PSYCH 701/706: Developmental/Cognition & Cognitive Neuroscience Proseminar

Department of Psychology
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Spring 2021

Area Group Chairs: Dr. Kristin Shutts (Dev) & Dr. Emily Ward (CCN)

Location: Virtual!

Time: Wed, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM (Central Time)

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Weekly discussion of current topics in developmental and cognitive psychology, especially as illustrated by the planned and ongoing research of the graduate students and faculty in developmental and cognitive psychology.


  • Graduate/professional standing


Any changes to the schedule will be announced in brownbag and/or by email.

Class # Date Topic
1 27-Jan Academic Writing – Gary Lupyan
2 3-Feb Taraz Lee, University of Michigan
3 10-Feb Florencia Anggoro, College of the Holy Cross
4 17-Feb Outside Job Panel
5 24-Feb Natalia Velez, Harvard
6 3-Mar Brad Love, University College London
7 10-Mar Richard Prather, U Maryland
8 17-Mar Asifa Majid
9 24-Mar First Year Project Practice I
10 31-Mar U Chicago Cog/Dev Visiting Students
11 7-Apr First Year Project Practice II
12 14-Apr Cancelled — Go to FYP
13 21-Apr Arber Tasimi
14 28-Apr CCN Faculty Meeting

Fall 2020

Class # Date Topic
1 2-Sep Introductions
2 9-Sep Research in the age of COVID: Presenting virtually
3 16-Sep Research in the age of COVID: Running online experiments
4 23-Sep Crafting good award nominations
5 30-Sep Christina Barbieri – Leveraging errors to refine mathematical problem-solving and generate learning
6 7-Oct Jorge Morales
7 14-Oct Eilidh Noyes
8 21-Oct Asifa Majid
9 28-Oct Stefan Uddenberg
10 4-Nov Arber Tasimi
11 11-Nov Mohan Ji & TBA
12 18-Nov Timnit Gebru – Fairness, Accountability, Transparency in computer vision
25-Nov 🍂🦃   Thanksgiving   🦃 🍂
13 2-Dec Michael Payton & Haley Weaver
14 9-Dec Adriana Weisleder