Alec Marantz Department of Psychology NYU Morphemes in the Brain/Theory from the Brain This talk will bring the audience up to date on the continuing research from the NYU MorphLab. First, I will clarify how the separation of morphemes (minimal units of syntactic processing) from their phonological or orthographic realizations underpins neurolinguistics work […]
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Michael Hochberg Research Director, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique University of Montepellier Sante Fe Institute How evolution and environment shape cancer Evolutionary theory explains why metazoan species are largely protected against the negative fitness effects of cancers. Nevertheless, cancer is observed across a range of species and sometimes at high prevalence. I […]
Kant and German Idealism: A Conference in Honor of Rolf-Peter Horstmann Oct. 4: 2pm – 7pm Oct. 5: 9:30am – 4:30pm Click here for more information, including the full Program schedule.
Jesse Goldberg Department of Neurobiology & Behavior Cornell University Male songbirds turn off their self-evaluation systems when they sing to females Attending to mistakes while practicing alone provides opportunities for learning1, 2, but self-evaluation during audience-directed performance could distract from ongoing execution3. It remains unknown how animals switch between practice and performance modes, […]
Topi Miettinen Professor, Hanken School of Economics Exploration in Teams and the Encouragement Effect: Theory and Experimental Evidence This paper analyzes a two-person, two-stage model of sequential exploration, where both information and payoff externalities exist, and tests the derived hypotheses in the laboratory. We theoretically show that evenwhen agents are self-interested and perfectly […]