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

LECTURE SERIES

 

BBS Colloquium Series

Join us for this year’s BBS Colloquium Series. The location of all presentations is to be determined and the time is from 9:30–10:30am, unless noted otherwise. Refreshments will be provided.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE HOST
Oct 25, 2019 Philip Harvey, PhD
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine: Center for Cognitive Neuroscience & Aging
Neurocognition, Social Cognition and Self-Assessment in Schizophrenia Amy Pinkham, PhD
Jan 24, 2020 Joshua Gordon, MD, PhD
NIH Director, Intramural Research Program
Opportunities and Challenges in Psychiatric Neuroscience Mike Kilgard, PhD
Feb 14 Joseph Piven, MD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Director, Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities
Infant Brain-Behavior Development in Autism Meghan Swanson, PhD
Apr 3 Elizabeth Margulis, PhD
Princeton University
The Stories Music Tells: Cross-Cultural Narratives to Wordless Music W. Jay Dowling, PhD
Apr 24
Lecture is 10:00-11:00am
Denise C. Park, PhD
Distinguished Lecturer in Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Director of Research, Center for Vital Longevity, UT Dallas
The Aging Mind: Fragile But Resilient Steven Small, PhD
Dean, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences
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Career Roadmap Series

Join us for this semester’s Career Roadmap Series for Spring 2019. Each series will expound upon how to further your career in different ways.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE TIME/LOCATION
There are no events scheduled at this time
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Center for Children and Families Forum

Join us for this year’s annual forum. The forum will be held at the UT Dallas Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center time TBA.

DATE KEYNOTE SPEAKER TITLE
Nov 1, 2019 Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, PhD
Stanley and Debra Lefkowitz Faculty Fellow in the Department of Psychology at Temple University and a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution
A Communication Foundation: Building Blocks for Lifelong Literacy
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Center for Children and Families Spring Lecture Series

Join us each spring for our annual lecture series. The lectures are a series of talks by Center-affiliated researchers. All lectures are held in the Davidson Auditorium JSOM 1.118 at UT Dallas from 9:30–10:30am with a reception immediately following, unless noted otherwise. The theme for 2019 is “Two Generations at a Time: Parent Influences on Child Development.” The United Way of Metropolitan Dallas is a sponsor on all three lectures.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
There are no events scheduled at this time
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Center for Vital Longevity Science Series

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) with videolink to JO 4.306 (unless noted) from 12:00–1:00pm, unless noted otherwise. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to [email protected].

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
Sep 9, 2019 Andrew Watrous, PhD
UT Austin
Adaptively Optimized Spectral Analysis of Oscillations Subserving Human Memory
Sep 16 David Frank, PhD
Texas A&M University Commerce
The Moderating Role of Task Characteristics on Skill Acquisition and Performance
Sep 23 Brian Gold, PhD
University of Kentucky
Neurocognitive Aging: Investigating Contributions of Clinically Silent Pathology and Cognitive Reserve
Sep 30 Kendra Seaman, PhD
UT Dallas
Modeling Value in Decision Making
Oct 7 Binu Thomas, PhD
UT Southwestern
Aging and Mild Cognitive Impairment: Deterioration in Brain Function. Can Exercise Ameliorate it?
Oct 14 Paul Verhaeghan, PhD
Georgia Tech
There’s Nothing Wrong with Cognitive Aging and Here is What to do About it
Oct 28 Todd Braver, PhD
Washington University
TBA
Nov 4 W. Jay Dowling, PhD
UT Dallas
Music and Consciousness
Nov 11 Shuo Qin, PhD candidate
UT Dallas Center for Vital Longevity
The Effects of Cardiovascular Health on Tasks of Executive Functions and Related Brain Activations in Healthy Older Adults
Nov 18 Julia Evans, PhD
UT Dallas
Poles, Bowls and Dinosaur Bones: How Atypical Lexical Representations May Derail Sentence Comprehension in Children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI)
Dec 2 Michael Rugg, PhD
UT Dallas
Episodic and Semantic Memory, Not so Different After All?
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Developmental, Cognitive and Social/Personality Brownbag Series

Join us for this semester’s DCS Brownbag Series. All presentations will be held Wednesdays and held in JO 4.306 from 9:00am–10:00am, unless noted otherwise.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
There are no events scheduled at this time
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FLASH Series

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 A229 with videolink to Callier Center Richardson in CRA 11.601 from 12:00–1:00pm, unless noted otherwise. Refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP to Linda Sensibaugh.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
Sep 20, 2019 Ted Mau, PhD
Associate Professor, UT Southwestern
Computational Laryngology: How Modeling and Simulation Inform the Voice
Oct 4 Steven L. Small, PhD
Dean, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences
Aage and Margareta Moller Distinguished Professorship in Behavioral and Brain Sciences, UT Dallas
Network Neuroscience of Language Recovery after Stroke
Oct 18 Kelly Fazal
UT Dallas Student
Visuomotor Pursuit Tracking (VMT) Accuracy for Intraoral Tongue Movement
Oct 25 BBS Colloquium No FLASH
Nov 1 Ahmed Rivera-Campos, PhD
Assistant Professor, Texas Christian University
Visual Biofeedback Training for Remediation of Speech Sound Errors
Nov 8 Daniel Pacheco, PhD
Post Doc- Children and Families Lab, UT Dallas
Relations Between Problem Behaviors and Executive Function in Very Young Low-Income Minority Children
Nov 15 Meghan Swanson, PhD
UT Dallas
The Supporting Role of Caregiver Speech In Early Language Development for Infants with and Without Autism
Nov 22 ASHA Convention No FLASH
Nov 29 Thanksgiving No FLASH
Dec 6 Monica Trevino
UT Dallas Student
TBA
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Frontiers of BrainHealth Lecture Series

Join us for this semester’s BrainHealth Frontiers Series. All presentations will be held on Fridays from 12:00-1:00pm, unless noted otherwise, at the Center for BrainHealth (2200 W. Mockingbird Ln.) in the International Reception Hall. Lunch will be provided. This is a free event, but please register online.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE HOST
Sep 6, 2019 Yasin Dhahar, PhD
UT Southwestern
The Complexity of Meta Plasticity in the Motor System: Implication to Rehabilitation Medicine Daniel Krawczyk, PhD
Sep 13 Joel Kramer, PhD
UCSF
TBA Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD
Sep 20 Aron Barbey, PhD
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Scientific Innovations for Healthy Brain Aging Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD
Sep 27 Anke Henning, PhD
UT Southwestern Imaging Director
TBA Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD
Oct 4 Katherine Rankin, PhD
UCSF
TBA Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD
Oct 11 Tracy Centanni, PhD
TCU
Heterogeneous Neural Deficits in Dyslexia During Speech Sound Processing Tasks Lori Cook, PhD
Oct 25 Michael Scullin, PhD
Baylor University
Sleep, Cognition, and Aging Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD
Nov 1 Fangyu Peng, PhD
UT Southwestern
Assessment of Altered Copper Fluxes in Brain Disorders with 64CuCl2 PET Imaging Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD
Nov 11
Lecture is on a Monday
Sandra Gordon-Salant, PhD
University of Maryland
Age-Related Decline in Auditory and Speech Processing: Peripheral, Central, and Cognitive Influences Sandra Bond Chapman, PhD
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Neuroscience Brownbag Series

Join us for this semester’s NSC Brownbag Series. Please note the times and rooms vary for each lecture. Refreshments will be provided.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
Aug 29, 2019 Michael Scofield, PhD
Medical University of South Carolina
Cocaine Abstinence Duration-Induced Alterations in Corticostriatal Structural Plasticity
Nov 7 Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
TBA
Nov 14 Carolyn Harley, PhD
Memorial University
TBA
Dec 5 Gordon Shepherd, PhD
Northwestern University
TBA
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Sips & Science Lecture Series

Enjoy the latest insights on brain science innovations during the Brain Performance Institute’s monthly speaker series. Join us from 6:30-7pm for sips and light bites. The lecture will last from 7-8pm. All lectures will take place at The Brain Performance Institute unless otherwise noted. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased online. (Click on a calendar date)

DATE SPEAKER TITLE PRESENTING SPONSOR
Jun 20, 2019 Michael Lundie, MA
PhD Student, The University of Texas at Dallas
The Neuroscience of Creative Problem-Solving  
Jul 18 Linda Nguyen, MS
PhD Student, The University of Texas at Dallas
Deception Detection: The Neuroscience of Implicit Bias  
Aug 8 Sue Krautkramer
Senior Consultant at The Institute for Health and Human Potential
The Science of Emotional Intelligence  
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The Brain: An Owner’s Guide (February Lecture Series)

The Brain: An Owner’s Guide, the Center for BrainHealth’s annual February lecture series, delivers groundbreaking brain health research from experts across the nation. The series is sponsored by The Container Store.

The pre-lecture reception from 6:15-7pm will take place in the Brain Performance Institute’s Jane and Bud Smith Grand Lobby. The lectures will be in the Brain Performance Institute’s Ellipse and in the Center for BrainHealth’s Auditorium. Lectures will start at 7pm and the doors will open at 6:15pm.

Tickets are available online to purchase, price varies.

DATE SPEAKER TITLE
There are no events scheduled at this time
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