2021/22 Departmental Seminar Series


Academic Year 2021/22

Seminars are held on Thursdays 4-5 pm. Note that the seminar is virtual on Microsoft Teams, so if you would like to attend, contact Dr Marinella Cappelletti. All are welcome. 


Spring Term 2022

20 Jan 2022: Jackie Craissati, Kent and Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust

10 Feb 2022: Kathrin Cohen Kadosh, University of Surrey

3 Mar 2022:  Peter Holland, Goldsmiths, University of London

24 Mar 2022: Gregory Wallace, George Washington University

Autumn term 2021

28 Oct 2021: Stacey Humphries, Goldsmiths University of London

11 Nov 2021: Frank Russo, Ryerson University, Toronto

Spring Term 2020

16 Jan: Joanne Kenrick (Goldsmiths, University of London) - "When it comes to lying, does practise make perfect?"

23 Jan: Dr Simon van Gaal (Amsterdam) – “Interactions between expectations and conscious report”  

30 Jan: Dr Jim Everitt (Kent) – “Moral actions and moral persons”  

6 Feb: Dr Matt Davis (Cambridge) – “Predicting and understanding speech”  

13 Feb: Dr Gavin Buckingham (University of Exeter) - "Learning skills by observing errors"

27 Feb: Dr Nura Sidarus (Royal Holloway) - 

5 Mar:  Sinead Rocha (Cambridge) -  “Rhythm in Infancy”  

12 Mar: Lawrence Paithis (Plymouth) -  

19 Mar: Clare Press (Birkbeck) - "How do models of our actions shape social perception?"

26 Mar: Sophie Sowden (Birmingham) - 

Autumn Term 2019

17 Oct: Prof Asifa Majid (University of York) - "When cross-cultural differences in language do and do not affect cognition "

24 Oct: Prof Stephen Lindsay (University of Victoria) - "The credibility revolution in the life sciences" 

31 Oct: Dr Evelyne Mercure (Goldsmiths) - "Deafness, language experience & brain plasticity in infants"

14 Nov: Prof Cecilia Heyes (Oxford) - "Cognitive Gadgets: The Cultural Evolution of Thinking" [NB: The Hermelin Lecture, different time & followed by drinks reception. Separate details to follow]

21 Nov: Dr Sam Gilbert (UCL) - "Outsourcing memory to external devices: Metacognition, development and cognitive offloading"

28 Nov: Dr Federica Biotti (Royal Holloway) - "Recognising bodily states through voices and vision"

5 Dec: Dr Elisa Ferre (Royal Holloway) - " From vestibular encoding to vestibular cognition"

12th Dec: Dr Matthew Pelowski (University of Vienna) – “Can you really feel what I do?: behavioural and brain studies on empathic and emotional connections between viewers and artists”