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Find out about upcoming events and talks at the Institute for Mind and Brain.

Colloquium Series Talks

These twice-monthly sessions explore a range of brain related topics with discussions led by leading researchers.  

Dr. Christian O'Reilly from UofSC, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Artificial Intelligence Institute (#AllSC), and the Autism and Neurodevelopment Disorders Center (#USCAN).
Talk Title: EEG functional connectivity and its application to the study of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Dr. Jennifer Vendemia from UofSC, Department of Psychology and Institute for Mind and Brain 
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Talk Title: Proprioception and the Impact of LBP: A Tale of Two Cortical Systems

Dr. Robert Mason from Carnegie Mellon University
Talk Title:  The new cognitive educational neuroscience: a neurosemantic approach to the science of learning 

Robert Mason flyer [PDF]

Rutvik Desai
Talk Title:  TBA

Jessica Bradshaw
Talk Title:  Mapping Infant Experience: Physiology, Attention, and Movement as Predictors of Social Engagement

Jessica Bradshaw Flyer [PDF]

Watch Jessica Bradshaw's talk here.  
The passcode is:  %%k6rdaM

Amy Dawel, The Australian National University
Talk Title: Why faking it isn’t making it in facial expression research

Amy Dawel Flyer [PDF]

Darrell Worthy, Texas A&M University
Talk Title:  TBA

Darrel Worthy Flyer [PDF]

ZOOM 3:30pm-4:45pm
Dr. Cheryl Armstead
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
University of South Carolina

Connections Between Emotional Regulation, Chronic Discrimination, and Allostatic Load Biomarkers Among Midlife African American Women

December 1st Flyer [PDF]

Watch Dr. Armstead's Presentation. The passode is 9K&&Y*p0

Zoom 3:30pm – 4:45pm
Dr. Jennifer Trueblood
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
Vanderbilt University – Nashville, TN

The Dynamics of Contextual Sensitivity in Multi-alternative Choice

Watch Dr. Trueblood's presentation. The passcode is: Ng+S.wm8

November 17th Flyer [PDF]

ZOOM 3:30pm-4:45pm

Chuanji Gao, PhD
Incoming Postdoctoral Fellow @
Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour
Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Institute for Mind and Brain, University of South Carolina

September 22, 2020 Flyer [pdf]

ZOOM 3:30pm – 4:45pm

Dr. Valerie Shalin
Professor, Department of Psychology
Wright State University – Dayton, OH

Automating the Interpretation of Behavioral Measures in Open Task Environments

View the recording of the October 6th Colloqia

Passcode for Zoom video: fp$bz*y4

October 6, 2020 Flyer [pdf]

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