Departmental Seminar Schedule

Location: Whitelands, G036  Time: Mondays (term-time) at 1pm-1.50pm 

unless otherwise stated on the schedule.

Spring Term



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Evangelia Papanikolaou

Receptive music therapy and the Guided Imagery and Music (GIM) method Seminar and workshop


Past Events

Autumn Term 2015-16




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28/09/2015 Dr. Jan de Fockert
Goldsmiths, University of London
The role of working memory in the control of selective attention
05/10/2015 Dr. Marco Sandrini
University of Roehampton
Prefrontal Cortex and Verbal Episodic Memory
12/10/2015 Dr. Leonie Brose
King's College London
E-cigarettes - the current state of the evidence
19/10/2015 Professor Peter Hegarty
University of Surrey
The Effects of Category Norms on Thinking About Differences Among Social Groups
02/11/2015 Professor Colin Davis
University of London
Models of the Mind: Possibilities and Pitfalls
09/11/2015 Dr. Charlotte Faircloth
University of Roehampton
Sociological perspectives on attachment parenting and intensive motherhood
16/11/2015 Dr. Lee de Wit
KU Leuven
Adventures in Applied vision: Using the visual system as a window to the mind
23/11/2015 Professor Keith Laws
University of Hertfordshire
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Psychosis - the Science and Pseudoscience
30/11/2015 Professor Gareth Gaskell
University of York
Sleep, plasticity andconsolidation in language learning
07/12/2015 Dr. Ryan McKay
Royal Holloway, University of London
Delusions, Positive Illusions, and Jumps to Conclusions: Understanding Departures from Rational Belief

Spring Term 2016



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11/01/16 Ms . Amy Ronaldson

Stress and cardiovascular disease: the role of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis G070
18/01/16 Dr. Lynette Atkinson
University of Roehampton

Theory of Mind in Reading Development
25/01/16 Dr. Karl-Andrew Woltin
Royal Holloway, University of London. 

Holding warm feelings and giving cold shoulders: Physical warmth sensations increase self-other similarity perceptions for positive traits. 
01/02/2016 Dr Richard Shillcock
University of Edinburgh

Language, universals and intersubjectivity
08/02/2016 Professor Jeff Brunstom
University of Bristol

Please note that this seminar is part of Science Week it will require pre-registration (free).
Mind over Platter: the rôle of cognition in human dietary behaviour

Please use this link to register
(Eventbrite). Other Science Week events are listed here.

22/02/2016 Dr.Sam Roberts
University of Chester

Big data and psychology: Persistence of social signatures in human communication
07/03/2016 Dr. Mathijs Bossong

Acute effects of Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) on human cognitive brain function
14/03/2016 Dr. Angelika Lingnau
Royal Holloway, University of London

The organisation of observed actions
21/03/2016 Dr. Björn Meyer

Psychological Internet Interventions for Depression and Anxiety: State of the Evidence





NICE or not so NICE - conference materials can be found here


Departmental Seminars (previous academic years)

A list of talks from the Spring Term 2015 can be found here

A list of talks from the Autumn Term 2014-15 can be found here

A list of talks from the year 2013-14 can be found  here



Research Seminars 2015-2016

Talks are open to ALL but visitors from outwith the University of Roehampton are asked to e-mail Dr. Sam McCormick in advance or to register for special events using the links provided. Directions to Whitelands campus can be found here. Visitor's parking permits are available from the reception desk at Whitelands College. Location: During term-time, weekly research seminars are held on Mondays at 1pm in Room G070 (Ground Floor) or G036 (Gilbert Scott Lecture Theatre), Parkstead House, Whitelands College, Holybourne Avenue, London, SW15 4JD.


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