Event Category: All Events

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  • From January 1, 2018
  • To May 22, 2022

Dan Rokni Hebrew University of Jerusalem   Complexities of olfactory behavior and circuitry   Many mammalian species rely on the sense of smell for guiding crucial daily behaviors. Odor-guided behaviors require complex processing to enable detection and identification of important objects over rich and dynamic backgrounds as well as localizing these objects. The neural circuits […]

CNI seminar: Mackenzie Mathis

April 26, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Mackenzie Mathis Bertarelli Foundation Chair of Integrative Neuroscience Director of the Adaptive Motor Control Laboratory Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne (EPFL)   via Zoom   From pose to actions, how deep learning can be harnessed for measuring animal behavior   Behavior is an essential component to understanding neural function. As part of our quest […]

Marlyse Baptista Department of Linguistics University of Michigan   Cognition and language emergence: A focus on Creole genesis   Creole languages typically emerge in multilingual settings involving dramatic power differentials between the populations in contact, as in the case of enslavement, indentured or migrant labor. They result from the multiple, complex social factors and linguistic […]

ILST seminar: Rafael Ventura

April 29, 2022
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Rafael Ventura SCEW Postdoc/MindCORE   via Zoom   Drift and Selection in Language Change   Over half a century ago, George Zipf observed that more frequent words tend to be older. Corpus studies since then have confirmed this pattern, with frequent words being replaced and regularizing less often. Two main hypotheses have been proposed to […]