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Koleen McCrink Department of Psychology Barnard College   Spatial Biases in Childhood   The ability to spatially organize information is an implicit and important part of our daily experience, as it boosts encoding and recall of a scene. Lateralized spatial associations, in which initial information is assigned to the left side of space, and final […]

Josh Tenenbaum Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences MIT   On what you can’t learn from (merely) all the data in the world, and what else is needed   Recent successes with recurrent neural networks and other big-data techniques in AI applications raise the question of whether similar approaches might explain human language acquisition. How […]

Konrad Kording, Penn PIK Professor in Bioengineering and Neuroscience, will present his popular paper Ten simple rules for structuring papers, written with Brett Mensh. Post-docs, grad students, and others engaged in scientific writing welcome.   This talk will be held in the SAIL Room, 111 Levin Building (425 University Ave.), and will be followed by […]

SCIPS Workshop: Finding A Post-Doc

February 19, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The mission of SCIPS is to support and enhance the professional development of trainees in psychological sciences, and in related disciplines in the neural and behavioral sciences. Trainees have the opportunity to ask questions of rotating panels of student, post-doc, and faculty experts. February’s topic is: Finding A Post-Doc.   Come hungry! We will have […]

Tim Gentner Department of Psychology University of California, San Diego   Natural Acoustic Signals and their Neural Representation   Acoustic communication signals underlie a wide range of perceptual and cognitive behaviors, and typically drive strong, selective neuronal responses in higher cortical regions. As such, they provide attractive targets for studying the neural mechanisms of real-world […]

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