Month: October 2015

Wynn in Developmental Colloq, Thurs 10/29 at 12:45

Karen Wynn of Yale University will present “The Discriminating Infant: Early social judgments and the roots of good & evil” in the Developmental Science Colloquium Thursday 10/29 from 12:45-1:45 in Tobin 423. All are welcome!

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Shakhnarovich in CS Thurs. 10/29

Greg Shakhnarovich of the University of Chicago will present “Zoom-out Features For Image Understanding” in the Machine Learning and Friends lunch Thursday Oct. 29 at 1 pm (arrive at 12:45 for pizza). An abstract follows. I will describe a novel

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Agreement Workshop starts Thursday 10/29 at 9 am

The Agreement Workshop begins this Thursday at 9 am in ILC with a talk from Brian Dillon of UMass Linguistics. The full program, which lasts all day Thursday and Friday and features a wide range of experimental and theoretical research

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Jim Magnuson talk canceled

Jim Magnuson’s talk in Psychology, originally scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday Oct. 28th, has been cancelled. The Cognitive Brown Bag will resume next Wednesday Nov. 4th with a talk from Dave Huber.

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Halpert in Linguistics Fri. 10/23 at 3:30

Claire Halpert of the University of Minnesota will give a talk on Friday, Oct. 23, in ILC N400 at 3:30. (The title and abstract follow.) Escape clause In this talk, I investigate the syntactic properties of clausal arguments, looking in particular

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De Villiers in Linguistics, Fri. 10/23 at noon

The Language Acquisition Research Center  will meet this Friday, Oct. 23, at noon in ILC N451 to hear Jill de Villiers of Smith College present: “How to make a child language assessment in a language with no history of assessments

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Potter in Cognitive Brown Bag Weds. 10/21 at noon

Mary C. Potter, Professor of Psychology Emerita in the MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences will present “Detecting picture meaning in extreme conditions” in the Cognitive Brown Bag Wednesday at noon in Tobin 521B. An abstract follows. Abstract. Potter, Wyble, Hagmann,

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Freeman CS Distinguished Lecture, Weds. 10/21 at 4 pm

Bill Freeman of MIT will present “A Big World of Tiny Motions” in the Distinguished Lecture series, Wednesday, October 21, 2015 Computer Science Building, Room 151 from 4:00pm to 5:00pm. A reception will be held in the Atrium at 3:40 pm. Abstract. We have developed

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Cognitive Science Grant Writing Group?

Could the Cognitive Science Initiative help you to get (more) external funding? Would bi-monthly meetings with your colleagues over lunch help you to meet grant deadlines? Would you like assistance finding successful grant writers to provide comments on your proposals?

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Mahadevan Spring 2016 Course: Building a Deep Mind in the 21st century

Sridhar Mahadevan of Computer Science will be offering a graduate seminar in Artificial Intelligence this spring. SPRING 2016: COMPSCI 791DM.: Building a Deep Mind in the 21st century Many cognitive abilities once solely the province of biological systems are now

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