Events Archive

Social Brown Bag - Sasha Kimel PhD

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 12:00pm


Tobin 423

Sasha Kimel PhD, visiting Assistant Professor at Harvard University, will present a talk titled Can DNA Ancestry Testing Make You More Racist?

Dr. Kimel conducts research on the social psychological factors that drive conflicts and interventions that can reduce them.

To learn more about her work, please visit

All are welcome!

Senior Meeting | Workshop

Thursday, October 13, 2016 4:00pm


Tobin 304

If you are planning to graduate next February or May of 2017, you should attend a Senior Meeting. Prof. Tammy Rahhal will be providing you with information related to your Psychology graduation requirements, as well as answering any questions you may have.

NSB Colloquium - Rebecca Shansky PhD

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 4:00pm


222 Morrill Science Center II

The NSB Graduate Program will hold a colloquium titled A neural basis for sex differences in active vs. passive fear behavior.  Rebecca Shansky of the Department of Psychology, Northeastern University will give the talk.

The colloquium is hosted by Beata Kaminska and takes place in 222 Morrill Science Center II from 4:00-5:00pm.

Refreshments will be served from 3:45-4:00pm.

All are welcome.

Social Brown Bag - Matthew Lebowitz PhD

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 12:00pm


Tobin 423

Matthew Lebowitz PhD, a postdoctoral research fellow at Columbia University, will present a talk entitled (Unintended) Consequences of Biomedical Explanations for Psychopathology.

Dr. Lebowitz conducts research on the ways in which attitudes and beliefs about health, particularly mental disorders, are affected by causal reasoning and related psychological processes.

To learn more about his work, please visit

All are welcome!

Tay Gavin Erickson Lecture Series - Dan Lieberman PhD

Thursday, October 6, 2016 4:00pm


Commonwealth Honors College, Room 160 East

Please join The Center for Research on Families as Daniel Lieberman PhD, Edwin M. Lerner II Professor of Biological Sciences and Chair of the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University, presents a lecture titled Is Exercise Medicine? An Evolutionary Medical Perspective.  Dr. Lieberman will use the lens of evolution to consider the kinds of physical activity for which humans are adapted (or not) and their health implications.