Past Events

Date and Time Talk Title Speaker
02/15/2017 - 3:45pm - 5:00pm Understanding why: From counterfactual simulations to responsibility judgments (Colloquium) Tobias Gerstenberg, MIT
02/13/2017 - 5:10pm - 6:30pm Bradley Voytek: What might neural oscillations be good for? (MBC Graduate Training (IGERT)) Bradley Voytek, University of California, San Diego
02/10/2017 - 3:15pm - 4:30pm Common object representations for visual production and recognition (Seminar) Noah Goodman, Stanford University
02/06/2017 - 5:10pm - 6:30pm Hannah Payne: Interactions between circuit architecture and plasticity in a closed-loop system; Ben Poole: Time-warped PCA: simultaneous alignment and dimensionality reduction of neural data (MBC Graduate Training (IGERT)) Hannah Payne and Ben Poole, Stanford
02/03/2017 - 3:15pm - 4:30pm The Love of Large Numbers: A Popularity Bias in Consumer Choice (Seminar) Derek Powell, Stanford University (Markman Lab)
02/01/2017 - 3:45pm - 5:00pm Three principles for understanding distinctively human learning (Colloquium) Brenden Lake, New York University
01/27/2017 - 3:15pm - 4:30pm Title: Neuronal synchrony and the relation between the BOLD response and the local field potential (Seminar) Dora Hermes, Stanford University (Wandell Lab)
01/25/2017 - 3:45pm - 5:00pm Causes and consequences of perceiving bias against high-status groups (Colloquium) Clara Wilkins, Wesleyan University
01/20/2017 - 3:15pm - 4:30pm Reward-based learning over time: the effect of spacing on human feedback learning (Seminar) Elliott Wimmer, Stanford University (Poldrack Lab)
01/11/2017 - 3:45pm - 5:00pm The social significance of language: How language shapes children’s social attitudes and transmits conceptual information (Colloquium) Jasmine DeJesus, University of Michigan
12/14/2016 - 3:45pm - 5:00pm Children's concepts of race (Colloquium) Steven Roberts, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Michigan
12/07/2016 - 3:45pm - 5:00pm Do you hear what I see? How blind individuals understand the auditory world. (Colloquium) Ione Fine, Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Washington
12/05/2016 - 5:10pm - 6:25pm Lisa Giocomo: Components and computations for building adaptive maps of space (MBC Graduate Training (IGERT)) Lisa Giocomo, Stanford
12/02/2016 - 3:15pm - 4:30pm Contextual memory and goal-directed behavior in humans (Seminar) Thackery Brown, Stanford University (Wagner Lab)
11/30/2016 - 3:45pm - 5:00pm Diversity Town Hall (Colloquium) TBA
11/28/2016 - 5:10pm - 6:25pm Ivan Soltesz: Supercomputing the Hippocampal Neuronal Machine (MBC Graduate Training (IGERT)) Ivan Soltesz, Stanford
11/28/2016 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm Dr. Phil Zimbardo: My journey from creating evil to inspiring heroism by applying social psychology's main lessons well. (Seminar) Dr. Phil Zimbardo, Stanford University
11/28/2016 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm Dr. Phil Zimbardo, Stanford University (Social Lab) Dr. Phil Zimbardo, Stanford University
11/11/2016 - 3:15pm - 4:30pm Cognitive neuroscience: from population receptive fields to attention and numerosity (Seminar) Serge Dumoulin, Utrecht University
11/07/2016 - 5:10pm - 6:30pm Lane McIntosh and Niru Maheswaranathan (MBC Graduate Training (IGERT)) Lane McIntosh and Niru Maheswaranathan, Stanford
11/04/2016 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm CBD: The Power of Humanization to Bring Out the Best in Ourselves and Others: A conversation with Albert Bandura, Alia Crum & Tom Schnaubelt (Seminar) Albert Bandura and Alia Crum (Psychology), Tom Schnaubelt (Hass Center for Public Service); Stanford University
11/04/2016 - 3:15pm - 4:30pm Understanding polite language as a balance between epistemic and social goals (Seminar) Erica Yoon (Frank Lab), Stanford University
11/02/2016 - 3:45pm - 5:00pm Lightning Talks II (Colloquium) Graduate students and post-docs of the Department of Psychology
10/28/2016 - 3:15pm - 4:30pm Power analysis and design optimization for fMRI (Seminar) Joke Durnez (Poldrack Lab), Stanford University
10/24/2016 - 5:10pm - 6:30pm David Sussillo: LFADS - Latent Factor Analysis via Dynamical Systems (MBC Graduate Training (IGERT)) David Sussillo, Google
10/21/2016 - 3:15pm - 4:30pm The Dynamics of Functional Brain Networks (Seminar) Mac Shine (Poldrack Lab), Stanford University
10/19/2016 - 3:45pm - 5:00pm Gregory Samanez-Larkin: Motivation and decision making in the aging brain (Colloquium) Gregory Samanez-Larkin, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience, Cognitive Science at Yale University
10/17/2016 - 5:10pm - 6:30pm Jeremy Freeman: Open source neuroscience (MBC Graduate Training (IGERT)) Jeremy Freeman, HHMI, Janelia Research Campus
10/14/2016 - 3:15pm - 4:30pm Some key open questions in computational modeling of higher sensory cortex (Seminar) Dan Yamins, Stanford University
10/07/2016 - 3:15pm - 4:30pm The field of view of the ventral occipital temporal reading circuitry (Seminar) Rosemary Le (Wandell Lab), Stanford University