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Developmental seminar schedule

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Fall 2016

Date         Presenter        Topic                              
Sept 14, 2016                           
Sept 21, 2016 Samantha Gualtieri The development of reasoning biases in young children: The taxi-cab problem
Sept 28, 2016 No Brown Bag  
Oct 5, 2016 Drew Weatherhead A hug is worth a thousand words: Speakers’ previous affiliative behaviour influences toddlers’ word processing
Oct 12, 2016 Mid Term Study Break  
Oct 19, 2016 Dana Bernier What's a foo? Toddlers are not tolerant of other children’s mispronunciations
Oct 26, 2016

Emma Green

McLennon Wilson

Infant Vocal Distractors, Stroop Target Condition, and Maternal Stress Modulate Prenatal Performance on Visual Stroop Task.

Parsing the Role of the Executive Functions in Adult’s Completion of a False Belief Task

Nov 2, 2016

Caren Walker
(UC San Diego) 

Going beyond the observable: The early rise of abstract representations
Nov 9, 2016 Polly Summers Studying humour perception from a comedy perspective
Nov 16, 2016 Lili Ma (Ryerson) Early social understanding based on patterns of evidence
Nov 23, 2016 Emma Tecwyn (University of Toronto) What did you do that for? A comparative and developmental approach to understanding ‘overimitation'
Nov 30, 2016 Elizabeth Johnson (University of Toronto) The development of human voice recognition

Winter 2017

Date Presenter Topic
Jan 11, 2017 No Brown Bag  

Jan 18, 2017

Dr. Henderson and Dr. Denison Planning collaborative research in the Developmental Area
Jan 25, 2017 Brandon Goulding Young children's understanding of land ownership
Feb 1, 2017 Madison Pesowski Toddlers and young children consider ownership when selecting and distributing resources
Feb 8, 2017 Liz Attisano Agency Detection in Early Childhood: A Proposal
Feb 15, 2017 Reem Tawfik Integrating numerical and proportional reasoning in probabilistic decision-making
Feb 22, 2017 No Brown Bag Reading Week
Mar 1, 2017 No Brown Bag  
Mar 8, 2017 Tiffany Doan My title is: This puzzle is hard! Difficulty of one task affects children's exploration on a second task
Mar 15, 2017 No Brown Bag  
Mar 22, 2017 Celeste Kidd
(University of Rochester)
Rational Approaches to Learning and Development
Mar 29, 2017 SRCD Practice Talks  
Apr 12, 2017 Drew Weatherhead  

Last updated March 15, 2017

Developmental Core Faculty

Other faculty doing developmental research

Tara McAuley (Clinical)
Elizabeth Nilsen (Clinical)
Roxane Itier (Cognitive Neuroscience)