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Naomi Leonard Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Princeton University   Stability-Flexibility Dilemma in Cognitive Control: A Dynamical System Perspective   Constraints on control-dependent processing have become a fundamental concept in general theories of cognition that explain human behavior in terms of rational adaptations to these constraints. However, theories miss a rationale for why such […]

PPC Colloquium: Stuti Thapa

March 29, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The Positive Psychology Center Colloquium Series Presents: Stuti Thapa Purdue University   As part of the PPC Colloquium Series, we are thrilled to invite you to a talk with Stuti Thapa from Purdue University. Join us on Monday, March 29, 2021 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST to learn more about Stuti’s fascinating research with the […]

Dedre Gentner Department of Psychology Director, Cognitive Science Program Northwestern University   Structure-mapping in Human Learning   Across species, humans are uniquely able to acquire deep relational systems of the kind needed for mathematics, science, and human language. Analogical comparison processes are a major contributor to this ability. Analogical comparison engages a structure-mapping process (Gentner, […]