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Colloquia 2008-2009

Fall 2008 Colloquia

September 12

The Development of Children's Scientific Concepts: Being Taught Through Direct Instruction or Figuring it out for Themselves Through Inquiry Learning

Kevin Grobman, Ph.D.Lousiana State University

Location: LBC 201 – Race

September 26

Stress Regulation in Adolescents: Insights From the Study of Hormones

Elizabeth Shirtcliff, Ph.D.University of New Orleans

Location: LBC 213 – Kendall-Cram

October 3

An Intergenerational Family Systems Approach to Grandparent Involvement During Early Childhood

Melissa Barnett, Ph.D.University of New Orleans

Location: LBC 201 – Race

October 10

The Psychological Advantage of the Status Quo: Decision Making and Political Ideology

Christian Crandall, Ph.D.University of Kansas

Location: LBC 201 – Race

October 17

TBA

Alyssa Boasso, B.A.Tulane University

Location: LBC 202 – Rechler

October 24

The Genetics of Attention and Working Memory

Raja Parasuraman, Ph.D.George Mason University

Location: LBC 213 – Kendall Cram

November 14

Broken Reflections: The Fragile Nature of Narcissistic Self-Esteem

Virgil Zeigler-Hill, Ph.D.University of Southern Mississippi

Location: LBC 203 – Stibbs

November 21

Moderators in the Relationship Between Exposure to Hurricane Katrina and Long-Term Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms

Kathryn Moore, B.A.Tulane University

Location: LBC 203 – Stibbs

December 5

Does She Know That I Know? The Development of Perspective-Taking Between 2 and 5 Years of Age

Sarah Lopez Duran, Ph.D.Bard College

Location: LBC 203 – Stibbs

Spring 2009 Colloquia

January 16

Interactive Specialization of the Brain Over Cognitive Development

Dr. James BoothNorthwestern University

Location: LBC 213 – Kendall-Cram

February 16

The Role of Androgen Receptors in Behavior

Dr. Marc BreedloveMichigan State University

Location: LBC 213 – Kendall-Cram

February 27

Broken Reflections: The Fragile Nature of Narcissistic Self-Esteem

Dr. Virgil Zeigler-HillUniversity of Southern Mississippi

Location: LBC – Rechler Room

March 6

Origins of Manual Skill in Infancy

Sascha Kahrs, M.S.Tulane University

Location: LBC 201 – Race

March 6

Operationalizing Neighborhood Effects and Adolescents’ Academic Outcomes Using the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health

Samantha Francois, M.S.Tulane University

Location: LBC 201 – Race

March 13

TBA

Charles Corprew, M.S. & Shaefali Rodgers, M.S.Tulane University

March 19

Reducing Obesity Among African Americans: Possibility or Pipe Dream?

Dr. Monica BaskinUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham

Location: LBC – Stibbs

April 3

Reducing Personal Discrimination

Dr. Mikki HeblRice University

Location: LBC 210 – McKeever Conference Room

April 17

Partnering to Achieve School Success: Multisystemic Intervention for Children with ADHD in Urban Settings

Dr. Tom PowerUniversity of Pennsylvania

Location: Hebert 201

May 8

Anthro-Centric Multisensory Interfaces for Augmenting

Dr. Anil K. RajFlorida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition

Location: LBC 201 – RaceThis Colloquia is Postponed.

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