Jesse Goldberg Department of Neurobiology & Behavior Cornell University Male songbirds turn off their self-evaluation systems when they sing to females Attending to mistakes while practicing alone provides opportunities for learning1, 2, but self-evaluation during audience-directed performance could distract from ongoing execution3. It remains unknown how animals switch between practice and performance modes, […]
Andrea Beltrama MindCORE Fellow University of Pennsylvania When is the food simply delicious? Tackling the puzzle of emphatic exclusives When occurring next to predicates located at the extreme of a scale, exclusive modifiers such as “just” and “simply” contribute an emphatic effect, intensifying the meaning of the utterance. I will refer to these […]
Kant and German Idealism: A Conference in Honor of Rolf-Peter Horstmann Oct. 4: 2pm – 7pm Oct. 5: 9:30am – 4:30pm Click here for more information, including the full Program schedule.
Topi Miettinen Professor, Hanken School of Economics Exploration in Teams and the Encouragement Effect: Theory and Experimental Evidence This paper analyzes a two-person, two-stage model of sequential exploration, where both information and payoff externalities exist, and tests the derived hypotheses in the laboratory. We theoretically show that evenwhen agents are self-interested and perfectly […]
Devin Singh Associate Professor of Religion, Dartmouth College Visiting Scholar, Center for the Study of Religion, Princeton University Debt, Guilt, and the Foundations of Law This lecture explores the blurring of economic, moral, and legal categories that takes place through the longstanding association among debt, guilt, and law. Questioning why so often to […]