Skip to Main Navigation

School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences - The University of Texas at Dallas

Center for Vital Longevity Series Archive


2015 Archive
2014 archive
2013 Archive




Feb 2 Josh Koen, PhD Memory Encoding and Memory Interference: An fMRI Study
Feb 9 Brad Lega, MD Episodic Memory in Epileptogenic Hippocampi: Predicting Memory Deficits
Feb 16 Silvia Bunge, PhD Building Blocks of Reasoning Ability

Feb 23


Talk Postponed
Marie Monfils, PhD Attenuation and Social Transmission of Fear
Mar 2 John Wixted, PhD The representation of episodic Memory in Single Neurons of the Human Hippocampus
Mar 9 Elana Ivleva, MD, PhD What Do Grey Matter Volume Biomarkers Tell Us About the Psychosis Dimension?
Mar 23 Steve Nelson, PhD How Does Testing Affect Learning? From Careful Anatomy to a Remindings Account via Reverse Inference
Apr 6 Sven Vanneste, PhD A Pathophysiology-based Treatment for Fibromyalgia
Apr 13 Audrey Duarte, PhD The Role of Attention in Age-related Associative Memory Impairments
Apr 20 Greg Dussor, PhD Investigating Migraine Pathophysiology Using Preclinical Models in Rodents
Apr 27 Elizabeth Mormino, PhD Aβ Status Interacts with Multiple Risk Factors to Influence Cognition in Clinically Normal Individuals
May 1 Claudia Kawas, MD Clinical and Pathological Studies of Dementia in the Oldest Old
Sep 21, 2015 Cherie Marvel, PhD The Motor System's Contributions to Cognition
Sep 28 Arne Ekstrom, PhD Navigating Human Memory: Inspiration and Divergence from Rat Models of Navigation
Oct 5 Benton Pierce, PhD The Role of Retrieval-Monitoring Processes in False Memory Suppression
Oct 12 Tracey Shors, PhD Mental and Physical (MAP) Training: A Neurogenesis-Inspired Intervention
Oct 19 SfN Week  
Nov 2 Jenny Rieck, PhD White Matter Correlates of Nerual Differentiation Across the Adult Lifespan
Nov 9 Nathalie Sumlen, PhD Exercise and Antioxidant Effects on Cognitively Impaired Mice
Nov 16 Roberto Cabeza, PhD fMRI and Autobiographical Memory
Nov 30 Xiaosi Gu, PhD Your Insula on Fire: A Role of Interoceptive Inference in Decision-making


back to top top



Jan 27 Kathleen McDermott, PhD Effective Learning and Effective Learners: Behavioral and Neuroimaging Studies
Feb 3 Alice O'Toole, PhD Computational Mmodels of Face Recognition: Where are We Now? Where Do We Go Next?
Feb 10 Alex Martin, PhD Food for Thought - Representing and Tuning the Categories of the Mind
Feb 17 Julia Evans, PhD Atypical Lexical-semantic Processing in Individual Children with Specific Language Impairment: Evidence from ERP and Anatomically Constrained MEG
Feb 24 Paul Whalen, PhD Neural Responses to Facial Expressions Predict Attention, Bias and Personality
Mar 3 Ian McDonough, PhD Neural Markers of Cognitive Ability Across the Adult Lifespan
Mar 17 Scott Grafton, PhD How Our Brain Networks Both Change and Facilitate Learning: Imaging Studies of Training Over Minutes to Months
Mar 24 Michael Rugg, PhD Can Data From Neuroimaging Inform Psychological Theory?
Mar 31

Ian McDonough, PhD

Neural Markers of Cognitive Ability Across

the Adult Lifespan
Apr 14 Michela Gallagher, PhD The Paradigm Shift to AD Prevention
Apr 21 Danielle King, PhD Lateral Posterior Parietal Activity During Successful Recognition of Previously Perceived and Imagined Events
Apr 24 John Jonides, PhD Suppressing Short-term Memories:  Basic Science and Translation
Apr 28 Cindy Lustig, PhD Keeping Distraction Out and Moving Focus In: Rodent, Genetic and Patient Studies of Acetylcholine's Role in Attention
Sep 8 Yaakov Stern, PhD Cognitive Reserve and Aging
Sep 15 Theodore Price, PhD CNS Mechanisms Underlying the Transition to Chronic Pain
Sep 29 Sara Festini, PhD Memory Control: Consequences and Mechanisms of Directed Forgetting in Working Memory
Oct 6 Paul Fishwick, PhD TBA
Oct 13 Michael K. Scullin, PhD Sleep, Memory and Aging
Oct 20 Christopher K. Hertzog, PhD Now You See Them, Now You Don't: The Mystery of Age Differences in the Accuracy of Episodic Feeling-of-Knowing
Oct 27 Denise Park, PhD STAC-R: A Revision of the Scaffolding Theory of Aging and Cognition
Nov 3 Diana Kerwin, MD Dementia Prevention and Longevity
Nov 6 Beatriz Luna, PhD Brain Dynamics Underlying Cognitive Development Through Adolescence
Dec 1 Zhuang Song, PhD Imaging of the Medial Temporal Lobe in Healthy and Pathological Aging
Dec 8 Rob Ackerman, PhD The Role of Pathological Personality Traits in Roommate Relationship Development


back to top top



Jan 14 Christa McIntyre, PhD Emotional Modulation of the Synapse
Feb 4 Charan Ranganath, PhD Two Cortical Systems for Memoryguided Behavior
Feb 11 Kirk Erikson, PhD Aging, Exercise and Brain Plasticity
Feb 18 Mike Devous, PhD Imaging Beta Amyloid: How it has Impacted Treatment Trials for Alzheimer's Disease
Feb 25 Peiying Liu, PhD Impact of Vascular Reactivity on fMRI Signal: Applications in Cognitive Neuroscience and Aging
Mar 4 Raul Rojas, PhD Striving for a Better Understanding of Bilingualism in Children
Mar 11


Spring Break
Mar 18 Preston Thakral, PhD The Role of Human Motion Processing Complex, MT+, During Memory and Perception
Mar 25 Randi Martin, PhD Working Memory, Interference Resolution and Sentence Processing
Apr 8 Mandy McGuire, PhD Using ERPs and Time Frequency Analysis to Study Language Development
Apr 22 Jonathan Ploski, PhD Perturbations of Emotional Learning in an Animal Model of Environmentally Induced Autism
Apr 29 Anthony Wagner, PhD The Cognitive Neuroscience of Remembering

Sep 9

John Hart, MD

UT Dallas

Semantic Retrieval Circuits
Sep 16

Brad Postle, PhD

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Activity vs. Information in Attention and Working Memory
Sep 23   TBA
Sep 30

Rachael Elward, PhD

UT Dallas

The Recollection of Information Associated with Monetary Reward
Oct 7

Tres Thompson, PhD

UT Dallas

Neuroplasticity in Hippocampus and Amygdala in Learning & Memory, Aging & Stress
Oct 14

Marianne de Chastelaine, PhD

UT Dallas

Episodic Encoding and Retrieval Processes in Younger and Older Adults
Oct 21

Kyle Womack, MD

UT Southwestern Medical Center

DTI Findings in Retired NFL Athletes
Oct 28

Noa Ofen, PhD

Wayne State University

The Development of Memory Systems in the Brain
Nov 4

Todd Braver, PhD

Washington University in St. Louis

Cognitive Control & Decision-Making in Older Adults
Nov 11   Society for Neuroscience
Nov 18

Amy Pinkham, PhD

Southern Methodist University

The Neural Correlates of Social Cognitive Impairment in Schizophrenia
Nov 25   Fall Break (No Classes, No Colloquium)
Dec 2

Kaoru Nashiro, PhD

UT Dallas

Effects of Cognitive Training on Brain Activity: Training-Related Increase or Decrease?
Dec 9

Michela Gallagher, PhD

Johns Hopkins University

The Paradigm Shift to AD Prevention: Slowing Progression in Early Stage Disease to Prevent Dementia


back to top top

adjust font size: Increase font size Decrease font size