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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

Improved behavioural flexibility in chick by thyroid hormone

Thursday, 21 March 2019 -

William James Seminar Room 103, William James Building, 275 Leith Walk, Otago Campus


Professor Koichi J Homma is a professor in the Department of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Teikyo University, in Tokyo, Japan. He specialises in neuroscience, behavioural biology and molecular biology, and holds degrees from the University of Tokyo. Prior to joining Teikyo University in 2004, he worked at University of Tokyo and held visiting appointments at the Max-Planck Institute of Neurobiology and University of California Berkeley.

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Electronic brief interventions for unhealthy alcohol use

Friday, 8 February 2019 -

William James Seminar Room 103, William James Building, 275 Leith Walk, Otago Campus

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Keeping your friends close, and your enemies closer: Group membership and theory of mind

Monday, 19 November 2018 -

William James Seminar Room 103, William James Building, 275 Leith Walk, Otago Campus


Marea Colombo has recently completed her PhD at the University of Otago under the supervision of Jamin Halberstadt. A native of Dunedin, Marea completed her undergraduate degree at Middlebury College in Vermont, where she studied Psychology and Political Science. Her PhD focusses on theory of mind in adults.