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 not only to hear about exciting new research, but also to meet fellow cognitive scientists from across the campus, and discuss the further growth of CogSci at UMass.
2:30 Rosie Cowell, Cognitive Division, Psychological and Brain Sciences
3:00 Meghan Armstrong-Abrami, Hispanic Linguistics, Languages, Literatures and Cultures
3:30 Florence Sullivan, Education.
|Mothers' use of F0 after the first year of life in American English and Peninsular Spanish||Alba Arias, Eduardo Garca, Isaac McAlister, Covadonga Snchez & Meghan Armstrong||Spanish and Portuguese, LLC|
|The acquisition of recursive locative prepositional phrases and relative clauses in child English||Roeper T., Sevcenco, A., & Pearson, B. Z.||Linguistics|
|Syntactic and prosodic marking of focus in American English and Peninsular Spanish||Covadonga Snchez-Alvarado||Spanish and Portuguese, LLC|
|Learning to Identify Speakers from Kinematic Information||Alexandra Jesse and Michael Bartoli||Psychological and Brain Sciences|
|Attention Modulates Cross-Modal Retuning of Phonetic Categories to Speakers||David Kajander, Elina Kaplan and Alexandra Jesse||Psychological and Brain Sciences|
|Localized representations contain distributed information: insight from simulations of deep convolutional neural networks||Nicholas Blauch, Elissa Aminoff and Michael Tarr||BDIC (NB), Psychology (Fordham University; EA), Psychology (Carnegie Mellon University; MT), Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition (NB, EA, MT)|
|Linguistic Pressure and Dialect Change: Dominicans in Madrid||Fiona Dixon||Spanish and Portuguese, LLC|
|A visualiation technique for Bayesian reasoning||Cara Bosco, Andrew Cohen, Jake Nadler, Jeff Starns||Psychological and Brain Sciences|
|Ambiguity Resolution in Relative Clauses: Prosodic vs. Contextual Information in L2 Spanish||Eduardo Garca-Fernndez||Spanish and Portuguese, LLC|