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  1. Dr Katie Overy (University of Edinburgh): 'The Musical Brain'
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    Dr Katie Overy (University of Edinburgh): 'The Musical Brain'

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar

    Dr Katie Overy, Senior Lecturer, Music, Director of Research, and Director of the Music in Human and Social Development Research Group at the University of...

  2. Dr Zayd Khaliq (NINDS/NIH): 'Inhibitory control of dopaminergic neurons'

    Dr Zayd Khaliq (NINDS/NIH): 'Inhibitory control of dopaminergic neurons'

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar

    This session's speaker will be Dr Zayd Khaliq, Senior Investigator at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS/NIH), hosted by...

  3. The neural control of movement in health and disease: who needs a brain?
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    The neural control of movement in health and disease: who needs a brain?

    Inaugural Lecture by Professor Gareth Miles, School of Psychology & Neuroscience

    Complex networks of neurons within the spinal cord and brainstem generate the electrical signals that control muscles and therefore govern all movements....

  4. Prof Rachel Kendal (Durham University): 'The adaptive use of social learning'

    Prof Rachel Kendal (Durham University): 'The adaptive use of social learning'

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar

    This session's speaker will be Prof Rachel Kendal, Professor in the Department of Anthropology, and Member of the Durham Cultural Evolution Research...

  5. Professor Ronaldo Ichiyama (University of Leeds): 'Recovering function after spinal cord injuries'

    Professor Ronaldo Ichiyama (University of Leeds): 'Recovering function after spinal cord injuries'

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar

    Ronaldo Ichiyama, Professor in Neural Control of Movement, Director of Postgraduate Study and Head of Graduate School, Faculty of Biological Sciences at the...

  6. Dr Jimena Berni (University of Sussex): 'Diversification of motor networks'

    Dr Jimena Berni (University of Sussex): 'Diversification of motor networks'

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar

    This session's speaker will be Dr Jimena Berni, Wellcome Trust and Royal Society Sir Henry Dale Fellow, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, University of...

  7. Prof Susana Carvalho (Oxford): 'Fifteen years of tracing early hominin behavioural evolution'

    Prof Susana Carvalho (Oxford): 'Fifteen years of tracing early hominin behavioural evolution'

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar

    This session's speaker is Prof Susana Carvalho, Professor of Palaeoanthropology and Fellow, St Hugh's College at the University of Oxford, hosted by...

  8. Prof Karen Douglas (University of Kent): 'The psychology of conspiracy theories'

    Prof Karen Douglas (University of Kent): 'The psychology of conspiracy theories'

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar

    This session's speaker will be Prof Karen Douglas, Professor of Social Psychology, School of Psychology, University of Kent, hosted by Gyasiwa Arhin, Sam...

  9. Making St Andrews a place to belong
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    Making St Andrews a place to belong

    A workshop with Dr Greg Walton (Stanford)

    This is a joint event of the Enhancement Theme team and the Centre for Higher Education Research. Greg Walton is known internationally for his large body of...

  10. How to reinforce a sense of belonging in the classroom
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    How to reinforce a sense of belonging in the classroom

    An afternoon with Dr Greg Walton (Stanford)

    This event sponsored by the Enhancement Theme team and the Centre for Higher Education Research (CHER). Greg Walton is known internationally for his large body...

  11. Blending in Diegesis ('Narrative')

    Blending in Diegesis ('Narrative')

    Public Lecture by Mark Turner, Professor of Cognitive Science at Case Western Reserve University

    This talk will review aspects of conceptual blending that are consciously and explicitly put onstage during narration.

  12. Prof Wade C Rowatt (Baylor): 'Religion, Prejudice, Humility, and Art Seeking Understanding'

    Prof Wade C Rowatt (Baylor): 'Religion, Prejudice, Humility, and Art Seeking Understanding'

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar

    Dr. Rowatt will take us on a deep dive into research about the social psychology of religion and prejudices -- focusing on religious nationalism and...

  13. Dr Alex Clarke (Cambridge): 'Context modulates object recognition in the lab and real world'

    Dr Alex Clarke (Cambridge): 'Context modulates object recognition in the lab and real world'

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar

    Recognising a visual object depends on accessing semantic meaning from our visual inputs - but in the real world, our understanding of what we see is also...

  14. Dr Claudio Tennie (Tuebingen): 'Primate cumulative cultural evolution of know-how is rare'

    Dr Claudio Tennie (Tuebingen): 'Primate cumulative cultural evolution of know-how is rare'

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar

    This edition of the weekly School of Psychology and Neuroscience's Friday Seminars will be presented by Dr Claudio Tennie, Eberhard Karls Universität...

  15. Learning about Community in a Crisis

    Learning about Community in a Crisis

    Global Challenges Lecture Series: Leadership in Global Health

    Professor Stephen Reicher, a social psychologist and expert in crowd psychology, presents on the phenomenon of collective resilience, what it tells us more...

  16. Dr Inbal Ben-Ami Bartal (Tel-Aviv): "A distinct neural circuit for prosocial intent in rats"

    Dr Inbal Ben-Ami Bartal (Tel-Aviv): "A distinct neural circuit for prosocial intent in rats"

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar

    This edition of the weekly School of Psychology and Neuroscience Friday Seminars will be presented by Dr Inbal Ben-Ami Bartal (Tel-Aviv University), hosted by...

  17. Dr Lora Sweeney (IST Austria): "Defining tetrapod motor circuits across evolution and development"

    Dr Lora Sweeney (IST Austria): "Defining tetrapod motor circuits across evolution and development"

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar

    Defining tetrapod motor circuits across evolution and development Vertebrates demonstrate a wide range of motor behaviors. Recent advances in...

  18. A. Fuentes (Princeton): "Meaning-making, belief and world shaping as core processes in the human"

    A. Fuentes (Princeton): "Meaning-making, belief and world shaping as core processes in the human"

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar

    Prof. Agustín Fuentes (Princeton) Humans represent an infinitesimally small percentage of all the life on this planet. Yet, despite being such a tiny part of...

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