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  • From January 1, 2018

Alan Spector Department of Psychology Florida State University   Gastric Bypass: Taste, Palatability, and Food Selection   Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) has become a common bariatric surgical procedure because of its long-term effectiveness at promoting weight loss and curtailing type-2 diabetes mellitus. In addition to decreasing appetite and food intake, RYGB is currently thought to […]

Charan Ranganath Department of Psychology UC Davis   The Where, When, and How of Episodic Memory, and Why it Matters   Many theories of learning and memory do not differentiate between features of an event (who? and what?) and its associated context (when? where? how?). I will highlight evidence showing that information about people and […]

Jessica Cantlon Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences University of Rochester   Primitive Math and Logic in the Developing Brain   Jessica Cantlon is Associate Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, at the University of Rochester. Dr. Cantlon studies the origins and development of mathematical cognition through comparative research of human and non-human primates, and […]

The mission of SCIPS is to support and enhance the professional development of trainees in psychological sciences, and in related disciplines in the neural and behavioral sciences. Trainees have the opportunity to ask questions of rotating panels of student, post-doc, and faculty experts.   April’s topic is: Best research practices: Managing multiple projects and collaborations. […]

Roland Fleming Kurt Koffka Professor of Experimental Psychology University of Giessen   Visual Estimation of 3D Shape from Orientation Fields   Estimating the 3D shape of objects in our environment is one of the most fundamental problems in visual perception, yet it remains rather poorly understood. If you pick up a typical vision text, you’ll […]