Symposium Schedule 2018

Monday, April 16, 2018

Nebraska Union Auditorium

8:30 – 9:00   Registration and Refreshments (Regency Suite)

9:00 – 9:30   Welcome and Introduction

9:30 – 10:30   Elaine Fox (University of Oxford)

The contribution of cognitive biases and genes to psychological wellbeing

10:30 – 10:40   Questions/Discussion

10:40 – 11:00   Morning Break (Refreshments available in Regency Suite)

11:00 – 12:00   Leah Somerville (Harvard University)

How emotion and motivation influence goal directed behavior differently from childhood to adulthood

12:00 – 12:10   Questions/Discussion

12:10 – 1:30   Lunch Break

1:30 – 1:45   Chancellor Green Welcome Address

1:45 – 2:45   Kevin Ochsner (Columbia University)

Evolving perspectives on emotion, emotion regulation and their social context

2:45 – 2:55   Questions/Discussion

3:00 – 5:00   Harvey Perlman Poster Session and Reception (Nebraska Union Ballroom)

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Nebraska Union Ballroom

9:00 – 9:30   Registration and Refreshments (Heritage Suite)

9:30 – 10:30   Deanna Barch (Washington University in St. Louis)

Mechanisms of motivational impairments in psychosis and depression

10:30 – 10:40   Questions/Discussion

10:40 – 11:00   Morning Break (Refreshments available in Heritage Suite)

11:00 – 12:00   James Gross (Stanford University)

Motivation: A valuation systems perspective

12:00 – 12:10   Questions/Discussion

12:10 – 1:45   Lunch Break

1:45 – 2:45    Brian Knutson (Stanford University)

Towards a deep science of affect and motivation

2:45 – 2:55    Questions/Discussion

2:55 – 3:15    Afternoon Break (Refreshments available in Heritage Suite)

3:15 – 4:15    Tor Wager (University of Colorado at Boulder)

Reproducible, generalizable brain models of affective processes

4:15 – 4:25    Questions/Discussion

4:30   Closing



For a map of the room locations, please click here