Brown Bag Series 2018-19

In-House Research Presentations 

Come out and participate in the department’s Brown Bag meetings. 
Dates/Location/Presenters listed below - 12pm to 2pm

Speakers typically present work in progress or give practice talks for conferences. All faculty and department trainees (including post-docs, graduate students and undergraduates working in our labs) are encouraged to attend.

Lunch Served.

May 27, 2019 - Council Chambers

Ilapreet Toor
Title: Tracking the Life History of the Naked Mole-rat

Robert Redford
Title: What Do People Tell Us When They Say They Are mindful? The Influence of Positive Biases and Mediation Experience

Thanh Phung
Title: Genital Stimulation Facilitates a Sexual Reward State in Male and Female Mice

Monica Ghabrial
Title: Exploring the Feasibility and Potential Benefits of Web-based Support for Women Living with HIV

April 29, 2019 - Council Chambers

Rebecca Horne
Title: The Sex was Good - No - Great! Emotion Regulation during Sex and Sexual and Relationship Well-being

Maxwell Barranti
Title: Evaluative Bias in Moral 

Navi Lidhar
Title: The Neural Mechanisms Underlying the Social Modulation of Pain

Troy Collins
Title: The Effects of Social Novelty on Cell Proliferation in a Eusocial Mammal

April 15, 2019 - Council Chambers

Natalie Sisson
Title: How Do You Change a Narcissist? Partner Regulation As A Function of Narcissism 

Mariela Faykoo-Martinez
Title: Identifying Molecular Mechanisms of Socially-Mediated Pubertal Suppression 

Mahmoud Bitar
Title: Investigating The Androgenic Regulation of Sexually Dimorphic Mouse Major Urinary Protein Phermones

Vassilia Michailidis
Title: Characterizing Glial Changes in the Comorbidity Between Chronic Pain & Depression

April 1, 2019 - Council Chambers

James Kim
Title: Sociosexual Orientation as a Bidemensional Construct 

Firyal Ramzan
Title: Androgen Receptors and Histone Variant H2A.Z Interact to Regulate Fear

Joanna Peplak
Title: Adolescents' Narratives of Schadenfreude

March 4, 2019 - Council Chambers

Raheleh Saryazdi
Title: Age Differences In Perspective Taking During Real-Time Language Comprehension 

Erinn Acland
Title: Resting Vagal Activity & Prosociality in Children

Jennifer Chan
Title: HRV Biofeedback & Reducing Lethal Use-Of-Force Errors In Police Officers Exposed to Trauma

February 4, 2019 - UTM Room (Previously Faculty Club) 

Eleanor Myatt
Title: Helping Others & Recieving Help: Refugee Children's Narration of Prosocial Receiving

Rachel Forbes
Title: Responses To The Moral Transgressions of The Powerful

Caitlin Tozios
Title: Successful Encoding Into Visual Long-Term Memory Is Determined By The Number of Encoding Opportunities Instead of Visual Working

January 21, 2019 - Council Chambers (DV 3130)

Norhan Elsaadawy 
Title: Self-Knowledge and Interpersonal Perception

Nathan Leonhardt
Title: An Organizational Framework for Sexual Media's Influence on Sexual Quality

November 26, 2018 - Council Chambers (DV 3130)

Thomas Anderson
Title: Microdosing Psychedelics: Setting a Foundation

Laura MacMullin
Title: Self-Harm and Suicidality In Gender-Nonconforming Children: A Canadian Community-Based Study

Diana Peragine
Title: Sex Difference or Learned Difference in Sexual "Drive"? Towards an Incentive Motivation Model of Sexual Desire Development