MindCORE is hosting a SCIENCE OUTREACH FAIR Friday Sept. 24, 2021  *RAIN LOCATION: SAIL Room, 111 Stephen A. Levin Building* Please note the date change from 9/17 due to rain 12-1:30PM Leidy-Levin Niche (Courtyard between Leidy & Levin, East side, across from Goddard)   Interested in science education & community outreach? Come learn about how […]

GRASP Research Overview – Day 2

September 24, 2021
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

GRASP Lab Faculty presentations:   Dr. Ani Hsieh – Welcome & Introduction Dr. Michelle Johnson (presented by Frances Sowande) Dr. Rahul Mangharam Dr. Nikolai Matni Dr. Robert Stuart-Smith Dr. Cynthia Sung Dr. James Pikul *This will be a HYBRID event, with in-person attendance in Wu & Chen Auditorium and virtual attendance via Zoom here…

ILST Seminar: Casey Lew-Williams

September 24, 2021
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Casey Lew-Williams Department of Psychology Princeton University   Infants learn from meaningful structure in their communicative environments   During natural communication, caregivers pitch statistics at infants, and infants figure out what to pay attention to across milliseconds and months. In doing so, they make progress in detecting and then running with meaningful, naturally variable structure […]

Martha Farah Director, Center for Neuroscience & Society University of Pennsylvania   Zoom link:   Charitable cause: NARAL Pro-Choice America   Putting neuroscience to work to reduce the harms of poverty   Is SES neuroscience the pipedream of neuroscientists who want to feel useful and who underestimate the complexity of poverty and its effects? […]

SCEW Seminar: Andrew Buskell

October 1, 2021
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Andrew Buskell Leverhulme Early Career Researcher Department of History and Philosophy of Science Cambridge University   Via Zoom:   Cultural Groups, Essentialism, and Ontic Risk   The comparative study of cultural groups—ethnology—went through turbulent changes over the course of the twentieth century. After shedding an association with ideas of universal progression and social Darwinism, […]