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



2020 Archive

Jan 24 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
Event Canceled
Elizabeth Margulis, PhD
Princeton University
The Stories Music Tells: Cross-Cultural Narratives to Wordless Music W. Jay Dowling, PhD
Apr 24
Event Canceled
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


2019 Archive

Feb 1 Linda Smith, PhD
Indiana University
Learning from the Infant’s Point of View Lisa Goffman, PhD
Mar 8 Marie Banich, PhD
University of Colorado Boulder
Clearing the Contents of Working Memory Chandramallika Basak, PhD
Apr 12 Catherine Bushnell, PhD
Endogenous Opioids in Chronic Pain and Pleasant Touch Ted Price, PhD
Apr 26
Lecture is 10:00-11:00am
Alice O’Toole, PhD
UT Dallas
Face Representations in Deep Convolutional Neural Networks Steven Small, PhD
Oct 25
Stream on YouTube
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


2018 Archive

Feb 23

Lecture Canceled

Linda Smith, PhD
Indiana University
Word Learning from the Infant’s Perspective Lisa Goffman, PhD
Mar 30

Lecture Canceled

Roger Mills-Koonce, PhD
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Early Conduct Problems and Callous Unemotional Behaviors: Predicting the Perfect (Developmental) Storm Margaret Owen, PhD
Apr 27

Lecture is 10:00-11:00am

Hanna Ulatowska, PhD
UT Dallas
From Stories to Wisdom: Communicative Competence in Testimonial Language of WWII Pilot Veterans James Bartlett, PhD
Sep 14 Elizabeth Gershoff, PhD
UT Austin
Drawing Causal Conclusions When Experiments are Impossible: The Case of Physical Punishment Jackie Nelson, PhD


2017 Archive

Feb 24 Scott Johnson, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles Mechanisms of Statistical Learning in Infancy Dr. Melanie Spence
Mar 10 Alvaro Pascual-Leone, MD, PhD, Harvard Medical School Modulating Brain Networks to Promote Brain Health and Recovery Dr. Michael Kilgard
Apr 28

Talk at 10:00-11:00AM

Margaret Owen, PhD Child Care, Families, and Cultural Contexts of Children’s Development James C. Bartlett, Dean ad interim
Oct 27 Ralph Adolphs, PhD
California Institute of Technology
Autism and the Social Brain Amy Pinkham, PhD
Dec 1 Martica Hall, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
Mechanisms and Moderators of Sleep Health Heidi Kane, PhD


2016 Archive

Feb 5 Lisa Goffman, PhD,
Purdue University
Evidence for Common Cognitive Underpinnings of Language and Motor Disorders in Children with Specific Language Impairment Christine Dollaghan
Feb 19 David Brody, PhD,
Washington University in St. Louis
Concussive Traumatic Brain Injury: Axonal Pathology in Preclinical Models and US Military Personnel Exposed to Blast Events Michael Kilgard
Mar 25 James Pennebaker, PhD,
UT Austin
Words and the People Who Use Them: Language-Based Big Data and Psychological States Heidi Kane
Apr 29 James Bartlett, PhD Distinguished Lecturer in Behavioral and Brain Sciences N/A
Oct 7 Simine Vazire, PhD, University of California, Davis Safer Science: Making Psychological Science More Replicable Drs. Robert Ackerman and Heidi Kane
Dec 9
Room Change:
JO 4.102
Nina Kraus, PhD, Northwestern University The Biology of Auditory Learning: Lessons from the Laboratory, and Clinic Dr. Colleen Le Prell

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2015 Archive

Feb 6 Howard Eichenbaum, PhD
Boston University
The Hippocampus in Space and Time Tres Thompson
Apr 10 Richard Aslin, PhD
University of Rochester
The Dynamics of Learning and Attention in Infants and Adults Melanie Spence, Andrea Warner-Czyz
Apr 24 Ross Roeser, PhD
Distinguished Lecturer in the School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, UT Dallas

Scientific Truth (In Audiology): The Process (Time Change: 10:00-11:00am) Dean Bert Moore
Sep 18 Suzanne Corkin, PhD Permanent Present Tense: The Unforgettable Life of the Amnesic Patient, HM (Talk Cancelled) Bart Rypma
Oct 23 Nelson Cowan, PhD Working Memory Capacity and its Development in Children Chandramallika Basak

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2014 Archive

Feb 7 Antoine Bechara, PhD
University of Southern California
Neural Systems Sub-serving Decision-making in Addiction Disorders (Time Change: 10:00-11:00am) 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 Susan Jerger, PhD,
Distinguished Lecturer in Behavioral and Brain Sciences, UT Dallas
Perceiving Things Not as They Are, But as We Are (Time Change: 10:00-11:00am) Dean Bert Moore
Sep 19 Keith Crnic, PhD
Arizona State University
Culture, Prenatal Stress and the Quality of Early Mother-Infant Interaction: Coregulation in Mexican American Dyads Margaret Owen, Jackie Nelson
Oct 24 Jeff Elman, PhD
University of California, San Diego
An Alternative to the Mental Lexicon
Or: Why a Word is Worth (More Than) a Thousand Pictures
Julia Evans, Richard Golden

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