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School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences - The University of Texas at Dallas

Lecture and Brownbag Series


BrainHealth Series Developmental, Cognitive and Social/Personality Series
Center for Children and Families Series/Forum FLASH Series
Center for Vital Longevity Series Neuroscience Brownbag Series
Colloquium Series  

 

BRAINHEALTH SERIES

 

BRAINHEALTH FRONTIERS SERIES

Mark your calendars and come join us for this semester's BrainHealth Frontiers Series.  All presentations will be held in the International Reception Hall at 12:00-1:00pm, unless noted otherwise. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to Teressa Roberson.


DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE
Jan 10, 2014 Madhukar Trivedi, MD Biosignatures of Treatment Response for Depression: A Multi-Modal Approach for Personalized Treatment
Jan 17 Lieutenant General (Retired) and Rick Lynch (US Army) Adapt or Die: Leadership Principles from an American General
Jan 24 Amelia Eisch, PhD

Mice on Mars: Effects of Space Flight and Space Radiation on Brain and Behavior

Jan 31 Henry Mahncke, PhD Cognitive Training: From Basic Science to Real World Uses
Feb 14 Sven Vanneste, PhD A Bayesian Perspective of Why the Brain Generates a Phantom Percept and Neuromodulation as a Possible Panacea
Feb 21 Kevin Pelphrey, PhD Searching for Neuroendophenotypes of Autism
Feb 28 Dawn Neumann PhD and James Malec, PhD Emotion Recognition and Regulation after TBI and Modern Measurement Techniques for Evaluating Behavioral Interventions in Rehabilitation
Mar 14 Lieutenant General PK Carlton, MD (Surgeon General USAF, Retired) TBI in the Military: A Historical Review and Look to the Future
Mar 21 Cindy De Frias, PhD Promoting Successful Cognitive Aging
Mar 28 Julia Evans, PhD Family Differences in Human Brain Organization: How Brain Structure Differs for Adolescents with Specific Language Impairment and Their Siblings

Apr 4

 

Talk Canceled
Paula Grammas, Ph.D Eating and Drinking and Other Strategies to Prevent Alzheimer's Disease
Apr 11 Robert Root-Bernstein, PhD Rethinking Thinking: What the Arts Can Teach Us About Cognition
Apr 18

 

Talk Canceled
Kyle Womack, MD DTI in Retired NFL Players
Apr 25 Gagan Wig, PhD The Human Brain as a Social Network: How Brain Connectivity Changes Across the Adult Lifespan
May 9 Jacquelyn Gamino, PhD Middle School Madness: Changing Learning in Public Schools
May 16 Lori Cook, PhD Cognitive-Communication Challenges in Pediatric Brain Injury: Promising Metrics to Advance Brain Repair
May 23 L. Douglas Kiel, PhD Cognitive Diminution in the Workplace
May 30 Amy J. Jak, PhD Innovations in Assessment and Treatment of Post-Concussive Symptoms in Veterans
Jun 6 Christopher Filley, MD White Matter Dementia
Jul 18 Asha Vas, PhD Can Abstract Attitude be Restored After a Traumatic Brain Injury?

BrainHealth Frontiers Series Archive

 

BRAINHEALTH LECTURE SERIES

Mark your calendars and come join us for this semester's BrainHealth Lecture Series. All presentations will be held at the Center for BrainHealth, 2200 W. Mockingbird Lane in Dallas.


DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE

Feb 4, 2014

Geoffrey Ling, MD, PhD Imagining the Future of Brain Restoration
Feb 11 James B. Maas, PhD Sleep for Success! Everything You Wanted to Know About Sleep (But Were Too Tired to Ask)
Feb 18 Tali Sharot, PhD The Optimism Bias
Feb 25 Francesca Filbey, PhD Addiction: Why the Brain Wants What it Wants

BrainHealth Lecture Series Archive

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CENTER FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES SERIES/FORUM

 

CENTER FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES SPRING LECTURE SERIES

Mark your calendars each spring and come join us for our annual lecture series.  The lectures are a series of talks by Center-affiliated researchers. All lectures are held on the campus of UT Dallas and are free and open to the public. Click here for more information.


DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE

Jan 17, 2014

Emily A. Tobey, PhD The Bionic Ear: Challenges of Educating Deaf Teenagers in the 21st Century
Feb 14 Samuel Ehrenreich, PhD Adolescent Text Messaging and the Development of Antisocial Behavior
Mar 7 Alex R. Piquero, PhD

Preventing Juveniles from a Life of Crime

Apr 25 Joanna K. Gentsch, PhD Beyond the Birds and the Bees: Communicating About Sexuality from Childhood to Adolescence

CCF Lecture Series Archive

CENTER FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES FORUM

Mark your calendars and come join us for this year’s annual forum.  The forum will be held at the Bank of America Hall at The Eisemann Center for Performing Arts from 9:00am–2:30pm. Click here for more information.


DATE
KEYNOTE SPEAKER
TITLE

Events to be announced

CCF Forum Archive

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CENTER FOR VITAL LONGEVITY SCIENCE SERIES

 

Mark your calendars and come join us for this semester's CVL Science Luncheon Series.  All presentations will be held in the Center for Vital Longevity Conference Room (8th floor) at 12:00-1:00pm, unless noted otherwise. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to April Norambuena.


DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE
Jan 27 Kathleen McDermott, PhD Effective Learning and Effective Learners: Behavioral and Neuroimaging Studies
Feb 3 Alice O'Toole, PhD Computational Mmodels of Face Recognition: Where are We Now? Where Do We Go Next?
Feb 10 Alex Martin, PhD Food for Thought - Representing and Tuning the Categories of the Mind
Feb 17 Julia Evans, PhD Atypical Lexical-semantic Processing in Individual Children with Specific Language Impairment: Evidence from ERP and Anatomically Constrained MEG
Feb 24 Paul Whalen, PhD Neural Responses to Facial Expressions Predict Attention, Bias and Personality
Mar 3 Ian McDonough, PhD Neural Markers of Cognitive Ability Across the Adult Lifespan
Mar 17 Scott Grafton, PhD How Our Brain Networks Both Change and Facilitate Learning: Imaging Studies of Training Over Minutes to Months
Mar 24 Michael Rugg, PhD Can Data From Neuroimaging Inform Psychological Theory?
Mar 31

Ian McDonough, PhD

Neural Markers of Cognitive Ability Across

the Adult Lifespan
Apr 14 Michela Gallagher, PhD The Paradigm Shift to AD Prevention
Apr 21 Danielle King, PhD Lateral Posterior Parietal Activity During Successful Recognition of Previously Perceived and Imagined Events
Apr 24 John Jonides, PhD Suppressing Short-term Memories:  Basic Science and Translation
Apr 28 Cindy Lustig, PhD Keeping Distraction Out and Moving Focus In: Rodent, Genetic and Patient Studies of Acetylcholine's Role in Attention

CVL Science Series Archive

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COLLOQUIUM SERIES

 

Mark your calendars and come join us for this year’s Colloquium Series.  All presentations will be held in GR 4.428 from 9:30–10:30am, unless noted otherwise.  REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED.


DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE
HOST

Feb 7, 2014

 

Time Change: 10:00-11:00am

Antoine Bechara, PhD
University of Southern California

Neural Systems Sub-serving Decision-making in Addiction Disorders Francesca Filbey
Mar 21

Mari Jones, PhD
Ohio State University

Participatory Communication: A Case for Entrained Attending Jay Dowling
Apr 11 Brent Roberts, PhD
College of LAS, University of Illinois
The Antecedents and Development of Conscientiousness Across the Life Course Rob Ackerman

May 2

 

Time Change: 10:00-11:00am
Susan Jerger, PhD,
Distinguished Lecturer in Behavioral and Brain Sciences, UT Dallas
Perceiving Things Not as They Are, But as We Are Dean Bert Moore

Colloquium Series Archive

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DEVELOPMENTAL, COGNITIVE AND SOCIAL/PERSONALITY BROWNBAG SERIES

 

Mark your calendars and come join us for this semester's DCS Brownbag Series.  All presentations will be held in JO 4.306 at 1:00-2:00pm, unless noted otherwise. 


DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE
Jan 15

 

Sam Dewitt Adolescent Risk-Taking Behavior and Resting State Functional Connectivity
Jan 22 Jonathon Shasteen The Threat Superiority Effect: Why are Angry Faces Found More Quickly
Jan 29   TBD
Feb 5 Tatiana Peredo Maternal Sensitivity, Child Vocabulary, and Child Inhibitory Control Among Young Low-income Latino Children
Feb 12 Nicole Nelson A Facial Expression of Pax: What Children's Recognition of Nonsense Expressions Can Tell Us About Emotion Knowledge
Feb 19   TBD
Feb 26 Shaurabh Nandy A Deeper Look at the Attraction Effect to Identify Problems with Estimating Choice Probabilities
Mar 5   TBD
Mar 12   Spring Break
Mar 19 Rob Ackerman, PhD and Conrad Corretti Roommate Relationship Development
Mar 26 Daniel Faso and Derek Beaton An Introduction to ANOVA in R (presentation materials)
Apr 2   TBD
Apr 9   TBD
Apr 16 Amanda Hahn Contributing Factors of Person Recognition in Natural Environments
Apr 23 Julie Schneider Developmental Differences of Neural Oscillations in Language Processing
Apr 30 Kari Stouffer The Effects of Prior Domain Knowledge and Cognitive Flexibility on Memory and Comprehension for Expository Text
May 7 Jenny Wong The Neural Correlates of Encoding Memory Associations

DCS Brownbag Series Archive

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FLASH SERIES

 

Mark your calendars and come join us for this semester's FLASH (Friday Seminars in Speech, Language and Hearing) Brownbag Series.  All presentations will be held at Callier Center Dallas room A 229 with videolink to Callier Center Richardson in 1.508 from 12:00-1:00pm, unless noted otherwise. REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED. Please RSVP to Linda Sensibaugh (214-905-3003).


DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE
Jan 24, 2014 Ola A. Alsalman, PhD he Building of a Neural Psychological Immune Endocrine (T-NPIE) Model of Tinnitus
Jan 31 Anne van Kleeck, PhD Rethinking Preschool Oral Language Assessment: Differentiating Casual Talk, Academic Talk and Language Impairment

Feb 7

BBS Colloquium
GR 4.428

Antonio Bechara, PhD

Neural Systems Sub-Serving Decision-Making in Addiction Disorders
Feb 14 Katandria Love Johnson, DrPH Enhancing the Incorporation of Motivational Interviewing in Osteopathic Medical Programs
Feb 21 Andrea Warner-Czyz, PhD Bullying in Adolescents Using Cochlear Implants
Feb 28 Nancy Tye-Murray, PhD Auditory Visual Speech Recognition in the Aging Population
Mar 7 Audrey Holland, PhD A Procedure for Evaluating Communication in Individuals with Severe Aphasia
Mar 14   Spring Break
Mar 21
BBS Colloquium
GR 4.428

Mari Jones, PhD

Participatory Communication: A Case for Entrained Attending
Mar 28 Sonya Mehta Articulatory Distinction During Vowel Production: Implications for Second Language Learning
Apr 4 Julie Schneider Identifying Developmental Changes in Language Processing Using EEG
Apr 11
BBS Colloquium
GR 4.428

Brent Roberts, PhD

The Antecedents and Development of Conscientiousness Across the Life Course
Apr 18 Linda Thibodeau, PhD Good Hearing, Steady Feet – Developing Auditory Devices that Improve Hearing and Decrease the Risk for Falls
May 2
BBS Colloquium Special Event
GR 4.428

Susan Jerger, PhD - Distinguished Lecturer in Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Perceiving Things Not as They Are, But as We Are

FLASH Series Archive

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NEUROSCIENCE BROWNBAG SERIES

 

Mark your calendars and come join us for this semester's NSC Brown Bag Series.  All presentations will be held in JO 4.306 from 1:00-2:00pm, unless noted otherwise. REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED.


DATE
SPEAKER
TITLE
Jan 17, 2014

Michael Borland

TBA
Jan 24

David Pruitt

TBA
Jan 31

Crystal Engineer

TBA
Feb 7

Vivek Jeevakumar

TBA

Feb 14

Jane Johnson, UTSW

TBA
Feb 21

Jay Gibson, UTSW

TBA
Mar 7

Todd Roberts, UTSW

TBA
Mar 14   Spring Break
Mar 21 Roopa Holehonnur, Amanda Alvarez TBA
Mar 28 Gagan Wig, CVL TBA
Apr 4 Julian Meeks, UTSW TBA
Apr 11

Erica Underwood, Anthony Nguyen

TBA
Apr 18 Navid Khodaparast TBA
Apr 25

Chris Desolis, Lindsey Noble

TBA
May 2 Jessica Pruett, Daniel Hulsley TBA
NSC Brownbag Series Archive

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