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CNI Seminar: Michele Insanally

January 23, 2024
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Michele Insanally Department of Otolaryngology Department of Neurobiology University of Pittsburgh   Contributions of diverse cortical neuron responses to auditory perceptual learning   Flexible responses to sensory cues in dynamic environments are essential for adaptive auditory-guided behaviors such as navigation and communication. How do neural circuits flexibly gate sensory information to select appropriate behavioral strategies […]

Valentine Hacquard Department of Linguistics University of Maryland   Must the force be with you?   Children have been shown to struggle with the force of modals: they tend to accept possibility modals (like might) in environments where adults prefer necessity modals (like must), and necessity modals in environments where adults require possibility modals. In […]

Vision Seminar: Pieter Roelfsema

January 29, 2024
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Pieter Roelfsema Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience   Visual perception and visual consciousness and their restoration when the eyes fail   A long-standing dream of scientists is to be able to directly project images from the outside world onto the visual brain, bypassing the eyes. This method could provide a solution for blind and visually impaired […]

ILST seminar: Jennifer Arnold

February 2, 2024
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Jennifer Arnold Departments of Psychology and Neuroscience UNC Chapel Hill   Discourse level adaptation: what categories are important?   Language processing is adaptive; even adults adjust their biases to the most frequent structures in the local context (e.g., Thothariri & Snedeker, 2008; Fine et al., 2013). Such adaptation even occurs at the discourse level, where […]