Lab Meeting Schedule


For the May-Aug 2022 term, lab meeting take place bi-weekly, on Thursdays at 11:00 am.

August 25, 2022

Topic: Data Analysis Using R

Presenter: Deea Dev and Alessandra Te

Type: Tutorial

August 11, 2022

Topic: PsychoPy and Pavlovia

Presenter: Deea Dev and Alessandra Te

Type: Tutorial

June 16, 2022

Topic: TBD

Presenter: Chantelle Cocquyt

Type: Article

July 21, 2022

Topic: TBD

Presenter: Omran Safi

Type: Article

June 30, 2022

Topic: Notion Tutorial

Presenter: Omran Safi

Type: Tutorial

June 16, 2022

Topic: Thesis Proposal

Presenter: Victoria Wardell

Type: Practice Presentation

May 19, 2022

Topic: Laboratory Models of PTSD

Presenter: Isabel Wilson

Type: Article




For the Jan-Apr 2022 term (term 2), lab meeting take place bi-weekly, on Fridays at 11:00 am.

May 6, 2022

Topic: Repeated Events

Presenter: Oliver Bontkes

Type: Group Discussion – New Study Ideas


April 22, 2022

Topic: Updates and General Lab Business

Presenter: Daniela Palombo

Type: General


April 1, 2022

Topic: The Effects of Emotion and Conceptual Relatedness on Memory for Neutral Events

Presenter: Chantelle Cocquyt

Type: Conference Practice (CNS)


March 18, 2022

Presentation Topic: Investigating the Effects of Emotion on Temporal Duration Memory Using Naturalistic Virtual Reality

Discussion Topic: Indigenous Health Care (continued)

Presenter: Omran Safi and Kiran Dogra

Type: Conference Practice (SAS) and Group Discussion


February 18, 2022

Topic: Knowledge Translation, EDI

Presenter: Deea Dev, Oliver Bontkes, Kiran Dogra

Type: Presentation


February 4, 2022

Topic: Welcome back!

Type: General


For the Sept-Dec 2021 term (term 1), lab meeting take place bi-weekly, on Mondays at 10:00 am.


November 29, 2021

Topic: A naturalistic paradigm to investigate postencoding neural activation patterns in relation to subsequent voluntary and intrusive recall of distressing events

Presenter: Chantelle Cocquyt 

Type: Article

(also, a tutorial (Notion) by Omran Safi)


November 15, 2021

Topic: Group activity (experimental design) 

Presenter: DP


November 1, 2021

Topic: Differential effects of poor recall and memory disjointedness on trauma symptoms

Presenter: Deea Dev

Type: Article


October 18, 2021

Topic: 

Does emotional or repeated misinformation increase memory
distortion for a trauma analogue event?

Presenter: Kiran Dogra 

Type: Article 


July 28th, 2021

Topic: Introduction to EDI (Equity, Diversity, Inclusion)

Type: Group Discussion


July 14th, 2021

Topic: Exploring how individual differences in sleep neurophysiology relate to episodic memory retrieval for a real-world event

Presenter: Stephanie Simpson

Type: Talk


June 16th, 2021

Topic: A view from another lens: Exploring the misinformation effect in virtual reality

Presenter: Kiran Dogra

Type: Honour’s thesis presentation 


June 2nd, 2021

Topic: Enhanced reinstatement of naturalistic event memories due to hippocampal-network-targeted stimulation

Presenter: Omran


May 26th, 2021

May 26th, 2021

Topic: Inner visions of the mind’s eye: The role of visual imagery in episodic simulation

Presenter: Alexei Dawes


April 21st, 2021
Topic: TBA

Presenter: Annick Tanguay

Type: Talk 


March 31st, 2021
Topic: How emotionally valenced EFT influences delay discounting
Presenter: Braedon
Type: Thesis Presentation


March 10th, 2021
Topic: The transfer of negative valence in episodic memory
Presenter: Young Ji
Type: Conference Practice (MURC)


February 24th, 2021
Topic: EAB and ABC Team Update
Presenters: Victoria and Taylyn
Type: Research Presentation


October 16, 2020
Topic: Gender in Researh
Presenters: Leor Elizur
Type: Article


September 28, 2020
Topic: Data Blitz
Presenters: Lauri Gurguryan, graduate student in Dr. Signy Sheldon’s lab, McGill
Type: Research Presentation


September 21, 2020
Topic: Data Blitz
Presenters: Aubrey, Mónica, and Katie, graduate students in Dr. Matthew Grilli’s lab, University of Arizona
Type: Research Presentation


August 31, 2020
Topic: Open Data
Presenters: Christopher Madan, PhD, University of Nottingham
Type: Research Presentation


August 26, 2020
Topic: Collective Imagination 
Presenters: Zoe Fowler, graduate student in Dr. Brendan Gaesser’s lab, SUNY Albany 
Type: Research Presentation 


August 19, 2020
Topic: Temporal Distance
Presenters: Kate Checknita
Type: Research Presentation


August 5, 2020
Topic: Emo Memory for a Video / Emo Context Shift 
Presenters: Young Ji Tuen, Alessandra Te
Type: Data


July 22, 2020
Topic: Intro and data viz in R 
Presenters: Victoria Wardell, Chantelle Cocquyt 
Type: Tutorial 


July 8th, 2020
Topic: Applying to graduate school / dealing with brain drain and imposter syndrome 
Presenters: Aria Petrucci, Chantelle Cocquyt, Will Orwig, Leor Elizur 
Type: General


June 17, 2020
Topic: Modulation of hippocampal brain networks produces changes in episodic simulation and divergent thinking (Thakral et al., 2020)
Presenter: Hayley Carolan 
Type: Article