Cognitive Tea

Mondays 12:00-1:30 pm, BRC 706

FALL 2020

11/30
Speaker: Dr. Hossein Karimi – Pennsylvania State University

11/23
Speaker: Dr. Jarrod Lewis-Peacock – University of Texas at Austin

11/16
Speaker: Dr. Qingqing Qu – Rice University; Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing

11/09
Speaker: Dr. Gagan Wig – University of Texas at Dallas

11/02
Speaker: Dr. Brian Anderson – Texas A&M University

10/26
Speaker: Dr. Sarah Kark – University of California - Irvine

10/19
No speaker scheduled

10/12
Speaker: Dr. Simon Fischer-Baum – Rice University

10/05
Speaker: Dr. Randi Martin – Rice University

09/28
No speaker scheduled

09/21
Speaker: Colin Noe – Ph.D. candidate at Rice University

09/14
Speakers: Drs. Elena Grigorenko, Shiva Khalaf, Nan Li, Lisa Chinn, Olga Burenkova – University of Houston

09/07
No speaker scheduled

SPRING 2020

04/20
Speaker: Tatiana Schnur, Baylor College of Medicine

04/13
Speakers: Colin Noe, Mingjun Zhai, Yingxue Tian – Graduate Students, Rice University

04/06
Speakers: Sarah Irons, Autumn Horne, Rachel Zahn – Graduate Students, Rice University

03/23
Speaker: Brian Anderson, Texas A&M University

03/16
No Speaker – Spring Break

03/09
Speaker: Arturo Hernandez, University of Houston

03/02
Speaker: Ben Tamber-Rosenau, University of Houston

02/24
Speaker: TBD

02/17
Speaker: Randi Martin, Rice University

02/10
Speaker: Peggy Blake, University of Houston

02/03
Speaker: Qingqing Qu, Rice University; Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing

01/27
Speaker: Angie LeRoy, Ph.D., Rice University

FALL 2019

12/02
Speaker: Jung-Hua Ding, Baylor College of Medicine

11/25
Speaker: Jeff Yau, Baylor College of Medicine

11/18
Speaker: Stephanie Leal, Rice University (joint meeting with Health Tea)

11/11
Speaker: Kelly Vaughn, UT Health

11/04
Speaker: Tim Schroeder, Rice University

10/28
No speaker scheduled; lab members traveling to Academy of Aphasia conference

10/21
Speaker: Simon Fischer-Baum, Rice University

09/09
Speaker: Luis Hernandez-Rojas

SPRING 2019

04/22
Speaker: Dr. Alex Morgan, Assistant Professor in Philosophy, Rice University

04/15
Speaker: Rachel Zahn, Psychological Sciences graduate student

04/08
Speaker: Autumn Horne, Psychological Sciences graduate student

04/01
Speaker: Yingxue Tian, Psychological Sciences graduate student

03/25
Speaker: Mingjun Zhai, Psychological Sciences graduate student

03/18
Speaker: Sarah Irons, Psychological Sciences graduate student

03/11
No speaker scheduled; Spring Break

03/04
Speaker: Dr. John Lindstedt, Postdoctoral Fellow in the Human-Computer Interaction & Human Factors RIG, Rice University

02/18
Speaker: Dr. Christof Karmonik, Houston Methodist

02/11
Speaker: Dr. Lisa O’Bryan – Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Industrial-Organizational Psychology RIG, Rice University

02/04
Speaker: Dr. Jonathan Manker, Lecturer in Linguistics at Rice University

01/28
Speaker: Dr. Nitin Tandon, McGovern Medical School

FALL 2018

11/26
Speaker: Dr. Ferenc Bunta – University of Houston, Communication Sciences & Disorders

11/19
No speaker scheduled

11/12
Speakers: Curtiss Chapman & Colin Noe, Psychological Sciences Graduate Students

11/05
Speaker: Dr. Randi Martin – Professor in Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience RIG, Rice University

10/29
Speaker: Dr. Brett Foster – Baylor College of Medicine, Neurosurgery

10/22
No speaker scheduled

10/15
Joint meeting with I-O Psychology RIG

10/01
Speaker: Dr. Debshila Basu Mallick – OpenStax, Rice University

09/24
Speaker: Dr. Phil Grimaldi – OpenStax, Rice University

09/17
Speaker: Dr. Patricia DeLucia – Professor in Human-Computer Interaction & Human Factors RIG, Rice University

09/10
Speaker: Qiuhai Yue, Psychological Sciences Graduate Student

08/27
Speaker: Dr. Matt McGinley – Baylor College of Medicine, Neuroscience

SPRING 2018

04/16
Speaker: Rachel Zahn and Autumn Horne – First-Year Project

04/09
Speaker: Mingjun Zhai – Second-Year Project

04/02
Speaker: Sarah Irons – Second-Year Project

03/26
Speaker: Qiuhai Yue

03/19
Speaker: Colin Noe – N1 Master’s Project Report

03/05
Speaker: Dr. Simon Fischer-Baum – Practice Braille Symposium Talk

02/26
Speaker: Dr. James Dannemiller – The gene COMT and its fellow travelers in prefrontal cortex

02/19
Speaker: Dr. Jack Byrne – Pharmacological Approaches and Computer-Assisted Optimization of Training Schedules to Enhance Memory Mechanisms in a Model Organism

02/12
Speaker: Dr. Chris Watson – Brain Connectivity in Children with Traumatic Brain Injury

02/05
No scheduled speaker

01/29
No scheduled speaker

01/22
Speaker: Dr. James Dannemiller - Discussion of Chapman, C. D., Benedict, C., & Schioth, H. B. (2018). Experimenter gender and replicability in science. Science Advances, 4(1), 1-7. e1701427.

01/08
Speaker: Dr. Shantanu Jadhav – Neural Ensemble Mechanisms Underlying Memory-Guided Behavior

FALL 2017

11/20
Speaker: Curtiss Chapman

11/13
Speaker: Dr. Bryan Denny

11/06
No scheduled speaker

10/30
Speaker: Dr. Randi Martin

10/23
Speaker: Dr. James Pomerantz

10/16
No scheduled speaker

10/09
Speaker: Yingxue Tian

10/02
No scheduled speaker

09/25
Speaker: Dr. Arturo Hernandez

09/18
Speaker: Dr. Cameron Buckner – From Association to Reason-Transformational Abstraction in Deep Learning Neural Networks

09/11
Speaker: Dr. Alex Morgan – Autonoetic Animals

09/04
No scheduled speaker

08/28
Speaker: Dr. Jack Byrne - Pharmacological Approaches and Computer-Assisted Optimization of Training Schedules to Enhance Memory Mechanisms in a Model Organism


Spring 2017

04/17
Speaker: Sarah Irons & Migjun Zhai

04/03
Speaker: Dr. Kyle Murdock

03/27
Speaker: Dr. Xaq Pitkow

03/20
Speaker: Yingxue Tian

02/27
Speaker: Dr. Bryan Denny

02/13
Speaker: Dr. Christopher Fagundes

01/30
Speaker: Dr. Sergey Kornilov

01/23
Article Discussion

Fall 2016

11/28
Speaker: TBD

11/21
Speaker: James Dannemiller, Department of Psychology, Rice University

11/14
Speaker: Hao Yan, Department of Psychology, Rice University

11/7
Speaker: Anne Sereno, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, UT-Health Sciences

10/31
Speaker: Colin Noe & Hao Yan, Department of Psychology, Rice University

10/24
Cancelled

10/17
Cancelled

10/10
Cancelled

10/3
Speaker: Simon Fischer-Baum & Curtiss Chapman, Department of Psychology, Rice University

9/26
Speaker: Randi Martin, Department of Psychology, Rice University

9/19
Speaker: Benjamin Tamber-Rosenau, Department of Psychology, University of Houston

Spring 2016

4/6
Speaker: Curtiss Chapman, Department of Psychology, Rice University

3/30
Speaker: Harvey Levin & Mary Newsome, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, BCM

3/23
Speaker: Colin Noe & Debshilla Basu Mallick, Department of Psychology, Rice University

3/16
Speaker: Tao Wei, Department of Psychology, Rice University

3/9
Cancelled

2/24
Speaker: Qiuhai Yue, Department of Psychology, Rice University

2/17
Speaker: Phil Grimaldi, OpenStax, Rice University

2/10
Speaker: Hao Yan & Yingxue Tian, Department of Psychology, Rice University

2/3
Speaker: Dana DeMaster, Children’s Learning Institute, UT-Health Sciences

1/27
Speaker: Marina Vanucci, Department of Statistics, Rice University

1/20
Speaker: Simon Fischer-Baum, Department of Psychology, Rice University

1/13
Speaker: Maya L Henry, Communication Sciences & Disorders, University of Texas, Austin

Fall 2015

11/18
Discussion: Chabris, C. F., et al. (2012). Most reported genetic associations with general intelligence are probably false positives.. Psychological Science, 23(11), 1314--1323.

11/11
Speaker: Alicia Chang, Department of Psychology, Rice University

11/4
Speaker: James Pomerantz, Department of Psychology, Rice University

10/28
Discussion: Open Science Collaboration. (2015). Estimating the reproducibility of psychological science. Science, 349, aac4716.

10/21
CANCELLED

10/14
Speaker: Heather Dial and Julie Hughes, Department of Psychology, Rice University

10/7
Speaker: Dr. Johannes Rennig, Postdoc Baylor College of Medicine

Spring 2015

4/22
Speaker: Yingxue Tian and Colin Noe, Psychology Graduate Students, Rice University

4/15
Speaker: Debshila Basu Mallick, Psychology Graduate Student, Rice University

4/8
Speaker: Yu-Hsuan (Alicia) Chang, Psychology Graduate Student, Rice University

4/1
Speaker: TBD

2/25
Speaker: Robert Englebretson, Department of Linguistics, Rice University

3/18
Speaker: Qiuhai Yue, Psychology Graduate Student, Rice University

3/11
Speaker: Curtiss Chapman, Psychology Graduate Student, Rice University

2/25
Speaker: Heather Dial, Psychology Graduate Student, Rice University

2/18
Speaker: Ruth de Diego Balaguer, Cognition and Brain Plasticity Unit, University of Barcelona

2/11
Speaker: Hao Yan, Psychology Graduate Student, Rice University

1/28
Speaker: Tao Wei, Psychology Graduate Student, Rice University

1/21
Speaker: Anthony Brandt, Shepard School of Music, Rice University

Fall 2014

12/3
Speaker: Jeff Yau, Assistant Professor Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine

11/12
Speaker: Julie Huges, Department of Psychology, Rice University

11/5
Speaker: John Magnotti, Neuroscience, UT-HSC

10/29
Speaker: Heekyeong Park, Department of Psychology, UT-Arlington

10/22
Speaker: Özge Gürcanli, Department of Psychology, Rice University

10/15
Speaker: Alda Rivas, Department of Psychology, Rice University

10/8
Speaker: Genevera Allen, Department of Statistics, Rice University

10/1
Speaker: Deepna Devkar, Neuroscience, UT-HSC; Kim Orsten, Department of Psychology, Rice University

9/24
Speaker: Randi Martin, Department of Psychology, Rice University

9/17
Speaker: Stuart Red, Neuroscience, UT-HSC

9/10
Speaker: Kelly Barnes, Assistant Professor Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine

9/3
Speaker: Mark Gibson, Department of Linguistics, Rice University

8/27
Speaker: Bruno Breitmeyer, Department of Psychology, University of Houston

Spring 2014

4/30
Speaker: Nuray Yozbatiran, UT-HSC

4/23
Speaker: Curtiss Chapman, Department of Psychology, Rice University

4/16
Speaker: Alicia Chang, Department of Psychology, Rice University

4/2
Speaker: Tatiana T. Schnur, Department of Psychology, Rice University

3/26
Speaker: Alda Rivas, Department of Psychology, Rice University; Qiuhai Yue, Department of Psychology, Rice University

3/19
Speaker: Caleb Robinson, UT-HSC; Heather Stern, Social Sciences Grants, Rice University

3/12
Speaker: Nadeeka Dias, UT-HSC; Tao Wei, Department of Psychology, Rice University

2/26
Speaker: Jared Medina, University of Delaware

2/19
Speaker: Don Foss, University of Houston

2/12
Speaker: Stellos Smirnakis, Baylor College of Medicine

1/29
Speaker: Debshila Basu Mallick, Department of Psychology, Rice University; Margaret Tollefson or Katie Noble Carpenter, Rice Office of Foundations and Corporate Research, Rice University

1/22
Speaker: Jarrod Lewis-Peacock, University of Texas

1/15
Speaker: James L. Dannemiller, Department of Psychology, Rice University

Fall 2013

11/6
Speaker: Tilbe Goksun, Koç University, Istanbul
Topic: "Talking and gesturing spatial relations: Evidence from focal brain injury"

10/30
Speaker: James Pomerantz, Department of Psychology, Rice University
Topic: "The Theory of Basic Gestalts, Version 2.0"

10/23
Speaker: Hao Yan, Department of Psychology, Rice University
Topic: "Working Memory and Planning during Sentence Production"

Speaker: Jingyi Geng, Department of Psychology, Rice University
Topic: "The Organization of Concrete and Abstract Concepts: Categorical vs. Associative Relationships"
Speaker: Julie Hughes, Department of Psychology, Rice University
Topic: "Facilitation and Interference in Naming: A Consequence of the Same Learning Process?"

10/16
Speaker: Randi Martin, Department of Psychology, Rice University
Topic: "Implications of Sentence Processing and Sentence Processing Deficits for Embedded Process vs. Storage Buffer Approaches to Working Memory"

10/9