Psychology Colloquium: Associate Professor Richard Ramsey (Department of Psychology – Macquarie University) – School of Psychology Psychology Colloquium: Associate Professor Richard Ramsey (Department of Psychology – Macquarie University) – School of Psychology

Psychology Colloquium: Associate Professor Richard Ramsey (Department of Psychology – Macquarie University)

Associate Professor Richard Ramsey

Department of Psychology – Macquarie University

Title: Perceiving and Interacting with Social Agents: Insights from Brain and Behaviour

Abstract: The ability to perceive and interact with others typically occurs in an effortless manner, but is underpinned by complex cognitive and neural processes. In this talk, I review recent evidence from behavioural and brain imaging studies that uncover deeper insight into social cognition and brain function. Using examples from person perception and theory-of-mind paradigms, as well as work investigating individual differences and loneliness, I highlight the importance of considering distributed and connected brain circuits when aiming to understand how we perceive and interact with others in a social world.

Date

Oct 29 2021
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Time

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Category

Organizer

Sophie Ellwood
Email
psychology.research@sydney.edu.au

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