Easter Term 2023
Chaucer Club talks currently take place on Thursdays at 2pm (unless specified in the schedule below).
Attendance at in person talks are now open to visitors, and will take place in the Lecture Theatre at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 7EF. Please note – all seats are allocated on first-come, first-served basis, and we have an H&S limit of 90 attendees which cannot be exceeded.
No on-site parking available. Please do not park illegally on the road outside, and in particular, do not park on the verges or block the footpaths. On-site cycle racks are available, and further environmentally friendly ways to travel to the Unit can be found here: Directions to Unit
Attendance at recorded talks is still restricted to MRC CBU staff and students, and the University of Cambridge academic community including alumni. Wherever possible talks will be recorded, and will be made openly available on the MRC CBU website at the end of term.
For any enquiries please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|27 Apr||Marie Banich (U, of Colorado Boulde)
Neural mechanisms and individual differences in the removal of information from working memory
|04 May||Joseph Ledoux (New York University)
Our Realms of Existence: An exploration of the biology and psychology of life
|11 May||Martina Di Simplicio (Imperial College London)
The iMAGine study: investigating motivational abnormalities guiding self-harm behaviour
|18 May||Lili Sahakyan (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)
How do we purposefully forget unwanted things?
|25 May||Mike Anderson (MRC CBU)
Improving mental health by training the suppression of unwanted thoughts
|01 Jun||Half Term break|
|08 Jun||Dan Bush (UCL)
Human medial temporal theta oscillations in learned fear and schizophrenia
|15 Jun||Rhiannon Turner (Queen’s University Belfast
Crossing the divide: Promoting confidence in contact in a diverse world
|22 Jun||Dorothee Saur (Max Planck Institute/ U. of Leipzig)
Recovery from aphasia after stroke – from network to therapy