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T&C Chen Center for Social and Decision Neuroscience Symposium

Friday, April 26, 2019
11:00am to 3:30pm
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Baxter B125
New Frontiers in the Study of Fear


11:00 - 11:45 a.m.
"The Place of Fear in the Organization of Defensive Behavior"
Michael Fanselow, Professor, Department of Psychology, UCLA

11:45 - 12:15 p.m.
5-Minute Flash Talks (2 minute questions)
- Song Qi, Graduate Student, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech
- Tanaz Molapour, Postdoctoral Scholar in Computational Affective Neuroscience, Caltech
- Ann Kennedy, Postdoctoral Scholar in Biology & Biological Engineering, Caltech

12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Lunch break [Note: lunch will not be provided]

2:00 - 2:45 p.m.
"The Psychological Construction of Fear"
Kristen A. Lindquist, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina

2:45 - 3:30 p.m.
"Translating Fear: From Cells to Communities"
Kerry Ressler, Professor, Department of Psychology, Harvard Medical School

3:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Dean Mobbs, Assistant Professor, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Caltech

4:00 p.m.
Chen Social
Drinks and snacks will be served on the Baxter North Patio. The patio can be accessed from the basement of Baxter or by the outside stairs on the north east side of the building.

Pre-registration for the symposium is now closed due to limited capacity. If you are still interested in attending, please contact Mary Martin by phone at 626-395-4571 or by email at [email protected].