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CIS seminar: Steve Swanson

January 17, 2019
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Steve Swanson Computer Science & Engineering University of California, San Diego   What Should We Do With Persistent Main Memory?   Memory systems are on the verge of a renaissance: Scalable, persistent main memories (e.g., Intel’s 3DXPoint) are the first new technology to enter the upper layers of the memory hierarchy in 50 years. They […]

Rebecca Waller Department of Psychology University of Pennsylvania   The Developmental Origins of Callous-Unemotional Traits   Callous-unemotional (CU) traits are critical to understanding the development of severe forms of aggression and antisocial behavior. CU traits include deficits in empathy and prosocial behavior, as well as reduced interpersonal sensitivity to others. In this talk, I will […]

SBSI seminar: Joseph Henrich

January 18, 2019
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

SBSI seminar Friday, January 18th 1:30pm – 3:00pm Claudia Cohen Hall, Room 402 Reception to follow     Joseph Henrich Professor and Chair, Human Evolutionary Biology Department Harvard University   W.E.I.R.D.: How Westerners became psychologically peculiar and particularly prosperous   An accumulating body of evidence now reveals not only substantial global variation along several important […]

CNI seminar: Karolina Lempert

January 22, 2019
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Karolina Lempert Department of Psychology University of Pennsylvania   Beyond dual systems: toward a more sophisticated understanding of intertemporal choice   From deciding whether to wait in line at the store to deciding whether to pursue a PhD, many of the choices we make are intertemporal; that is, they involve consequences that unfold over time. […]

Natalia Komarova Chancellor’s Professor University of California, Irvine   Mathematical methods in evolutionary dynamics   Evolutionary dynamics permeates life and life-like systems. Mathematical methods can be used to study evolutionary processes, such as selection, mutation, and drift, and to make sense of many phenomena in life sciences. Stochastic analysis is an emerging tool to understand […]