Psychology

Psychology Colloquium & Meeting Schedule

Spring 2015 Schedule

4:15 pm | All talks in Psychology 136 (except Division speaker on 3/17, Psych 105) - Join the department for discussion on various topics with a focus on TED talks.

Feb 5
TED talk: Alison Gopnik, University of California at Berkeley
What Do Babies Think?
Feb 12
TED talk: Paul Piff '04, University of California, Irvine
Does Money Make You Mean?
Feb 24 Nate Kornell '96, Williams College
Why Do Tests Enhance Learning?
March 17

Division Speaker: Saul Kassin, the nation's leading expert on the interrogation process, the risk of false confessions, and how juries respond to confessions
4:15 - "Why Confessions Trump Innocence: Mechanisms of Influence"
7:30 - "Why Innocent People Confess"


Fall 2014 Schedule

4:15 pm | All talks in Psychology 136 - Join the department for discussion on various topics with a focus on TED talks.

Sept 18
Meet the Faculty/Open Forum
Sept 25
TED talk: Amy Cuddy, Harvard Business School
Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are
Oct 2
TED talk: Dan Dennett, University of Oxford
The Illusion of Consciousness
Oct 9

Tim Hackenberg, Reed College
Working with and for one another:
What laboratory research with rats can teach us about social behavior

Oct 16

TED talk: Vilayanur Ramachandran
The Neurons that Shaped Civilization
~ and ~
TED talk: Morton Gernsbacher
Mirror Neurons in Humans?

Oct 30
Applying to Graduate School
Nov 6
TED talk: Elizabeth Loftus, Stanford University
The Fiction of Memory
Nov 13

TED talk: Robert Sapolsky, Stanford University
The Uniqueness of Humans

Nov 20
Life Beyond Reed; Internships and Careers