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  • From January 1, 2018
  • To August 31, 2023

We will also stream this seminar via Zoom.   Catherine Crockford Great Ape Social Mind Lab Institut de Sciences Cognitives Marc Jeannerod CNRS   The patterning and ontogeny of chimpanzee vocal sequences – and brain pathways   A striking feature of the human species is our large brain, enabling some complex skills that surpass those […]

Join us for short talks by our graduate students in the ILST program.     Speaker:Xin Gao   Title: How do social labeling and language experience affect the perception of nasal codas in Shanghai Mandarin?     Speaker: May Chan   Title: Cue integration in speech and music   Abstract:Listeners integrate multidimensional cues (e.g., spectral shape) during […]

CNI seminar: Michael Beauchamp

December 6, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Michael Beauchamp Department of Neurosurgery University of Pennsylvania   Interactions between Face and Voice: New Findings in Human Speech Perception   Auditory information from a talker’s voice and visual information from a talker’s face provide independent cues about speech content. In the illusion known as the McGurk effect, integration of conflicting auditory and visual speech […]

Stephanie Palmer Department of Organismal Biology and Anatomy University of Chicago   How behavioral and evolutionary constraints sculpt early visual processing   Biological systems must selectively encode partial information about the environment, as dictated by the capacity constraints at work in all living organisms. For example, we cannot see every feature of the light field […]