Past Colloquia





August 31, 2018     Faculty Discussion                                  "What We Know As Faculty That We Wish We Would Have Known as Students"                                                
September 7, 2018 Clinical Town Hall
September 14, 2018     Lily Assaad, Kate Collison, Vera Du, Purdue University  

Kate: "Examining the Factor Structure and Validity of the Triarchic Model of Psychopathy"

Vera: "Grandiose and Vulnerable Narcissism across Interpersonal Surfaces"

Lily: "Patterns of Interpersonal Complementarity and Relationship Satisfaction"

September 28, 2018

Elizabeth Aslinger, Purdue University "The Role of Narcissistic Grandiosity and Vulnerability in Hostility Leading Up To and Following Rejection"

October 12, 2018

Wei-Song Neo and Vera Du, Purdue University

"Challenging Behaviors in Toddlers and Preschoolers with Angelman, Prader-Willi, and Williams Syndromes" - Wei-Siong

"Mapping Big Five Personality Traits Within and Across Interpersonal Circumplex Surfaces" - Vera

October 19, 2018

Amanda Rardon, IU Health Arnett Hospital

"Narcan Training"

October 26, 2018

Andrea Massa, Purdue University

"Psychophysiological Correlates of Trauma and Physical Aggression Perpetration"

November 2, 2018


LGBTQ+Mental Health

November 9, 2018

Casey Okoniewski, RTI International

"From Clinician to Researcher (or Somewhere In-Between): A Non-Traditional Track towards a Research Career in Intellectual and Developmental Disability"



August 29, 2018

Dr. Darryl Schneider, Purdue University "Alertness and Cognitve Control"

Septgember 12, 2018       

Dr. Kate Snyder, University of Louisville "A Person-Centered Approach to Understanding Achievement Motivation and Underachievement: Old Wine, New Bottle Opener"
September 19, 2018 Dr. Lisa Fasio, Vanderbilt University "Knowledge Neglect: When People Fail to Use Relevant Knowledge"

September 26, 2018

Elizabeth Wiemers, Purdue University “The Influence of Individual Differences in Cognitive Ability on Working Memory Training Gains”

October 3, 2018

Dr. Anne Sereno, Purdue University “Attentional Modulation of Visual Representations in Non-Human Primate Cortex”

October 10, 2018

Dr. Sebastien Helie, Purdue University "Why Can't We Find a Needle in a Haystack?"

October 24, 2018

Michelle Coverdale, Purdue University "The Mnemonic Effect of Choice"

October 31, 2018

Garrett O'Day, Purdue University “Getting Students to Practice Retrieval Using a Peer-Generated, Online Question Bank: An Underpowered Exploration”

November 7, 2018

Psychonomic Prep


September 6, 2018                Crystal Shi & Dr. Susan Gordon, HTM, Purdue University "Perceived Organizational Support or Perceived Supervisor Support? An Experimental Study to Explore Managers'                         Psychological Contract and Work Engagement in the Hotel Industry"

September 13, 2018

Dr. Larry Williams, University of Nebraska "Latent Variable Approaches with Multidimensional Constructs: Parcels and Higher Order Factors"

September 20, 2018

Melissa Keith, Purdue University "The What and How of Creativity: Individual Differences, Creativity Goals, and Process Instruction"

October 4, 2018

Dr. Jorge Banda, HK, Purdue University "Using 'Growth Mindset' and Intrinsic Motivation to Increase Child Physical Activity"

October 11, 2018

Victor Ng, Purdue University "Character at Work"

October 24, 2018

Dr. Wendy Smith, Harvard Business & University of Delaware "Navigating Organizational Paradoxes"

October 26, 2018

Dr. Andreas Schwab, Iowa State University CARMA Webcast: "Null Hypothesis Testing & Bayesian Analysis"
October 26, 2018 Dr. Joe Hair, University of Alabama CARMA Webcast: "Partial Least Squares Analysis"
November 8, 2018 Dr. Elliot Friedman, HDFS, Purdue University "Well-being: A Key Component of Healthy Aging"
November 16, 2018 Dr. Scott Tonidandel, UNCC CARMA Webcast: "Mining Text Data"




September 17, 2018

Dr. Chelsea Song, Purdue University "Diversity Shrinkage of Pareto-Optimal Solutions in Hiring Practice: Simulation, Shrinkage Formula, and a Regularization Technique"
September 24, 2018 Dr. Fabian Soto, Florida International Univeristy "What Can Be Inferred About Neural Encoding from Psychophysics and Neuroimaging Studies?"

October 1, 2018

Dr. Eugenio Culurciello, Purdue University “Artificial Intelligence, Past, Present, Future” (abstract)
October 15, 2018

Dr. Ehtibar Dzhafarov, Purdue University

“Contextuality, Selectivity, Signaling”
October 22, 2018

Victor Cervantes, Purdue University

"Contextuality in Human Choices"
November 5, 2018

Dr. Arkady Plotnitsky, Purdue University

"Complementarity, Formalism, and Epistemology in Physics and Psychology"
November 19, 2018

Pallavi Mishra, Purdue University

"A Network for 3D Perception Using Psychophysical Constraints"





August 29, 2018                                               Journal Club - Dr. Anne Sereno                                                                                                                                                                          
September 5, 2018 Dr. Anne Sereno, Purdue University        "Attentional Modulation of Visual Representations in Non-human Primate Cortex"
September 12, 2018 Journal Club - Dr. Brady Atwood, IUSOM
September 19, 2018 Dr. Brady Atwood, Psychiatry, IUSOM Dorsal Striatal Synaptic Fingerprinting: Synapse-specific Effects of Drugs of Abuse"
October 3, 2018 Dr. Jayme McReynolds, Marquette University "Endocannabinoid Regulation of Stress-escalated Drug Use"
October 17, 2018 Dr. Jamie Roitman, University of Illinois at Chicago

“Long-Term Effects of Adolescent Substance Use of Prefrontal Function”

October 31, 2018 Dr. Riyi Shi, Purdue University

"Post-SCI Aldehyde-Mediated Neuropathic Pain in Rat, Mechanisms and Therapeutic Targets"


August 31, 2018 Laura Hildebrand, Purdue University

"The Female Threat: Reactions to Increased Representation of Women in Traditionally Male-Dominated Domains"

September 7, 2018

Dr. Louis Tay, I-O, Purdue University "A Psychologist Exploring Data Science Approaches to Studying Emotions: Internet Searches, Emotions, and Emojis"

September 14, 2018

Dr. Jennifer Crocker, Ohio State University "Social Motivation: Egosystem and Ecosystem"

September 21, 2018

Dr. Michelle Shiota, Arizona State University "Beyond 'Happiness': The Value of a Discrete Positive Emotion Perspective"
September 28, 2018 Dr. Madeleine George, Purdue University "Instagram or Instagreat?: The Positive Side of Using Digital Technologies during the Transition to Young Adulthood"

October 12, 2018

Dr. Sharon Christ, HDFS, Purdue University "Psychological Neglect in Adolescence and Mental Well-Being"

October 19, 2018

Dr. Sylvia Perry, Northwestern University

“Biased, Aware, Threatened: Reducing Bias-Aware Whites’ Intergroup Concerns Through a Moral Affirmation”

October 26, 2018

Dr. Justin Lehmiller, Ball State University

"What Our Sexual Fantasies Say About Our Personalities"

November 2, 2018

Barrett Caldwell, Purdue University

“Coordinating Teams, Tasks, and Time in Complex Sociotechnical Environments”

November 9, 2018

Dr. John Kruschke, Indiana University

"Analyzing Ordinal Data with Metric Models: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?"

November 16, 2018

Dr. Seunyoon Lee, Purdue University

"Network Environments, Creative Processes, and Well-Being"

Early Career Research Achievement Award

October 17, 2018

Dr. Jeff Karpicke, Purdue Univeristy “Illusions of Learning from Watching Educational Videos”

October 17, 2018

Dr. Louis Tay, Purdue University “Advancing the Measurement of Subjective Well-Being”


October 17, 2018 Health & Kinesiology Charles Cowell Lecture Dr. Ximena Arriaga, Purdue Univeristy  “The Invisible Harm of Partner Aggression”
October 18, 2018 HHS Learn and Lunch Program Dr. Susie Swithers, Purdue University “Time to Dump Your Diet Drinks? Some Not-so-Sweet Effects of Sweeteners”

October 30, 2018

Giant Leaps/Ideas Festival Dr. Steven Pinker, Department of Psychology, Harvard University "What If the World is Actually Getting Better"

November 5, 2018

PSYC Undergrads Dr. Bridgette Tonnsen, Purdue University "What next? Graduate school options for psychology and related disciplines"

November 9-12,2018

Winer Memorial Lectures Lecture Information Topic: Probability and Contextuality

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