This seminar will be held via Zoom. Please join us in the SAIL Room for a pizza lunch and group session, or, to attend remotely please contact us for the Zoom link:   Mariam Aly Department of Psychology Columbia University   How hippocampal memory shapes, and is shaped by, attention   Attention modulates what […]

ILST seminar: Gesoel Mendes

January 27, 2023
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Gesoel Mendes Department of Linguistics University of Pennsylvania   Movement in syntax: a view from the Mayan languages   Natural languages show “movement effects”, where a syntactic constituent seems to be understood in more than one position, for example as the object of a verb like ‘see’ and as the question word at the beginning […]

We will also stream this seminar via Zoom. For the link, contact us:   Dylan Gee Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry Yale University   Early Experiences and Brain Development: Leveraging Developmental Neuroscience to Promote Youth Mental Health   Early adversity is a potent risk factor for the onset and exacerbation of psychopathology. Delineating neurobiological processes […]

ILST seminar: Sarah Phillips

February 3, 2023
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Sarah Phillips Georgetown University Medical Center   When Processing Meets Theory: A general strategy for building code-switching expressions   The bilingual’s ability to compose words and phrases from different languages has drawn attention from neuroscientists, psychologists, and linguists. While some argue that this ability to switch languages requires enhanced cognitive functions, it is unclear how […]

SCEW seminar: Konrad Kording

February 3, 2023
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Konrad Kording Departments of Bioengineering and Neuroscience\ University of Pennsylvania   Credit assignment: brains and deep learning   I will review the problem of credit assignment in brains, deep learning and the field of deep learning. In doing so I will give an overview of the problems in credit assignment as they occur in any […]