Current & Recent Talks

Jan

18

Reading & Language Group (RLG) Talk

10:00 AM - 11:30AM, LRDC 9th Floor

Regina Calloway, Graduate Student with Charles Perfetti, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Psychology, presents "Why Do You Read? The Influence of Internal and External Reading Goals on Reading Comprehension."

Jan

18

Psychology Department Colloquium

3:00 PM, 4127 Sennott Square, Martin Room

Martha J. Farah, University of Pennsylvania, presents "Socioeconomic Status and Brain Development: From Science to Policy."

Jan

22

Pitt Ed Administration & Policy Studies

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, 5604 Posvar Hall (WWPH)

Megan Andrews, Behavioral and Social Scientist, RAND Corporation, presents "Peer Influence in an Era of School Choice: mean, Variance, and Network Effects"

Jan

22

PIER Edbag

12:00 PM, 340A Baker Hall, CMU

Shivang Gupta, METALS, CMU, presents "Integrating Real-World Perspectives on CS Education with New Insights from CMU.”

Jan

22

Center for Philosophy of Science Lunchtime Talk

12:05 pm, 1117 Cathedral of Learning

Simon DeDeo, Assistant Professor, CMU, External Professor, Santa Fe Institute, presents “Lévy Flights of the Collective Imagination.”

Jan

23

Cognitive Brown Bag Series

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, LRDC 9th Floor

David Creswel, Associate Professor of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, presents "How Do Mindfulness Interventions Work? Brain-Behavioral Pathways."

Jan

23

Joint Psychology/LRDC Colloquium

9:00 AM, LRDC 2nd Floor, Glaser Auditorium

Dawn Witherspoon, Department of Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University, presents "A Pluralistic Approach to Understanding Contextual Influences on Racial-Ethnic Diverse Families’ Parenting and Youth Development."

Jan

24

Pitt Community Engagement Center

CEC Homewood - 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Pitt's CEC Homewood Faculty and Staff Information Session. CEC Homewood is located at 622 North Homewood Avenue, Pittsburgh, 15208.

Jan

24

Computational Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar

4:00 PM, GHC 8102

Fatma Deniz, Postdoctoral Researcher, UC Berkeley, presents "The Effect of Modality and Context on the Brain Representation of Natural Language."

Jan

24

2018-19 Motivation Center Guest Speaker Series

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, William Pitt Union, Lower Lounge

Angela Lee Duckworth, Ph.D., Christopher H. Browne Distinguished, Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, presents "Self-Control and Academic Achievement." Light refreshments will follow. This talk is free; RSVP by January 14, https://app.education.pitt.edu/respond/form.aspx?id=260

Jan

25

Linguistics Department Colloquium

3:00 PM - 4:15 PM, Frick Fine Art 204

Myriam Abdel-Malek, Arabic Instructor (Egyptian/Levantine), Pitt Department of Linguistics, presents.

Jan

25

CAMeL Presentation

10:00 AM, 4125 Sennott Square

Rachel Koffer, post-doctoral fellow, Penn State Methodology Center, presents "More than Counting: An Intraindividual Variability Approach to Categorical Repeated Measures."

Jan

25

2019 Assessment and Teaching Conference

9:00 AM - 3:45 PM, University Club

All University of Pittsburgh faculty are invited to attend the 2019 Assessment and Teaching Conference to discuss the relationship between assessment, student learning, and teaching. LRDC's Kevin Crowley will be presenting on "Assessing Informal Learning." RSVP: https://pitt.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cx6ErEy70DlUzgF

Jan

25

CGSE Spring Colloquium Series

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Posvar 5604, Colloquium Room

Darlene F. Zellers, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Career Development, Pitt Health Sciences, presents "A Virtual Tour of Pitt's Center for Doctoral and Postdoctoral Career Development."

Jan

28

CNBC Journal Club

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, A521, Pitt Public Health

The journal article for discussion is "Assessment of Racial Disparities in Biomarkers for Alzheimer Disease."

Feb

1

CNBC Colloquium

12:30 PM, 328 Mellon Institute

Joni Wallis, Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute Professor, University of California, Berkeley, presents, "Dynamics of Prefrontal Computations during Decision-making."

Feb

1

Reading & Language Group (RLG) Talk

10:00 AM - 11:30AM, LRDC 9th Floor

Feb

15

Reading & Language Group (RLG) Talk

10:00 AM - 11:30AM, LRDC 9th Floor

Feb

18

Internal Awards Program

LRDC

Deadline to submit awards for 2019. Program details can be found on LRDC website; Departments & Services; Internal Access; Internal Awards Program Guidelines