Month: April 2015

Tvica in Linguistics Thurs. 4/30, at 12:20

Seid Tvica, (University of Amsterdam) will give a talk this Thursday, April 30, at 12:20 in ILC: N451. A title and abstract follows. Rich Agreement Hypothesis beyond Indo-European It is well-established in the literature that many Germanic and Romance languages

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First-year cognitive students at Cognitive Brown Bag, Weds. 4/29 at noon

The first-year graduate students in the cognitive division (Junha Chang, Qiuli Ma, and Merika Wilson) will be presenting their first year projects in the Cognitive Brown Bag series in Tobin 521B at noon Wednesday, April 29. Everyone is welcome. Junha’s talk: Does the

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Duchaine at NSB Seminar Series, Weds. 4/29 at 4 p.m.

Brad Duchaine (Dartmouth College, Psychological and Brain Sciences) will be presenting Investigating Social Perception via Prosopagnosia in the NSB Seminar Series in 222 Morrill II at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 29. Everyone is welcome. His lab uses neuropsychology, psychophysics, neuroimaging, twin studies, and TMS to explore the

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Xiang in Linguistics, Wednesday 4/22 at 5:30 pm

Ming Xiang (University of Chicago)  will talk on  “The memory structure of covert dependencies” on Wednesday, April 22, at 5:30 in N400. An abstract of her talk follows. While modeling the cross-linguistic structural variation, linguistic analysis often postulates abstract “covert” representations

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Schwarzschild in Linguistics, Fri. 4/24 at 3:30pm

Roger Schwarzschild of MIT will be giving a talk in the Linguistics department titled “The Paradox of Mass Plurals” this Friday, 24 April at 3:30pm in ILC N400. Abstract follows. All are welcome. “The Paradox of Mass Plurals” The nouns used

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Kaufmann in Linguistics, Tues. 4/21 at 4:00pm

Magdalena Kaufmann of UConn will be giving a talk in the Linguistics department titled “Embedded imperatives: venturing into the cross-linguistic picture” on Tuesday 21 April at 4:00pm in ILC N400. Abstract follows. All are welcome. Embedded imperatives: venturing into the

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Platt at Machine Learning and Friends Lunch, Thurs. 4/23 at 12:00pm

Rob Platt of Northeastern University will be speaking at the Machine Learning and Friends Lunch this Thursday, 23 April at 12:00pm in CS 150. All are welcome.

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Keil at Five College Cognitive Science Speaker series, Thurs. 4/23 at 1 p.m.

Frank Keil (Yale University) will be presenting The Growth of Explanatory Insight: Causal Understanding and the Outsourced Mind as part of the Five College Cognitive Science Speaker series in Tobin 423 at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 23. Everyone is welcome – the abstract is below. Abstract: Despite

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Zobel at Cognitive Brown Bag, Weds. 4/15 at noon

Ben Zobel (PhD Candidate in PBS) will be presenting A neurobehavioral test of discrete-state and continuous recognition memory models in the Cognitive Brown Bag series in Tobin 521B at noon Wednesday, April 15. Everyone is welcome – the abstract is below. Abstract: Behavioral

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Listgarten at Machine Learning and Friends Lunch, Thurs. 4/16 at 12:00pm

Jennifer Listgarten of Microsoft Research will give a talk titled “Methods for Genome and Epigenome-Wide Association Studies” at the Machine Learning and Friends Lunch this Thursday, 16 April at 12:00pm in CS150. Abstract follows. All are welcome. “Methods for Genome

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