Norms & Behavioral Change Workshop

October 17, 2019 and October 18, 2019

Norms and Behavioral Change Workshop 2019   Register by October 10 ($100 for Penn students and staff)   The 2019 Norms and Behavioral Change Workshop, organized by Cristina Bicchieri, Eugen Dimant and Enrique Fatas, is a two-day workshop the brings together researchers studying the relationship between social norms and behavioral change. This includes experimental, empirical, and theoretical […]

Chen Yu Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences Indiana University Bloomington   Statistical Learning from the Infant’s Point of View   The world presents learners with many statistical regularities. Considerable evidence indicates that humans are adept at discovering those regularities across many different domains including language, vision, and social behavior. In this talk, I will […]

Barbara Partee Department of Linguistics University of Massachusetts Amherst   Psychologism and Anti-Psychologism in Semantics: Changing Notions of Semantic Competence   “Semantics” can mean quite different things in different contexts. There are many reasons to be interested in meaning, and it can be studied from many perspectives. The history of formal semantics over the last […]