Department of Psychology at Illinois State University


Tentative Schedule of Topics Fall for  2014 CBS Professional Seminar

Fridays 2:00- 3:00, DeGarmo 48

AUg 22

Organization & Introductions  

Aug 2

CBS Topic: The CBS sequence & How to do a thesis - 1st year students only

Sept 5

Speaker: Dr. Tom Critchfield, ISU

Sept 12

Speaker: Dr. Jeff Wagman, ISU

Sept 19

CBS Topic: How to construct your vita

Sept 26

Psi Chi Research symposia (with Bradley Univ)

Oct 3

Alumni Day: No Prosem

Oct 10

Guest Speaker: Brandon Thomas, University of Cincinnati

Abstract | Reading: Wagman et al (2013)

Oct 17

CBS Topic: Applying to PhD Programs

oct 24

Speaker: Dr. Amrita Puri, ISU

oct 31 - Happy Halloween

Student Presenter: Emilio Lobato

Reading: Lobato et al (2014)


Nov 7

Guest Speaker: Dr. Jeff Karpicke, Purdue University

Retrieval-Based Learning: Active Retrieval Promotes Long-Lasting Learning

Abstract | Reading

nov 14

Article discussion (Amanda Hubbard): Drea & Wallen (1999) Low-status monkeys ‘‘play dumb’’ when learning in mixed social groups

nov 21

No Proseminar (Psychonomics)

Nov 28 Thanksgiving break

No Proseminar

Dec 5

1st year student reports




Past Proseminar Topics