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Colloquium Series

Each semester the Department of Psychology sponsors a lecture series. Nationally-prominent researchers present their work on a variety of topics. These presentations are open to the public and free of charge. They are held every Friday from 3:00-4:30 PM in 230 Minard Hall. If you would like to receive regular emails with colloquium announcements just let us know.

*Articles associated with the colloquium, provided by the speaker will be posted when available.  Dr. Laura Thomas and Dr. Paul Rokke will be facilitating colloquium this semester.

Fall 2017 Schedule
8/25/17Student Meeting
9/1/17Ben Balas, Ph.D.
“Recognizing ‘stuff’: Using texture to categorize materials”.PDF
9/8/17Christopher Whitsel, Ph.D.
“After the Fall: Educational Inequality in Post-Soviet Central Asia”.PDF
9/15/17Mark Nawrot, Ph.D.
“Seeing depth”.PDF
9/22/17Steve Luck, Ph.D.
UC Davis
“Visual working memory and the computer metaphor for the human mind”.PDF
9/29/17John Spencer, Ph.D.
University of East Anglia
"Shining light on the global burden of poverty: Developmental changes in visual working memory revealed by image-based fNIRS".PDF
10/6/17Ben Hsieh, Ph.D.
"Core skills, skill gaps, and the transition to industry for PhD psychologists"
10/13/17Verlin Hinsz, Ph.D.
“Toward a theory of motivated safety and security behaviors”


10/20/17Daniel Rasetshwane, Ph.D
Boys Town National Research Hospital
“A Physiologically Based and Technically Rigorous Approach to Treating Hearing Loss”
10/27/17Kathryn Smith, Ph.D.

“Emotion, Neurocognition, and Disordered Eating: Past and Future Research”

11/3/17Daniel Pemstein, Ph.D.
“Experts, Coders, and Crowds”.PDF
11/10/17No Colloquium
Veterans' Day (Observed)
11/17/17Sarah Edwards, Ph.D.
"Postpartum functioning and mental illness as a function of perinatal care and iatrogenic risk factors".PDF
11/24/17No Colloquium
Thanksgiving Break
12/1/17Joo-Hyun Song, Ph.D.
Brown University
"Paradoxical Modulation of Motor Actions by Attention"


12/8/17Deepta Ghate, MD
University of Nebraska
"Vision and Glaucoma".PDF
 Past Colloquia


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Department of Psychology
North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8622 / Fax: (701) 231-8426
Campus address: Minard Hall 232 
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 2765 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050

Department Chair: Mark Nawrot, Ph.D.
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