Developmental Brown Bag

Fall 2020

All meetings take place from 12:20-1:10pm (except when noted). For Fall 2020, all meetings / talks will be presented virtually via Webex. Please contact Umay Suanda for the link and with any questions about DEV Brown Bag. 

Date Speaker(s)   Topic
09/04 Organizational Meeting
09/11 Dr. Stephen Slota
(Ed. Psych, NEAG School of Ed., UConn)
Star Wars, Super Mario, & Situated Cognition: The Role of Playful Learning in Contemporary Education
09/18 Meaghan Perdue
(DEV Grad Student, Psych Sci., UConn)
Changes in Brain Activation Associated with Reading Intervention: a Meta-Analysis
09/25 Dr. Leah Lessard
(Post Doc, Rudd Center & HDFS, UConn)
Promoting Social Inclusion in a School Setting: A Social Contextual Approach to Reducing Educational and Health Disparities in Adolescence
10/09 SLAC Lecture Series:

Yaacov Petscher & Nicole Patton Terry

Widening the Lens of Translational Science through Team Science

1:30-2:30pm Lecture
2:30-3:30pm Q&A

10/16 Dr. Tara Mandalaywala
(Asst Prof., Psych & Brain Sci, UMass)
A Kid’s-Eye View of Race and Status
10/23 Professional Development Networking in the COVID era
11/13 Sara Johnson & Miranda Long
(Suanda Lab coordinators, Psych Sci., UConn)
S. Johnson: “Referential Uncertainty in the Word Learners’ Input: New Insights from the Human Simulation Paradigm”


M. Long: “The Statistics of Parent Object Talk: Implications for Statistical Word-Referent Learning”

12/04 Professional Development CV Workshop