Past events

4–5pm 15 May 2018
This presentation includes findings from two studies examining callous-unemotional (CU) traits in children and school-related outcomes using a mixed methods approach. In the first...
4–5pm 1 May 2018
Ms Erin Parker will present: Anxiety disorders - the current state of treatment in primary care settings Anxiety disorders have the highest prevalence of any mental illness in...
4–5pm 17 April 2018
Individual differences in the speed with which toddlers recognize spoken words predict overall vocabulary size both prospectively and retrospectively. However, the nature of the...
4–5pm 20 March 2018
Reminders of human suffering in its many forms can be threatening to observers’ belief in justice. I describe studies showing that when third-party observers make meaning of...
4.30–5.30pm 26 February 2018
Strongly identified members are motivated to protect their ingroups. This general goal, however, can manifest in different forms. It often results in ingroup enhancement,...
8am 12 February – 5pm 16 February 2018
Induction sessions The Joint Colleges of Science Induction sessions provide an opportunity for undergraduate students to meet and hear from First Year Conveners and later year...
3.30–5.30pm 30 November 2017
The RSP Annual Lecture is a highlight of our year, showcasing the significant impact of Psychology on community and social issues. This years lecture will feature...
4–5pm 7 November 2017
Suicide is a significant public health problem, and is currently the leading cause of death in young Australians aged 15-24 years. Today's seminar will present an overview of...
4–5pm 17 October 2017
Bayesian statistical methods are an increasingly popular alternative to the “classic” frequentist methods.  Proponents of Bayesian methods claim they are superior...
4–5pm 3 October 2017
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural factors are key determinants of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing. These factors include identity, cultural...
3–5pm 27 September 2017
‘High-conflict’ divorce cases have been consistently identified as difficult, complex, time consuming, and costly. They place great strain on individuals,...
4–5pm 19 September 2017
Abstract: As immigration rates continue to rise, ethnic diversity within communities is a central issue for political leaders and policy makers. The current research examines the...
5.30–7pm 11 September 2017
Studies of group decision making have focused on the groupthink syndrome and its pathology and weaknesses. In the book, The Polythink Syndrome (Stanford University Press...
4–5pm 15 August 2017
EVENT CANCELLED Suicide is a significant public health problem, and is currently the leading cause of death in young Australians aged 15-24 years. Today's seminar will...
5–8pm 30 May 2017
Come and join us for the viewing of a new film "Shock Room" followed by a panel discussion. This event is by invitation so please contact donelle.claudianos@anu.edu...
4–5pm 18 October 2016
Dementia is a leading cause of disability in Australians above the age of 65 and the third leading cause of death in this country, costing the health and aged care sectors around...
4–5pm 4 October 2016
Decades of previous research has shown that faces are processed holistically; that is, information is integrated across the face rather than single features being used. The vast...
4–5pm 20 September 2016
If you are over 50 and you join one social group today you will cut your risk of being diagnosed with depression in the next two years by 24%.  With every group membership...
4–5pm 6 September 2016
Dr Amy Dawel, Research School of Psychology, The Australian National University Dr Amy Dawel is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Research School of Psychology, The Australian...
3.30–5.30pm 2 September 2016
The Annual Lecture is a public lecture that showcases the significant impact of Psychology on community and social issues. Last year's lecture was by Professor Pat McGorry...

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