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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 […]