Spring 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.


March 3

Keith Maddox–Tufts University
We Really Need to Talk: Encouraging and Empowering Interracial Dialogue

March 10

Jennifer Pals–Lilgendahl Haverford College
“So Now, I Wonder, What Am I?”: Identity Challenges, Narrative Processes, and Growth

March 31

Nathan Cook–Harvard Medical/MGH for Children
The Role of Pre-Existing Mental Health and Neurodevelopmental Problems in Sport-Related Concussion

April 7

Chris MacDonald–Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Temporal Organization of Contextual Memories on Different Time-Scales

April 14

Julie Dunsmore–Virginia Tech University
Parent and Friend Emotion Socialization across the Transition to High School

April 21

Sharda Umanath–Claremont McKenna College
Protecting the Knowledge Base from Misinformation