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ILST seminar: John Trueswell

February 23, 2024
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

John Trueswell Department of Psychology University of Pennsylvania   The process of acquiring word meanings: How making rapid interpretive commitments shapes word learning in children and adults   When it comes to interpreting speech, everyone seems to have a one-track mind. Listeners strive to pinpoint a single intended meaning of each utterance, even in the […]

We will also stream this seminar via Zoom. For the link, please contact us: pennmindcore@sas.upenn.edu   Tobias Donner Dept of Neurophysiology and Pathophysiology University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf   Flexible Behavior through Adaptive Brain Network Dynamics   Cognitive behavior rapidly adapts to changing environmental contexts. This flexibility distinguishes cognitive behavior from reflexes. I propose that this flexibility […]

Dorota Skowronska-Krawczyk Department of Physiology & Biophysics Department of Ophthalmology University of California, Irvine   Role of aging in shaping cell structure and function   Biological age is one of the most relevant clinical traits in predicting disease risk, as well as mental and physical performance decline, including the loss of vision. The molecular link […]

Penn Memory Seminar: Adam Broitman

February 28, 2024
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Adam Broitman Kahana Lab   Capturing Multiple Effects of Cognitive Aging and Attention in EEG Spectral Features   Variability in attention can influence episodic encoding over time. However, the neurocognitive mechanisms of this relationship, and how it changes with cognitive aging, remain poorly characterized. In a series of scalp EEG studies, I investigate how attentional […]