Events

ILST Seminar Series: Matt Hall

November 8, 2019
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Matt Hall Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders Temple University   Language Access, Language Proficiency, and Cognitive Development in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children   The vast majority of deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) children have limited access to linguistic input during infancy and toddlerhood.  In addition, they typically experience delayed or incomplete mastery of […]

Timothy Lillicrap Google DeepMind   Reward functions and the nature of explanation for intelligent neural systems   The field of reinforcement learning has made astonishing progress by incorporating deep function approximators and adapting existing algorithms to work with them. Human-level performance has been obtained in a wide range of domains such as Atari, Go, Chess, […]

CNI seminar: Neel Dhruv

November 12, 2019
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Neel Dhruv Senior Editor Nature Neuroscience   Publishing at Nature Neuroscience   Publishing in peer-reviewed journals is an important component of disseminating research findings. However, many researchers have questions about the mechanisms of the process. These should be transparent so that researchers can make the most well-informed decisions about how and where to publish their […]

SBSI seminar: Yphtach Lelkes

November 13, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Yphtach Lelkes Annenberg School for Communication University of Pennsylvania   A structure and (an) origin of political beliefs   The right-left dimension is ubiquitous in politics, but prior perspectives provide conflicting accounts of whether cultural and economic attitudes are typically aligned on this dimension within mass publics around the world. Using survey data from ninety-nine […]

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