Cognitive Neuroscience Events
on the Evanston Campus

Current Year - 2010 - 2009 - 2008 - 2007 - 2006 - 2005 - 2004 - 2003 and earlier
See the following event lists as well: Psychology - NUIN - CogSci - NBP - CBMG




2003

Friday, January 10, 2003
Marc D. Pell (McGill University)
Name that tone": toward an understanding of how humans infer emotion from a speaker's 'tone of voice'
Communication Sciences and Disorders seminar
Frances Searle Bldg. Room 1-421 12:00

Friday, January 24, 2003
Patrick Wong (University of Chicago)
Components of Speech Processing: Evidence from Lexical Tone Perception and Talker Normalization
Communication Sciences and Disorders seminar
Frances Searle Bldg. Room 1-421 12:00

Thursday, January 30, 2003
Fred Turek, Center for Sleep and Circadian Biology, Northwestern University
Psychology Colloquium
Swift Hall Room 107
4:15 PM

Friday, January 31, 2003
John Houde, University of California- San Francisco
Communication Sciences and Disorders seminar
Frances Searle Building, Room 1-421
12PM

Monday, March 3, 2003
Panagiotis G. Simos, University of Texas Houston Health Science Center
Frances Searle, Room 1-441
4PM

Tuesday, March 4, 2003
Bill Greenough, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
CogSci seminar

Tuesday, March 4, 2003
Susan C. Levine, University of Chicago
Frances Searle, Room 1-441
4PM

Wednesday, March 5, 2003
Phil Johnson-Laird, Princeton University
Music/CogSci semanar

Tuesday, March 11, 2003
Andy Barto, U Mass at Amherst
CogNS Colloquium
VideoConferenced to the Forum Room
4 PM

Friday, March 14, 2003
Marty Woldorff, Acting Director, Center for Cognitive Neuroscience, Duke University
Information processing at fast stimulation rates: So much to perceive, so little time
Frances Searle Building, Room 1-421
12PM

Wednesday, March 26, 2003
Miguel Nicolelis, Duke University Center for Neuroengineering
"Real-Time Computing with Neural Ensembles: A New Paradigm to Investigate the Dynamic
and Distributed Operation of Neural Circuits"
4:00-5:00 PM, Ward 5-230, Physiology Conference Room, Chicago Campus
Teleconferenced to Tech L363, Evanston Campus

Thursday, April 10, 2003
Leslie Zebrowitz, Brandeis University
"Trait Impressions as Overgeneralized Responses to Adaptively Significant Facial Qualities:
Evidence from Connectionist Modeling"
4:15 PM, Swift 107

Monday, April 14, 2003
Alfonso Caramazza, Harvard University Department of Psychology
4:00 PM, Francis Searle 1-421

Wednesday, April 16, 2003
Lera Boroditsky, MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
How the Languages You Speak Shape the Way You Think
4:15 PM, Site TBA

Thursday, April 17, 2003
David Amaral, University of California at Davis
The Amygdala, Social Behavior and Emotion: What's Fear Got  To Do  With It?
Psychology Department Colloquium
4:15 PM, Evanston Library Forum Room, Teleconferenced to Chicago Campus Ward 5-320
and Evanston Campus Swift 107

Wednesday, April 23, 2003
Is Functional Brain Imaging "The New Phrenology?"
A Cognitive Science Dialogue
Mike Posner and Bill Uttal
[see http://www.northwestern.edu/people/kap/cogsci2001 for more details and streaming video of the debate]

Thursday, April 24, 2003
Phil Tetlock, University of California at Berkeley
Good Political Judgement: In Search of an Elusive Construct
Psychology Department Colloquium
4:15 PM, Swift 107

Thursday, May 1, 2003
Marlene Behrmann, Carnegie Mellon University
Psychology Department Colloquium
4:15 PM, Swift 107 (to be rescheduled)

Tuesday, May 6, 2003
Rosalind Cartwright
Seminar on Sleep and Cognition
4 PM, Swift 107

Thursday, May 15, 2003

Tim Bliss, National Institute for Medical Research in Mill Hill, London
Duncan Lecture: How Synapses Store Memories
4:15 PM, Location TBA

Tuesday, May 27, 2003
Susan Gelman, University of Michigan
Psychology Department Colloquium
4:15 PM, Swift 107

Thursday, October 2, 2003
Marlene Behrmann, Carnegie Mellon University
Perceptual Organization and Its Impact on Object Recognition
4:15PM, Swift 107

Monday, October 13, 2003
Lynn Nadel, University of Arizona
Twenty-five Years of the Cognitive Map: Where we’re at, How we got here, Where we’re going
4:30PM, Library Forum Room, Video-conferenced to Chicago Campus Ward 5-230

Thursday, October 16, 2003
Paul J. Whalen, University of Wisconsin- Madison 
Is this face half-empty or half-full?  Amygdala-prefrontal interactions in response to surprise
4:15PM, Swift 107
 

Thursday, October 23, 2003
J. Mark G. Williams, University of Oxford
Autobiographical Memory and Emotional Disorders
4:15PM, Swift 107

Wednesday, October 29, 2003
Charan Ranganath, University of California at Davis
Dissecting Prefrontal and Medial Temporal Contributions to Episodic Memory
4:15PM, Library Forum Room, Video-conferenced to Chicago Campus Ward 5-320

Friday, October 31, 2003
Sheri A. Berenbaum, Pennsylvania State University
Beyond Pink and Blue: Biological Influences on Gender Development
3:00PM, Swift 107

Thursday, November 13, 2003
Jim Sherman, Indiana University
4:15PM, Swift 107

Tuesday, November 18, 2003
Moshe Zeidner, University of Haifa, Israel
4:15PM, Annenberg 303

Thursday, November 20, 2003
Amanda Woodward, University of Chicago
4:15PM, Swift 107 

 



2002

Thursday, January 10, 2002
Apostolos Georgopoulos
University of Minnesota
Cognitive Neuroscience Colloquium
4 PM, Library Forum Room

Thursday, January 31, 2002
Alex Polghaus
Harvard University
Cognitive Neuroscience Colloquium
4 PM, Library Forum Room

Thursday, February 7, 2002
Ray Dingledine
Emory University
Cognitive Neuroscience Colloquium
4 PM, Library Forum Room

Tuesday, February 12, 2002
Peter Salovey (Yale) - CEED colloquium

Thursday, February 19, 2002
Phil Holzman
Harvard University
Cognitive Neuroscience Colloquium
4 PM, Library Forum Room

Tuesday, February 19, 2002
Paul Rozin (Penn) - CEED colloquium

 Thursday, February 21, 2002
Randolph Blake
Vanderbilt University
Psychology Department Colloquium
4:15 PM, Swift 107

Thursday, February 28, 2002
Ron Mangun, Duke University
Cognitive Neuroscience Colloquium, co-sponsored by NUIN
4 PM, Forum Room, University Library
[see http://www.northwestern.edu/people/kap/Mangun.pdf for more details]
In case you missed it, click here to see the streaming video version

Tuesday, March 5, 2002
John Cacioppo, University of Chicago
Emotions at Multiple Levels of Analysis
Center for the Study of Cognition, Emotion, and Emotional Disorders and
Psychology Department Colloquium
4:15 PM, Swift 107

Thursday, March 7, 2002
Mark Beeman, University of Pennsylvania
Hemispheric differences reveal components of semantic processing when people draw inferences and solve insight problems
Psychology Department Colloquium
4:15 PM, Swift 107

Thursday, March 14, 2002
Adam Anderson, Stanford University
The Hungry Eye: Neural and Psychological Mechanisms Underlying Affective Encoding
Psychology Department Colloquium
4:15 PM, Swift 107

Thursday, April 11, 2002
Lee Brooks
Psychology Department Colloquium
4:15 PM, Swift 107

Thursday, April 18, 2002
Andrew Mayes, University of Liverpool
Dept of Psychology Colloquium
4:15 PM, Swift 107

Friday, April 19, 2002
Daniela Montaldi, University of Liverpool
fMRI Studies of Two Memory Phenomena: Recollection and Familiarity
12 PM
Evanston campus: Tech L363 Videoconference Rm
Chicago campus: Teleconference to Weibolt Hall 4th Floor Conference Rm

Thursday, May 16, 2002
Brenda Milner
McGill University
DUNCAN LECTURE
Psychology Department Colloquium
4:15 PM, Swift 107

Thursday, May 16, 2002
Joseph LeDoux (NYU) - CEED colloquium

Thursday, May 30, 2002
John J. B. Allen
University of Arizona
Psychology Department Colloquium
4:15 PM, Swift 107

Friday, May 31, 2002
Elizabeth Loftus, University of Washington
Emotion & Cognition Program Debate
1 PM

Thursday, October 17, 2002
Allison B. Sekuler, McMaster University
The Efficiency of Perceptual Learning
University of Arizona
Psychology Department Colloquium
4:15 PM, Swift 107

Monday, November 11, 2002
Sandra F. Witelson, McMaster University
Neurobiological Correlates of Cognition
Psychology Department Colloquium
Noon, ANN 303

Monday, November 11, 2002
Nikos Logothetis, Max-Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
The Sixth Annual NUIN Lecture Series
fMRI in Monkeys: Physiology, BOLD, and Molecular Imaging
Ward 5-230, Chicago campus
and video-conferenced to the Forum Room, Evanston campus
4 PM

Tuesday, November 19, 2002
Michael Shadlen, University of Washington Medical School
Banburismus and Brain: A Neural Mechanism for Making Decisions
NBP Department Colloquium
12:45pm, Tech L211

Thursday, December 5, 2002
Keith Thulborn, Univeristy of Illinois Chicago, Department of Radiology
"fMRI: Another Spin on Learning"
The Sixth Annual NUIN Lecture Series
Ward 5-230 Chicago campus, videoconferenced to Tech L363, Evanston campus
4 PM



2001
Thursday, January 18, 2001
Robert Schrauf, NU
Cognitive Aging and Bilingual Memory (Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer's Disease Seminar)
11:45-1:00, Prince Commons, Tarry 16, Chicago campus

Thursday, January 18, 2001
Mike Merzenich, UCSF
Neurological origins of variations in performance abilities: Implications for Neuro-rehabilitation
NUIN Lecture Series
4:30-5:40, Annenberg G21

Monday, Jan 22, 2001
Elise Temple, Stanford University
Evidence for a Biological Basis for Dyslexia: Functional Imaging of Reading Disorders
4:15 PM, Annenberg G15

Wednesday, Jan 24, 2001
Craig Stark, UCSD
Memory and its neural mechanisms
4:15 PM, Annenberg G21

Monday, January 29, 2001
Amishi Jha, Duke University
What is working in working memory? Investigations of encoding, maintenance, and response selection
4:15 PM, Annenberg G15

Tuesday, February 6, 2001
Phil Merikle, University of Waterloo
Measuring Unconscious Perceptual Processes: Theory, Methods, and Findings (Cognitive Science Seminar)
4-5 PM, Annenberg 303

Wednesday, February 7, 2001
Phil Merikle, University of Waterloo
Investigations of Extraordinary Conscious Experiences: Using First-Person and Third-Person Perspectives to Understand Synaesthesia
12-1 PM, Library Forum Room (Evanston) with videoconference simulcast to Weibolt 421 (Chicago)

Wednesday, February 7, 2001
Kara Federmeier, UCSD
4:15 PM, Annenberg G21

Thursday, February 15, 2001
Cognitive Science Dialogue on Consciousness: A debate between David Chalmers (University of Arizona) and Daniel Dennett (Tufts University)
[see http://www.northwestern.edu/people/kap/cogsci2001 for more details]
4-6 PM, Norris 2EF

Thursday, April 19, 2001
Monica Fabiani, Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia
What your brain knows that you don’t: The use of sensory signatures in the study of memory phenomena (Psychology Department Colloquium)
4:15 PM, Swift Hall 107

Thursday, May 3rd, 2001
Joseph Dien, Tulane University
Components of Semantic Processing: An Event-Related Potential Analysis (Psychology Department Colloquium)
4:15 PM, Swift Hall 107

Wednesday, October 17, 2001
David J. Heeger
Department of Psychology, Stanford University
Attention and Sensory Signals in Primary Visual Cortex
4:15 PM, Swift 107 (and videoconferenced to Wieboldt Building, Room 421)

Thursday, November 1, 2001
Larry Jacoby, Washington University
Psychology Department Colloquium
4:15 PM, Swift 107