Fall 2017

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.


September 15

Allecia Reid–Colby College
Peer Influences on Alcohol use: Implications of Social Psychological processes for Behavior Change

September 22

Wade Rowatt–Baylor University
The Psychology of Religion and Immigrant Prejudice

September 29

Daniel Briley–University of Illinois
Using Behavior Genetics to Better Understand the Development of Personality and Human Agency

October 20

Mark Huff–University of Southern Mississippi
Distinctive Encoding Reduces Associative False Recognition in Both Younger and Older Adults, but Why? Insight from Signal-Detection and Diffusion-Modeling Analyses

October 27

Bradford Pillow–University of Northern Illinois
Learning about the Mind: Children’s Understanding of Knowledge and Cognitive Activities

November 3

Josephine Shih–Saint Joseph’s University
Coping with Stress: What Works and What Doesn’t?

December 1

Magdalena Wojtowicz–York University (Canada)
Pediatric Concussion:  Informing Clinical Care through Research