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F802 Winter 2020 Psychology Potpourri

Course number : F802 Winter 2020   
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F802 Winter 2020 Psychology Potpourri
Thursdays, 11:50–1:15, Jan. 30–Feb. 20 (no class Feb. 6, rescheduled for Friday, Feb. 7, 11:50 am))
Coordinator: Catherine Weir
  • Jan. 30: Time and Rhythm Across Our Lifetime. Dr. Martin Wiener. Research in cognitive and behavioral neuroscience.
  • RESCHEDULED SESSION Friday, Feb. 7, 11:50 am: The Effects of Childhood Trauma into Adulthood. Dr. Justin Ramsdell, PsyD. Research in psychology of criminal behavior and victim experiences.
  • Feb. 13: The Excellence Gap: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Advanced Course Taking in Middle and High School. Dr. Adam Winsler, PhD and Courtney Ricciardi. Research in applied developmental psychology.
  • Feb. 20: Understanding Alzheimer's Disease: Causes, Consequences, and Prevention. Dr. Jane Flinn, PhD. Research in cognitive and behavioral neuroscience.
Dr. Martin Wiener is assistant professor in the departments of Psychology and Bioengineering at George Mason University. He has a PhD in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Justin Ramsdell is assistant professor of psychology, George Mason University and a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Maryland. He also works as a forensic psychologist, serving as an expert witness consultant and also as a trainer for federal and local government law enforcement agencies and local police crisis intervention teams.
Dr. Adam Winsler is professor of applied developmental psychology at Mason. His research interests include early childhood education, bilingualism, private speech, self-regulation, the effects of the arts on child development, and the academic trajectories of low-income, urban children of color.
Courtney Ricciardi is a fourth-year PhD student in applied developmental psychology at Mason, working with Winsler. Her research interests involve academic outcomes in at-risk populations, specifically the influence of early factors like school readiness and neighborhood effects on later outcomes, such as educational achievement and advanced course selection.
Dr. Jane Flinn is an associate professor of psychology at Mason whose research focuses on brain changes in Alzheimer's disease. She has a PhD in psychology from The George Washington University and a PhD in physics from The Catholic University of America.

Class Details

4 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Thu.  

Location : Tallwood Campus Location : 
  Tallwood Campus.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Courtney Ricciardi  2.Martin Wiener  3.Justin Ramsdell  4.Jane Flinn   
 5.Adam Winsler  6.Catherine Weir 

Class Fee: 


Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 02/06/2020)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/30/2020 - 2/20/2020 Weekly - Thu 11:50 AM - 1:15 PM Fairfax, Tallwood Campus  Map, Room: TA-1 and TA-2 Catherine Weir  ; Adam Winsler  ; Jane Flinn  ; Martin Wiener  ; Courtney Ricciardi 
2/7/2020 Fri 11:50 AM - 1:15 PM Fairfax, Tallwood Campus  Map, Room: TA-1 and TA-2 Justin Ramsdell 

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