The Department of Psychological Sciences
in conjunction with the College of Arts and Science presents

Distinguished Lecture Series in Psychology, 2011-2012

Impulsive, Dysregulated, and Addictive Behaviors

September 8, 2011 | Jesse Wrench Auditorium, 3:30 to 5:00 pm

Nancy Eisenberg

Emotion-Related Self-Regulation: Conceptualization and Relations with Adjustment
more information | lecture flyer (pdf) | suggested readings | lecture video

Nancy Eisenberg
Regents' Professor of Psychology
Department of Psychology, Arizona State University


October 20, 2011 | Jesse Wrench Auditorium, 3:30 to 5:00 pm

Linda Spear

Adolescence: Neurobehavioral Characteristics, Differential Alcohol Sensitivities, and Intake
more information | lecture flyer (pdf) | suggested readings | lecture video

Linda Spear
Distinguished Professor
Department of Psychology and Center for Development and Behavioral Neuroscience, State University of New York Binghamton


November 10, 2011 | Jesse Wrench Auditorium, 3:30 to 5:00 pm

Todd Heatherton

Neural Mechanisms of Self-Regulatory Failure
more information | lecture flyer (pdf) | suggested readings

Todd Heatherton
Lincoln Filene Professor in Human Relations
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth University



February 16, 2012 | Jesse Wrench Auditorium, 3:30 to 5:00 pm

Terry Robinson

Drugs, Dopamine, and Pathologic Desire
more information | lecture flyer (pdf) | suggested readings

Terry Robinson
Elliot S. Valenstein Distinguished University Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
Department of Psychology and the Neuroscience Program, University of Michigan


March 22, 2012 | Jesse Wrench Auditorium, 3:30 to 5:00 pm

Saul Shiffman

Intermittent Smoking: Do We Need A New Model of Dependence?
more information | lecture flyer (pdf) | suggested readings | lecture video

Saul Shiffman
Professor
Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh


April 19, 2012 | Jesse Wrench Auditorium, 3:30 to 5:00 pm

Ken Sher

Is There an Addictive Personality?
more information | lecture flyer (pdf)

Ken Sher
Curators' Distinguished Professor
Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Missouri



All lectures are free and open to the public.

For map, parking information, and directions to Jesse Wrench Auditorium in the Memorial Student Union, click here

Distinguished Lecture Series Contact:
Jacqueline Chenault, Department of Psychological Science
573-884-6277, chenaultj@missouri.edu

Sponsored by generous contributions from The Grimshaw Distinguished Lecture Series in the Humanities and Social Sciences; the Bond Life Sciences Center; the Center for Translational Neuroscience; the College of Human Environmental Sciences; the Honors College; the Department of Communication; the Department of Education, School, and Counseling Psychology; the Department of Management; the Department of Pathology and Anatomical Sciences; the Department of Philosophy; the Department of Psychological Sciences Colloquium Fund; the College of Education; The Fred McKinney Psychology Lectureship; the Life Sciences and Society Program; The Melvin H. and Kathleen Marx Experimental Psychology Fund; the School of Medicine; the School of Social Work; the School of Journalism; the Department of Anthropology; Department of Neurology; and the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders