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MIRA-Open Seminar: Megan Peters

February 24, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Megan Peters Assistant Professor of Neuroscience UC Riverside / UC Irvine   Computational Approaches to Studying Qualia   Few people tackle the neural or computational basis of qualitative experience (Frith 2019).  Why?  One major reason is that science and philosophy have both struggled to propose how we might even begin to start studying it.  I […]

CNI Seminar: Takahiro Doi

February 25, 2020
12:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Takahiro Doi Burge Lab University of Pennsylvania   Suboptimal visual averaging reveals compulsory nonlinear mechanisms in human vision   How humans integrate ambiguous and conflicting signals has been a focus of perception and decision-making research for decades. Identifying the source of suboptimality can reveal the information integration strategy used by the nervous system to solve […]

Delphine Dahan Department of Psychology University of Pennsylvania   Coordinating meaning and understanding as a collaborative process   People use language to accomplish things together. To succeed, they must coordinate their actions at multiple levels, including what the speaker means when producing their utterance and what their addressee takes them to mean. According to Clark […]