhibiting the phantom auditory sensation of                   tinnitus

Sept 29, 2006
          NO TALK

Oct 06, 2006
Ferrinne Spector, McMaster University
     Title:   The Development of Sensory Associations: Lessons from Synaesthesia

Oct 13, 2006
Randy Jamieson, McMaster University
     Title: Instantiated features and the illusion of simplicity: What can we possibly learn from cartoon                animals?

Oct 20, 2006
Rachel Robbins, McMaster University
     Title: Behavioural studies of the expertise hypothesis: Dogs and faces are still processed differently

Oct 27, 2006
Vickie Armstrong , McMaster University
     Title: The development of sensitivity to first- and second-order local motion.

Nov 3, 2006
Mel Rutherford, McMaster University
     Title: Social Perception: Perspectives from Development

Nov 10, 2006
          NO TALK

Nov 17, 2006
Jeff Nicol , McMaster University
     Title: Influences of object-based perception on temporal resolution

Nov 24, 2006
Stan Govenlock, McMaster University
     Title: Orientation and spatial frequency tuning channels in older and younger observers.

Jan 5, 2007

Jan 12, 2007
Chao He, McMaster University
     Title: Electrophysiological index of development in infant pitch perception

Jan 19, 2007
Scott Watter , McMaster University
     Title: Reducing Irreducible Task Switching Costs: Using RT Distributions and  Imagery to Investigate                Mechanisms of Cognitive Control
Jan 26, 2007
Meredith Young, McMaster University
     Title: Familiarity, ambiguity and bias: what all of these have to do with medical diagnosis

Feb 2, 2007
Aimee Skye, McMaster University
     Title: Human Contingency Learning: Look what the heterogeneous stimuli dragged in

Feb 16, 2007
Sam Hannah, McMaster University
     Title: Double features: The reliance on instantiated or informational features reflects relative predictive                value

Mar 9, 2007
Dan Goldreich, McMaster University
     Title: Jumping to conclusions: A Bayesian perceptual model of the cutaneous rabbit and other tactile                spatiotemporal illusions

Mar 16, 2007
Jim Karle, McMaster University
     Title: Video game play: A 'mindless' activity that changes the mind

Mar 23, 2007

Mar 30, 2007

Apr 6, 2007

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