Lab Meetings and Talks

Google Calendar of upcoming Lab Meetings and Talks

October 2021

  • Mini-labapalooza
  • Practice talk by Gal Raz and Community of Practice update by Ashley Thomas  

September 2021

  • Practice talk by Heather Kosakowski 
  • Mini-labapalooza
  • Talk by Fernanda De La Torre Romo 

August 2021

  • ​​​Talk by Ashley Jordan
  • Talk by Vanessa Vieites
  • Lab discussion

July 2021

  • Talk by Shari Liu and Rebecca Saxe
  • Talk by Ivan Simpson-Kent
  • Talk by Eleanor Holton and Daniel Nettle
  • Lab discussion

June 2021

  • Labapalooza!
  • Talk by Ari Strandburg-Peshkin
  • Talk by Antoine Coutrot

May 2021

  • Talk by Halie Olson
  • Talk by Ben Harvey
  • Talk by Roni Maimon
  • Lab discussion on value of scientific research

April 2021

  • Talk by Marlene Meyer
  • Talk by Sadie Zacharek
  • Talk by Julien Mayor
  • Lab discussion on open science

March 2021

  • Lab discussion on neural signals of novelty
  • Talk by Martin Schrimpf
  • Talk by Pontus Strimling
  • Lab discussion on formal theory 
  • Talks by Setayesh Radkani & Era Wu

February 2021

  • Talk by Moira Dillon
  • Talk by Regan Bernhard
  • Talk by Michele Gelfand & Yan Mu
  • Talk by Eric Martinez

January 2021

  • Talk by Julia Marshall
  • Talk by Anni Kajanus
  • Talk by Jenelle Feather
  • Lab discussion on lab manual

December 2020

  • Lab discussion on “Discussion before belief” & Talk by Freddy Kamps 
  • Lab discussion on diversity & inclusion in academia
  • Labapalooza!

November 2020

  • Talks by Setayesh Radkani & Katie (Kathryn) O’Nell
  • Joint lab discussion on what social preference means in infants
  • Talks by Brandon Davis & Era Wu

October 2020

  • Talk by Marie Amalric
  • Talk by Tara Mandalaywala
  • Talks by Gal Raz & Shari Liu
  • Talk by Nir Jacoby

September 2020

  • Lab discussion on what looking time means in kids
  • Talk by Natalia Velez
  • Talk by Yun-Fei Liu
  • Lab discussion on why we study the brain

August 2020

  • Talks by Michelle Hung & Brandon Davis
  • Talks by Era Wu & Marika Landau-Wells
  • Lab discussion on cross-cultural Theory of Mind
  • Farewell party for Livia Tomova

July 2020

  • Talks by Freddy Kamps & Setayesh Radkani
  • Talks by Gal Raz & Shari Liu
  • Talks by Ashley Thomas & Dae Sean Houlihan
  • Talks by Halie Olson & Livia Tomova

June 2020

  • Discussion on racism in science & what academic communities can do
  • Talk by Katie O’Nell
  • Talk by Sydney Levine
  • Lab discussion

May 2020

  • Talk by Tyler Bonnen
  • Talk by Matt Sachs
  • Talk by Vanessa Lobue
  • Talk by Beau Sievers
  • Lab discussion on development, learning, and innateness

April 2020

  • Talk by Erik Nook
  • Dissertation defense by Shari Liu
  • Talk by Daniel Nettle
  • Discussion on reverse inference

March 2020

  • Joint Meeting with KanLab
  • Talk by Dorsa Amir

Feburary 2020

  • Talk by Desmond Ong

December 2019

  • Labapalooza!

November 2019

  • Talk by Setayesh Radkani
  • Talk by Hanne Watkins
  • Talk by Milan Halgren

October 2019

  • Talk by Talia Konkle
  • Talk by Lindsey Powell
  • Talk by Katie Hoemann
  • Talk by Gal Raz

September 2019

  • Talk by Shari Liu
  • Journal club on the developmental and evolutionary origins of visual cortex
  • Talk by MH Tessler

August 2019

  • Talk by Heather
  • Talk by Ashley
  • Talk by Halie
  • Talk by Dae

July 2019

  • Joint meeting with Roger Levy’s Lab
  • Talk by Marika
  • Talk by Livia

June 2019

  • Talk by Josef Perner
  • Labapalooza!
  • Talk by Dien Ho

May 2019

  • Joint meeting with the McLaughlin Lab (at MIT)
  • Talk by Wanze Xie

April 2019

  • Talk by Thuy-vy Nguyen
  • Talk by Cindy Liu
  • Talk by Melissa Kibbe
  • Talk by Lauren DiNicola

March 2019

  • Joint meeting with the Nelson Lab (at Boston Children’s Hospital)
  • Talk by Rebecca Littman
  • Talk by Alan Fiske

February 2019

  • Talk by Jean-Francois
  • VMPFC dynamics during naturalistic viewing
  • How can psychological science improve our world?

January 2019

  • Talk by Freddy Kamps
  • Talk by Leyla Isik

December 2018

  • Development of walking
  • Labapalooza!

November 2018

  • Talks by Ashley Thomas and Tingting Zhou
  • Biological effects of educational interventions

October 2018

  • Talk by Joe Marks
  • Joing meeting with the McLaughlin Lab (at Harvard)
  • Talk by Laura Germine

September 2018

  • Talk by Déborah Marciano
  • Neurobiology of leadership
  • Talk by Denise Werchan
  • Talk by Kara Weisman

August 2018

  • Discussion: Is ToM a myth?
  • Journal discussions on Kawato et al, 2016 and Lau et al, 2016
  • Talk by Dae Houlihan

July 2018

  • Journal discussion on Kaiser, 2017 and Cao et al, 2017

June 2018

  • Discussion: Is fMRI useful for clinical applications?

May 2018

  • Talk by Indra Patil
  • Tools for Robust Science seminar 3
  • Talk by Ashley Thomas
  • Talk by Haemy Masson
  • Talk by Marika Landau-Wells

April 2018

  • Talks by Livia Tomova and Maheen Shermohammed
  • Tools for Robust Science seminar 2
  • Joint lab meeting with Tenenbaum lab on Machine ToM
  • Talk by Hyo Gweon

March 2018

  • Tools for Robust Science seminar 1

February 2018

  • Journal discussion on Firestone & Scholl, 2018
  • Journal discussion on Kragel et al, 2018 and Wheatly, 2018
  • Talk by Lynee Alves
  • Journal discussion on Honey et al, 2017

January 2018

  • Talk by Lauren Atlas

December 2017

  • Talk by Ajay Satpute

November 2017

  • Talk by Tobias Grossman
  • Talk by Tania Singer
  • Talk by Katie Insel

October 2017

  • Practice talks by Dae and Lindsey
  • Journal club discussion on Davis et al, 2014
  • Practice talk by Stefano

September 2017

  • Talk by Candace Ross
  • Talks by Natalie Kataev and Dan Biderman
  • Joint lab meeting with Kanwisher Lab. Talk by Rosa Lafer-Sousa on Acaro et al., 2017

August 2017

  • Summer student presentations
  • Talk by Leyla Isik

July 2017

  • Journal Club of Marusak et al., 2016 and Emerson et al., 2017
  • Talk by Cora Mukerji
  • Group discussion of “differences” vs. “defecits” with BCS headquarters and Schulz lab
  • Journal Club of Nishimoto et al., 2011
  • Talk by Steve Ramirez

June 2016

  • Joint lab meeting with Isaacowitz Lab. Talks by Dae Houlihan and Vanessa Castro
  • Journal club on Reid et al., 2017 in the context of Johnson et al., 2015.
  • Reading club discussion of Bedny, Richardson, and Saxe, 2015
  • Reading club discussion of Skerry and Saxe, 2015

May 2017

  • Talk by Jack Cao
  • Journal Club of Gomez et al, 2017 and Song et al., 2015

April 2017

  • Journal Club discussion of Atzil et al., 2011 and Atzil et al., 2017
  • Talk by Dorit Dliemann

March 2017

  • Talk by Jordan Theriault
  • Talk by Jane Conway
  • Talk by Katherine McAuliffe

February 2017

  • Journal club discussion of Delgado et al., 2016 and Stalaker Cooch and Schoenbaum, 2015
  • Journal club of Srinivasan et al., 2016

January 2017

  • Talk by Patricia Soto
  • Talk by Emma Satlof-Bedrick

December 2016

  • Journal club of Plomin et al., 2016
  • Talk by Alexandra Rosati

November 2016

  • Talk by Bjarke Felbo
  • Joint lab meeting with Kanwisher lab and talk by Dr. Ellen Grant
  • Talk by Marina Bedny

October 2016

  • Joint meeting with Nelson Lab to discuss Deen et al., 2016 and Keehn et al., 2015
  • Talk by Olessia Jouravlev
  • Talk by Rita Astuti
  • Talk by Max Kleiman-Weiner

September 2016

  • Discuss Bowman et al. (2016) Action mechanisms for social cognition: behavioral and neural correlates of developing Theory of Mind. in Developmental Science.
  • Journal Club of Rhodes and Wellman, 2016 along with Dahl et al., 2014
  • Joint meeting with Kanwisher lab and talk by Brad Duchaine

July 2016

  • Talk by Julia Marshall and Alexander Noyes
  • Talk by Stephen Allsop
  • Lab discussino of Gabard-Durnam et al., 2016

June 2016

  • Talk by Justin Martin

May 2016

  • Journal Club on Oostenbroek papers
  • Lab discussion about CV of failures
  • Journal Club on Adolphs et al., 2016

April 2016

  • RFA discussion
  • Talk by Charlotte Grosse Wiesmann
  • Talk by Leyla Isik

March 2016

  • Talk by Simon Howard
  • Talk by Susan Gabrieli
  • Talk by Simon Howard

February 2016

  • Talk by Deanna Gagne
  • Journal club on Dale et al., 2015

January 2016

  • Talk by Drazen Prelac

December 2015

  • Lab Lollapalooza
  • Talk by Leah Somerville

November 2015

  • Talk by Livia Tomova
  • Talk by Emily Mackevicius
  • Talk by Yang Wu
  • Talk by Sydney Levine

October 2015

  • Talk by Amy Krosch
  • Talk by Shachar Maidenbaum
  • Talk by Donal Cahill

September 2015

  • Talk by Gadi Gilam
  • Emerson, R.W., Cantlon, J.F. (2015). Continuity and change in children’s longitudinal neural responses to numbers. Developmental Science.
  • Cantlon, J.F., Li, R. (2015). Neural activity during natural viewing of Sesame Street statistically predicts test scores in early childhood. PLoS Biology.
  • Talk by Idan Asher Blank
  • Reproducibility Project
  • SaxeLab Projects

August 2015

  • Talk by Jonathan Phillips
  • Lightening talks
  • Journal Club

July 2015

  • Lab discussion about science stings
  • Talk by Josh Hartshorne
  • Frank, M.J., Badre D. (2015). How cognitive theory guides neuroscience. Cognition.
  • Ong, D.C., Zaki, J., Goodman, N.D. (2015). Affective cognition: Exploring lay theories of emotion. Cognition.
  • Wandell, B.A., Winawer, J. (2015). Computational neuroimaging and population receptive fields. Trends in Cognitive Sciences.
  • Cichy, R.M., Ramirez, F.M., Pantazis, D. (2015). Can visual information encoded in cortical columns be decoded from magnetoencephalography data in humans. NeuroImage.

June 2015

  • Talk by Amy Dawel
  • Talk by David Dodell-Feder
  • Talk by Julian Jara-Ettinger
  • Lab introductions – new summer people!

May 2015

  • Talk by Mark Thornton
  • Talk by Ori Ossmy
  • Talk by Michael Cohen
  • Discussion about replications
  • Talk by Hilary

March 2015

  • Talk by Jorie
  • Talk by Emile
  • Talk by Zeynep

February 2015

  • Talk by Dan Yamins and Michael Cohen
  • Talk by Nir
  • Talk by Hilary
  • Talk by Ev Fedorenko

December 2014

  • End of Year talks by all lab members
  • Talk by Lindsey

November 2014

  • Talk by Chumming Lu
  • Talk by Justin Vincent
  • Talk by Amir Sivan

October 2014

  • Talk by Neil Garrett
  • Presentations by Dorit, Hilary and Ben
  • Talk by Tobias Schuwerk

September 2014

  • Journal club, reading Uri Hasson papers
  • Talk by Daniel Hawthorne
  • Talk by Nir

August 2014

  • Journal club, reading Brian Nosek papers
  • Journal club, reading Ralph Adolphs papers
  • Talk by Jorie

July 2014

  • Talk by Sam Norman-Haignere

June 2014

  • Saxelab, Dziobek, and Heekeren labs Joint Symposium
  • Journal club, reading Isabel Dziobek and Hauke Heekeren papers
  • Talk by Hilary
  • Talk by Dan Yamins and Ha Hong

May 2014

  • Talk by Lauren Emberson
  • Journal club, reading 4 Kevin Pelphrey papers

April 2014

  • Talk by Sam Gershman
  • Joint lab meeting with Harold Bekkering‘s lab

March 2014

  • Heyes, C. (2014) Submentalizing, I am not really reading your mind. Perspectives on Psychological Science; Schuwerk, T., et al. (2014) Implicit and explicit Theory of Mind reasoning in autism spectrum disorders: The impact of experience Autism
  • Talk by Allan Adams
  • Talk by Nancy Kanwisher

February 2014

  • Talk by Amy Finn
  • Scripts introduction by Nir
  • Seminar by Radek Cichy

December 2013

  • End of Year talks by all lab members
  • Talk by Ilker Yidrem
  • Talk by Nour Kteily

November 2013

  • Talk by Stefano Anzellotti
  • Talk by Anna Hofvander

October 2013

  • Talk by Jorie

August 2013

  • Paolacci, G., et al. (2010) Running Experiment on Amazon Mechanical Turk Judgement and Decision Making; Crump, M. et al.,(2013) Evaluating Amazon’s Mechanical Turk as a tool for experimental behavioral research PLos ONE ; Goofman, J., et al. (2013) Data Collection in a Flat World: The Strengths and weaknesses of Mechanical Turk samples Journal of Behavioral Decision MakingM
  • UROP presentations by ShivaniIlona and Natalia.

July 2013

  • Seminar by Mohinish Shukla

June 2013

  • Wen, X., et al. (2013) Is Granger Causality a viable technique for analyzing fMRI data? PLos ONE; Wen, X. et al. (2012) Causal Interactions in Attention Networks Predict Behavioral Performance Journal of Neuroscience
  • saxelab canoeing
  • Seminar by Bhisma Chakrabarti
  • Talks by Ben and Jorie

May 2013

  • Bryant, L., et al. (2013) Theory of Mind experience sampling in typical adults. Consciousness and Cognition.
  • Talk by David Badre
  • Talk by Jennie Pyers on ToM in deaf children
  • Talk by Hilary

April 2013

  • Talk by Talia Konkle
  • Talk by Ralph Adolphs
  • Talk by Dorit Kliemann

March 2013

  • Seminar by Yael Niv
  • Carter, R., et al. (2012). A Distinct Role of the Temporal-Parietal Junction in Predicting Socially Guided Decisions. Science.
  • Satpute, A., Badre, D., Ochsner, K. (2012). Distinct Regions of Prefrontal Cortex Are Associated with the Controlled Retrieval and Selection of Social Information. Cerebral Cortex.

February 2013

  • Talk by Joshua Buckholtz
  • Talk by Lindsey Powell
  • Talk by Jorie
  • Practice job talk by Marina

January 2013

  • Talk by Fiery Cushman
  • Talk by Hyo
  • Talk by Emile

December 2012

  • Talk by Matthew Rushworth

November 2012

  • Talk by Steve Frankland
  • Talk by Alex
  • Haxby, J., et al. (2012). A Common, High-Dimensional Model of the Representational Space in Human Ventral Temporal Cortex. Neuron

October 2012

  • Talk by Ella Striem-Amit
  • Talk by Julia Sliwa
  • Talk be Renee Baillargeon
  • Talk by Anna Leshinkaya

September 2012

  • Rangel, A., Camerer, C., Montague, R. (2008). A framework for studying the neurobiology of value-based decision-making. Nature Reviews Neuroscience
  • Spiers, H., Maguire, E. (2007). Decoding human brain activity during real-world experiences. Trends in Cognitive Sciences
  • Qin, J., et al. (2011). How choice modifies preference: Neural correlates of choice justification. Neuroimage
  • Finger, E., et al. (2006). Caught in the act: The impact of audience on the neural response to morally and socially inappropriate behavior. Neuroimage

August 2012

  • Frank, M., Goodman, N. (2012). Predicting Pragmatic Reasoning in Language Games. Science
  • Stiller, A., Goodman, N., Frank, M. (2011). Ad-hoc scalar implicature in adults and children. Proceedings of the Thirty-Third Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society

July 2012

  • Practicie CogSci Conference presentations by MarinaJorieNickHilary, and Ben
  • Talk by Amy Skerry
  • Morishima, Y. et al. (2012). Linking Brain Structure and Activation in Temporoparietal Junction to Explain the Neurobiology of Human Altruism. Neuron

June 2012

  • Practice thesis defense by Zeynep Saygin
  • Talk by Lindsey Powell
  • Nosek, B., Bar-Anan, Y. (2012). Scientific Utopia: I. Opening Scientific Communication. Psychological Inquiry

May 2012

  • Talk by Jason Coronel
  • He, Z., Bolz, M., Baillargeon, R. (2012). 2.5-year-olds succeed at a verbal anticipatory-looking false-belief task. British Journal of Developmental Psychology.
  • Surtees, A., Butterfill, S., Apperly, I. (2011). Direct and indirect measures of Level-2 perspective taking in children and adults. British Journal of Developmental Psychology
  • de Villiers, P., de Villiers, J. (2012). Deception dissociates from false belief reasoning in deaf children: implications for the implicit versus explicit theory of mind distinction. British Journal of Developmental Psychology
  • Wicherts, J., Bakker, M., Molenaar, D. (2011). Willingess to Share Research Data is Related to the Strength of the Evidence and the Quality of Reporting of Statistical Results. PLoS ONE
  • John, L., Loewenstein, G., Prelec, D. (2012). Measuring the Prevalence of Questionable Research Practices With Incentives for Truth Telling. Psychological Science
  • Simmons, J., Nelson, L., Simonsohn, U. (2011). False-Positive Psychology: Undisclosed Flexibility in Data Collection and Analysis Allows Presenting Anything as Significant. Psychological Science

April 2012

  • Short talks by MinaEmileJorieBen and Alex
  • Talk by Juan Manuel Contreras
  • Talk by Kate Hobbs
  • Connectomics Debate: “Does the brain’s wiring make us who we are?”, between Sebastian Seung and Anthony Movshon

March 2012

  • Talk by Larisa Heiphetz
  • Short presentations by MarinaJorieNickHilary, and Ben
  • Talk by Michael Cohen

February 2012

  • Presentation by Alex
  • Hoeft, F., et al. (2012) Neural systems predicting long-term outcome in dyslexia.PNAS.
  • Falk E., Berkman E., Lieberman M. (in press). From neural responses to population behavior: Neural focus group predicts population level media effects. Psychological Science.

January 2012

  • Presentation by Danny Dilks of MIT B&CS on “cortical plasticity in the human adult visual system”
  • Presentation by Nick on demographic differences in ToM activation.

December 2011

  • Talk by Adena Schachner of Harvard on social and musical cognition.
  • Talk by Gigi Luk of the Harvard Graduate School of Education on “Receptive vocabulary differences in monolingual and bilingual children.”
  • Etkin A., et al. (2004). Individual Differences in Trait Anxiety Predict the Response of the Basolateral Amygdala to Unconsciously Processed Fearful Faces. Neuron. 44() 1043-1055.
  • Hare T., Camerer C., Knoepfle D., O’Doherty J., Rangel A. (2010). Value Computations in Ventral Medial Prefrontal Cortex during Charitable Decision Making Incorporate Input from Regions Involved in Social Cognition. The Journal of Neuroscience. 30(2) 583-590.
  • Gilbert S., Meuwese J., Towgood K., Frith C., Burgess P. (2009). Abnormal functional specialization within medial prefrontal cortex in high-functioning autism: a multi-voxel similarity analysis. Brain. 132(4) 869-878.

November 2011

  • Talk by Marina.
  • Baumgartner, T., Knoch, D., Hotz, P., Eisenegger, C., Fehr, E. (2011) Dorsolateral and ventromedial prefrontal cortex orchestrate normative choice. Nature Neuroscience 14(11) 1468-1474.
  • Jenkins, A. C., Macrae, C. N., Mitchell, J. P. (2008) Repetition suppression of ventromedial prefrontal activity during judgements of self and others PNAS 105(11) 4507-4512.
  • Behrens, Timothy E. J., Hunt, Laurence T., Woolrich, Mark W., Rushworth, Matthew F. S. (2008). Associative learning of social value. Nature 456() 245-250.
  • Stephens, Greg J., Silbert, Lauren J., Hasson, Uri. (2010). Speaker-listener neural coupling underlies successful communication. PNAS 107(32) 14425-14430.
  • Presentation by Ida Momennejad.

October 2011

  • Cog Lunch practice talk by Jorie on MVPA.
  • Presentation by Ev Fedorenko

September 2011

  • Presentation by Alex on his previous work with TMS.
  • Lev-Ran, S., Shamay-Tsoory, S.G., Zangen, A., Levkovitz, Y. (2011) Transcranial magnetic stimulation of the ventromedial prefrontal cortex impairs theory of mind learning. European Psychology. 6(5).
  • Sebastian, Catherine L. et al. (2011) Neural processing associated with cognitive and affective Theory of Mind in adolescents and adults. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.

August 2011

  • Vander Wyk, Brent C., Hudac, Caitlin M., Carter, Elizabeth J., Sobel, David M., Pelphrey, Kevin A. (2011) Action Undertanding in the Superior Temporal Sulcus Region. Psychological Science. 20(6) 771-776
  • Grafton, Scott T., Hamilton, Antonia F. de C. (2007) Evidence for a distributed hierarchy of action representation in the brain. Human Movement Science.

July 2011

  • Presentation by Abe Friesen, visiting scientist in Tenenbaum lab.
  • Practice CogSci presentations by Swetha and Hyo.
  • Short talk by Amy Skerry of Harvard University’s Spelke Lab.
  • Practice CogSci presentations by Jorie and Marina.
  • Presentation by Michael Waskom on David Marr’s Levels of Analysis.

June 2011

  • Talk by Yuhong Jiang
  • Talk, Poverty, Stress, and Discounting by Johannes Haushofer on the use of neuroscientific mechanisms to investigate international poverty.

May 2011

  • Presentation by Raliza Stoyanova, a visiting speaker from Cambridge, UK.
  • Presentation and introduction to MEG by Dimitrios Pantazis
  • Presentation by Bo Morgan.

April 2011

  • Presentation by Ben on the STS.
  • Presentation by Mina.
  • Presentation by Talia Konkle.
  • Hasson, U., Malach, R. (2010) Reliability of cortical activity during natural stimulation. Trends In Cognitive Sciences 14(1) 40-48

March 2011

  • Presentation by Jorie.
  • Presentation by James.
  • Presentation by Becky.
  • Presentation by Liane.
  • Presentation by Hilary.
  • Presentation by Hyo.
  • Periera, F., Mitchell, T., Botvinick, M. (2009) Machine learning classifiers and fMRI: A Tutorial Overview. NeuroImage 45(1) S199-S209

February 2011

  • Talk, “Perspective Differences: Development and Neural Basis” by visiting scientist Josef Perner
  • Mitchell, T., et al (2008) Predicting Human Brain Activity Associated with the Meanings of Nounse. Science 320 1191-1195
  • Just, M., Cherkassky, V., Aryal, S., Mitchell, T. (2010) A Neurosemantic Theory of Concrete Noun Representation Basedon the Underlying Brain Codes. PloS ONE 5(1)
  • Presentation by visiting scientist Tao Gao.
  • Presentation by Mina.
  • Presentation by Marina.

January 2011

  • Naselaris, T., Kay, KN., Nishimoto, G., Gallant, JL. (2010) Encoding and decoding in fMRI. NeuroImage
  • Naselaris, T., Prenger, RJ., Kay, KN., Oliver, M., Gallant, JK. (2009) Bayesian reconstruction of natural images from human brain activity. Neuron 63(6) 902-915
  • Presentation by Nick.
  • Presentation by Emile.

December 2010

  • Presentation by Todd.
  • Presentation by Zeynep.
  • Presentation by David.
  • Presentation by Becky.
  • Presentation by Ben.
  • Presentation by Hyo.
  • Presentation by Liane.
  • Presentation by Jorie.
  • Presentation by Hilary.
  • Presentation by Marina.

November 2010

  • Presentation by Swetha.
  • Presentation by Becky Nappa.

October 2010

  • Presentation by Todd.
  • Gray, J., et al (2005) Affective personality differences in neural processing efficiency confirmed using fMRI. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience 5(2) 182-190
  • Rypma, B., et al (2006) Neural correlates of cognitive efficiency. NeuroImage 33 969-979

September 2010

  • Presentation by Emile.
  • Presentation by Hyowon.
  • Presentation by Jorie.
  • Presentation by Marina.
  • Presentation by Elizabeth.

July 2010

  • Domes, G., et al (2007) Oxytocin Improves “Mind-Reading” in Humans. Biological Psychiatry 61, 731-733
  • Mikolajczak, M., et al (2010) Oxytocin Makes People Trust, Not Gullible. Psychological Science 21(8), 1072-1074
  • Evans, N., Levinson, S. (2009) The myth of language universals: Language diversity and its importance for cognitive science. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 32, 429-492
  • Vogeley, K., Roepstorff, A. (2009) Contexturalising culture and social cognition. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 13(12)
  • Tetlock PE (2003) Thinking the unthinkable: sacred values and taboo cognitions. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 7(7)
  • Mikhail J (2007) Universal moral grammar: theory, evidence, and the future. Trends in Cognitive Sciences 11(4)
  • Young, L., Camprodon, J., Hauser, M., Pascual-Leone, A., & Saxe, R. (2010). Disruption of the right temporo-parietal junction with transcranial magnetic stimulation reduces the role of beliefs in moral judgment. PNAS, 107(15), 6753-8

June 2010

  • Jonathan Haidt, et al. (2007). The New Synthesis in Moral Psychology. Science. 316, 998 (2007)
  • Pyers & Senghas (2009). Language Promotes False Belief Understanding. Psychological Science.20(7) 805-827
  • Peterson C, Wellman H, Liu D (2005). Steps in Theory-of-Mind Development for Children with Deafness or Autism. Child Development. 76(2) 502-517
  • Apperly, I. A., D. Samson, et al. (2006). Intact first- and second-order false belief reasoning in a patient with severly impaired grammar. Social Neuroscience. 1 (3-4):334-348
  • Rees, Geraint (2007). Neural correlates of the contents of visual awareness in humans. Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society.
  • Wellman, H. M., Cross, D., & Watson, J. (2001). Meta-analysis of theory-of-mind development: the truth about false belief. Child Development 72, 655-684.
  • Southgate, et al. (2007) Action anticipation through attribution of false belief by 2-year-olds. Psychological Science.
  • Apperly, I. A., & Butterfill, S. A. (2009). Do humans have two systems to track beliefs and belief-like states? Psychological Review.
  • Ned T. Sahin, et al. (2009) Sequential Processing of Lexical, Grammatical, and Phonological Information Within Broca’s Area. Science.
  • Peter Hagoort (2005) On Broca, brain, and binding: a new framework. Trends in Cognitive Sciences.

May 2010

  • Lee, J. H., et al. (2010). Global and local fMRI signals driven by neurons defined optogenetically by type and wiring. Nature.
  • Schummers, J., et al. (2008). Tuned responses of astrocytes and their influence on hemodynamic signals in the visual cortex. Science, 360, 1638-1643.
  • Dobkins, K. R. (2009). Does visual modularity increase over the course of development? Optometry and Vision Science, 86(6).
  • Levin, N., et al. (2010). Cortical maps and white matter tracts following long period of visual deprivation and retinal image restoration. Neuron, 65, 21-31.

April 2010

  • Sosis, R., & Bressler, E. R. (2003). Cooperation and commune longevity: A test of the costly signaling theory of religion. Cross-Cultural Research, 37(2), 211-239.
  • Atran, S., & Henrich, J. (in press). The evolution of religion: How cognitive by-products, adaptive learning heuristics, ritual displays, and group competition generate deep commitments to prosocial religions.
  • Mascalzoni, E., Regolin, L., & Vallortigara, G. (2010). Innate sensitivity for self-propelled causal agency in newly hatched chicks. PNAS, 107(9), 4483-4485.
  • Daisley, J. N., et al. (2009). Lateralization of social cognition in the domestic chicken (Gallus gallus). Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B, 364, 965-981.
  • Berdyyeva, T. K., & Reynolds, J. H. (2009). The dawning of primate optogenetics. Neuron, 62,, 159-160.
  • Liu, X., & Tonegawa, S. (2010). Optogenetics 3.0. Cell, 141, 22-24.
  • Miesenbock, G., et al. (2009). The optogenetic catechism. Science, 326(395), 395-399.
  • Krajbich, I., et al. (2009). Using neural measures to economic value to solve the public goods free-rider problem. Science, 326(596), 596-599.
  • Schleim, S., & Roiser, J. P. (2009) fMRI in translation: the challenges facing real-world applications. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 3, 1-7.

March 2010

  • Presentation by Jesse Graham
  • Presentation by Nathan Winkler-Rhoades

February 2010

  • Presentation by Ben Deen
  • Presentation by Talee Ziv
  • Presentation by Rebecca Nappa

December 2009

  • Presentation by Thalia Wheatley

November 2009

  • Presentation by Marina Bedny
  • Presentation by Liane Young
  • Presentation by Elizabeth Redcay
  • Presentation by Karim Kassam
  • Presentation by Zeynep Sagin

October 2009

  • Presentation by Emile Bruneau
  • SFN poster presentations

August 2009

  • Presentation by Christine Hooker

July 2009

  • Martino, B., Harrison, N. A., Knafo, S., Bird, G., & Dolan, R. J. (2008). Explaining enhanced logical consistency during decision making in autism. Journal of Neuroscience, 28(42), 10746-10750.
  • Lee, D. (2008). Game theory and neural basis of social decision making. Nature Neuroscience, 11(4), 404-409.
  • Jenkins, A. C., & Mitchell, J. P. (2010). Mentalizing under uncertainty: Dissociated neural responses to ambiguous and unambiguous mental state inferences. Cerebral Cortex, 20(2), 404-410.
  • Burnett, S., & Blakemore, S. (2009). Functional connectivity during a social emotion task in adolescents and in adults. European Journal of Neuroscience, 29, 1294-1301.

June 2009

  • Bennett, C. M., Baird, A. A., Miller, M. B., & Wolford, G. L. (2009). Neural correlates of interspecies perspective taking in the post-mortem atlantic salmon: An argument for multiple comparisons correction. Poster Presented at LOVE.
  • Kemp, C., & Tenenbaum, J. B. (2008). The discovery of structural form. PNAS, 105(31), 10687-10692.
  • Potter, M. C., Valian, V. V., Faulconer, B. A. (1977). Representation of a sentence and its pragmatic implications: Verbal, imagistic, or abstract? Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, 16, 1-12.
  • Vander Wyk, B. C., et al. (2009). Action understanding in the superior temporal sulcus region. Psychological Science, 20(6), 771-777.
  • Saxe, R. R., & Pelphrey, K. A. (2009). Introduction to a special section of developmental social cognitive neuroscience. Child Development, 80(4), 946-951.

May 2009

  • Cross, S., & Rosenthal, R. (1999). Three models of conflict resolution: Effects on intergroup expectancies and attitudes. Journal of Social Issues, 55(3), 561-580.
  • Apperly, I. A., & Butterfill, S. A. (in press). Do humans have two systems to track beliefs and belief-like states? Psychological Review.

March 2009

  • Pyers, J. E., & Senghas, A. (in press). Language promotes false-belief understanding: Evidence from learners of a new sign language. Psychological Science.
  • Shick, B., et al. (2007). Language and theory of mind: A study of deaf children. Child Development, 78(2), 376-396.
  • Apperly, I. A., et al. (2006). Is false belief reasoning automatic? Psychological Science, 17(10), 841-844.
  • Cohen, A. S., & German, T. C. (in press). Encoding of others’ beliefs without overt instruction. Cognition.
  • Shergill, S. S., et al. (2003). Two eyes for an eye: The neuroscience of force escalation. Science, 301, 187.
  • Kennedy, K. A., & Pronin, E. (2008). When disagreement gets ugly: Perceptions of bias and the escalation of conflict. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34(6), 833-848.
  • Kalish, M. L., et al. (2007). Iterated learning: Intergenerational knowledge transmission reveals inductive biases. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 14(2), 288-294.

February 2009

  • Batson, C. D., et al. (1997). Empathy and attitudes: Can feeling for a member of a stigmatized group improve feelings toward the group? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 72(1), 105-118.
  • Danziger, N., et al. (2009). Can we share a pain we never felt? Neural correlates of empathy in patients with congential insensitivty to pain. Neuron, 61, 203-212.

January 2009

  • Barsalou, L. W. (2008). Grounded congition. Annu. Rev. Psychol., 59, 617-645.

September 2008

  • Costa, A., et al. (2008). Prefrontal and temporo-parietal involvement in taking others’ perspective: TMS evidence. Behavioural Neurology, 19, 71-74.
  • Harris, J. A., et al. (2008). The functional effect of transcranial magnetic stimulation: Signal suppression or neural noise generation? Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 20(4), 734-740.

August 2008

  • Birch, S. A. J., & Bloom, P. (2003). Children are cursed: An asymmetric bias in mental-state attribution. Psychological Science, 14(3), 283-286.
  • Bowles, S. (2008). Policies designed for self-interested citizens may undermine “the moral sentiments”: Evidence from economic experiments. Science, 320, 1605-1609.
  • Henrich, J., et al. (2001). In search of homo economicus: Behavioral experiments in 15 small-scale societies. AEA Papers and Proceedings, 91(2), 73-78.
  • Hinds, P. J. (1999). The curse of expertise: The effects of expertise and debiasing methods on predictions of novice performance. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 5(2), 205-221.

July 2008

  • Cohen, A. B., & Rozin, P. (2001). Religion and the morality of mentality. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 81(4), 697-710.
  • Farrow, T. F. D., et al. (2001). Investigating the functional anatomy of empathy and forgiveness. NeuroReport, 12(1), 2433-2438.
  • Kobayashi, C., Glover, G. H., & Temple, E. (2007). Cultural and linguistic effects on neural bases of ‘theory of mind’ in american and japanese children. Brain Research, 1164, 95-107.
  • Kobayashi, C., Glover, G. H., & Temple, E. (2007). Children’s and adults’ neural bases of verbal and nonverbal ‘theory of mind.’ Neuropsychologia, 45, 1522-1532.
  • Perner, J., & Aichhorn, M. (2008). Theory of mind, language and the temporoparietal junction mystery. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 12(4), 123-126.
  • Sargent, M. J. (2004). Less thought, more punishment: Need for cognition predicts support for punitive responses to crime. Personal and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30(11), 1485-1493.
  • Vollm, B. A., et al. (2006). Neuronal correlates of theory of mind and empathy: A functional magnetic resonance imaging study in a nonverbal task. NeuroImage, 29, 90-98.

June 2008

  • Carter, T. J., & Dunning, D. (2008). Faculty self-assesment: Why evaluating one’s own competence is an intrinsically difficult task. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 2/1, 346-360.
  • Mazar, N., Amir, O., & Ariely, D. (2007). The dishonesty of honest people: A theory of self-concept maintenance.

May 2008

  • Dovidio, J. F., Gaertner, S. L., & Kawakami, K. (2003). Intergroup contact: The past, the present, and the future. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 6(1), 5-21.
  • Hewstone, M. (1990). The ‘ultimate attribution error’? A review of the literature on intergroup causal attribution. European Journal of Social Psychology, 20, 311-335.
  • Onishi, K. H., & Baillargeon, R. (2005). Do 15-month old infants understand false beliefs? Science, 308, 255-257.
  • Scott, R. M., & Baillargeon, R. (unpublished). Which penguin is this? Attributing false beliefs about object identity at 18 months.
  • Wellman, H. (unpublished). Infant theory of mind (revisited).

April 2008

  • Apperly, I. A. (2008). Beyond simulation-theory and theory-theory: Why social cognitive neuroscience should use its own concepts to study “theory of mind.” Cognition, 107(1), 266-283.
  • Happe, F. (2003). Theory of mind and the self. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1001, 134-144.
  • Jenkins, A. C., Macrae, C. N., & Mitchell, J. P. (2008). Repetition suppression of ventromedial prefrontal activity during judgements of self and others. PNAS, 105(11), 4507-4512.

March 2008

  • Abe, N., Suzuki, M., Tsukiura, T., Mori, E., Yamaguchi, K., Itoh, M., & Fujii, T. (2006). Dissociable roles of prefrontal and anterior cingulate cortices in deception. Cerebral Cortex, 16, 192-199.
  • Bello, P., & Cassimatis, N. Some unifying principles for computational models of theory-of-mind.
  • Brass, M., Schmitt, R. M., Spengler, S., & Gergely, G. (2007). Investigating action understanding: Inferential processes versus action simulation. Current Biology, 17, 2117-2121.
  • Goodman, N. D., Baker, C. L., Bonawitz, E. B., Mansinghka, V. K., Gopnik, A., Wellman, H., et al. Intuitive theories of mind: A rational approach to false belief.
  • Langleben, D. D., Loughead, J. W., Bilker, W. B., Ruparel, K., Childress, A. R., Busch, S. I., et al. (2005). Telling the truth from lie in individual subjects with fast event-related fMRI. Human Brain Mapping, 26, 262-272.
  • Liu, D., Sabbagh, M. A., Gehring, W. J., & Wellman, H. M. (2004). Decoupling beliefs from reality in the brain: An ERP study of theory of mind. NeuroReport, 15(6), 991-995.
  • Moll, H., & Tomasello, M. (2007). How 14- and 18-month olds know what others have experienced. Developmental Psychology, 43(2), 309-317.
  • Priori, A., Mameli, F., Cogiamanian, F., Marceglia, S., Tiriticco, M., Ferrucci, R., et al. (2008). Lie-specific involvement of dorsolateral prefrontal cortex in deception. Cerebral Cortex, 18, 451-455.
  • Sabbagh, M. A., Bowman, L. C., Evraire, L., & Ito, J. M. B. Neurodevelopmental correlates of theory of mind in preschool children.
  • Sabbagh, M. A., & Taylor, M. (2000). Neural correlates of theory of mind reasoning: An event-related potential study. Psychological Science, 11(1), 46-50.
  • Wood, J. N., Glynn, D. D., Phillips, B. C., Hauser, M. D. (2007). The perception of rational goal-directed action in non-human primates. Science, 317, 1402-1405.

February 2008

  • Molden, D. C., Planks, J. E., & Dweck, C. S. (2006). “Meaningful” social inferences: Effects of implicit theories on inferential processes. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 42, 738-752.
  • Peelen, M. V., Wiggett, A. J., & Downing, P. E. (2006). Patterns of fMRI activity dissociate overlapping functional areas that respond to biological motion. Neuron, 49, 815-822.
  • Perner, J., Aichorn, M., Kronbichler, M., Staffen, W., & Ladurner, G. (0000). Thinking of mental and other representations: The roles of left and right temporo-parietal junctions. Social Neuroscience, 00(00), 000-000.
  • Reddy, L., & Kanwisher, N. (2007). Category selectivity in ventral visual pathway confers robustness to clutter and diverted attention. Neuron, 17, 1-6.
  • Sabbagh, M. A., Moses, L. J., & Shiverick, S. (2006). Executive functioning and preschoolers’ understanding of false beliefs, false photographs and false signs. Child Development, 77(4), 1034-1049.
  • Sabbagh, M. A., Xu, F., Carlson, S. M., Moses, L. J., & Lee, K. (2006). The development of executive functioning and theory of mind. Psychological Science, 17(1), 74-81.
  • Tamir, M., John, O. P., Srivastava, S., & Gross, J. J. (2007). Implicit theories of emotion: Affective and social outcomes across a major life transition. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 92(4), 731-744.
  • Vul, E., & Kanwisher, N. (unpublished). Begging the question: Non-independence error in fMRI data analysis.

January 2008

  • Apperly, I. A., Samson, D., Carroll, N., Hussain, S., & Humphreys, G. (2006). Intact first- and second-order belief reasoning in a patient with severely impaired grammar. Social Neuroscience, 00, 1-15.
  • Apperly, I. A., Samson, D., Chiavarino, C., & Humphreys, G. (2004). Frontal and temporal-parietal lobe contributions to theory of mind. Neuropsychological evidence from a false-belief task with reduced language and executive demands. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 16(10), 1773-1784.
  • Birch, S. A. J., & Bloom, P. (2007). The curse of knowledge in reasoning about false beliefs. Psychological Science, 18(5), 382-386.
  • Keysar, B., Lin, S., & Barr, D. J. (2003). Limits on theory of mind use in adults. Cognition, 89, 25-41.
  • Moeller, M. P., & Schick, B. (2006). Relations between maternal input and theory of mind understanding in deaf children. Child Development, 77(3), 751-766.
  • Newton, A. M., & de Villiers, J. G. Thinking while talking: Adults fail nonverbal false-belief reasoning. Psychological Science, 18(7), 574-579.
  • Samson, D., Apperly, I. A., Kathirgamanathan, U., & Humphreys, G. W. (2005). Seeing it my way: a case of selective deficit in inhibiting self-perspective. Brain, 128, 1102-1111.