Psychology seminars

Research Seminar Series, Autumn 2019-20

Welcome to our Autumn Seminar Series 2019-20

All seminars will take place on Fridays in Lecture Theatre 7, The Diamond, starting at 12.00pm and concluding by 12.50pm or shortly afterwards unless otherwise indicated.

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The seminar programme found below can be downloaded from this page (please see the 'Downloads' box to the right hand side) or by contacting James Barker (

Speaker Institution Title Host

Dr Hayriye Cagnan 

University of Oxford, UK Revealing the pathological role of neural synchrony through dynamic neuromodulation Dr Robert Schmidt
11/10/19 Dr Lorna Hardy University of Exeter, UK Cues, cost discounting or negative affect - what underpins addiction? Professor Matt Field
01/11/19 Professor Joanne Smith University of Exeter. UK Harnessing the power of group norms for behaviour change Dr Thomas Webb
08/11/19 Professor John Staddon Duke University, USA Skinner, Darwin and Memorial Hall: Reflections on the past and future of operant conditioning Dr Liat Levita
22/11/19 Professor Julian Rubel University of Trier, Germany Linear and nonlinear patterns of change in psychotherapy Dr Jaime Delgadillo
29/11/19 Professor Christopher Jarrold University of Bristol, UK Rethinking recoding and rehearsal: Implications for development and neuropsychology Dr Claudia von Bastian
06/12/19 Dr Jack Wells University College London, UK Developing non-invasive MRI techniques to image neuro-fluids Dr Clare Howarth
13/12/19 Dr Rene Mottus University of Edinburgh, UK Personomics: Putting the many dimensions of personality into good use Dr Fuschia Sirios
28/02/20 Professor Elizabeth Milne The University of Sheffield, UK

Inaugural Lecture: Sensory Issues and Variability in the Autism Spectrum

Firth Hall, The University of Sheffield

This is a free ticketed event. You can register to attend at: