Spring 2019

The Psychology Department’s Colloquium Series features research psychologists presenting recent discoveries. The presentations are held on Fridays 3-4 pm in Davis 301, unless otherwise noted. Presentations last about 50 minutes with time for questions at the end. All are welcome to attend.


February 15

WEC Workshop

March 8

Melissa Glenn — Colby College
Digging up Dirt on Rodent Models of Psychological Disorders

March 15

Brent Roberts — University of  Illinois
What Very Long and Very Short-term Studies of Personality Change can tell us about Personality Development

April 5

Andrew Christy — Bowdoin College
The Presumed Moral Goodness of the “True Self”

April 12

Amelia Eisch — University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
A Stimulating Question: Can A Neural Circuit of Memory Be Harnessed to Combat Depression?                          

April 19

Luke Brooks-Shesler — Research Associate, Colby College
The Business of Person – Organization Fit: An Applied Perspective on Matching People and Organizations

April 26

Jordan Troisi — Sewanee, University of the South
Comfort Food: What it is, and Why (some of us) Love it