Time and Location

April 12, 2017, 11am – 2pm
Stewart Biology, s3/4

The 2017 Cognitive Science Undergraduate Research Presentation Day will take place on April 12, 2017. Students currently enrolled in a COGS research course will be giving poster presentations of their work. There will be a pizza lunch for participants and attendees, and prizes for the best presentations, as determined by a panel of judges!

Information on the previous edition of this presentation day can be found here.

We are delighted to have the following invited talks given by faculty members working in cognitive science.

Ross Otto

Department of Psychology, McGill University
Using "Big Data" to understand real-world risk-taking

Francisco Torreira

Department of Linguistics, McGill University
The time course of language production in conversational turn-taking

Schedule Overview

11:00am – 11:30am Invited Talk: Dr. Francisco Torreira
The time course of language production in conversational turn-taking
11:30am – 1:30pm Student Poster Session
  Session A: 11:30am – 12:30pm
  Session B: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Pizza lunch at 12:30pm
1:30pm – 2:00pm Invited Talk: Dr. Ross Otto
Using "Big Data" to understand real-world risk-taking
2:00pm Poster Awards

Student Presenters

The student presenters and their projects are listed below. Student presenters, please carefully note your poster number and session! You are asked to set up your poster at the indicated position according to your poster number, and to be present at your poster during your session. Session A takes place from 11:30am to 12:30pm. Session B takes place from 12:30pm to 1:30pm.

Presenter Project Title Supervisor Poster # Session
Manon Rouanet Suicidality, Current Mood & Personality Factors in Bipolar Disorder Dr. Outi Mantere 2 B
Victoria Poulton Investigating the effects of lexical frequency and executive function on word recognition in older adults Dr. Meghan Clayards 3 A
Olivia Larson Get Real! From Group Interactions to Gaze Following Dr. Jelena Ristic 4 B
Jackie Brown Can't take my eyes off of you Dr. Jelena Ristic 5 A
Colin Fisher Deactivation of the fronto-parietal network during interictal discharges of patients with posterior quadrant periventricular nodular heterotopia Dr. Jean Gotman 6 B
Dominique Danco Countering ethnocentric dominance with adaptive variations of humanitarianism Dr. Thomas Shultz 7 A
Yi Yang Teoh Combining attention networks increases visual awareness Dr. Amir Raz 9 A
Rebecca Kahn Precognitive dreams as embodied preparation for social interactions Dr. Ian Gold 10 B
Caroline Esmonde-White Comparison of Transcriptome Profiles of Adult Human Oligodendrocyte Progenitor (A2B5+) Cells and Mature Oligodendrocytes Dr. Jack Antel 11 A
Olivia Leone Interhemispheric Interaction in the Posterior Parietal Cortex and its Functional Connectivity with M1: A Pilot Study Dr. Caroline Paquette 12 B
Maddie Gregory The Influence of Age on Cognitive Impairment in Multiple Sclerosis Dr. Lisa Koski 13 A
General Chair: Meghan Clayards
Organizing Members: Chair of CogSci Committee: Joelle Pineau