Past Colloquia

Behavioral Neuroscience

April 17, 2017 Cynthia Alvarado, Purdue University "The Effect of Sucralose on CYP3A4, PGP, and Drug Metabolism"
April 17, 2017 Elizabeth Sahagun, Purdue University "Diet, Depression, and Neuroinflammation"

April 17, 2017

Season Wyatt, Purdue University "Enhanced Classical Complement Pathway Activation and Alleged Phagocytosis Signaling in Human Epilepsy"

April 3, 2017

Dr. Gonzalo Torres, University of Florida "Novel Signaling Mechanisms Associated with the Actions of Amphetamine in the Brain"

March 27, 2017

Dr. Amy Brooks-Kayal, University of Colorado "Getting from Mechanism to Medicine: Opportunities and Challenges in the Development of New Therapies for Epilepsy"

March 20, 2017

Janice Lee, Purdue University "The Cardiometabolic Effects of Long-Term Non-Nutritive Sweetener Use"

March 20, 2017

Hannah Serlin, Purdue University "A Genetic Approach to Pinning Down the Wanderer: Mapping Vagal Afferent Innervation of the Mouse Intestinal Mucosa"

March 6, 2017

Ka Ng, Purdue University "Prefrontal Contribution in Fear, Reward, Safety Discrimination Learning"

March 6, 2017

Nicole Schartz, Purdue University "Prolonged Seizures Trigger Activation of the Classical Complement Pathway"

February 27, 2017

Kaitlyn Gilland, Purdue University "A Chemogenetic Approach to Reducing Food Intake"

February 27, 2017

Marcus Weera, Purdue University "Nicotine Consumption and Aversion Sensitivity in High-Low-Alcohol Preferring Mice"

February 20, 2017

Dr. Iris Muller, Purdue University "The GABA-synthetic Enzyme GAD65 and Its Role in Post-traumatic Stress Disorder"

February 13, 2017

Dr. Cordelia Running, Purdue University "Oral Sensations and Secretions: Using Flavor and Saliva to Improve Foods for Health"

February 6, 2017

Dr. Jon Crystal, Indiana University "Animal Models of Episodic Memory"

January 30, 2017

Dr. Dan Foti, Purdue University "The Temporal Dynamics of Reversal Learning: IMpact of Depressive Symptoms and Tonic Dopamine"

November 28, 2016

Dr. Jessica Ellis, Purdue University "Dissecting the Dichotomy of Brain Lipids: Lipotoxicity Versus Neuroprotection"

November 7, 2016

Dr. Hui-Chen Lu, Indiana University "Maintenance is Key to Survival: Levels of Neuroanal Maintenance FActor NMNAT2 Correlate with Cognition and Neuropathology"

October 31, 2016

Dr. Chris Lapish, IUPUI "Heritable Differences in Neural Activity of Prefrontal Cortex to Alcohol-Paired Cues"

October 17, 2016

Dr. Jonathan Shillingford, Associate Director, Cell Biology, Endocyte "From Academia to Industry: A Scientist's Story"

October 3, 2016

Dr. Eyo Ukpong, Rutgers University "Realtime Imaging of Microglial Dynamics in Development and Neurological Disorders"

September 26, 2016

Michael Ursem, Purdue Research Foundation "Professional Development; Career Options for PhDs-Technology Transfer"


April 21, 2017 Madison O'Meara, Purdue University "Marital Satisfaction and the Big Five Model: A Longitudinal Analysis"
April 21, 2017 Katherine Collison, Purdue University "Development of a Five-Factor Model Measure of Machiavellianism"
April 21, 2017 Colin Vize, Purdue University "Differences Among Dark Triad Components: A Meta-analytic Investigation"
April 14, 2017 Colin Vize, Purdue University "Untangling the Relation Between Narcissistic Traits and Behavioral Aggression Following Provocation Using an FFM Framework"
April 14, 2017 Madison O'Meara, Purdue University "Moderation of Genetic and Environmental Influences on Personality: Epigenetics as a Possible Mechanism"
April 14, 2017 Kaylin Hill, Purdue University "Emotional Reactivity in Major Depression: Utilizing the Late Positive Potential to Evaluate Emotion Context Insensitivity"
April 7, 2017 Dr. Vijay Mittal, Northwestern University "Motor Dysfunction and Risk for Psychosis: A Translational Clinical Science Perspective"
March 24, 2017 Dr. Glenn Valdez, Grand Valley State University "Kappa Opioid Regulation of Acute and Protracted Withdrawal from Alcohol"
March 10, 2017 Lily Assaad, Purdue University Poster Presentation: "The Hierarchical Structure of DSM-5 Maladaptive Personality Traits across Gender"
March 10, 2017 Sarah Griffin and Joel Sprunger, Purdue University Panel discussion about clinical internships
February 24, 2107 Dr. Philip Gable, University of Alabama "Alcohol Attraction and Attentional Focus Neural Correlates of Motivation-Cognition Interaction"
February 17, 2017 Dr. Zack Adams, IU Psychiatry "Integrated Approaches for Treating Co-Occurring Behavioral Health Problems in Adolescents"
February 3, 2017 Dr. Julia Chester, Purdue University "A Mouse Model for Co-Morbid Alcohol Use and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder"
January 27, 2017 Taka Suzuki, Purdue University Practice Conference Talk: "Measurement Invariance of the DSM-5 Section III Pathological Personality Trait Model Across Sex"

January 27, 2017

Kaylin Hill, Purdue University Group Discussion about clinical practica led by Kaylin

December 9, 2016

Dr. Marie Moore Channell, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign "The Down Syndrome Phenotype: From Cognition to Communication"

December 2, 2016

Drs. Erin Hennes and Sean Lane, Purdue University Statistical Power Workshop - Part II

November 11, 2016

Dr. Bridgette Tonnsen, Purdue University "Mapping Mental Health Risks through Neurogenetic Syndromes"

November 4, 2016

Dr. Tom Kwapil, Univeristy of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign "Schizotypy as a Unifying Framework for Understanding the Schizophrenia Spectrum"

October 28, 2016

Keisha Novak, Purdue University Student Presentation: "Error Monitoring Across the Schizohrenia Spectrum: The Impack of Diagnosis and Mood"

October 28, 2016

Meredith Bucher, Purdue University Student Presentation: "Development of a Short Form of the Abridged Big Five-Dimensional Circumplex Model to Aid with the Organization of Personality Traits"

October 21, 2016

Kate Collison, Purdue University Student Presentation: "Development and Validation of the Super-Short Form of the Elemental Psychopathy Assessment"

October 21, 2016

Andrea Massa, Purdue University Student Presentation: "Trauma Cognitions and Partner Aggression: Anger, Hostility, and Rumination as Intervening Mechanisms"

October 14, 2016

Dr. Stephanie Simon-Dack, Ball State University "Mechanisms of Interhemisphric Transfer and Inhibition: Implications for Clinical Psychology Research

September 23, 2016

Meredith Bucher, Purdue University Poster: "Links between DSM-5 Section III Traits and Those from General Personality: A Faccet-Level Comparison"

September 23, 2016

Ankita Krishnan, Purdue University Master's: The Broader Autism Phenotype: Associations with Acculturative Stress among Asian International Students"

September 23, 2016

Alison Haney, Purdue University Master's: "A Matter of Faith: The Role of Religion, Doubt, and Personality in Emerging Adult Mental Health"

September 16, 2016

Dr. Kimber Nicolette, MESA Program Director, Purdue University "Cultivating Healthier Communities Through Sexual Violence Prevention in Marginalized Populations"

September 9, 2016

Maj. Scott Edwards, National Guard "The Military Setting as a Unique Multicultural Context?"


April 26, 2017 Joseph Bedwell, Purdue University "Improving Students' Self-Scoring Accuracy with Delayed Judgments"
April 26, 2017 Garrett O'Day, Purdue University "Self-Grading as an 'Elaborative' Learning Activity"

April 26, 2017

Isis Chong De La Cruz, Purdue University "Influence of Privacy Priming and Security Framing on Android App Selection"

April 12, 2017

Dr. David Miele, Boston  College "Self-Regulation of Motivation: Investigating the Role of Metamotivational Awareness"

April 5, 2017

Melissa Swisher, Purdue University "Pigeons and Symmetry: What Can They Do?"

March 29, 2017

Qi Zhong, Purdue University "Transfer of Incompatible Spatial Mapping to Vertical Simon Task is not Enhanced by Orientation of Response Keys in the Frontal Plane"

March 29, 2017

Linda Tomko, Purdue University "Understanding Visual Dominance Effects During Crossmodal Selective Attention"

March 22, 2017

Dr. Sidney D'Mello, University of Notre Dame "Thoughts, Thought Triggers, and Thought Trains During Comprehension" (abstract)

March 8, 2017

Dr. Tom Redick, Purdue University "Working Memory Training in High Versus Low Ability Individuals wiht Alcohol Use Disorders"

March 1, 2017

Elizabeth Wiemers, Purdue University "The Relationship Between Working Memory Capacity and Go/No-go Performance"

February 22, 2017

Dr. Dan Foti, Purdue University "The Time Course of Reward: Unpacking Effects of Distinct Processing Stages and Reward Types"

February 15, 2017

Dr. Greg Francis, Purdue University "Neural Circuits for Spreading Visual Information: Brightness to Attention"

February 8, 2017

Dr. Robert Proctor, Purdue University "Action Selection in Physical and Cyber Environments"

February 1, 2017

Dr. Darryl Schneider, Purdue University "PHasic Alertness and Residual Switch Costs in Task Switching"

January 18, 2017

Dr. William Aue, Purdue University "Examining Differences in Output Interference Across Tasks and Materials"

December 7, 2016

Dr. Howard Zelaznik, Purdue University "Fitts' and Schmidt's Laws of the Speed Accuracy Trade-Off: Temporal Precision Determines the Two Relations"

November 30, 2016

Aiping Xiong, Purdue University "Digits and Years: Congruency Effects for Number Magnitude and Past-Future Time Judgments"

November 9, 2016

Dr. Robert Ariel, Purdue University "Training Effective Self-Regulated Learning with a Retrieval Practice Intervention"

November 2, 2016

William Aue, Purdue University "Examining the Influence of Context Variability on Memory Performance"

October 26, 2016

Dr. Edward Awh, University of Chicago "Rhythmic Brain Activity Tracks the Conent and Timing of Online Spatial Representations"

October 19, 2016

Dr.Nathan  Rose, University of Notre Dame "Reactivation of Latent Working Memories with Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation"

October 12, 2016

Dr. Zygmunt Pizlo, Purdue University "The Role of Symmetry in Veridical 3D Vision"

October 5, 2016


September 28, 2016

Dr. Greg Francis, Purdue University "Contour Erasure and Filling-In in Brightness Perception"

September 21 2016

Edward Christopher, Purdue University "Music Helps Me Do My Homework: A Student's Conundrum"

September 7, 2016

Dr. Darryl Schneider, Purdue University "Perceptual and Conceptual Priming of Cue Encoding in Task Switching"


April 20, 2017 Dr. Padmini Srinivasan, University of Iowa "From Traditional Surveys to Social Media Surveillance, A Case Study of Life Satisfaction" (abstract)
April 13, 2017 Dr. Christina Shally, Georgia Tech,  Scheller College of Business "Working with Creative Leaders: Exploring the Relationship Between Supervisors and Subordinates Creativity"
April 7, 2017 OBHR Documentary "Equal Means Equal"
April 7, 2017 Dr. Louis Tay, Purdue University "Construct Validation" - CARMA Webinar
April 7, 2017 Dr. Keith Markus, City University of New York "Testing Causal Hypotheses" - CARMA Webinar
March 31, 2017 Dr. Laura Little, University of Georgia Kanter Lecture Series: "Professional Image Maintenance: How Women Navigate Pregnancy in the Workplace"
March 9, 2017 Dr. Alex Lindsey, IUPUI "Mirrors of Misalignments: Management Ethnic Representativeness and Interpersonal Mistreatment"
February  28, 2017 Webinar on Corporate Social Responsibility "Understanding the Triple Bottom Line"
February 24, 2017 Dr. Dan Newman, University of Illinois "Measurement Problems"  CARMA Webinar
February 24, 2017 Dr. Nathan Podsakoff, University of Arizona "Method Variance"  CARMA Webinar
February 2, 2017 Dr. Amy Edmondson, Harvard Business School "Speaking Up and Teaming Up" to build a better world (or at leasat a better organizaiton
January 27, 2017 Dr. Scott Turner, University of South Carolina - CARMA Webinar Topic: Mixed Methods
January 27, 2017 Dr. Richard Bagozzi, University of Michigan - CARMA Webinar Topic: SEM for Small Groups
January 13, 2017 Dr. Fritz Drasgow, University of Illinois "Personality Measurement"  CARMA Webinar
November 3, 2016 Dr. Katherine Thomas, Purdue University "Working Well and Working Well with Others" (abstract)

October 21, 2016

Dr. Craig Wallace, Oklahoma State University "H-Factor in OB/HR: Beyond the FFM"

October 13, 2016

Dr. Raquel Ascencio, Krannert School of Management, Purdue University "In or Out of Sync: How Behavior Synchronization Affects Collective Effectiveness"

September 30, 2016

Dr. Herman Aguinis, George Washington School of Business "Moderation/Mediation" CARMA Webinar Program

September 15, 2016

Dr. Allison Godwin, Purdue University "Mapping Non-normative Attitudes of Postsecondary Engineering Students"

Job Talk

April 27, 2017 Psychology/Biomedical Engineering Job Talk Dr. Anne B. Sereno, Ut Health Science Center at Houston "Cognition: From Cells to Intelligent Engineering" (abstract)



April 24, 2017

Dr. Thomas Sellke, Purdue University "On the Interpretation of P-values"

April 17, 2017

Dr. Louis Tay, Purdue University "Continuum Specification in Construct Validation: A Proposal and Call for Research" (abstract)

April 10, 2017

Victor Cervantes, Purdue University "Contextuality in Systems of Categorical Random Variables"

April 3, 2017

Dr. Sarah McGuire, University of Pennsylvania Modeling the Impact of Aircraft Noise on Sleep" (abstract)

March 27, 2017

Dr. Pawel Kurzynski, University of Poznan, Poland "Contextuality and the Problem of Joint Probabilities, Information Distances, and Memory Capacity" (abstract)

March 20, 2017

Dr. Ohad Ben-Shahar, Ben Gurion University of the Negev "Shape and Grouping in Contour Completion"

March 6, 2017

Dr. Greg Francis, Purdue University Is Weber's Law Based on Physical or Perceived Size?"

February 27, 2017

Dr. Ehtibar Dzhafarov, Purdue University "Why Measurements and Responses are Inherently Contextual"

February 20, 2017

Dr. Zygmunt Pizlo and Vijai Jayadevan, Purdue University Studying Perception of 3D Symmetrical and Not-So-Symmetrical Shapes

February 13, 2017

Dr. Jaan Valsiner, Niels Bohr Professor of Cultural Psychology, Aalborg University, Denmark "Contextuality in Context: Cultural Psychology of Ornamental Designs"

February 6, 2017

Dr. Steven Landry, Purdue University "A Mathematical Framework for Examining the Effect of Situation Knowledge on Performance"

January 30, 2017

Dr. Eugenio Culurciello, Purdue University "Artificial Intelligence, Past, Present, Future"

January 23, 2017

Dr. Haluk Ogmen, University of Denver "Quantity, Quality, and the Format in Human Visual Processing and Memory Storage" (abstract)

December 5, 2016

Dr. Sebastien Helie, Purdue University "Generalization in Perceptual Categorization"

November 28, 2016

Dr. Zhongming Liu, Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University "Imaging and Decoding Human Brain Activity During Dynamic Natural Vision" (abstract)

November 14, 2016

Pierson Fleischer, Purdue University "Modeling the Effect of Reinforcement Learning on Striatal Synchrony and Periodicity"

November 7, 2016

Dr. Richard Schweickert and Xiaofang Zheng, Purdue University "Tree Inference Reaction Time and Other Measures in Processing Trees"

October 31, 2016

Dr. Aaron Clarke, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey "Neural Synchrony and Asynchrony as Mechanisms for Perceptual Grouping and Segmentation" (abstract)

October 24, 2016

Aaron Michaux, Purdue University "3-D Shape Perception with Symmetry"

October 17, 2016

Vijai Jayadevan, Purdue University "3-D Shape Recovery From a Single Camera Image"

October 3, 2016

Dr. Keith Kluender, Purdue University "Virtues of (Co)Variance for Perceptual Learning"

September 26, 2016

Farzin Shamloo, Purdue University "Changes in Default Mode Network as Automaticity Develops in a Categorization Task"

September 19, 2016

Dr. Joachim Vanderkerckhov, UC Irvine "Cognitive Psychometrics for Multimodal Data"
September 12, 2016 Dr. Peter Kvam, Michigan State University "A Geometric Framework for Modeling Accuracy and Response Times in Decisions Among Many Alternatives"


April 7, 2017 Ezgi Besikci, Purdue University "Advice Seeking in Romantic Context: Who Seeks It When"
March 24, 2017 Dr. Ximena Arriaga, Purdue University "The Invisible Harm of Common Partner Aggression"
March 3, 2017 Dr. Steven Wilson, Purdue University "A Multiple Goals Analysis of Families Attempting to Encourage U.S. Service Members to Seek Behavioral Healthcare: Dilemmas and Strategies"
February 24, 2017 Dr. Amy Moors, Purdue University "Engineering at Purdue: Implementing Social-Personality and Feminist Psychology Research Aimed at Transformative Change"
February 17, 2017 Dr. Joey Cheng, University of Illinois "Competition for Social Rank: Strategies, Signaling, and Consequences"
February 10, 2017 Dr. Jon Maner, Northwestern University "The Dangers of Dominance, the Pitfalls of Prestige"
February 3, 2017 Dr. Robert Proctor, Purdue University "Role of Task Set in Action Selection and Control: Effects of Instructions"
January 27, 2017 Dr. Evan Calford, Purdue University "An Introduction to Experimental Economics with a Focus on Continuous Time Games"
December 2, 2016 Drs. Erin Hennes and Sean Lane, Purdue University Statistical Power Workshop - Part I
November 18, 2016 Dr. Michelle See, National University of Singapore "Dueling Emotions of Conflicting Beliefs? Intra-Component Conflict Predicts Subjective Ambivalence Depending on Affective-Cognitive Meta-Bases"
November 11, 2016 Dr Sean Lane, Purdue University "Distance Makes the Heart Grow Abstract: Attribute Valence Moderates the Effect of Distance on Close Other Evaluation"
November 4, 2016 Mason Burns, Purdue University "Combating Contemporary Intergroup Bias"
October 28, 2016 Dr. Sarah Gervais, University of Nebraska-Lincoln "In the Eyes of the Beholders: The Effects of Objectification and Perspective on Sexual Harassment
October 21, 2016 Dr. Nickola Overall, University of Auckland "What Type of Communicatin during Conflict is Beneficial for Intimate Relationships?"
October 14, 2016 Jason Clark, Purdue University "The Validating Role of Stereotypes"
September 23, 2016 Andrew Hales, Purdue University "Social Ostracism: Causes, Consequences, and Solutions"
September 16, 2016 Dr. Vanessa Sawicki, Ohio State University "When Commitment Uncertainty Helps or Hurts Relationship Success"
September 9, 2016 Dr. Nour Kteily, Northwestern University "Darker Demons of Our Nature: The Prevalence and Potency of Blatant Dehumanizaton"
September 2, 2016 Dr. Benjamin Hadden, Purdue University "Motivation in Romantic Relationships: A Self-Determination Theory Perspective"
August 26, 2016 Dr. Yuthika Girme, Purdue Univeristy "Are Supportive Relationships Good...or Bad? IT DEPENDS!"

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