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CNS Talk Series: Molly Crockett

December 6, 2018
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

2018-2019 Center for Neuroscience and Society (CNS) Talk Series: Drugs, the Brain and Society   The 7th Annual GVR Khodadad Lecture – From selfish to selfless: psychopharmacology of human altruism Molly Crockett, Psychology, Yale University   Location: Gittis Hall 2, 3501 Sansom Street   A discussion and reception will follow the lecture.

Kevin Zollman Department of Philosophy Carnegie Mellon University   The concept of “signal” in biological and social sciences   “Signals” are a conceptual apparatus in many scientific disciplines. Biologists inquire about the evolution of signals, economists talk about the signaling function of purchases and prices, and philosophers discuss the conditions under which signals acquire meaning. […]

ILST seminar: Heidi Getz

December 10, 2018
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Location : 3401 Walnut Street, Room 401B of the Warren Center for Network and Data Sciences Time : 1:30pm, Snacks provided!   Heidi Getz Center for Brain Plasticity and Recovery Georgetown University   Sentence First, Arguments After: Mechanisms of Morphosyntax Acquisition   Natural languages contain complex grammatical patterns. For example, in German, verbs are morphologically finite when they […]

CNI Seminar: Matthew Schaff

December 11, 2018
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Matthew Schaff Department of Neuroscience University of Pennsylvania   Pairwise correlations in macaque auditory cortex predict multi-neuronal firing patterns   Our understanding of the function of the auditory cortex derives almost exclusively from experiments that study the coding properties of single neurons. Although these studies have shed important information, they are limited because they have […]