Month: January 2017

Computational Linguistics Community Meeting Schedule Announced

We’re excited to announce the tentative schedule for the Computational Linguistics Community (CLC; pronounced ‘click’) meetings for this semester. Please note that the meetings will rotate around existing lab and reading group slots so note the day and time changes. Updates

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Wilson on Recognition Memory in Cognitive bag lunch Weds. Feb. 1 at noon

Merika Wilson (UMass) will present in the Cognitive Bag Lunch Wednesday, Feb. 1 at 12pm in Tobin 521B. All are welcome! Title and abstract follow. Recognition Memory Shielded from Perceptual but not Semantic Interference in Natural Aging In the Deese–Roediger–McDermott

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UMass CogSci Workshop this Friday at 2:30!

The 3rd annual UMass Cognitive Science Workshop will take place from 2:30 – 5 on Friday Feb. 3rd, 2017 in ILC N400. Talks by Rosie Cowell, Meghan Armstrong-Abrami, and Florence Sullivan will be followed by a poster session and reception. This is a chance

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Thomas on Safe Machine Learning in Data Science Weds. Jan. 31 at 4 p.m.

What: DS Seminar Date: January 31, 2017 Time: 4:00 – 5:00 P.M. Location: Computer Science Building, Room 151 A reception will be held at 3:40 P.M. in the atrium outside the presentation room. Philip Thomas Carnegie Mellon University Safe Machine

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Special talk by Psyche Loui Friday Feb. 3 at 1:15

The Department of Music and the Cognitive Science Initiative are jointly sponsoring a visit by Psyche Loui of Wesleyan University, who will speak on “Emotion and Creativity in the Musical Brain” in ILC N400 from 1:15 to 2:15 on Friday

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Invitation to seminars for the developmental science faculty candidates

The job talks in the developmental division of Psychological and Brain Sciences begin this Thursday January 26th. They are all listed below, and may well be of interest to members of the Cognitive Science community. All are welcome to the

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Cognitive brown bag schedule released

The schedule for this semester’s Cognitive Brown Bag has just been released; Talks take place Wednesday Tobin 521B at 12:00. The talk on April 19th by Randy Gallistel will be in a location to be announced (it’s the 5 Colleges

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Patel at Mount Holyoke Thurs. Feb. 2nd at 4:15

Ani Patel of Tufts University will be giving the 2017 Hastorf Lecture at Mount Holyoke on Thursday, February 2nd at 4:15 in the Hooker Auditorium. Professor Patel is a world-renowned expert on music cognition and the relationship between music and

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Reminder: CogSci Workshop Feb. 3rd, Poster deadline Jan. 27th

The 3rd annual UMass Cognitive Science Workshop will take place from 2:30 – 5 on Friday Feb. 3rd, 2017 in ILC N400. Talks by Rosie Cowell, Meghan Armstrong-Abrami, and Florence Sullivan will be followed by a poster session and reception. If you

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Campus visits in Communication Disorders

The cognitive science community is warmly encouraged to attend the following upcoming talks by candidates for positions in Communication Disorders. Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Jennifer Mack, Ph.D., Research Associate, Northwestern University 8:45 AM Arnold House Conference Room 113 Title: Understanding the neurocognitive

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