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Department of Psychology seminars and events

Department of Psychology Seminars

Distinguished visitors to the Department and members of the university contribute to the Departmental Seminar series. There are also regular research seminars in Psychobiology, Sensation & Perception, and Clinical Psychology.

We regularly host public speakers, both national and international.  If you would like to receive regular updates regarding Psychology seminars, please subscribe to our distribution list at:

http://lists.otago.ac.nz/listinfo/psyseminars

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Upcoming Seminars

Cognitive markers of vulnerability and treatment response in bipolar disorder

Tuesday, 5 September 2017 - QUAD 1
My research confirms the power of “cognitive impulsivity” in predicting diagnostic status and highlights differences in impulsivity between BD and other impulse-control disorders such as substance use disorders.

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Developing evidence-based approaches for reducing trauma at rail level crossings

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 - QUAD 1
Dr Vanessa Beanland is a USC Research Fellow in the Centre for Human Factors and Sociotechnical Systems at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. She has over 8 years’ experience conducting research on human factors and visual cognition, and she currently holds a prestigious Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award focused on transportation safety.