Gregory Corder Department of Psychiatry University of Pennsylvania Pain in the Brain or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Inanimate Objects Our conscious experiences of pain and pleasure share many similar qualities: both narrow one’s range of focus, prioritize attention, occupy mental capacity and make it difficult to think about anything […]
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Bill Haddican Department of Linguistics CUNY Queens College Title and abstract forthcoming
Bill Haddican Department of Linguistics CUNY Aspects of change in New York City English short-a This talk focuses on change in the “short-a system” of New York City English (NYCE)— the set of phonological conditions on vowel quality in words like bag, hat and bang. A growing body of production results suggest that […]
Paul Frick Department of Psychology Louisiana State University What makes some youth aggressive and violent and what can we do about it? Refreshments will be served after the seminar.
Kristopher Smith, PhD Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Psychology/Social Behavioral Science Initiative University of Pennsylvania How exposure to other cultures is changing Hadza cooperation Human cooperation differs in scope and scale from other animals. Whereas cooperation in nonhuman animals is restricted to kin and reciprocal relationships, humans cooperate in large groups and with anonymous […]