SCEW Seminar: Cesko Voeten

November 10, 2023
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Cesko Voeten Department of Linguistics University of Pennsylvania   Changes in the Philadelphia accent from the perspective of natural selection   Next to being used as a system for communication, language additionally conveys a large amount of social information. In the literature on language change, there is agreement that this social function of language plays […]

ILST Seminar: Albert Kim

November 10, 2023
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Albert Kim Cognitive Neuroscience of Language Lab University of Colorado   Real time human language comprehension: Predictive processing in an unpredictable world   In order to comprehend human language in real time, readers and listeners make predictions about the upcoming linguistic input. Predictions enable comprehenders to prepare in advance for rapidly unfolding, pervasively ambiguous linguistic […]

We will also stream this seminar via Zoom. For the link, please contact us:   Sarah Robins Department of Philosophy Purdue University   The Engram Renaissance   Memory traces have a long history. For Plato, they were birds in aviaries; for William James, they were furniture in the mind’s rooms. They’ve also been phonographic records, […]