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.
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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. […]
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 […]
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 […]