Year: 2018

Jacobs in Cognitive Brown Bag Weds. Oct. 10

The cognitive brown bag speaker this week will be Cassandra Jacobs, of UC Davis (https://cljacobs.net/) on “What memory for phrases can tell us about memory and phrases” (abstract below).  As usual, the talk will be on Wednesday, 12:00-1:15, Tobin 521B. All

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UMass Week of Memory and Forgetting Oct 29 – Nov 2, 2018

From https://blogs.umass.edu/ions/event/umass-week-of-memory-and-forgetting/ This is a week of events relating memory and forgetting from a variety of perspectives. It shows how memory is both an individual and a societal feature. The Week of Memory and Forgetting is a collaboration between The Initiative

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UMass Linguistics hiring in Psycholinguistics

Please share this job posting widely! Note that the Department of Linguistics hopes to find someone who: …can engage with the development of the Cognitive Science Institute, a broad, interdisciplinary group focused on fostering Cognitive Science research across the UMass

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Zhu in MLFL Thurs. Oct. 4 at 11:45

who: Jun-Yan Zhu, MIT when: October 4th, 11:45 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. where: Computer Science Building, Room 150/151 food: Athena’s Pizza Learning To Generate Images Abstract: Deep learning has revolutionized the field of visual recognition. Since 2012, we witnessed an

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Juhasz in cognitive bag lunch Weds. 10/3 at noon

Barb Juhasz (Wesleyan) will present “Using eye movements to explore how experience with words in childhood impacts word recognition during college.” in the cognitive bag lunch in Tobin 521B, 12:00-1:25. An abstract follows. All are welcome! Abstract. The age at which

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Open Mind: a new open access journal in Cognitive Science

From https://www.mitpressjournals.org/loi/opmi: Open Mind provides a new venue for the highest quality, most innovative work in cognitive science, offering affordable open access publishing, concise and accessible articles, and quick turnaround times for authors. The journal covers the broad array of content

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Alrenga in Linguistics colloquium Fri. 9/28 at 3:30

Peter Alrenga (UMass) will present a Linguistics colloquium at 3:30 in ILC N400. A reception will follow. All are welcome! Title: Implicature Suspension and Ignorance:  When Redundancy Isn’t Enough Abstract. According to the classical neo-Gricean view,  scalar upper-bounding inferences such

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Rogers in machine learning and friends Thurs. 27th at 11:45

who: Anna Rogers (UMass Lowell) when: September 27th, 11:45 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. where: Computer Science Building, Room 150/151 food: Athena’s Pizza What’s In Your Embedding And How It Predicts Task Performance Abstract: Word embeddings are the most widely used

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Myers in cognitive brown bag Weds. at noon

This week’s cognitive brown bag (Wednesday 12/26, 12:00-1:25, Tobin 521B) will be delivered by Ethan Myers of Hampshire College.  Title and abstract are below. https://www.hampshire.edu/faculty/ethan-meyers Title:    Decoding the neural algorithms that underlie behavior In order to understand how the brain

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Position in Cognitive Science of Language at University of Toronto

The Department of Linguistics and University College in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invite applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of the Cognitive Science of Language. The appointment will be

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