PAST SYMPOSIA

 

Symposium 5: Ballot Behavior: Politics and Psychology:

Monday, May 23, 2016 – CNSI Auditorium 4pm – 5pm: Individual Speaker Presentations 5pm – 6pm: Moderated Panel Discussion 6pm – 7pm: Reception (Lobby)

Featuring: - Jesse Graham, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology, USC - Kerri L. Johnson, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Communication Studies, UCLA - Jane Junn, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, USC

Moderated by David O. Sears, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Psychology, UCLA

Funded by the UCLA Campus Programs Committee of the Program Activities Board

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Symposium 4: Building Minds: Microchips & Molecules 

Monday, May 18, 2015, 4pm - CNSI Auditorium

Presentations by three researchers taking different approaches to creating artificial minds and a philosopher discussing cyborg senses, followed by a panel discussion with audience Q&A and a reception in the lobby.

Featuring: - James K. Gimzewski, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, UCLA - Timothy Busbice, Founder & CTO, Connectomix - Randal A. Koene, Ph.D., Founder & CEO, Carboncopies.org - Brian L. Keeley, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy, Pitzer College

Moderated by Martin M. Monti, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology and Neurosurgery, UCLA Funded by the UCLA Campus Programs Committee of the Program Activities Board

 

Symposium 3: Criminally minded: the psychology and law of culpability

Friday, May 16, 2014, 4pm - CNSI Auditorium

Presentations by experts in the fields of law, neuroimaging, and social psychology, followed by a panel discussion with audience Q&A and a reception in the lobby.

Featuring: - Jody David Armour, JD, USC Law - Phillip Atiba Goff, PhD, UCLA Psychology - Jesse Rissman, PhD, UCLA Psychology - Dan Simon, SJD, USC Law

Moderated by Tyler Sheets, USC Law Funded by the UCLA Campus Programs Committee of the Program Activities Board

 
 

Symposium 2: mental notes: music, cognition, and the brain

Thursday, May 23, 2013, 5pm - CNSI Auditorium

Presentations by experts in the fields of psychology, neuroscience, and music, followed by a panel discussion with audience Q&A and a reception in the lobby.

Featuring: - Dr. Mark Tramo, UC Los Angeles - Dr. Sarah Creel, UC San Diego - Dr. Petr Janata, UC Davis - Dr. Martin Monti, UC Los Angeles - David Rosenboom, CalArts - Sam Torrisi, UC Los Angeles

Moderated by Wes Bonifay, UCLA Psychology and Psychology in Action Funded by the UCLA Campus Programs Committee of the Program Activities Board

 

symposium 1: psychology on the big screen

Friday, May 25th, 2012 - Bridges Theater, UCLA

A panel discussion on the intersection between the science of mental illness and the art of filmmaking.

Featuring: - Jim Uhls, screenwriter (Fight Club) - Gregory Hoblit, director (Primal Fear, Fracture) - Dr. Reef Karim, psychiatric consultant (Thirteen, Bourne Identity) - Dr. Richard Gilbert, professor of Clinical Psychology at LMU

Moderated by Richard LeBeau, UCLA Psychology and Psychology in Action Funded by the UCLA Campus Programs Committee of the Program Activities Board