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June 2019

Neurosciences Summer Seminar Series – Rebecca Spencer

June 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tobin 423, 135 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA 01003 United States
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June 19, 2019, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Tobin Hall Room 423 Rebecca Spencer Associate Professor Somneurolab Psychological and Brain Sciences Fact or Fiction? “My Fitbit told me I don’t sleep enough” and Other Sleep Myths Sleep on it. Sleepy Time Tea. The post-prandial dip. Fact or fiction? Myths about sleep are prevalent. My talk will use these myths to introduce you to the tools we use and some of the work we do.

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Neuroscience Summer Seminar Series – Eric Bittman

June 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tobin 423, 135 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA 01003 United States
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June 26, 2019, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Tobin Hall Room 423 Eric Bittman Professor Emeritus Bittman Laboratory Biology It's about time: Circadian coordination of brain and body function  

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July 2019

Neuroscience Summer Seminar Series – Marcela Fernandez-Peters

July 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tobin 423, 135 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA 01003 United States
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July 3, 2019, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Tobin Hall Room 423 Marcela Fernandez-Peters Visiting Assistant Professor Healey Lab Psychological and Brain Sciences Effects of neural aromatase on auditory scene processing in songbirds Songbirds like humans are highly social and gregarious species that communicate under often variable and significant levels of background noise. Neurons in the avian secondary auditory cortex (caudomedial nidopallium, NCM) are tolerant to significant levels of background noise. In addition, NCM's auditory response is known to be modulated by…

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Neuroscience Summer Seminar Series – Joseph Bergan

July 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tobin 423, 135 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA 01003 United States
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July 10, 2019, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Tobin Hall Room 423 Joe Bergan Assistant Professor Bergan Lab Psychological and Brain Sciences

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Neuroscience Summer Seminar Series – Lisa Sanders

July 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tobin 423, 135 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA 01003 United States
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July 17, 2019, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Tobin Hall Room 423 Lisa Sanders Associate Professor, Associate Chair for Research Neurocognition and Perception Laboratory Psychological and Brain Sciences Auditory and Phonological Processing During Natural Language Comprehension Current measures fail to isolate the auditory and phonological processes that contribute to natural speech comprehension from other linguistic and domain-general abilities.  I’ll be submitting an R01 (NICHD) proposal in October that aims to evaluate new event-related potential (ERP) measures specific to the auditory,…

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August 2019

Neuroscience Summer Seminar Series – Kirby Deater-Deckard

August 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tobin 423, 135 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA 01003 United States
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August 7, 2019, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Tobin Hall Room 423 Kirby Deater-Deckard Professor Individual Differences in Development Lab Psychological and Brain Sciences Fun Challenges in Research on Human Development: Construct, Continuity, Context I will provide an overview of our collaborative research program on development of individual differences in self-regulation (brain, heart, cognition and behavior), and present some of the (fun!) challenges we developmentalists face when investigating individual trajectories of change – construct validation, heterotypic continuity, and contextual moderators.…

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Neuroscience Summer Seminar Series – Sarah Pallas

August 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tobin 423, 135 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA 01003 United States
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August 14, 2019, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Tobin Hall Room 423 Sarah Pallas Associate Professor Pallas Lab Biology    

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Neuroscience Summer Seminar Series – Mariana Pereira

August 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tobin 423, 135 Hicks Way
Amherst, MA 01003 United States
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August 21, 2019, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Tobin Hall Room 423 Mariana Pereira Assistant Professor Pereira Lab Psychological and Brain Sciences

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