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2017

Prof. Karen Dobkins

Professor of Psychology
University of California San Diego

Novel Approaches of Mindfulness-Based Interventions in Promoting Mental Well-Being

Date: September 18, 2017 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Rebecca Sharp

Bangor University

Behaviour Analytic Approaches to Mental Health

Date: September 11, 2017 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Wong Man Lok Nichol

Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

The Neuropsychological Relationships of Perceived Loneliness and Affective Functioning

Date: September 7, 2017 (Thursday)
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Assawin Gongvatana

Clinical Contributors to Cerebral White Matter Abnormalities in People Living with HIV

Date: September 1, 2017 (Friday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Tep Jinxiao Zhang

MPhil Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Emotion Regulation after 24-hour Sleep Deprivation

Date: August 30, 2017(Wednesday)
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Miss Kristy Nga Ting Lau

PhD Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

The Role of Sleep in Cognitive and Affective Biases among Individuals with Depression

Date: August 30, 2017(Wednesday)
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Matteo Cella

Department of Psychology
Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience
King’s College London

Psychological Interventions in the Age of Digital Technology: New Therapy Approaches for Psychosis

Date: August 22, 2017 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Li Yee Lam

PhD Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Perceived Video Game Realism and its Role in a Social-Perceptual Model of Internet Gaming Disorder

Date: August 8, 2017 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Doug P. VanderLaan

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
University of Toronto Mississauga

Childhood Gender Nonconformity and Mental Health:Insights from Clinic- and Community-based Research

Date: August 4, 2017 (Friday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Lau Tsz Tan

MPhil Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Examining the Theoretical Determinants of Operational Momentum

Date: August 3, 2017 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Robin A. Murphy

Associate Professor
Department of Experimental Psychology
University of Oxford

The Associative Nature of Causation,‘Everyday Life’and Psychopathology

Date: July 24,2017 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Nancy Pachana
Director of Clinical Psychology Programme
and co-director of the UQ Ageing Mind Initiative
The University of Queensland

Late Life Anxiety

Professor Virginia Slaughter
Head, School of Psychology
The University of Queensland

Neonatal Imitations: Does it Exist?

Professor Jennifer Fleming
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Using ‘Occupation’ to Enhance Self-awareness and Functional Outcomes in Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Date: July 4, 2017 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Venue: CPD-2.42, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Jack A. Cummings

Indiana University

Actualizing Population-Based SchoolMental Health Service

Date: June 29, 2017 (Thursday)
Time: 6:00p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Venue: CPD-2.42, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Rongjun Yu

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
NUS

The Neural Basis of Decision Making under Uncertainty

Date: June 26, 2017 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: CPD-2.42, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor David Melcher

Associate Professor in Psychology and Cognitive Science
Principal Investigator, Active Perception Group
University of Trento

The Temporal Organization of Visual Perception

Date: June 22, 2017 (Thursday)
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Esslin Terrighena

PhD Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Relationships between Visual Awareness and Approach-withdrawal Behaviours

Date: June 21, 2017 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Derwin King Chung Chan

Assistant Professor School of Public Health
Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
The University of Hong Kong

The Hidden Magic in Psychological Survey : Consistency Tendency and Factor Correlation

Date: June 20, 2017 (Tuesday)
Time: 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Martin S. Hagger

John Curtin Distinguished Professor,Curtin University 
Finland Distinguished Professor (FiDiPro)
University of Jyväskylä

The Multi-lab Replication of the Ego-depletion Effect : Summary, Impact and Implications for the Replication “Crisis”

Date: April 25, 2017 (Tuesday)
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Venue: CPD-2.16, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Michael Shengtao Wu

Ph.D, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences
Associate Professor, Xiamen University

Justice Motive in the Chinese Context: From the Self and Others’ Perspectives

Date: April 24, 2017 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: CPD-LG.10, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Prof. Shaoyu Ye

Faculty of Library
Information and Media Science
University of Tsukuba
Japan

Media Usage and Intercultural Communication: Comparing Japanese Native Students and International Students in Japan

Date: March, 15, 2017 (Wednesday)
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. YE Shengquan Sam

Assistant Professor
Department of Applied Social Sciences
City University of Hong Kong

Social Change and National Identity among Hong Kong Youth

Date: February 24, 2017 (Friday)
Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Gilad Feldman

Department of Work and Social Psychology
Masstricht University Faculty of Psychology and
Neuroscience Psychology   

Personal Values, Morality, and Unethicality: An Integrated Framework

Date: February 23, 2017 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Chao-Gan Yan

Principal Investigator
Deputy Director, Magnetic Resonance Imaging Research Center
Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Resting-State fMRI: Current research, Methodological Issues and its Applications

Date: February 16, 2017 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Lothar Spillmann

Department of Psychology
National Taiwan University

Brain Correlates of Visual Perception: From Neurophysiology to fMRI

Date: January 25, 2017 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Fiona Y.Y. Ho

PhD Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Low-Intensity Psychological Interventions for Common Mental Disorders

Date: January 20, 2017 (Friday)
Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Prof. Jungwoo Lee

Systems and Technologies
Director, Center for Work Science
Institute of Convergence
Yonsei University

Competing(?) Antecedents of Job Crafting: Job Characteristics and/or IT Characteristics

Date: January 18, 2017 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Prof. Shoshana Shiloh

School of Psychological Sciences
Tel Aviv University
Israel

Developing a Taxonomy of Health Behaviors

Date: January 16, 2017 (Monday)
Time: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Yu Ho Wing

MPhil Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Maladaptive Perfectionism: Its Development and Contribution to Anxiety in Adolescence

Date: January 9, 2017 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Venue: CPD-2.42, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Meanne Chan

Department of Psychology
University of Toronto

Parsing Pathways to Health Disparities: A mixed-method, multi-domain approach

Date: January 5, 2017 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Xilin Zhang

Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Laboratory of Brain and Cognition
NIMH/NIH

Generation and Units of Visual Attention

Date: January 3, 2017 (Tuesday)
Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 pm (Please note the time has been changed)
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


2016

Prof. Ning Ma

School of Psychology
South China Normal University

Sleep and Health: How Sleep Loss Affects Behavior and Brain Function

Date: December 12, 2016 (Monday)
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Prof. Jonathan Roiser

Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience
University  College London

Bonsai Trees in your Head: The Powerful Influence of Reflexive Processes on Goal-directed Decision Making

Date: December 5, 2016(Monday)
Time: 3:30p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Minoru Karasawa

Department of Psychology
Nagoya University
Japan

Immoral Character Invites Harsher Punishment: An Analysis of Retributive and Utilitarian Motives

Date: December 2, 2016 (Friday)
Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Venue: CPD-2.42, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Tso Van-yip, Ricky

Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

The Neural Correlates and Behavioural Expertise Markers of Word Recognition is Modulated by the Type of Learning Experiences

Date: November 24, 2016 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor C. Nathan DeWall

Department of Psychology
University of Kentucky, USA

Getting at the Heart of Why We Hurt Others

Date: November 23, 2016 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Julie Evans

Faculty Tutor Brain Sciences
University College London

The Psychology of Language and Communication

Date: October 28, 2016 (Friday)
Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Prof. Kathy Mullen

McGill Vision Research
Department of Ophthalmology
McGill University

Colour Selectivity in the Human Visual System Measured with fMRI Adaptation – from Thalamus to Cortex

Date: October 28, 2016 (Friday)
Time: 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Venue: CPD-2.16, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Leung Chantel Joanne
Ms. Lau Sin Ki Emily

Clinical Psychology Trainees
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Psychological Interventions and Services in New York

Date: October 27, 2016 (Thursday)
Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Prof. Rena Repetti

Department of Psychology
UCLA

Putting Families under the Microscope: What Can We Learn from Naturalistic Data?

Date: October 25, 2016 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 pm – 12:30 pm
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Prof. Lorraine K. Tyler

Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience
Department of Psychology
University of Cambridge

How do we understand what we see?

Date: October 18, 2016 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Venue: CPD-2.58, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Prof. Colin A. Espie

BSc,MAppSci, PhD, DSc, FBPsS, CPsychol
 
Professor of Sleep Medicine
Senior Research Fellow, Somerville College

Sleep & Circadian Neuroscience Institute (SCNi)
Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences
University of Oxford

Overcoming Insomnia: The Past, Present and Future

Date: October 17, 2016 (Monday)
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Sooyeon Suh

Sungshin Women’s University
Dept. of Psychology
Stanford University
Dept. of Psychiatry

Insomnia: Epidemiology, Neurocognitive Mechanisms, and Insights

Date: October 13, 2016 (Thursday)
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Rm813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Chow Ka Wai Catherine

PhD Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Metacognitive Beliefs and Adolescents’ Mental Health

Date: October 11, 2016 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Kung, Karson Tim Fung

PhD student
University of Cambridge

Early Androgen Exposure and Disorder-Relevant Traits

Date: September 8, 2016 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Prof. Dinggang Shen

Professor of Radiology
BRIC, Computer Science, and Biomedical Engineering
University of North Carolina

Infant Brain MRI Processing

Date: August 23, 2016 (Tuesday)
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Jarno Tuominen & Nil Sandman

Jarno Tuominen
M.A. (Psychology)
Psychology Department, University of Turku, Finland
Turku Brain and Mind Centre, Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience

Dreaming as World-simulation

Nil Sandman
Junior researcher, M.Sc.
University of Turku, Finland
Finland & Finnish National Institute of Health and Welfare

Nightmares and Well-being: Epidemiological Perspective

Date: July 21, 2016 (Thursday)
Time: 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Gilad Feldman

Department of Work and Social Psychology
Maastricht University

Biases and Heuristics in Agency and Action

Date: July 13, 2016 (Wednesday)
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


“Double-feature” Departmental Seminar:

1. Speaker: Professor Cindy Yee-Bradbury
Department of Psychology, UCLA

Topic: Compromised Sensory Processing in Schizophrenia: Implications for Clinical Symptoms, Cognition, and Treatment

2. Speaker: Professor Thomas Bradbury
Department of Psychology, UCLA

Topic: How Marriage Change: Observational and Longitudinal Studies

Date: May 5, 2016 (Thursday)
Time: 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Venue: Rm 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Julia Alisha Andre & Ms. Winifred Mark

PhD Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Psychosis Proneness: Psychometric Measurement and Psychological Risk Mechanism ( Winifred )
Psychosis Proneness, Working Memory, and the Developing Brain: A Multi-analytic Approach ( Julia )

Date: April 27, 2016 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Rm813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Ivy Lau

School of Social Sciences
Singapore Management University

The Briefcase Saves the Day: Career Accomplishment as Redemption from Single-hood

Date: April 5, 2016 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: CPD-2.58, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Leif Sigerson & Ms. Li Yee Lam Angel

Ph.D. Candidate
Social and Health Psychology Lab
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Information Technology Addiction in the Cyber Age: What is it and How to Measure it?

Date: March 18, 2016 (Friday)
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Venue: Rm 1103, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Prof. Karl R. Gegenfurtner

Department of Psychology
Giessen University

The Interaction between Vision and Eye Movements

Date: March 15, 2016 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 1103, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Francesca Cotier

Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Social Defect and Psychosis Proneness: An Exploration of Underlying Mechanisms

Date: March 14, 2016 (Monday)
Time: 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Venue: CPD-LG.08, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Nicholas Allen

Ann Swindells Professor of Clinical Psychology
Department of Psychology
University of Oregon, USA

Adolescent Brain Development: Patterns, Plasticity and Psychopathology

Date: March 9, 2016 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor George Christopoulos

Nanyang Business School
NTU Singapore

Social Decision Making: Neuroscience, Culture and Mega-Cities

Date: February 24, 2016 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Kwok Sze Wai Silvia

MPhil Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

The “Self” in Pain: Exploring the Role of Coping Preference in Chronic Pain Adjustment

Date : February 17, 2016 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Chan Ka Wing & Ms. Tsang Kwok Yee

Educational Psychology Trainees
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Overseas Training Attachment in School Psychology at the University of South Carolina

Date: February 3, 2016 (Wednesday)
Time: 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Charles Liu

Ph.D. Candidate
University of Massachusetts Boston

Treating the Chinese Diaspora in the U.S.: Cultural Beliefs of Mental Illness and Service Utilization

Date: January 19, 2016 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Tom Barry

University of Warwick, UK

Deficits in Disengaging Attention from Threat Predict Improved Response to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Anxiety

Date: January 13, 2016 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Venue: CPD-3.29, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Raymond F. Paloutzian

Professor Emeritus of Experimental and Social Psychology
Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California

Near Death Experiences and the Multilevel Interdisciplinary Paradigm: The Approach to Psychological Synthesis

Date: January 8, 2016 (Friday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: CPD-2.42, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


2015

Dr. Keri K. Wong, Ph.D.

Betty Behrens Research Fellow
Clare Hall, Cambridge
Department of Psychology
University of Cambridge

Schizotypy and Paranoia in Middle Childhood

Date: December 17, 2015 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: CPD-3.29, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Felix Cheung

Michigan State University

The Replication Crisis: Looking Back and Moving Forward

Date: December 8, 2015 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Venue: CPD-2.58, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Felix Cheung

Michigan State University

An Introduction to Secondary Data Analysis

Date: December 8, 2015 (Tuesday)
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Venue: CPD-2.58, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Chen Zhiongting

Ph.D Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Visuomotor Control of Hand Movement: Beyond Planning and Perception

Date: December 3, 2015 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Chan Man Pui Sally

University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign

Adopting a Data Science Approach for Well-Being Research: Where’re We and What’s Next

Date: November 23, 2015 (Monday)
Time: 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Ho Siu Ping Nerissa

PhD Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

The Neural Basis of Emotional Awareness

Date: November 17, 2015 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Mandy Lau

University of Cambridge

The Role of Parents in Child Anxiety Disorders: Assessment Issues and Recent Evidence in Parent-Guided Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Date: November 11, 2015 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Prof. Masahiro Hirai

Director, Functional Brain Science Lab
Center for Development of Advanced Medical Technology
Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan

Embodied Cognition from inside out in Atypical Development

Date: November 2, 2015 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Tracey Lloyd

School of Psychology
Bangor University

Parenting Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Date: October 16, 2015 (Friday)
Time: 11:30 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Prof. Hakwan Lau

Psychology Department
UCLA

A Prefrontal Theory of Conscious Perception and Its Application for Treatments of Anxiety Disorders

Date: October 13, 2015 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Hong Kong Psychological Society Division of Educational Psychology

Joint Seminar Extending Educational Psychologist’s Role to Foster Systems Change

Date: October 9, 2015 (Friday)
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Venue: CPD3.04, 3/F Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus The University of Hong Kong


Professor Bryan Dik

Colorado State University
USA

Calling and Vocation in Career Development: Understanding, Assessing, and Applying the Constructs

Date: September 24, 2015 (Thursday)
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Christoph Teufel

School of Psychology
Cardiff University

Top-down Processing and Feature Extraction in Health and Early Psychotic Illness

Date: September 11, 2015 (Friday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 1103, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Wang Zhaoxin

School of Cognitive Science and Psychology
East China Normal University

Effects of Acute Alcohol Intoxication on Empathy:An fMRI study

Date: September 10, 2015 (Thursday)
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Siu Tik Sze Carrey

PhD Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Cross-language Development of Syntactic and Reading Skills among Chinese-English Bilingual Students

Date: August 20, 2015 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

 


Ms. Lam Yin Hung

PhD Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Neuropsychological Underpinnings of Social Dysfunction in People with Schizophrenia-spectrum Disorders

Date: August 14, 2015 (Friday)
Time: 11:30 to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: CPD-3.15, Centennial Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Kangguang Lin

PhD Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

The Neuropsychological Basis of Bipolar Disorder

Date: August 12, 2015 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30 to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Li Zhaoping

Department of Computer Science
University College London

Looking before Seeing: Evidence for a Saliency Map to Guide Bottom-up Attention in the Primary Visual Cortex (V1)

Date: July 21, 2015 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Tse Man Yan, Hannah

Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

When free-play time is scarce in preschool: What predicts peer acceptance and friendship

Date: July 13, 2015 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Yang Chien Ming

Department of Psychology
National Chengchi University, Taiwan

Acute Versus Chronic Insomnia: From Stress-Related Sleep Disturbance to Sleep-Related Stress Reaction

Date: July 6, 2015 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Andreas Eckhardt

Human Resource Management
German Graduate School of Management
and Law (GGS) in Heilbronn

Objective Measures of Information Systems Usage Behavior under Varying Conditions of Strain and Experience Using Eye Fixation Data

Date: July 2, 2015 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Chen Ee Wen

Ph..D. Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Feeling Crowded: Crowd Threat, Trust and Moral Judgment

Date: June 22, 2015 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Robin Curtis

University of British Columbia

Moral Models: Ancient Confucianism Vs. Modern Psychology

Date: June 16, 2015 (Tuesday)
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Ng Kin Shing Henry

Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Social Inclusion Counteracts the Ego Depletion Effect

Date: June 12, 2015 (Friday)
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Mark Lawrence Wong

Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Sleep and Circadian Rhythm Disruptions in Adolescents and Young Adults with Anxiety and Depressive Disorders

Date: May 20, 2015 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Frederic J. Medway

Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Department of Psychology
University of South Carolina

Reflections on 40 years of school system change through social psychology: Successes, frustrations, and lessons learned

Date: May 11, 2015 (Monday)
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Venue: CPD-2.45, 2/F, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Departmental Research Postgraduate Symposium 2015

Date: May 8, 2015 (Friday)
Time: 9:30am – 1:00pm
Venue: The Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong
Programme: Click here
The Symposium will be conducted in English. Light refreshments will be served.


Dr. Brian J. Hall

Department of Psychology
University of Macau

The Role of Social Resources in Overcoming Adversity: Examples from China, Africa and the Middle East

Date: April 24, 2015 (Friday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Ines Pote

Ph.D. Candidate
Institute of Psychiatry
Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London

Brain Imaging and Development in Infants at Risk of Autism and Related Neurodevelopmental Conditions

Date: April 14, 2015 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: CPD-3.16, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Lau Hi Po, Bobo

Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Gratitude and Well-being: The Mediating Role of Coping

Date: March 27, 2015 (Friday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 1103, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Markus Lappe

University of Muenster

Oculomotor Signals in Visual Space Perception

Date: March 25, 2015 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: CPD-2.42, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Kathy K.M. Shum

Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Learning to Read in Two Languages: Chinese and English

Date: March 3, 2015 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Esther Helen Yesudas

Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

The Effects of Subliminal Affective Stimuli on Conscious Mood and Behaviour

Date: February 17, 2015 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Felix Cheung

Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Examining the Link between Economic Factors and Societal Well-being: The Importance of Income Inequality

Date: February 13, 2015 (Friday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Derwin King Chun Chan

School of Psychology and Speech Pathology
Curtin University, Australia

Why Do We Not Do What We Are Supposed to Do? A Motivational and Social Cognitive Approach to Understand Behavioural Intention and Adherence

Date: January 23, 2015 (Friday)
Time: 11:30 to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Susana T.L. Chung

School of Optometry & Graduate Program in Vision Science
University of California, Berkeley

Plasticity of the Visual System following Macular Lesions

Date: January 6, 2015 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

2014

Professor Douglas S. Mennin, PhD

Department of Psychology
Hunter College
City University of New York

An Emotion Regulation Framework for Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Anxiety and Depression

Date: December 18, 2014 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Thomas H. Nassif, PhD

American University

Using Mindfulness to Cultivate Psychological Resilience and Wellbeing

Date: November 27, 2014 (Thursday)
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Venue: CPD-3.29, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Mark Egit

Clinical Psychologist and Psychoanalyst
Melvin Medical Centre
Toronto

Neuroticism Is The Way Home

Date: November 13, 2014 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Zhao Huaiyong

Brown University

On-line or Model-based Control: How is Locomotion Visually Controlled?

Date: November 12, 2014 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Angela K.Y. Leung, PhD

School of Social Sciences
Singapore Management University

Unpacking the Creative Benefits of Multicultural Experience

Date: November 3, 2014 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Walter Hannak

Saint Paul University
Ottawa

On Suicidology: Some Introductory Observations and Related Issues

Date: October 29, 2014 (Wednesday)
Time: 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Chow, Ka Wai Catherine, PhD Candidate in Clinical Psychology
Leung Wing In Windy, M.Soc.Sc (CP)

The Development of Early Intervention in Psychosis around the Globe

Date: October 28, 2014 (Tuesday)
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Lau Hakwan

University of California
Los Angeles (UCLA)

Conscious Perception and a Heuristic Model of Sensory Metacognition

Date: October 20, 2014 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Leung Tsz Yan Natalie

MPhil Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Effects of Cognitive Training on Enhancing Verbal and Visual-Spatial Working Memory in Older Adults at Risk of Cognitive Decline: an Interim Analysis

Date: October 16, 2014 (Thursday)
Time: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Chen Rongrong

Ph.D Candidate
The University of Hong Kong

Effects of Travel Speed and Attentional Load on Visual Control of Steering toward a Goal

Date: October 7, 2014 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Cheng Lai Fung Gordon

Ph.D Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Biopsychosocial Implications of Heroin Addiction

Date: September 12, 2014 (Friday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Ilan Dar-Nimrod

PhD, School of Psychology
Faculty of Science
The University of Sydney

My Genes make me do it: From Genetic Essentialist Biases to G x T Interactions

Date: September 11, 2014 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Hong Xu

Division of Psychology
Nanyang Technological University

Face Adaptation across the Cortical Hierarchy

Date: September 8, 2014 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Wong Tin Yau Terry

Ph.D Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

The Roles of the Approximate Number System and Number-numerosity Mapping on the Mathematics Achievement in Normally- and Low-achieving Children and Children with Mathematics Learning Disability

Date: August 28, 2014 (Thursday)
Time: 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Wong Man Lok Nichol

MPhil Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

The Role of Psychological Resilience in the Adolescent Brain

Date: August 27, 2014 (Wednesday)
Time: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Lui Yik Man Jodie

Ph.D Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Self-perceived Burden in Cancer Patients: A Multi-method Approach

Date: August 1, 2014 (Friday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Chen Jing

MPhil Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Distinction between Nonconscious and Conscious Vision: Evidence from Hemispheric Asymmetry Effects

Date: July 10, 2014 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Ruixue Xia

Associate Professor
Northwest Normal University, Lanzhou, China

The Self and its Neural Mechanism” and “Logistics in conducting Psychological Research in Mainland China

Date: July 8, 2014 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Stephen M. Fleming

Center for Neural Science, New York University
Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford

A neurocomputational approach to metacognition and insight

Date: July 4, 2014 (Friday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Chow Tak Sang Jason

Ph.D Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Investigating the Psychological Processes Underlying Ego-depletion

Date: June 13, 2014 (Friday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 647, 6/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Prof. Michele Rucci

Psychological and Brian Sciences and Graduate Program in Neuroscience Boston University

How Active is Visual Perception?

Date: June 11, 2014 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: CPD-G.02, G/F, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. George S. W. Chan

McMaster University

Frames of Reference in Spatial Cognition: Effects of Sensory Inputs and Environmental Characteristics

Date: May 9, 2014 (Friday)
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Yip Wai Kin Charles

Ph.D Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

From Vulnerability to Resilience: Multiple Routes to Social Acceptance and Self-acceptance as Buffers of Norm-based Rejection Sensitivity

Date: May 8, 2014 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Miss Flora Lo Lai Man
Mr. Stephen Wong Hon Kwan

Educational Psychology Trainees
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

School Psychology Services in the U.S.A.

Date: April 23, 2014 (Wednesday)
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Simon Rushton

Cardiff University

Perception with an eye for motion

Date: April 16, 2014 (Wednesday)
Time: 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Alex Kogan

University of Cambridge

Connections, Cooperation, and Emotions: Big Data Insights into Classic Psychological Questions

Date: April 14, 2014 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Poon Kei Yan Kean

Ph.D Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Delinquency in Adolescents with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and/or Reading Disability

Date: April 11, 2014 (Friday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Chan Man Pui Sally

Ph.D Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Toward a Relativistic Approach to Social Support

Date: March 24, 2014 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Lawrence H. Yang

Associate Professor
Mailman School of Public Health
Columbia University

Culture and How It Shapes and Protects against Mental Illness Stigma: Empirical Illustrations from Chinese Groups

Date: March 21, 2014 (Friday)
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Chen Fang Fang

University of Delaware

Culture and the Structure of Affect: A Bifactor Modeling Approach

Date: March 17, 2014 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. ­ 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 11.03, 11/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus,The University of Hong Kong


Professor Matthew S. Kaplan, Ph.D.

Professor, Intergenerational Programs and Aging
The Pennsylvania State University

Why Go Intergenerational? The Added Value Argument.

Date: March 3, 2014 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. ­ 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Tze Man Chung Virginia

University of Alberta

Boredom in School Settings

Date: February 28, 2014 (Friday)
Time: 12:00 p.m. ­ 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus,The University of Hong Kong


Professor Markus Lappe

The University of Muenster

Two visual motion systems for the perception of the movements of oneself and others

Date: February 14, 2014 (Friday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. ­ 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Zhang Huijun

PhD Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

The Neural Basis of Social Decision Making in Patients with Major Depressive Disorder

Date: February 7, 2014 (Friday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. ­ 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Steven Frisson

University of Birmingham

ORTHOGRAPHIC AND PHONOLOGICAL EFFECTS DURING SENTENCE READING

Date: January 27, 2014 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Fang Fang

Professor
Department of Psychology
IDG/McGovern Institute for Brain Research
Peking-Tsinghua Center for Life Sciences
Peking University

Individual differences in visual psychophysics and brain imaging

Date: January 22, 2014 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Neil Macrae

University of Aberdeen
Scotland

Mental Simulation: Is it a Matter of Perspective?

Date: January 20, 2014 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. ­ 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

2013

Mr. Ludovic Garattini

Ph.D Candidate
Paris Sorbonne University

A panopticon on science communication: Some historical and contemporary considerations

Date: December 17, 2013 (Tuesday)
Time: 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Venue: CPD-2.42, 2/F, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Niehorster Diederick Christian

Ph.D Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

The Perception of Object Motion during Self-motion

Date: December 16, 2013 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Stephen D. Hart

Simon Fraser University

Psychosis and Violence Risk

Date: December 10, 2013 (Tuesday)
Time: 2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Venue: CPD-1.21, 1/F, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Merideth Gattis

Reader
Cardiff University

The Active Infant

Date: December 9, 2013 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 6.48, 6/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus,The University of Hong Kong


Professor Shinsuke Shimojo

Gertrude Baltimore Professor of Experimental Psychology
California Institute of Technology

Being “social” – Interpersonal body and neural synchronization as a marker of implicit social interaction

Date: December 2, 2013 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: CPD-2.42, 2/F, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Shinsuke Shimojo

Division of Biology; Computation & Neural Systems
California Institute of Technology

Sensory substitution, multisensory plasticity, and the third kind of “qualia”

Date: December 2, 2013 (Monday)
Time: 3:00 p.m. ­ – 4:00 p.m.
Venue: CPD-2.42, 2/F, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Fong Yui Chi Cathy

Ph.D Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

The role of oral language skills to beginning reading development among young Chinese children

Date: November 18, 2013 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Philip C. Kendall

Distinguished University Professor
Laura H. Carnell Professor of Psychology
Department of Psychology
Director, Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Clinic
Temple University

Treating anxiety disorders in youth: Current knowledge…next steps

Date: November 7, 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 115, 1/F, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Zhao Mintao

Research Scientist, Human Cognition, Perception, and Action
Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics

The other-race effect in face recognition is sensitive to face format at encoding

Date: November 6, 2013 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Peter Bex

Senior Scientist, Schepens Eye Research Institute
and
Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
Harvard Medicine School

When and Why does Crowding Occur ?

Date: October 24, 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Beth Doll

University of Nebraska Lincoln

Prevention Science in Children’s School Mental Health

Date: October 23, 2013 (Wednesday)
Time: 18:00 p.m. – 19:30 p.m.
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus,The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Ludovic Garattini

PhD Candidate
Sorbonne (Paris)

Communicating Science: When science introspects and investigates the “thickness” in the blind spot

Date: October 7, 2013 (Monday)
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus,The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Holger Wiese (DFG-funded Principal Investigator) & Ms. Jessica Komes (PhD Student)

Department of General Psychology
Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena

[Note: Dr. Wiese and Ms. Komes will each give 25 minute talks]

Dr. Wiese’s Topic: What drives own-race, own-age, and mere categorization biases in face memory? Evidence from event-related brain potentials
Ms. Komes’ Topic: Disentangling older adults’ difficulties in person recognition – Behavioral and neurophysiological studies on face and name processing

Date: October 3, 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus,The University of Hong Kong


Professor Karen Dobkins

Professor
Department of Psychology
University of California
San Diego

Intermingling of Sensory Representations over the Course of Development

Date: September 26, 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: CPD-2.42, 2/F, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Leung Mei Kei

Ph.D Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

THE NEUROPLASTIC EFFECT OF MEDITATION

Date: September 17, 2013 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Rm 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Richard M. Ryan

Director of Clinical Training, Professor of Psychology, Psychiatry & Education
University of Rochester

Motivation, Learning and Well-being: Research and Practice Using Self-Determination Theory

Date: September 16, 2013 (Monday)
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: 11/F, Social Sciences Chamber, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Stella Chan

Chancellor’s Fellow in Clinical Psychology
University of Edinburgh

Risk and Resilience of Mood Disorders in Adolescents

Date: September 12, 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Rm 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Wan Ho Yin

Ph.D Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Cognitive Functioning in the Community Elderly: The Role of Sleep and Caffeine

Date: September 9, 2013 (Monday)
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Rm 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Teng Fei

Ph.D Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Feeling deprived: Sexual objectification increases women’s desire for money

Date: September 6, 2013 (Friday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Rm 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Robert P. O’Shea

Professor
School of Health and Human Sciences
Southern Cross University

Rivalry is getting simpler every day

Date: September 5, 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Siu Wai Fung

MPhil Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Only the Perceived Target Direction Matters? – Visual Strategies Adopted in Our Guidance of Steering Towards a Target

Date: August 30, 2013 (Friday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Rm 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Lo On Ting

Ph.D Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Chinese character recognition – Studies of complexity effect on recognition efficiency,spatial frequency characteristics and crowding

Date: August 26, 2013 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Rm 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Urte Roeber

Research Fellow
School of Health and Human Sciences
Southern Cross University

The earliest neural correlate of consciousness

Date: August 16, 2013 (Friday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Rm 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Poon Kai Tak Ivan

Ph.D Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Feeling Entitled to More: Ostracism Increases Dishonest Behavior

Date: August 13, 2013 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Rm 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. LIU Tong Tina

MPhil Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

High and Low: The Resolution of Representations in Visual Working Memory

Date: July 29, 2013 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Rm 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Chow Hiu Mei Doris

MPhil Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Why a snake-like structure hurts visual search?

Date: July 24, 2013 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus,The University of Hong Kong


Professor Sally Andrews

Professor
School of Psychology
The University of Sydney

The role of lexical expertise in skilled reading

Date: July 17, 2013 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus,The University of Hong Kong


Professor Mandyam V. Srinivasan

Professor
Queensland Brain Institute and School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
University of Queensland

HONEYBEES: VISION, NAVIGATION, PSYCHOPHYSICS AND ROBOTICS

Date: July 2, 2013 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Michael J. Bernstein

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychological and Social Sciences
Division of Social Sciences
Penn State University Abington

Social exclusions impact on physical and emotional pain: The moderating role of severity

Date: June 20, 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Kate Crookes

Research Assistant Professor
ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders and School of Psychology
University of Western Australia

Childhood development of face recognition: Recent evidence suggests early maturity face-specific processing

Date: June 10, 2013 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Giorgio Biancorosso

Associate Professor
Music Department
School of Humanities
The University of Hong Kong

Opera, Cinema, and the ‘Cocktail-Party Effect’

Date: May 27, 2013 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Xiaojuan Ma

Huawei Noah’s Ark Laboratory
Hong Kong

Leveraging Crowds to Bridge Communication Barriers

Date: May 20, 2013 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower,Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Jennifer Lau

Department of Experimental Psychology
University of Oxford

From Instinct to Reason: Understanding and Preventing the Development of Fears and Worries in Young People

Date: May 6, 2013 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. C. Nathan DeWall

University of Kentucky
U.S.A.

Self-Regulation: Understanding the Greatest Human Strength

Date: April 15, 2013 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Rm 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mrs. Chow Yeung Kam Fung

Honorary Consultant
Preschool Education Services
Hong Kong YWCA

A Win-Win Reading Program that Benefits Children, Parents and Teachers

Powerpoint Presentaion

Date: April 12, 2013 (Friday)
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Venue: Room CPD1.21, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Lothar Spillmann

University of Freiburg
Germany

Blind spots: The many ways we cannot see

Date: April 11, 2013 (Thursday)
Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 noon
Venue: Rm 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Skyler Hawk

Department of Youth & Family
Utrecht University
The Netherlands

Flexibility and redundancy in emotion communication and empathic responding

Date: April 2, 2013 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Rm 8.13, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Ed Watkins

Director of the Mood Disorders Centre
University of Exeter
UK

Repetitive Negative Thought: Innovative Approaches for Treating Rumination and Worry

Date: March 13, 2013 (Wednesday)
Time: 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Venue: CPD-2.14, 2/F, Central Podium Level, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Masaharu Kato

NTT Communication Science Laboratories
Japan

The expertise and awareness of face in infants

Date: March 5, 2013 (Tuesday)
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower,Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Cong Yu

Department of Psychology and Peking-Tsinghua Center for Life Sciences
Peking University

Visual perceptual learning and its specificity and transfer: A new perspective

Date: February 27, 2013 (Wednesday)
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower,Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Su-Ling Yeh

Department of Psychology
National Taiwan University

Unconscious processing: How far can it go and what does it tell us about consciousness?

Date: February 1, 2013 (Friday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower,Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Susumu Yamaguchi

Department of Psychology
University of Tokyo

Control orientations among Asians: Beyond primary-secondary dichotomy

Date: January 28, 2013 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor M. Jane Riddoch

Department of Experimental Psychology
Oxford University
Oxford, UK

The case for neuropsychological profiling – A cognitive screen for stroke patients

Date: January 14, 2013 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Glyn W. Humphreys

Department of Experimental Psychology
University of Oxford
Oxford
UK

Ignoring the elephant in the room: Functional and neural bases of active visual ignoring

Date: January 7, 2013 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

2012

Professor Gary Pickard

Professor of Neuroscience
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Serotonergic modulation of circadian phase, seasonal depression and stress hormones

Date: December 13, 2012 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Cyrus Lee

Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology,Edingboro University, PA;
Director, Sino-American Institute for Transpersonal Studies,Santa Ana, CA

On Human Nature: Carl Rogers vs. Gao Juefu

Date: December 11, 2012 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Rm 1102, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Jasmine Hin Man Chio

Ph.D Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Is social support always beneficial? The effect of domain-specific social support among Chinese employees

Date: November 26, 2012 (Monday)
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Nimali Jayasinghe

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Weill Cornell Medical College, USA

Exposure-based CBT for older adults after fall injury: Description of a manualized, time-limited intervention for anxiety

Date: October 24, 2012 (Wednesday)
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Edoardo Zamuner

Department of Philosophy
The University of Hong Kong

Emotions as Objects of Visual Perception

Date: October 15, 2012 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 1102, 11/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Constantin A. Rothkopf

Institute of Cognitive Science, University Osnabrück, Osnabrück,Germany, and
Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Goethe-University,
Frankfurt, Germany

Visuomotor behavior in naturalistic task: from receptive fields to value functions

Date:    October 11, 2012 (Thursday)
Time:    12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Venue:  Room 813, 8/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Winnie Wai Lan Chan

Ph.D Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Strategic Counting: A Novel Assessment of Place-Value Understanding

Date: October 8, 2012 (Monday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Social Sciences Chamber, 11/F The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Kitty Ka Yee Tsang

MPhil Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Chinese Parenting Paradox: A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Maternal Controlling Behaviors

Date: August 27, 2012 (Monday)
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Venue: Room 813, 8/F Building C, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Annie Tse-mei Shu

Ph-D Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Viewing yourself positively and negatively are both motivating: The effects of regulatory focus and culture

Date: July 30, 2012 (Monday)
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 813, 8/F Building C, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Ricky Tso

MPhil Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Motor Experience Modulates Perceptual Representation of Objects: The Case of Chinese Character Recognition

Date: June 7, 2012 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Carol Seger

Department of Psychology
Colorado State University
U.S.A.

Decision making and learning in the corticostriatal system

Date: June 6, 2012 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Roy P.C. Kessels

Radboud University Nijmegen
Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour
The Netherlands

Visual working memory binding and episodic memory formation: Neuropsychological and functional neuroimaging research

Date: June 5, 2012 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Nina Thomas, Ph.D., ABPP, CGP

Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor
Chair, Specialization in Trauma and Disaster Studies
NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis
U.S.A.

What’s different about group psychotherapy? What a group therapist needs to know

Date: May 23, 2012 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. I-Fan Su

Post Doctoral Fellow
Lab for Communication Sciences
Division of Speech & Hearing Sciences
Faculty of Education
The University of Hong Kong

Are radicals in Chinese characters position general or position specific?

Date: May 22, 2012 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Miss Adelaide Tam Win Gee & Mr. Pokky Choi Poi Ki

Educational Psychology Trainees
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

School Psychology Services in Canada

Date: May 16, 2012 (Wednesday)
Time: 01:00 p.m. to 02:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Frans Verstraten

Professor of Experimental Psychology
Utrecht University
The Netherlands

Planning Saccades in Visual Search

Date: April 24, 2012 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Brendan Weekes

Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences
Faculty of Education
The University of Hong Kong


How do we learn new words?

Date: April 17, 2012 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Gary Cottrell

Department of Computer Science and Engineering
University of California,
San Diego
USA

NIMBLE: Robust Classification of Objects, Faces, and Flowers Using a Biologically-inspired Vision System

Date: April 3, 2012 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Professor John Biggs

Honorary Professor, The University of Hong Kong

Implementing outcomes based teaching and learning using constructive alignment

Date: February 28, 2012 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Eugene Mullan

Director of Clinical Training and
Co-founder of the Mood Disorders Centre,
University of Exeter, UK


Current research and training in Mood Disorders – Possibilities for Partnership

Date: February 21, 2012 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Heather L. Rogers

Ph.D., M.P.H.
Department of Social and Behavioral Health
Virginia Commonwealth University

Psycho-social risk factors for the development and progression of coronary artery disease: Studies in behavioral cardiology

Date: February 7, 2012 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Juan Carlos Arango

Associate Professor
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Virginia Commonwealth University

Traumatic brain injury: Outcomes from multi-center studies

Date: January 31, 2012 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong

2011

Professor Jan Atkinson

Emeritus Professor of Psychology and Developmental
Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London;
Visiting Professor, University of Oxford

The Developing Visual Brain: Typical and Atypical Development in Infants and Children with Developmental Disorders

Date: December 8, 2011 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Charles B. Stones

Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Université catholique de Louvain
Belgium

Toward a science of silence: Retrieval-induced forgettingand the consequences of leaving a memory unsaid

Date: November 1, 2011 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Albert Yeap

Director
Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research
AUT University
New Zealand

A Computational Theory of Human Perceptual Mapping

Date: October 18, 2011 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Mark Williams

Associate Professor
Macquarie University
Australia

Neural Underpinnings of Face Perception

Date: September 20, 2011 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. David Kwan

PhD Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Morphological Blending as a predictor of word reading for young Chinese readers

Date: August 23, 2011 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Jonathan Lau

MPhil Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Crowding happens at a late stage of visual processing: Evidence from effects of illusory contour formation and object orientation on crowding strength

Date: August 16, 2011 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Professor John Wann

Department of Psychology
Royal Holloway
University of London
U.K.

Children as pedestrians, older drivers, and motorcyclists: Elevated risk for these groups can arise from limitations in perceptual processing rather than just attention

Date: July 13, 2011 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Gert van Tonder

Kyoto Institute of Technology

Visual structure of a Japanese dry rock garden

Date: July 12, 2011 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Ng Chung Hung Alexander

MPhil Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

The Role of Working Memory in Visual Attention

Date: July 5, 2011 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Professor Michael Eysenck

Emeritus Professor
Birkbeck College
University of London

Anxiety and performance:What’s attention got to do with it?

Date: June 21, 2011 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Nathan DeWall

Department of Psychology
University of Kentucky

The Pain of Rejection: Breaking and Restoring Bonds with Others

Date: June 14, 2011 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Ms. Lam Sze Man

MPhil Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Bilinguals Have Different Hemispheric Lateralization in Visual Word Processing from Monolingual

Date: May 31, 2011 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Wong Chin Hei

MPhil Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Chen Daqi and the “new” psychology in China in the 1910s

Date: April 26, 2011 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Myra Fernandes

Department of Psychology
University of Waterloo
Canada

The influence of background context on memory

Date: April 19, 2011 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Prof. James Tanaka

Professor
Department of Psychology
University of Victoria

The many faces of autism: Assessment, treatment and innovation

Date: April 14, 2011 (Thursday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Mr. Aleksandr Kogan

PhD candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Towards a Dynamic Systems Approach to Love

Date: April 13, 2011 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Frans Verstraten

Professor of Experimental Psychology
Utrecht University
The Netherlands

Orientation Perception of Occluded Objects is Based on Perceptually Completed Objects

Date: April 12, 2011 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Prof. Anna Lau

Associate Professor of Psychology
University of California, Los Angeles
USA

Culture and Emotional Attunement: Variation in socialization processes and adjustment correlates

Date: March 30, 2011 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Merideth Gattis

Senior Lecturer
Cardiff University

Attention in Early Infancy

Date: February 16, 2011 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Susana Chung

Associate Professor of Optometry & Vision Science
UC Berkeley

Uncrowding Crowding

Date: February 15, 2011 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Patrick Wong

Associate Professor of Communication
Sciences, Otolaryngology, and Neuroscience
Northwestern University
U.S.A.

Personalized Learning: From Neurogenetic Markers to Modification of Training

Date: February 1, 2011 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong

2010

Dr. Kunlin Wei

Department of Psychology
Peking University
China

Bayesian models in sensorimotor integration

Date: December 14, 2010 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Prof. Shaul Hochstein

Neurobiology Departments & Interdisciplinary
Center for Neural Computation
Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel 

Sites & Mechanisms of 2 Modes of Conscious Visual Perception

Date: December 6, 2010 (Monday)
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Prof Heinrich Buelthoff

Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
Tuebingen
Germany

Towards artificial systems: what can we learn from human perception

Date: November 25, 2010(Thursday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Lothar Spillmann

Neurozentrum
University Klinikum Freiburg
Germany

Gestalt Vision: Phenomenology and Emergent Neuronal Mechanisms

Date: November 9, 2010 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Prof. Gary S. Rubin

Helen Keller Professor of Ophthalmology
UCL Institute of Ophthalmology
UK

Reading without a Fovea: Studies of Reading Performance in Patients with Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Date: November 5, 2010 (Friday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Deborah M. Ko

Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Social Comparison: Cultural Distinctions in Public and Private Self Motivations towards Successes and Failures of Close Others

Date: November 2, 2010 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Z.G. Zhang

Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Electrical and Electronic
Engineering
The University of Hong Kong

Uncovering the Brain’s State using Advanced EEG Signal Processing Techniques

Date: October 26, 2010 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Dr. Wong Kwai Ling Yetta

Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Music reading expertise: A tool to understand perceptual expertise, musical skills and the functional organization of the brain

Date: October 19, 2010 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Miss Bai Yu

PhD Candidate
Department of Psychology
The University of Hong Kong

Cognitive vulnerability to depression: Evidence for the protective role of hope

Date: October 12, 2010 (Tuesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong


Prof. Gillian Rhodes

Department of Psychology
University of Western Australia
Australia

Adaptation and aftereffects in normal and disordered face perception

Date: September 29, 2010 (Wednesday)
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Venue: Room 624, Knowles Building, The University of Hong Kong

 

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