Developmental Brownbag Speakers

Fall 2019

All meetings occur from 12:20-1:10 in Bous 162.

Date Speaker Topic
8/30/19 Organizational Meeting + UConn KiDS updates
9/06/19 Group Discussion UConn DEV graduate program: milestones, requirements, opportunities
9/13/19 UConn Student Health + Wellness Health & Wellness Resources for Graduate Students
9/20/19 Dr. Theo Waters (NYU – Abu Dhabi) A Cognitive Script Perspective on Parent-Child Attachment
9/27/19 SLAC Event* Job Searching Outside the Academy
10/04/19 Dr. Sudha Srinivasan (UConn Kinesiology) Early Perceptuo-Motor Delays in Infants at Risk for Developing Autism Spectrum Disorder
10/11/19 Dr. Melina West (UConn Psychological Sciences) What a Scary Toma: How Emotional Signals Influence Word Learning in Relation to Autism-Like Traits
10/18/19 Dr. Jeffrey Burke (UConn Psychological Sciences) Chronic Irritability: Contexts, Consequences, and Controversies over the Lifespan
10/25/19 Vivi Tecoulesco TBD
11/01/19 Amanda Mankovich How Context Influences Toddlers’ Object Manipulation: Implications for Language and Etiology
11/15/19 Dr. Alena Esposito (Clark University) Cognition in Context: Learning across Languages in Dual-Language Education
12/06/19 End of Semester DEV Potluck

*This event will take place from 1:00-3:30pm at the Konover Auditorium. Please visit for more.