Past events

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...
4–5pm 16 August 2016
Australian uniformed personnel returning from recent operations abroad appear to have been affected morally by their experiences. These unseen wounds are one of the unavoidable...
4–5pm 2 August 2016
Mental health problems place a significant burden on individuals and society. By drawing together theory and evidence-based therapeutic approaches from psychology with population...
4–5pm 19 July 2016
Reading the words on a page, attending to signs and hazards on the road, and other tasks involve selecting relevant information from a changing stream of sensory stimulation. Dr....
4–5pm 28 June 2016
The Open Science Collaboration: Psychology (OSC) showed that the evidence for many claims in psychology is exaggerated. But that project attempted replication of only personality...
4–5pm 17 May 2016
Dr Andy Hogg is a physical oceanographer who works on understanding the dynamics of global-scale ocean circulation, particularly in the Southern Ocean. Dr Hogg received his PhD...
4–5pm 3 May 2016
In this seminar Rebecca Randall presents an overview of the development and findings of her PhD research. Involving young people in developing and designing mental health...
4–5pm 26 April 2016
Muscularity distinguishes the male and female experience of eating disorders and body dissatisfaction. We are increasingly confronted by evidence that a) men and women pursue...
4–5pm 5 April 2016
A social identity analysis of voice desires and voice usage in group settings Social-psychological theory suggests that a variety of positive individual and group-based...
4–5pm 15 March 2016
Learning to comprehend and produce words is hugely important in human development not only because it helps children learn to communicate, but it subserves several other aspects...
4–5pm 8 March 2016
The fascinating world of face-blindness, super-recognition and everyday face-recognition Face recognition is a vital skill both for general survival and for social survival in...
4–5pm 24 November 2015
Prof David Cooke is a Consultant Forensic Clinical Psychologist and former head of the Forensic Clinical Psychology service in Glasgow. He is currently the Professor of Forensic...
4–5pm 20 October 2015
Registered replication reports and reproducibility initiatives represent important milestones in the struggle against the untrustworthiness of psychological science. They generate...
4–5pm 6 October 2015
We tend to think of our awareness of the world as a continuous stream, without interruptions. But recent evidence suggests that our visual awareness might be more of a pulse than...
4–5pm 22 September 2015
This presentation will review the current definitions of forensic psychology employed around the world and argue that the Australian definition should embrace a more inclusive and...
6–8.30pm 10 September 2015
Title: Early Intervention and Youth Mental Health Reform Paradigms for 21st Century Mental Health Professor Patrick McGorry, AO, is the Executive Director of Orygen, The...

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