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Recent Past Talks

Behavioral Neuroscience

Speakers: Nicole Schartz and Season Wyatt, Purdue University
Titles: "A Role for Neuro-Immune Interactions in Epileptogenesis" - Nicole
  "A Role of Phagocytic Microglia in Epileptogenesis" - Season
Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Speaker: Hannah Serlin, Purdue University
Title: "A Genetic Approach to Pinning Down the Wanderer: Mapping Vagal Innervation of the Mouse Intestinal Mucosa"
Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Speaker: Ka Ng, Purdue University
Title: "Role of Dopamine Signaling in Learning to Discriminate Among Safety, Fear, and Reward Cues"
Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Jorge Alvarez, U Penn School of Vet Medicine
Title: "The CNS Barriers in Health and Disease"
Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Andrea Tracy, Grinnell College
Title: "Learning About the Value of Food: The Good, the Bad, and Too Much of a Good Thing"
Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Speaker: Michael Smoker, IUPUI
Title: "Effect of Central Amygdala Gabra2 Expression on Anxiety and Alcohol's Anxiolytic Capacity in C57BL/6J Mice"
Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Ed Bartlett, Biological Sciences/Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University
Title: "Neural Representations of Complex Sound Processing in Young and Aged Animals"
Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Steve Boehm, IUPUI
Title: "Tales of the Wide Awake Soused Mouse: Role of Adenosine Receptor Systems"
Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Speaker: Janice Lee, Purdue University
Title: "Cardiometabolic Effects of Artificial Sweeteners-Preliminary Findings"
Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Speaker: Marcus Weera, PULSe, Purdue University
Title: "Motivational Effects of Nicotine in High and Low Alcohol-Preferring Mice"
Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Sebastien Helie, Purdue University
Title: "Neurobiology of Automatic Sequence Production in Primates"
Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Speaker: Tien-Jui Lee, Purdue University
Title: "The Role of Central Inflammation in Diet Consumption and Peripheral Lipid Metabolism"
Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Clinical

Speaker: Amber Jarnecke, Purdue University
Title: "Individuals in Romantic Relationships: Exploring Mechanisms between Individual Differences and Relationship Outcomes"
Date: Friday, April 29, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Roman Kotov, Stony Brook University
Title: "The Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology (HiTOP): Dimensional Alternative to Traditional Nosologies"
Date: Friday, April 22, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Jennifer Tackett, Northwestern University
Title: "Meanness, Aggression, and Breaking the Rules: The Teen Experience"
Date: Friday, April 15, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Colin Sauder, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Title: "Mesolimbic Dopamine and Rewards: Understanding the Overlap of Mood and Impulse Control Problems"
Date: Friday, April 8, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Allison Wainer, Rush University Medical Center
Title: "Increasing Access to Early Intervention for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder" (abstract)
Date: Friday, April 1, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Kate Thomas, Purdue University
Title: "Relational, State, and Trait Influences on Interpersonal Behavior during Distinct Dyadic Discussions"
Date: Friday, March 25, 2016
Speaker: Emily Sherman, Kaylin Hill & Belel Ait Oumeziane, Purdue University
Event: Case Conference and Poster Session
Date: Friday, March 11, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Autumn Kujawa, University of Illinois-Chicago
Title: "Reward and Threat Processing in Children at Risk for Depression and Anxiety: Contributions of Parenting and Implications
  for Early Interventions"
Date: Friday, March 4, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Chris Eckhardt, Purdue University
Title: "Alcohol-Related Aggression Towards an Intimate Partner: A Test of "Perfect Storm" Theory"
Date: Friday, February 26, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Laura Miller-Graff, University of Notre Dame
Title: "The Biopsychosocial Effects of Intimate Partner Violence in Pregnancy: Implications for Intergenerational
  Risk and Resilience (abstract)
Date: Friday, February 19, 2016
Event: Internship Application Discussion (Emily, Amber)
Date: Friday, February 12, 2016
Event: Applicant Day: Introductions by Clnical Faculty
Date: Friday, February 5, 2016
Event: Practicum Panel Discussion (Elizabeth, grad students)
Date: Friday, January 29, 2016
Event: Organizational Meeting
Date: Friday, January 15, 2016

Cognitive

Speakers: Eddie Christopher and Michelle Coverdale, Purdue University
Titles: "Individual Differences in Working Memory Do (and Do Not) Predict Differences in Executive Attention" - Eddie
  "Adaptive Memory: The Mnemonic Effects of Contamination" - Michelle
Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Event: 14th Annual Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference
Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Speaker: Elizabeth Wiemers, Purdue University
Title: "Work Memory, Attention, and Counting Performance"
Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Lili Sahakyan, University of Illinois
Title: "Controlling Mental Context Implications for Memory" (abstract)
Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Speakers: Coutney Griffin-Oliver and Nicole Murchison, Purdue University
Titles: "Set and Element-Level SRC for Different Response Sets (Reprised)" - Courtney
  "Performance Measures in an Office Environment" - Nicole
Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Speaker: Mindi Cogdill, Purdue University
Title: "Evidence for a Mnemonic Benefit of Animate-Object Interaction: Enhanced Retention from Animate Contact"
Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Speaker: Aiping Xiong, Purdue University
Title: "Is Domain Highlighting Actually Helpful in Identifying Phishing Webpages?"
Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Jeff Karpicke, Purdue University
Title: "Retrieval-Based Learning: The Role of Retrieval Orientation"
Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Speaker: Chris Cox, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Title: "The Neurocognitive Representation of Concepts"
Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Tom Redick, Purdue University
Title: "Cognitive Consequences of Action Video Game Experience"
Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Speaker: Robert Ariel, Purdue University
Title: "Multi-platform Experiment Programming with Livecode Workshop" (abstract)
Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Robert Proctor, Purdue University
Title: "A Human Information Processing Analysis of Online Deception Detection"
Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Speaker:: Dr. Howard Zelaznik, Purdue University
Title: "Individual Differences in Speed-Accuracy Trade-Off are not Correlated"
Date: Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Event: Organizational Meeting
Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2016

IO

Speaker:: Dr. Deborah Rupp and Drew Mallory, Purdue University
Title: "Purdue University Transformation Award: The Purdue Identities Project (PIP)"
Date: Thursday, April 28, 2016
Speaker:: Dr. Bart Wille, Ghent University
Title: "Effective Career Management and the Crossover between Personal and Professional Development" (abstract & bio)
Date: Thursday, April 20, 2016
Speaker:: Dr. Anneke Buffone, University of Pennsylvania
Title: "The Story of Trust and Empathy in our Genes, Hearts, and Words"
Date: Thursday, April 7, 2016
Speaker:: Nikki Schulz and Qi Zhang, Purdue University
Title: "Gender Differences in Leadership Interests Across Generations: A Meta-analysis" - Nikki
  "Understanding Person-Supervisor Fit through Communication Frequency, Quality and Relationship Satisfaction" - Qi
Date: Thursday, March 24, 2016
Speaker:: Dr. Sam McAbee, Illinois Institute of Technology
Title: "A Multi-Rater Framework for Studying Personality: The Trait-Reputation-Identity Model" (abstract)
Date: Thursday, March 10, 2016 (talk partially funded by Ernest J. McCormick fund)
Speaker:: Dr. Scott Feld, Sociology Department, Purdue University
Title: "How Can It Be Bad to Encourage a Good Behavior?"
Date: Thursday, March 3, 2016
Speaker:: Vincent Ng, Purdue University
Title: "Revealing Character: The Development and Validation of a Virtues Scale" (abstract)
Date: Thursday, February 25, 2016
Speaker:: Dr. Stefanie Plemmons, Army Research Institute
Title: "Various Researchand Funding Opportunities at ARI"
Date: Thursday, January 28, 2016

MCCS

Speaker: Dr. Anne Sereno, University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Title: "A Neurophysiological Correlate and Model of Attention and Memory" (abstract)
Date: Monday, April 25, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Matt Jones, University of Colorado
Title: "Modeling Sequential Effects via Incremental Learning in Diffusion Models" (abstract)
Date: Monday, April 11, 2016
Speaker: Victor Cervantes, Purdue University
Title: "An Exploration of Contextuality-by-Default in Psychophysics"
Date: Monday, April 4, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Jay Myung, Ohio State University
Title: "A Hierarchical Bayesian Approach to Optimal Experimental Design: A Case of Adaptive Vision Testing" (abstract)
Date: Monday, March 7, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Bosco Tjan, Department of Psychology, University of Southern California
Title: "Oculomotor Control without Foveal Vision" (abstract)
Date: Monday, February 29, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Daniel J. Kersten, University of Minnesota Department of Psychology
Title: "Bidirectional Processing in the Human Visual System"
Date: Monday, February 15, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Michael McBeath, Arizona State University
Title: "Natural Regularities and Coupled Observer-Action Biases" (abstract)
Date: Monday, January 25, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Leslie Blaha, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
Title: "Towards a Functional Fitts' Law: Modeling Touch Interactions on Very Large Touchscreens" (abstract)
Date: Monday, January 25, 2016

Social

Speaker: Katherine Adams, Purdue University
Title: "Regulatory Focus and Responses to Social Exclusion"
Date: Friday, April 22, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Anne Katherine Krendl, Indiana University
Title: "How Does Stigma Affect Attidues Toward Seeking Treatment for Depression?"
Date: Friday, April 15, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Corinne Novell, Purdue University
Title: "Optimizing Feedback Receptivity in Performance Environments"
Date: Friday, April 8, 2016
Speaker: Scott E. Parrigon, Purdue University
Title: TBA
Date: Friday, April 1, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Craig A. Anderson, Iowa State University
Title: "Violent Video Games and Aggression"
Date: Friday, March 25, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Susan South, Purdue University
Title: "Personality and Romantic Relationship Functioning: Phenotypic Effects and Genetic and Environmental Influences"
Date: Friday, March 4, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Joan R. Poulsen, Indiana University Purdue University Columbus
Title: "Ostracism in Natural Groups and Settings"
Date: Friday, February 26, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Miguel Sarzosa, Krannert Business School
Title: "The Dynamic Consequences of Bullying on SKill Accumulation"
Date: Friday, February 19, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Melissa M. Franks, Purdue University
Title: "Let's Get Moving: Promoting Physical Activity Among Older Adult Couples"
Date: Friday, February 12, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Gilad Hirschberger, IDC Herzliya
Title: "New Directions in Research on Existential Threat and Political Conflict"
Date: Friday, January 22, 2016
Speaker: Dr. Patrick Vargas, University of Illinois
Title: "On Memory"
Date: Friday, January 15, 2016