Month: March 2017

Farbood on music and speech processing in Music Fri. 3/31 2:30

Talk postponed until fall Mary Farbood of NYU will present a talk in room 272 of the Fine Arts Center’s music wing at 2:30 of Friday March 31. A title and abstract follow. Title: The temporal dynamics of music versus

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C. Randy Gallistel 5 Colleges CogSci Speaker Weds. 4/19 at noon

Charles Randy Gallistel, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Rutgers University, will be the 5 Colleges Cognitive Science Speaker this year, in a talk co-sponsored by the Initiative in Cognitive Science. He will present “It’s the neuron! How the brain

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Chang in Cognitive Bag Lunch Weds. 3/29 at noon

Junha Chang (UMass) will present in the Cognitive Bag Lunch Wednesday, March 29 at 12pm in Tobin 521B. All are welcome! Title and abstract follow. Title: Search guidance can be adjusted by experience with search discriminability Abstract: Several recent studies

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Computational Linguistics Community meeting Fri. 3/24 at 10 am

From Gaja Jarosz: The next meeting of CLC will take place at Psycholinguistics Workshop this Friday, March 24 (10am, ILC N400), and the theme for our discussion will be “Computational Arguments for Abstract Linguistic Structure”. We have selected two papers

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McKenzie Linguistics Colloquium on Fri. 3/24 at 3:30

Andrew McKenzie (2012 UMass PhD) will give the Department Colloquium on March 24 at 3:30 in ILC N400. The title of Andrew’s talk is: Sources of intensionality in Kiowa noun incorporation and English synthetic compounds. Here is the abstract for

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Moorman on Neural Coding in MLFL Thursday 3/23 at noon

who: David Moorman, UMass Amherst when: noon, Thursday, March 23 where: Computer Science Building Rm 150 food: Antonio’s pizza generous sponsor: ORACLE LABS Making Sense Of Neuron Ensembles: Advances And Issues In Neural Coding Abstract: The brain contains approximately 80

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Hopper on memory in Cognitive Bag Lunch Weds. 3/8 at noon

On March 8, Will Hopper (UMass) will give the next Cognitive Bag Lunch presentation at 12pm in Tobin 521B. All are welcome! Title: Convergent Retrieval Learning: An Account of the Testing Effect Abstract: Studies contrasting the effect of restudy and

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