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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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.

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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....

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. TheoArtistry: Art as Revelation

    TheoArtistry: Art as Revelation

    A collaborative exhibition investigating the cognitive implications of text-inclusive artworks

    TheoArtistry is about a meeting of the ways: between theology and the arts, between theory and practice, and -- in the latest TheoArtistry scheme --...

  16. TheoArtistry: Art as Revelation

    TheoArtistry: Art as Revelation

    A collaborative exhibition investigating the cognitive implications of text-inclusive artworks

    TheoArtistry is about a meeting of the ways: between theology and the arts, between theory and practice, and -- in the latest TheoArtistry scheme --...

  17. Psychology & Neuroscience Seminar: Dr E Knapska, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw

    Psychology & Neuroscience Seminar: Dr E Knapska, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw

    Second-hand emotions: How do we learn about the world from other's bliss and fear?

    At this online seminar, Dr Ewelina Knapska from the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, will present a seminar titled 'Second-hand emotions....

  18. School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar: Prof. Joshua Gold, University of Pennsylvania

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar: Prof. Joshua Gold, University of Pennsylvania

    Adaptive decision-making and Occam's Razor

    At this online seminar Professor Joshua Gold from the University of Pennsylvania, will present a seminar titled 'Adaptive decision-making and...

  19. School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar: Dr Alexander Stewart

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar: Dr Alexander Stewart

    Attention, learning and the production of misinformation

    This in-person and online seminar, with Dr Alexander Stewart, University of St Andrews (Mathematics and Statistics) will present a seminar on 'Attention,...

  20. School of Psychology and Neuroscience: Dr Jonathan Whitlock (Norwegian University of Science & Tech)

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience: Dr Jonathan Whitlock (Norwegian University of Science & Tech)

    Cortical representation of 3D pose and movement in freely behaving rodents

    At this seminar Dr Jonathan Whitlock from the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience and Centre for Neural Computation, Norwegian University of Science and...

  21. School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar: Dr Richard Moore (University of Warwick)

    School of Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar: Dr Richard Moore (University of Warwick)

    Learning (to learn) from others

    At this seminar Dr Richard Moore, University of Warwick, will present an online seminar titled 'Learning (to learn) from others', hosted by Kirsty...

  22. Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar -- Dr Ying Zhang

    Psychology and Neuroscience Seminar -- Dr Ying Zhang

    Subpopulations of V3 spinal interneurons that control state-dependent locomotor behaviors

    This is an online seminar of the semester, with Dr Ying Zhang, Associate Professor at the Dalhousie University. Simon Sharples (Miles lab) kindly agreed to...

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