Events / MindCORE Seminar: Catherine Hartley

MindCORE Seminar: Catherine Hartley

February 1, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

SAIL Room, 425 S. University Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104

111 Levin Building

Catherine Hartley

Department of Psychology

NYU

 

Developmental tuning of action selection

 

Computational reinforcement learning models provide a framework for understanding how individuals can evaluate which actions are beneficial and which are best avoided. To date, these models have primarily been leveraged to understand learning and decision-making in adults. In this talk, I will present studies characterizing developmental changes, from childhood to adulthood, in the cognitive representations and computations engaged to evaluate and select actions. I will discuss how these changes may optimize behavior for an individual’s developmental stage and unique life experiences.

 

The talk will begin at 12:00pm. A pizza lunch will be served at 11:45am.

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