Author Archives: Max R. Wood

Now You See It, Now You Don’t: Scientists, Humanists, and Collective Memory // Melanie Pincus

Thursday, April 16, 2015 Angelika Bammer and Hazel Gold What exactly do we mean when say “collective memory” and how might individuals’ personal memories of an event converge into a cohesive memory maintained by a group? This was the central … Continue reading

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How to Build Bridges between Computational Neuroscience and Cognitive Psychology // Melanie Pincus

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 Dieter Jaeger and Phillip Wolff In the first CMBC Faculty Lunch Discussion of the Spring 2015 semester, titled ‘How to Build Bridges between Computational Neuroscience and Cognitive Psychology?’ Dr. Phillip Wolff (Department of Psychology, Emory University) … Continue reading

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Thinking Musical Thoughts // Melanie Pincus

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Don Saliers and Richard Patterson Dr. Don Saliers (William R. Cannon Distinguished Professor of Theology and Worship, Candler School of Theology) and Dr. Richard Patterson (Philosophy) held the second CMBC Faculty Lunch Discussion of the 2014 … Continue reading

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From Rambo to Rushdie via Linklater and Lavant: Our Peanut Butter Cup Runneth Over // Melanie Pincus

Friday, October 17, 2014 Marshall Duke and Daniel Reynolds In the first CMBC lunch talk of the 2014 academic school year, Dr. Marshall Duke (Psychology, Emory University) and Dr. Daniel Reynolds (Film and Media Studies, Emory University) discussed their recent … Continue reading

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Gender Matters in the Academy?

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Carla Freeman and Kim Wallen The first CMBC lunch talk of the spring semester brought together Dr. Carla Freeman (Anthropology; Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Emory University) and Dr. Kim Wallen (Psychology, Emory University) to discuss … Continue reading

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Narratives, Self-Transformation, and Healing

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 Robyn Fivush and Chikako Ozawa-de Silva In the third CMBC lunch in three weeks, Robyn Fivush (Psychology, Emory University) and Chikako Ozawa-de Silva (Anthropology, Emory University) offered differing, albeit complementary, perspectives on the role that telling … Continue reading

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Unsavory Emotions and their Developmental Roots

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 Laura Otis and Philippe Rochat In the first CMBC lunch of the 2013 fall semester, Laura Otis (English, Emory University) and Philippe Rochat (Psychology, Emory University) discussed some of our “unsavory” emotions from literary, physiological, developmental, … Continue reading

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Is there a Place for Cognitive Style in Contemporary Psychology and Neuroscience? Issues in Definition and Conceptualization

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 Maria Kozhevnikov The second CMBC lunch talk of the semester featured a presentation by Dr. Maria Kozhevnikov (Radiology, Harvard School of Medicine; Psychology, National University of Singapore), who has been a visiting scholar of the CMBC … Continue reading

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Is Racism a Psychopathology?

Friday, December 6, 2013 Sander Gilman In the third and final CMBC lunch talk of the 2013 fall semester, Dr. Sander Gilman (Graduate Institute of Liberal Arts, Emory) treated participants to an engaging presentation on the interconnected history of racism … Continue reading

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Hearing Voices in California, Chenai, and Accra

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 Tanya Luhrmann The second CMBC lunch of Spring 2013 was a bit unusual in that it featured only one speaker.  Tanya Luhrmann (Anthropology, Stanford University), known for her work on modern-day witches, evangelical Christians, and psychiatrists, shared … Continue reading

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