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Find out about upcoming events and talks at the Institute for Mind and Brain.

Colloquium Series Talks

These twice-monthly sessions explore a range of brain related topics with discussions led by leading researchers.  

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Barnwell College - Walsh Conference Room 227
Guest Speaker:  Erin Meier [C-STAR]   
Talk Title:  TBA

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Barnwell College - Walsh Conference Room 227
Guest Speaker: Brent Strickland 
Talk Title:  TBA

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Barnwell College - Walsh Conference Room 227
Guest Speaker:  Meisam Arjmandi  
Talk Title:  Towards a personalized approach to improve speech and language outcomes in cochlear implant listeners 

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Barnwell College - Walsh Conference Room 227
Guest Speaker:  Caitlin Hudac
Talk Title:  Brain ‘coupling’: EEG dynamics between loving partners 

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Barnwell College - Walsh Conference Room 227
Guest Speaker:  Yuan Wang
Talk Title:  Modeling the Shape of Brain Signals and Networks with Topological Data Analysis

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Barnwell College - Walsh Conference Room 227
Guest Speaker: Amit Sheth
Talk Title: Knowledge-infused Natural Language Understanding for Addiction and Mental Health Research [pdf]

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Barnwell College - Walsh Conference Room 227
Guest Speaker: Stephen Wilson [C-STAR] 
Talk Title:  Neural Correlates of Recovery from Aphasia after Stroke [pdf]

A recording of the lecture available later, via our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8p0CuG4He9nqCR4nnzhZ7w/videos

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Barnwell College - Walsh Conference Room 227
Welcome Meeting

Dr. Christian O'Reilly from USC, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Artificial Intelligence Institute (#AllSC), and the Autism and Neurodevelopment Disorders Center (#USCAN).
3:30pm-4:45pm
Talk Title: EEG functional connectivity and its application to the study of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Dr. Jennifer Vendemia from USC, Department of Psychology and Institute for Mind and Brain 
3:30pm - 4:45pm
Talk Title: Proprioception and the Impact of LBP: A Tale of Two Cortical Systems

Previous Years Events

Dr. Robert Mason from Carnegie Mellon University
3:30pm
Talk Title:  The new cognitive educational neuroscience: a neurosemantic approach to the science of learning 

Robert Mason flyer [PDF]

Rutvik Desai
3:30pm-4:45pm
Talk Title:  TBA

Jessica Bradshaw
3:30pm-4:45pm
Talk Title:  Mapping Infant Experience: Physiology, Attention, and Movement as Predictors of Social Engagement

Jessica Bradshaw Flyer [PDF]

Watch Jessica Bradshaw's talk here.  
The passcode is:  %%k6rdaM

Amy Dawel, The Australian National University
3:30pm-4:45pm
Talk Title: Why faking it isn’t making it in facial expression research

Amy Dawel Flyer [PDF]

Darrell Worthy, Texas A&M University
3:30pm-4:45pm
Talk Title:  TBA

Darrel Worthy Flyer [PDF]

ZOOM 3:30pm-4:45pm
Dr. Cheryl Armstead
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
University of South Carolina

Connections Between Emotional Regulation, Chronic Discrimination, and Allostatic Load Biomarkers Among Midlife African American Women

December 1st Flyer [PDF]

Watch Dr. Armstead's Presentation. The passode is 9K&&Y*p0

Zoom 3:30pm – 4:45pm
Dr. Jennifer Trueblood
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
Vanderbilt University – Nashville, TN

The Dynamics of Contextual Sensitivity in Multi-alternative Choice

Watch Dr. Trueblood's presentation. The passcode is: Ng+S.wm8

November 17th Flyer [PDF]

ZOOM 3:30pm-4:45pm

Chuanji Gao, PhD
Incoming Postdoctoral Fellow @
Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour
Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Institute for Mind and Brain, University of South Carolina

September 22, 2020 Flyer [pdf]

ZOOM 3:30pm – 4:45pm

Dr. Valerie Shalin
Professor, Department of Psychology
Wright State University – Dayton, OH

Automating the Interpretation of Behavioral Measures in Open Task Environments

View the recording of the October 6th Colloqia

Passcode for Zoom video: fp$bz*y4

October 6, 2020 Flyer [pdf]


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