Brown Bag Series 2020-21

In-House Research Presentations 

Come out and participate in the department’s Brown Bag meetings. 
Dates/Location/Presenters listed below - 10am to 12pm

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.

June 17, 2021 - Zoom

Taylor Irvine
Title: Sociosexual, Anxiety-, and Depression-Like Behaviour in Transgenic and Hormonally Induced Models of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Caitlin Tozios
Title: The Multiple Encoding Benefit: Encoding Opportunities Amplify Benefits from Encoding Duration in Visual Long-Term Memory

Harashdeep Deol
Title: The Influence of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Vicarious Pain Perception in Undergraduate Students

Jason Payne
Title: A Look into the Construct Validity of Global Life-Satisfaction Judgments

May 20, 2021 - Zoom

Emma Galarneau
Title: Feeling Bad about Feeling Mad: Anger Predicts Lower Aggression and Higher Non-Aggressive Disruptive Behavior in Children with Higher Ethical Guilt

Yiyi Wang
Title: Mental Training for Academic Success during the Pandemic

Ruofang (Sonny) Wang
Title: Exploring Connections between Inference and Perspective Taking in Reading

April 22, 2021 - Zoom

Kyle Logie
Title: What's in a Breath? Clarifying the Role of Interoceptive Awareness in the Transfer of Arousal

Anas Reda
Title: Acetylation as a Modifier of H2A.Z Function in Memory

Tiana Simovic
Title: How does General Cognition fit into Real-time Language Comprehension?

March 25, 2021 - Zoom

Greer Gillies
Title: Tracing the Emergence of Stimulus Memorability

Amanda Leonetti
Title: The Diversity of RNA Modifications at the Synapse and their Role during Memory Formation

Jida Jaffan
Title: Mirroring Language with Virtual Agents

Tim McLean
Title: Role of mH2A1 Splice Variants in Neuronal Transcription and Memory Formation