Events

The Centre for Lifespan Development Research




Events

If you have any questions, please contact Ashley Rail x5527.
 

Upcoming Events  

Monday May 4, 2015 –7:00pm – 9:00pm
Concussions - What are they and what can I do? - Presented by Dr. Charles Tator
Brock University, Welch Hall Room 324 - 500 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines, Ont., L2S 3A1

May 25-29, 2015 – Full Day Workshop
EEG/ERP analysis workshop - click here for more information
Brock University, Plaza Building - 500 Glenridge Ave., St. Catharines, Ont., L2S 3A1
To reserve a spot please contact Ashley Rail at lifespan@brocku.ca or 905-688-5550, ext. 5527
Click here for directions and parking information
Click here for information on hotels and on campus accomodation

Past Events

April 2, 2015 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Developing the young athlete: families, trainers, clubs, communities
Mills Room, St. Catharines Public Library, 54 Church Street, St. Catharines

November 26th, 2014 -12-1pm
Capturing linguistic abilities “in the moment”. What implicit measures of processing can reveal about the nature of language comprehension. Speaker Craig Chambers.
Welsh Hall 202.

November 20, 2014 1:00 pm - 3:00pm
Bullying – from classroom to workplace
Scotiabank Atrium

November 17, 2014 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Teen Brain, Teen Mind: A Neuro-Developmental Approach to Living and Working With Adolescents; Dr. Ron Clavier
Plaza 600F

November 7, 2014 2:00 pm
Masters in Psychology-Tina Hardman

October 31, 2014 10:00am
The Aging Brain: A Healthy and Positive Approach; Guy Proulx PhD.
Rodman Hall -109 St. Paul Crescent, St. Catharines, ON
Organized by Faculty of Education, Centre for Adult Education and Community Outreach
 
October 24, 2014 10:00 am
PhD in Psychology- Julie Baker

October 21, 2014 10:00 am
Masters in Psychology-Nathalie Gauthier

October 20, 2014 3:00pm
Masters in Psychology- Kevin MacDonald

 

October 14, 2014 12:00-1:00
Where are we with spoken grammar? A corpus-based investigation; Michael McCarthy
Plaza 600F
Department of Applied Linguistic Speaker Series

September 24, 2014
Masters in Psychology- Jasmine Bender

June 25, 2014
PhD in Psychology Thesis Defence - Lesley Capuana

June 24, 2014
PhD in Psychology Thesis Defence- Angela Dzyundzyak

June 6, 2014
PhD in Educational Studies Thesis Defence – Ann Kennerly

May 30, 2014
PhD in Psychology Thesis Defence - Junru Zhao

May 24-30, 2014
Brock Congress Plus

May 24-30, 2014
Brock Congress: Big Thinking Lecture Series

Title:Does Your Child Tell Lies?
Speakers: Angela Evans
Time: May 27 1:30-2:30pm
Location: Walker Family YMCA
Sponsor: OEYC

Title: Brock University EEG/ERP workshop
Speakers: Sid Segalowitz and James Desjardins

Time: May 19-23
Location: PL 600F

Speaker: James Walker, Department of Linguistics, York University
Title: TBA
Time: March 5 2014 12:30pm
Location: PL 600F
Sponsor: Department of Applied Linguistics

Speaker: Tina Malti, University of Toronto
Title: Children's Emotions, Morality, and Aggression
Time: March 7 2014 10:00am
Location: PL 600F
Sponsor: Psychology Department

Speaker: Larry Heuer, Columbia University
Title: TBA
Time: April 11 2014 10:00am
Location: PL 600F
Sponsor: Psychology Department

 

Speaker: Ted Gibson, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT
Title: TBA
Time: November 28 2013 12:30pm
Location: PL 600F
Sponsor:Department of Applied Linguistics

Speaker: Valerie L. Shafer, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Title: Neural Indices of Visual and Word Processing in Low-Verbal Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Time: November 26 2013 10:00am
Location: CRN 336
Sponsor: Child and Youth Studies
Department

 

Speaker: Michael Dodd, University of Nebraska
Title: How You Look Says a Lot About Who You Are: The Relationship Between Political Temperament, Cognition, and Visual Behaviour
Time: November 13 2013 12:00pm
Location: PL 600F
Sponsor: Psychology Department

Speaker: Kjersti Lundetræ, associate professor, Oddny Judith Solheim, associate professor, The Reading Centre, University of Stavanger, Norway.
Title: Reading interventions in a Norwegian School Context
Time: November 5 2013 10:00am
Location: Child and Youth Studies meeting room (3rd Floor Cairns Building)
Sponsor: Child and Youth Studies Department

Speaker: Amanda Wintink, Centre for Applied Neuroscience, Toronto
Title: Careers in Neuroscience and Wellness
Time: October 31 2013 10:00am
Location: PL 600F
Sponsor: Psychology Department

Speaker: Todd Ferretti, Department of Psychology, Wilfrid Laurier University
Title: The Influence of temporal information associated with verbs on understanding, imagining, and remembering
Time: October 31 2013 12:30pm
Location: PL 600F
Sponsor: Department of Applied Linguistics

Speaker: Dave Kosson, Rosalind Franklin University
Title: Get Mad, Not Sad: Emotion Regulation and the Development of Psychopathic Traits
Time: October 4 2013 10:00am
Location: PL 600F

Event: Department of Applied Linguistics Research Day
Time: April 10th
Location: Plaza 600F & 601C

Speaker: James Russell, Boston College
Title: TBA
Time: April 4 2013:00pm
Location: PL 600F

Speaker: Naseem Al-Aidroos
Title: Top-down attention switches coupling between low-level and high-level areas of human visual cortex
Time: Mar 14 2013 2:00pm
Location: PL 600F

Speaker: Michael Kiefte
Title:
Large-scale analysis of read and spontaneous speech in Nova Scotian English
Time: March 13, 2pm
Location: TA 309

Speaker: Meredith Chivers, Queen's University
Title: TBA
Time: Feb 28 2013 2:00pm
Location: PL 600F

Speaker: Louis Schmidt (McMaster)
Title: A new perspective on temperamental shyness: Differential susceptibility to endoenvironmental influences
Time: Friday March 8 2013 2:30pm (rescheduled from snow day)
Location: PL 600F

Speaker: Doug Vanderlaan (Lethbridge)

Title: The Development and Evolution of Male Homosexuality: A Cross-Cultural Analysis
Time: Wednesday January 30 2013 2:00pm
Location: PL 600F

Speaker: Carolyn Hafer, Brock University
Title: How and when do people believe in justice and why should we care? Or, what I did on my summer sabbatical
Time: Jan 24 2013 2:00pm
Location: PL 600F

Speaker: Daphne Maurer, McMaster University
Title: Critical Periods Re-examined
Time: Nov 23 2012 11:00am
Location: PL 600F

Speaker: Anne Wilson, Laurier University
Title: The post-birthday world: Consequences of temporal landmarks for temporal self-appraisal and motivation
Time: Nov 9, 2012 11:00am
Location: PL 600F

Speaker: John Connolly, McMaster University
Title: Applied Neurolinguistics: the nexus of speech processing, linguistics,
and applied linguistics
Time: Wed Oct 31, 12-1:30
Location: Sankey Chambers

Speaker: Angela Book, Brock University
Title: Walk this way
Time: Oct 26 2012 11:00am
Location: PL 600F

Speaker: Richard Brown
Title: The life and work of Donald O. Hebb: A biographical review
Time: Sept 21 2012
Location: PL 600F

Speaker: Hanna Bjorg Sigurjonsdottir, University of Iceland
Title: Supporting families in being a family: Parents with intellectual disabilties and their children
Time: Thursday October 6, 11am
Location: MC C407
Sponsor: Centre for Applied Disability Studies

Speaker:  Wendy Craig (Queens)
Title: TBD  Lifespan theme
Time: Friday October 14, 2011 11-12:30
Location: PL 600F
Sponsor: Psychology Colloquium Series

Speaker:  Adrian Owen (UWO)
Title: TBD  Behavioural Neuroscience theme
Time: Friday October 28, 2011 11-12:30
Location: PL 600F
Sponsor: Psychology Colloquium Series

Speaker: Stephani Foraker Buffalo State College, USA
Title:  TBA
Date: Fri Nov 11, 11am-noon
Room: PL 600F

Sponsor: Department of Applied Linguistics Speaker Series

Speaker:  Elizabeth Page-Gould
Title: TBD  Social Personality theme
Time: Friday November 18, 2011 11-12:30
Location: PL 600F
Sponsor: Psychology Colloquium Series

Speaker:  Bruce Morton (UWO)
Title: TBD  Lifespan theme
Time: March 2, 2011 11-12:30
Location: PL 600F
Sponsor: Psychology Colloquium Series

Speaker:  Kristi A. Buckley, Ph.D., CCC-A (University at Buffalo)
Title: Influence of cross-modal plasticity on speech perception ability in cochlear implant users.
Time: Friday Mar 25, 2011 12.15-1.30 pm
Location: PL 600F

Speaker: Gordon Hodson (PSYC, Brock)
Title: The A.R.C of prejudice
Time: Friday March 25, 2010 10:30-12:00
Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Psychology Colloquium Series 2010-2011

 

Speaker: Ellen Bialystok (York)
Title: Bilingualism and the Enhancement of Executive Control
Time: Friday March 11, 2010 10:30-12:00
Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Psychology Colloquium Series 2010-2011

Speaker: Bill Bukowski (Concordia)
Title: Continuity and change in aggression and prominence during early adolescence
Time: Friday February 11, 2010 11:00-12:30
Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Psychology Colloquium Series 2010-2011

Speaker: Jane Foster (McMaster)
Title: Early life immune challenges influences the development of anxiety-like behaviour
Time: Friday January 28, 2010 11:00-12:30
Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Psychology Colloquium Series 2010-2011

Speaker: Henri Cohen (Laboratoire de Psychologie et Neurosciences Cognitives)
Title: Complexity and learning
Time: Friday December 10, 2010 1-2:30
Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Lifespan Centre

Speaker: Mark Fenske (Guelph)
Title: Exploring the interface of cognition, emotion, and motivation
Time: Friday November 26, 2010 11:00-12:30
Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Psychology Colloquium Series 2010-2011

Speaker: Martin Daly (McMaster)
Title: Nothing to Lose? Inequality, Competition and Homicide
Time: Friday November 5, 2010 11:00-12:30
Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Psychology Colloquium Series 2010-2011

Speaker: Gordon Flett (York)
Title: The Perils of Perfectionistic Self-Presentation
Time: Friday October 15, 2010 11:00-12:30
Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Psychology Colloquium Series 2010-2011

Speaker: Gina Grimshaw (Victoria University of Wellington, NZ) POSTPONED
Title: Linking cognitive and electrophysiological correlates of vulnerability to depression
Time: Tuesday, Oct 12, 2010, 11:00-12:30
Place: PL600F
Sponsor: Lifespan Centre

Speaker: Gary Pickering (BIOL/PSYC/CCOVI, Brock)
Title: Food, flavour and phantoms: individual variation in taste perception
Time: Friday October 8, 2010 10:30-12:00
Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Psychology Colloquium Series 2010-2011

Event: PhD Defense
Speaker: Dana Reker
Title: Parenting on Subtypes of Adolescent Agressive Behaviour
Place: PL 600F
Date: August 19, 10:00

Event: PhD Defense
Speaker: Paul Adachi
Title: The Relation between Video Game Violence and Aggression
Place: PL 600F
Date: August 9, 10:00

Event: PhD Defense
Speaker: Colin Perrier
Title: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms Might be Destroying your Intimacy: A Test of Mediational Models in a Community Sample of Couples
Place: WH 147
Date: July 30, 10:00

Event: PhD Defense
Speaker: Malinda Desjarlais
Title: Novices’ Learning from the Internet: An Exploration of Navigation Behaviours, Learner-Related Factors, and Mental Effort
Place: PL 600F
Date: July 23, 1:00

Event: Dept Applied Linguistics Research Day
Time:  April 14, 2010 2-4pm
PL600F
Sponsor: Department of Applied Linguistics

Speaker: Peter Snyder
Title: Science and the Media: Delgado's Brave Bulls and the Ethics of Scientific Disclosure
Time: April 13 2010 12:30-2:00
Place: Th 255
Sponsor: Lifespan Centre

Speaker: Dr. Michael Inzlicht, University of Toronto
Research area: Social neuroscience
Time: Friday March 19,  12:30-1:45 Place: Plaza 600F
Sponsor: Department of Psychology Colloquium

Speaker: Dr. Jane Dywan, Brock University
Research area: Human neuropsychology
Time: Friday March 5,  12:30-1:45 Place: Plaza 600F
Sponsor: Department of Psychology Colloquium

Speaker: Michael Tanenhaus, Rochester University
Time:  Fri Mar 5, 2010, TBA Place: TBA
Sponsor: Department of Applied Linguistics Speaker Series

Speaker: Dr. Kenneth Leonard, University at Buffalo
Research area: Alcohol use, abuse, and dependence; marital/family processes
Time: Friday Feb 12, 12:30-1:45 Place: Plaza 600F
Sponsor: Department of Psychology Colloquium

Speaker: Brian Morgan, York University
Identity and agency in language teacher preparation: A project-based approach for critical EAP
Time:  Fri  Jan. 29, 2010, 12.30-1.30 Place: Sankey Chambers
Sponsor: Department of Applied Linguistics Speaker Series

Speaker: Dr. Lorne Campbell, UWO
Research area: Romantic relationships
Time: Friday January 22, 12:30-1:45 Place: Plaza 600F
Sponsor: Department of Psychology Colloquium

Speaker: Dr. Carlyle Smith, Trent University
Research area: Sleep research
Time: Friday November 27, 12:30-1:45 Place: Plaza 600F
Sponsor: Department of Psychology Colloquium

Speaker: Dr. Lisa Betts, University of McMaster
Research area: Reduced Suppression in the Aging Visual System
Time: Friday November 13, 12:30-1:45 Place: Plaza 600F
Sponsor: Centre for Lifespan Development

Speaker: William Crawford, PhD, Northern Arizona University
Title: Is L2 writing like spoken language? Lexical Bundles in L2 Writing
Time:  Fri  Nov 6, 2009, 12.30-1.30 Place: TH 259
Sponsor: Department of Applied Linguistics Speaker Series

Speaker: Dr. Michael Ross, University of Waterloo
Research area: Social psychology
Time: Friday November 6,  12:30-1:45 Place: Plaza 600F
Sponsor: Department of Psychology Colloquium

Speaker: Dr. Kali Trzesniewski, UWO
Research area: Understanding self-esteem: its nature, development, and consequences
Time: Friday October 16, 12:30-1:45 Place: Plaza 600F
Sponsor: Department of Psychology Colloquium

Speaker: Laura Collins, Concordia University
Time:  Fri Oct. 16, 2009, 12.30-1.30 Place: Sankey Chambers
Sponsor: Department of Applied Linguistics Speaker Series

Speaker: Dr. Mark Sabbagh, Queen’s University
Research area: Social, cognitive, and neurobiological underpinning of preschool aged children’s language and theory-of-mind development
Time: Friday October 2, 12:30-1:45 Place: Plaza 600F
Sponsor: Department of Psychology Colloquium

Speaker: Joseph R. DiFranza, MD, Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health
Research area: The Pathophysiology of Tobacco Addiction
Time: Sep 18, 2009, 9:00-10:00,  Place: Plaza 600F
Sponsor: Leave the Pack Behind

Speaker: Marcia Johnson, University of Waikato (New Zealand)
Time:  Fri Sep 18, 2009, 12.30-1.30 Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Department of Applied Linguistics Speaker Series

Speaker: Dr. Lisa Gatzke-Kopp
Topic: Biology as a Context for Development: The Unfolding Relationship between Affective and Cognitive Processing in Risk for Psychopathy.
Time: June 1, 2009, 1:30pm  Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Department of Psychology

Speaker: Craig Kielburger (Founder & Chair of Free the Children)
Topic: Be The Change: A Niagara-wide Leadership Conference on Global Citizenship.
Time: May 8 2009
Sponsor: Free the Children Action Group

Event: Dept of Applied Linguistics Research Day
Topic: students and faculty in DALS will showcase exciting research and ideas in an informal poster session
Time: Thursday, April 9, 2009 12noon – 2pm, Place: Pond Inlet Mezzanine
Sponsor: Department of Applied Linguistics

Speaker: Dr. Stan Sadava, Brock University
Topic: Adult attachment theory: a social psychological model of health?
Time: Friday Mar. 27th, 2009 1:45pm  Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Department of Psychology Colloquium

Event: Crossing Borders Conference
Topic: A Multi-Disciplinary Student Conference on the United States, Canada and Border Issues
Time: Thursday March 26th, &  Friday March 27th, 2009 –Various locations
Sponsor website: http://www.canadianstudies.buffalo.edu/crossing_borders/

Speaker: Dr. Kimberly Harris
Topic: Research and practice in the management of externalizing behaviour problems in children.
Time: Wednesday March 11th, 2009, 3:00 – 5:00, PL 600F
Sponsor: Centre for Applied Disabilities Studies

Speaker: Dr. David Moscovitch
Topic: anxiety, mood & physiology
Time: Friday Mar. 6th, 2009 1:45pm  Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Department of Psychology Colloquium

Speaker: Lisa Archibald, Ph.D., University of Western Ontario
Topic:  The Developmental Relationship between Language and Immediate Memory Processes.
Time: Friday March 6th, 2009 11am  Place: Plaza 600F
Sponsor: Department of Applied Linguistics Speaker Series.

Speaker: Dr. Wanda L Smith, Private Practice & McMaster University
Topic: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Canadian Forces Members and Veterans: A Psychological Perspective
Time: Wednesday March 4th, 2009, 3:00-5:00, PL 600F
Sponsor: Centre for Applied Disabilities Studies

Speaker: Ron Holden, Queens * rescheduled
Topic: Psychache as a Psychological Cause of Suicidality
in predicting suicide ideation, attempts, and completions
Time: Mar 2, 2009 2-4 Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Department of Psychology

Speaker: Dr. Walter Henrichs, York University
Topic: Schizophrenia
Time: Friday Feb. 27th, 2009 1:45pm  Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Department of Psychology Colloquium

Speaker: Norman Segalowitz, Concordia
Topic: Studies of Second Language Fluency as a Cognitive Skill
Time: Feb 13, 2009 3:00-4:00  Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Lifespan

Speaker: Dr. Roger Buehler, Wilfred Laurier University
Topic: Sources of Accuracy and Bias in Self Prediction
Time: Friday Feb. 13th, 2009 1:45pm  Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Department of Psychology Colloquium

Speaker: Beth Gatbonton, Concordia
Topic:   The impact of social factors on patterns of development of a
phonological variable: The role of Ethnic Group Affiliation
Time: Feb 13, 2009 11-12  Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Department of Applied Linguistics Research

Speaker: Dr. Melbourne Hovell
Topic: The Behavioral Ecological Model: Linking Research with Public Policy for Smoke-Free Homes and Cars
Time: Wed., Feb. 11, 2009, 10:00am – 11:30 am, PL 600F
Sponsor: Special Session Transdisciplinary Tobacco Rounds   

Speaker: Kris Tjaden, Ph.D., University of Buffalo
Topic: Acoustic bases of intelligibility deficits in dysarthria, a
motor speech disorder
Time: Friday Feb 6th, 2008 11am  Place: Plaza 600F
Sponsor: Department of Applied Linguistics Speaker Series.

Speaker: Ron Holden, Queens To be rescheduled
Topic: Suicide, the roles of psychache, hopelessness, and motivations
in predicting suicide ideation, attempts, and completions
Time: Feb 2, 2009 2-4 Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Department of Psychology

Speaker: Steven Brown, McMaster University
Topic: Neural control of vocalization and vocal imitation in humans
Time: Friday, Jan 30 2009, 2:30-3:30 Place: PL600F
Sponsor: Department of Psychology

Speaker: Dr. Grant Harris
Topic: Assessment And Intervention For Offenders With Intellectual Disabilities
Time: Tuesday January 20th  3:00 - 5:00 Pm
Place: Plaza Building Room 600f
Sponsor: Centre For Applied Disability Studies:  Colloquium Series

Speaker: Tracey Derwing, University of Alberta
Topic:  Pronunciation Teaching in the 21st Century: The Rip Van Winkle of Second Language Instruction is Stirring!
Time:   Jan 20, 2009 11 a.m. to 12 noon      
Place:  PL 600F       
Sponsor: Department of Applied Linguistics Speaker Series.

Speaker: Dr. Marc Lewis, IOSE, University of Toronto
Topic: Brain Mechanisms of Emotion Regulation in Personality Development and Clinical Improvement in Children
Time: Friday Jan. 16th, 2009 1:45pm
Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Department of Psychology Colloquium

Speaker: Michael Chaiton, PhD(c), Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto
Topic: Co-occurrence of depression and smoking in adolescents
Time: Fri., Jan. 16, 2009, 9-10am
Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: webcast via Leave the Pack Behind

Speaker: Barbra Zupan, Ph.D., Brock University
Topic: Bimodal Perception of Visual and Auditory Cues of Emotion from Early Childhood to Early Adulthood.
Time: Friday November 28, 2008
Time: 12 noon-1pm
Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: DALS Research Seminars

Speaker: Dr. Jan Frijters, Brock University
Topic: reading development
Time: Friday Nov. 21st, 2008 1:45pm
Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Department of Psychology Colloquium

Speaker: Dr. Don McCreary
Topic: Non-Academic Research Career Issues for Psychologists
Time: Friday Nov. 14th, 2008 1:45pm
Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Department of Psychology Colloquium

Speaker: Dr. Paul Hastings, Concordia University
Topic: child development
Time: Friday Oct. 24th, 2008 1:45pm
Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Department of Psychology Colloquium

Speaker: Dr. Julian Thayer, Ohio State University
Topic: Neurovisceral Integration: Linking Psychopathy and Behavioural Medicine
Time: Monday October 20, 2008 12-1 pm
Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Department of Psychology

Speaker: Alister Cumming, OISE University of Toronto
Topic: Curriculum and Assessment for Second- Language Writing: Recent

Trends in Research and Pedagogy
Time: Oct. 10, 2008 11 a.m. -.12 noon
Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Dept. of Applied Linguistics' Speaker Series        

Speaker: Veena D. Dwivedi, Ph.D., Brock University
Topic: Is the brain sensitive to Grammatical ambiguity?
Time: Friday, Sept. 26, 2008 11-12 Noon
Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Dept. of Applied Linguistics Research Seminars

Speaker: Michelle Jetha (McMaster University)
Topic: Temperament and its relation to social functioning and affective processing in schizophrenia: behavioural and electrocortical studies
Time: Monday May 5th 2008 11:00 am
Place: PL600F
Sponsor: Department of Psychology

Speaker: Dr. John Davis, Clinical Director of Brain Injury Community Re-Entry (Niagara), Inc
Topic: Neurofeedback: Introduction to current research and clinical applications
Time: Wednesday April 16, 2008, 2:00
Place: PL600F
Sponsor: Department of Psychology

Speaker: Robert A. Schnoll, PhD
Topic: Studies of Methods to Improve Treatments for Nicotine Dependence         
Time: Friday April 4 2008, 2008 - 9am         
Place: Plaza 600F
Sponsor: webcast via Leave the Pack Behind

Speaker: Dr. Stuart Shanker, York University
Topic: The Cuba-Canada research initiative on early childhood development
Time: Tuesday, April 1, 2008 11:00-12:00
Place: PL 600F
Sponsor: Department of Psychology

Speaker: Dr. Adelle Forth, Carleton University
Topic: Psychopaths
Time: Monday March 17, 2008 12-1:15
Place: Plaza 600F    
Sponsor: Department of Psychology Colloquium

Speaker: Parto Pajoohesh, Ph.D
Topic: Lexical Depth and Mental Lexicon: A Comparison of Bilingual and Monolingual Children    
Time: Friday February 29, 2008 - noon        
Place: Plaza 600F    
Sponsor: Department of Applied Linguistics Research Seminar Series     

Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Skarakis-Doyle
Topic: Developmental Clinical Pragmatics: Investigations into the Language Use of Children with Language Impairment    
Time: Thursday February 28th 2008 from 11am-noon        
Place: Welch Hall 8G
Sponsor: Dept. of Applied Linguistics' Speaker Series        
   
Speaker: Dr. Mel Rutherford, McMaster University  
Topic: Developmental Social Perception     
Time: Monday February 25, 2008 - noon      
Place: Plaza 600F    
Sponsor: Psychology Colloquium

Speaker: Dr. Dorothy Markiewicz, Brock University
Topic: Adolescents - relationships and attitudes
Time: Monday February 4, 2008 12-1:15
Place: Plaza 600F    
Sponsor: Department of Psychology Colloquium

Speaker: Dr. Olmstead
Topic: motivation and cognition
Time: Monday Jan. 21, 2008 12-1:15
Place: Plaza 600F    
Sponsor: Department of Psychology Colloquium

Speaker: Dr. Ulrich Schimmack, University of Toronto
Topic: Spousal similarity in happiness: Findings and implications
Time: Friday November 23, 2007 12-1:15
Place: Plaza 600F    
Sponsor: Department of Psychology Colloquium

Speaker: Dr. Antonia Kronlund, Brock University, Faculty of Business
Topic: Consumer psychology
Time: Friday November 2, 2007 12-1:15
Place: Plaza 600F    
Sponsor: Department of Psychology Colloquium

Speaker: Dr. Tracy Vaillancourt, McMaster University
Topic: Child aggression and bullying
Time: Friday October 12, 2007 12-1:15
Place: Plaza 600F    
Sponsor: Department of Psychology Colloquium

Speaker: Elizabeth Armstrong, PhD Macquarie University, Australia
Topic: Expression of Identity in Atypical Discourse: The Case of Aphasia
Time: Wednesday, September 26, 2007 12 noon - 1 p.m.
Place: WH 204
Sponsor: Dept. of Applied Linguistics' Speaker Series        

Speaker: Dr. Keith Niall, Defence Research & Development Canada (DRDC)
Topic: Perception and defence research
Time: Friday September 21, 2007 12-1:15
Place: Plaza 600F    
Sponsor: Department of Psychology Colloquium

Speaker: Barbra Zupan, Ph.D., Brock University
Topic: Controlled study of affect recognition training for individuals with traumatic brain injury.
Time: September 19th from 12-1
Place:  J209
Sponsor: Dept. of Applied Linguistics' Research Seminar

Speaker: Birgit Sturmer, Humboldt University, Berlin
Topic: Cognitive control and adaptation following conflict
Time: Tuesday, Aug 14, 11:00
Place: Lifespan Conference room PL600F
Sponsor: Department of Psychology Colloquium

Speaker: Veena Dwivedi, Brock University, Dept. of Applied Linguistics
Topic: The neurocognition of semantic processing
Time: Thursday, June 7/07, 11:00
Place:  Plaza 600F
Sponsor: Dept. of Applied Linguistics' Research Seminar

Speaker: Kim Kerns, University of Victoria
Topic: Neuropsychological Consequences of Prenatal Alcohol Exposure in Children
Time: Friday, April 20/07, 11:00
Place:  Plaza 600F    
Sponsor: Department of Psychology Colloquium