Speakers: Konrad Kording and Lyle Ungar Time and location: Friday October 8th (10/8) 10am – 11am, 307 Levine Hall (3330 Walnut Street) CTL teaching certificate credit sign-up: Given the past year of remote teaching experiences, what aspects of virtual learning should be retained and integrated into the classroom as we transition back to in-person teaching? In this workshop, we will […]

ILST Seminar: Spencer Caplan

October 8, 2021
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Spencer Caplan Department of Linguistics University of Pennsylvania   The talk will be held in 3401 Walnut Street, Room 401B. To join virtually via Zoom:   The Immediacy of Linguistic Computation   This dissertation investigates the wide-ranging implications of a simple fact: language unfolds over time. Whether as cognitive symbols in our minds, or as […]

E.A.R.S. is a monthly auditory seminar series with the focus on central auditory processing and circuits. Please pre-register (for free) and tune in via Crowdcast (enter your email to receive the link for the talk):   (Note: for optimal performance, we recommend using Google Chrome as your browser).   Speakers:   Dr. Laurel Carney (University of […]

MindCORE is offering a series of programming tutorials via Zoom for all Penn affiliates, including students, faculty, and staff.   This course is for anyone seeking to learn or sharpen their knowledge of computer programming. We cover important concepts often missed or poorly understood, to develop an intuitive understanding for why programming is the way […]

SCEW Seminar: Kevin Hong

October 15, 2021
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Kevin Hong Department of Human Evolutionary Biology Harvard University   via Zoom   The Cognitive and Cultural Foundation of Ineffective Technologies in Human Societies   Why do humans engage in ineffective technological practices such as magic and divination? In this talk, I lay out a research program for understanding the persistence of such practices from […]