We will also stream this seminar via Zoom.   Terry Regier Language and Cognition Lab Departments of Linguistics and Cognitive Science UC Berkeley   Semantic categories in computational perspective   I will review recent and ongoing computational work that addresses two related questions at the intersection of language, cognition, and culture: (1) Why do languages […]

ILST seminar: Alon Hafri

September 30, 2022
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Alon Hafri Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science University of Delaware   Where language and vision meet   There may be no two domains more central to cognitive science than language and visual perception. They are typically studied in isolation, yet at some level, they must connect. How? In my talk, I’ll discuss work suggesting […]

CNI Seminar: Barbara Finlay

October 4, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Barbara Finlay W. R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Psychology Cornell University   Propagating covariation and segregating mechanism: Using modeling to understand brain evolution   Two observations stand out in mammalian forebrain evolution. First, the number of “cortical areas” making up the neocortex, typically topographic maps of sensory, motor, or computed representations, increases systematically with cortex […]