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Department of Psychiatry

Department of Psychology
 

DPRG Seminar Schedule

Fall 2009


 

 

All seminars are on Tuesdays from 10:00-11:45 AM at The Children's Hospital, Gary Pavilion, in the Denver Room. Prior to each seminar there is a "coffee hour" from 9:30 - 10:00 AM.

 

SEPTEMBER 8

Robert L. Spencer, PhD, Professor, CU, Boulder

Neurobiology of Stress Adaptation: A Top-Down Perspective

PDF - Repeated Ferret Odor Exposure Induces Different Temporal Patterns of Same-Stressor Habituation and Novel-Stressor Sensitization in Both Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis Activity and Forebrain c-fos Expression in the Rat

 

SEPTEMBER 22

Robin Gabriels, PsyD, Assistant Professor, Children’s Hospital

Measuring the Effects of Therapeutic Horseback Riding in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

PDF - The Effect of Therapeutic Horseback Riding on Social Functioning in Children with Autism

 

OCTOBER 13

ANNUAL MEETING

 

OCTOBER 27

Angela Friend, PhD, UCD Postdoctoral Fellow

G X E Interaction and Environmental Remediation on Reading Disabilities in Twin Data from Brazil (K99 proposal)

PDF - Heritability of High Reading Ability and its Interaction with Parental Education

 

Lisa Badanes, PhD, UCD Postdoctoral Fellow

Understanding Preschool Depression: A Multi-Method Approach

PDF - An Observational Analysis of Behavior in Depressed Preschoolers: Further Validation of Early-Onset Depression


NOVEMBER 10

Patti Davies, PhD, Associate Professor, CSU 
Bill Gavin, PhD, Associate Professor
, CSU

Electrophysiological Measures of Sensory Processing in Children with Sensory Processing Disorders and Autism

PDF - Validating the Diagnosis of Sensory Processing Disorders Using EEG Technology

 

DECEMBER 8

Christie McGee, UCD Postdoctoral Fellow

Prenatal alcohol exposure and child maltreatment: Toward a better understanding of environmental influences on outcomes

 

Joseph Dagher, UCD Postdoctoral Fellow

Advances in acquisition and analysis methods for fMR