Brown Bag Presenters Archive

Monday March 27, 2017: Faculty Club, 12:00 - 2:00pm

Erinn Acland: Chronic pain and depression-like behaviours in mice.

James Kim: What's better for the relationship? Rejecting a partner's sexual advances kindly or having sex reluctantly?

Joanna Peplak: Children's decison-making and emotions in contexts of peer exlusion.


Monday February 27, 2017: DV 3130, 12:00 - 2:00pm

Tyler Colasante: Children's autonomic nervous system activity while transgressing. Relations to later guilt feelings and dispositional aggression.

Sebastian Dys: Do you see what I see? Links between children's moral emotions and attention allocation.


Monday January 30, 2017: DV Faculty Club, 12:00 - 2:00pm

Max Barranti: Is morality a central part of personality?.

Lisa Day: Is comparison the thief of joy? Social comparisons in the domain of sexuality.

Soaleha Shams: Analysis of social behaviour in zebrafish.


Monday November 28, 2016: DV Faculty Club, 12:00 - 2:00pm

Thomas Anderson: Personalizing the Training of Attention.

Angela Cooper: Familiar Voices and Their Effects on Language Processing Across the Lifespan.


Monday September 26: DV Faculty Club 12:00-2:00pm

Laura Cirelli: Musical engagement as a pro-social experience for infants.

Anna Fiveash: Music and Language: Interference effects found without violations of syntax.

Raheleh Saryazdi: Clipart or Photograph: Exploring the role of image type on real-time language processing.


Monday April 4, 2016: DV Faculty Club, 12:00 - 2:00pm

Sebastian Dys: In the "Face" of conflict: Children's facial expressions and self-reported emotions in response to a moral transgression.

Natalie Fecher: The role of language experience in unfamiliar talker recognition.


Monday March 21, 2016: DV Faculty Club, 12:00 - 2:00pm

Tyler Colasante: Daily deviations in anger, guilt and sympathy: A developmental diary study of aggression.

Joanna Peplak: "That really hurt, Charlie!" Investigating the role of sympathy and moral respect in children's aggressive behaviour.


Monday February 22, 2016: DV 3130, 12:00 - 2:00pm

Huiwen Goy: Perception of emotional speech by listeners with hearing aids.

James Kim: The sexual rejection scale: Identifying sexual rejection behaviours and their impact on relationship quality.

Samantha Mahabir: Fishing for answers: Using genetically different zebrafish strains to understand biological mechanisms of fetal alcohol spectrum disorder.


Monday November 30, 2015: DV 3130, 12:00 - 2:00pm

Bonnie Le: The costs of suppressing negative emotions and amplifying positive emotions during parental caregiving

John Sakaluk: Self-esteem and sexual health: A multilevel meta-analysis

Monday September 28, 2015: DV Faculty Club, 12:00 - 2:00pm

Lisa Day: It's about being better: Sexual narcissism and social comparisons in the domain of sexuality

Swathi Swaminathan: Predicting music-perception skills in children

Michael Weiss: Enhanced pupil dilation for vocal melodies

Monday March 23, 2015: DV 3130, 12:00 - 2:00pm

Melissa Paquette-Smith: Hooked on a feeling: Infants' use and retention of paralinguistic speech information

Konstantinos Papazoglou: Exploring compassion fatigue an compassion satisfaction among police: A nationwide survey


Monday February 23, 2015: DV Faculty Club, 12:00 - 2:00pm

Kathleen Wonch: Response properties of amygdala subregions to infant pictures in mothers with and without postpartum depression.

Max Barranti: Is morality in the eye of the beholder?


Monday November 10: 12:30 DV Faculty Club

Lisa Day: To do it or not to do it? The role of communal motivation in sexual decision making

Hyunji Kim: Seeing through rose-coloured glasses? A cross-cultural investigation of positive illusions and well-being using a novel behavioral measure


Monday October 27: 12:00 - 2:00pm. DV - Faculty Club

Bonnie Le: The goals and subjective experience of parental caregiving

Julia McNeil: Seeing the best in people: How positive illusions affect relationships and well-being

Ashlyn Swift-Gallant: Sex differences in pheromone processing: Reversal of preferences for sex-specific odors by testosterone action in non-neural cells


Monday September 29, 2014: 12:00 - 1:00pm

Lindsay Coome: Androgens can affect photic response of the suprachiasmatic nucleus via actions on neural androgen receptors

Michael Weiss: Processing advantages for vocal melodies: Are children like adults?

** Lunch will be served at 1:00pm in the Faculty Club