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 3:30-5:00 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. Ben Balas and Dr. Mark McCourt will be facilitating colloquium this semester.
|Graduate students only|
Mark McCourt, Ph.D.
|"Superior Detection of Plausible versus Implausible Luminance Change Implies Precedence of Brightness versus Lightness Processing"|
|1/29/16||Ben Balas, Ph.D.|
|"Towards an Improvisational Science"|
|2/5/16||Ben Balas, Ph.D.|
|"Small Towns, Visual Ecology, and Face Recognition"|
Darwin Day Lecture
|Festival Concert Hall|
2:00 pm movie
4:00 pm lecture: Ellen Keterson, University of Indiana, "Ordinary Extraordinary Junco: Remarkable Viology from a Backyard Bird"
Hugh Garavan, Ph.D.
|"Risk and Resilience Factors for Adolescent Drug Use"|
|3/4/16||Jessica Holmin, NDSU||"Understanding and Improving Depth Perception from Motion Parallax in Older Adults"|
|3/11/16||Adam Stocker, Ph.D.|
Minnesota State University Moorhead
|"Embryonic Emx2 Expression Regulates Higher Order Visual Area Size, Thalamic Size, and Behavior"|
|4/1/16||Geoffrey Boynton, Ph.D.|
University of Washington
|"Pulse Trains to Percepts: The Challenge of Creating a Perceptually Intelligible World with Sight Recovery Technologies"|
Jason Siegel, Ph.D.
"Increasing Help Seeking Among People with Elevated Levels of Depressive Symptomatology: One Goal, Multiple Approaches"
Red River Undergraduate Psychology Conference
Michael McBeath, Ph.D.
|"Natural Regularities and Coupled Observer-Action Biases"|
Gursimran Walia, Ph.D. &
| "Using Eye Tracking to Investigate Reading Patterns and Learning Styles of Software Requirement |
Inspectors to Enhance Inspection Team Outcome"
|Jessica Holmin (Ph.D.)|
Andrew Heinz (MS)
Brandon Saxton (MS)
Tharaki Siyaguna (MS)
Adrienne MacDonald (Honors Thesis)