Past events

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...
4–5pm 1 September 2015
One of the single most important divisions in brain function is between the dorsal and ventral cortical streams. These two pathways have distinct specialities in terms of function...
4–5pm 18 August 2015
Australian state and territory road authorities have adopted a “Safe System” approach. Crucially, this approach recognises that humans inevitably make mistakes that...
4–5pm 4 August 2015
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a pervasive developmental disorder characterized by a variety of social and communication difficulties, as well an array of other...
4–5pm 30 June 2015
Dr Neil Thomas is a researcher and clinical psychologist with extensive experience of working with specialist mental health services and expertise in psychological models and...
4–5pm 26 May 2015
Susan Rossell is a Professorial Research Fellow at Brain and Psychological Sciences Research Centre, Swinburne University and has adunct positions at Monash Alfred Psychiatry...
4–5pm 5 May 2015
In August 2011 ‘riots’ swept across the UK to a scale and intensity not witnessed for over thirty years. A major research study soon exposed the obvious links between...
4–5pm 28 April 2015
“Is null hypothesis testing a dark art that should be banned?"   Associate Professor Martin Sellbom Title: Effect size estimates must be reported in the...
4–5pm 21 April 2015
Andrew Hill is Professor of Medical Psychology, Head of the Academic Unit of Psychiatry & Behavioural Sciences at Leeds University School of Medicine.  Andrew was...
4–5pm 31 March 2015
Since 2007 ANU Psychology has been involved in a research partnership with the ACT Education and Training Directorate. The project is focused on the role of group processes in...
4–5pm 17 March 2015
While much has been written about the consequences of zero-sum (or fixed-pie) beliefs, the nature of these beliefs has received almost no systematic attention. No researchers, to...
3–4pm 12 February 2015
The human visual system is remarkable in its ability to piece together complex information from the environment to create a rich and coherent perceptual experience. Within this...
3–5pm 30 October 2014
Although memory deficit theories of OCD have been proposed to explain why some people repeat some actions over and over again, the evidence for memory deficits in OCD is...
5.30–7pm 28 October 2014
The Herbert and Valmae Freilich Foundation Annual Lecture in bigotry and tolerance. One of the major questions raised regarding many protracted and violent intergroup conflicts...
3–5pm 1 October 2014
Professor Miles Hewstone (University of Oxford) will begin by considering the pessimistic conclusion of political scientist, Robert Putnam that living in ethnically diverse areas...
3–5pm 11 September 2014
In 2005, John Ioannidis made the controversial assertion in a now famous PLoS Medicine paper that Most Published Research Findings are False. The paper demonstrated that many...
3–5pm 11 August 2014
The social safety net is one of the foundations of the modern social welfare state: Old age pensions, health care, financial support for the unemployed, assistance to those...

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