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Interdisciplinary early career researchers Reading

Early career researchers associated with CCR may well be interested in this initiative from CiNN: Early career interdisciplinary network  

Speaker: 14th Sept, Dr. Kristen Syrett

CCR members may well be interested in the forthcoming talk in Psychology: Speaker: Dr. Kristen Syrett (Rutgers University)  Date: Thursday 14th September  Time: 12:30-2pm  Location: Psychology (Harry Pitt Building) G79.    Evaluating truth and speaker knowledge when statements aren’t entirely true: Experimental evidence from children and adults   Kristen Syrett Rutgers University ØC New Brunswick   While there is robust evidence that […]

Talk: Prof. Michael Brady, 23rd Nov.

The CCR speaker for the Autumn Term 2017 will be Prof. Michael Brady, Philosophy Department, Glasgow University. Date: Thursday 23rd November Time: 2-4pm Location: Philip-Lyle 74 The talk will be on the philosophy of pain, further details to follow.

Experimental Psychology Conference, Reading 12-14 July 2017

CCR members may be interested in the Experimental Psychology Conference taking place at UoR next week. Details can be found in the EPS programme. Registration is not necessary but please note the conditions in the EPS rubric: “Open exchange of new ideas is central to EPS meetings. To foster up-to-date discussion, presenters are mandated to […]

Reading Emotions 2017: Emotion, Action and Belief

The ‘Reading Emotions’ workshop this year takes place on 19-20th June. Please see website for details and registration: Reading Emotions 2017

CCR seminar 9th May: reading

The next CCR seminar will be on Tuesday 9th May, 4-5.30pm, CiNN Conference Room, Psychology. All welcome. Discussion will be lead by Prof. Phil Beaman (Psych). Please find below a handout and the reading for the session: CCR seminar 1_handout Buckwalter_knowledge isn’t closed on saturdays

CeLM talk Weds 10th May

CCR members may be interested in the following CeLM talk:  ‘Can people with developmental disorders function successfully as bilinguals? by Dr Napoleon Katsos – University of Cambridge Date                     Wed 10th May 2017 Time                     15h00 – 16h30 Venue                  CHANCELLORS-G04 Among parents and professionals, there is a common, albeit empirically unsupported belief that bilingual exposure may be detrimental to […]

Summer Seminars: The psychology of philosophical thought experiments

The summer seminar series kicks off soon (Tues 9th May, 4-5.30pm, CiNN seminar room). The latest version of the programme can be found here: CCR Summer Seminar Series 2017  

Summer Seminar Series 2017

We will be running the CCR summer seminar series again this year. Full details to follow but preliminary details are below. All welcome!   The psychology of philosophical thought experiments: knowledge, ordinary language, and stakes-sensitivity   Description: This seminar series will investigate whether—and if so, how—“ordinary” ways of understanding philosophical questions diverge from the ways philosophers understand […]

Ageing through the Ages: multidisciplinary perspectives

CCR members may well be interested in this programme of talks from the Medical Humanities group at Reading. Seminars will take place fortnightly on Mondays from 1 to 1.50 pm in Humss G74 All welcome! Monday 23 January Dr Mary Lewis (Reading, Archaeology): Teenage Kicks: work, puberty and health in medieval England Monday 6 February […]

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