Science Luncheon Series: Fall 2014


The Center for Vital Longevity's Science Luncheon Series is a program of weekly talks that brings together UT researchers and outside experts to talk about recent developments in cognitive neuroscience and aging research. All lectures will take place at 12:00 p.m. in the 8th Floor Conference Room at the Center for Vital Longevity, 1600 Viceroy Drive, Dallas, TX. Please RSVP to cvlevents@utdallas.edu.
Fall 2014 schedule (PDF)

  • Sep. 08, 2014 | Science Luncheon Series

    Cognitive reserve and aging

    Yaakov Stern, Ph.D.

    Columbia University


  • Sep. 15, 2014 | Science Luncheon Series

    CNS mechanisms underlying the transition to chronic pain

    Theodore Price, Ph.D.

    Univ. of Texas at Dallas - School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences


  • Sep. 29, 2014 | Science Luncheon Series

    Memory control: consequences and mechanisms of directed forgetting in working memory

    Sara Festini, Ph.D.

    Univ. of Texas at Dallas - Center for Vital Longevity


  • Oct. 06, 2014 | Science Luncheon Series

    Exploring the foundations of computing through embodied cognition

    Paul Fishwick, Ph.D.

    Univ. of Texas at Dallas - Arts and Technology


  • Oct. 13, 2014 | Science Luncheon Series

    Sleep, memory and aging

    Michael K. Scullin, Ph.D.

    Baylor University


  • Oct. 20, 2014 | Science Luncheon Series

    Now you see them, now you don’t: Age differences in the accuracy of episodic feeling-of-knowing

    Christopher K. Hertzog, Ph.D.

    Geogia Tech


  • Oct. 27, 2014 | Science Luncheon Series

    STAC-R: A revision of the Scaffolding Theory of Aging and Cognition

    Denise C. Park, Ph.D.

    Univ. of Texas at Dallas - Center for Vital Longevity


  • Nov. 03, 2014 | Science Luncheon Series

    Dementia prevention and longevity

    Diana Kerwin, M.D.

    Texas Alzheimer’s and Memory Disorders


  • Nov. 06, 2014 | Science Luncheon Series

    Brain dynamics underlying cognitive development through adolescence

    Beatriz Luna, Ph.D.

    Univ. of Pittsburgh


  • Dec. 01, 2014 | Science Luncheon Series

    Imaging of the medial temporal lobe in healthy and pathological aging

    Zhuang Song, Ph.D.

    Univ. of Texas at Dallas - Center for Vital Longevity


  • Dec. 08, 2014 | Science Luncheon Series

    The role of pathological personality traits in roommate relationship development

    Rob Ackerman, Ph.D.

    Univ. of Texas at Dallas - School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences