Past events

4–5pm 18 September 2018
What do we know about how people predict heretofore unobserved but extreme events?  How about a war or pandemic that kills 50 million persons?  Or indeed, how likely do...
4–5pm 4 September 2018
Stephanie Gotsis completed her Masters degree in Neuroscience in 2015, and worked in the Neural Control Systems laboratory at the John Curtain School for Medical Research (JCSMR)...
4–5pm 21 August 2018
Visual cognition and clinical science have much to say to each other, often offering mutually informative views of a given topic. A prime example of this is the literature on...
4–5pm 3 July 2018
Tuesday 3 July 2018 This Seminar will comprise of four 10 minute presentations, followed by 5 minutes question times. Presentation 1 & 2 by Sheri Kim. Sheri is a third...
4–5pm 5 June 2018
Any man who tries to be good all the time is bound to come to ruin among the great number who are not good. Hence a prince who wants to keep his authority must learn how not to be...
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...

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