Join us for mini-talks by ILST trainees.   Annika Heuser – “Information theoretic voicing hypothesis generation”   Phonemic voicing contrasts differ cross-linguistically, both in terms of the nature of the contrasts and their phonetic realizations. Children must learn which perceptual cues are helpful for distinguishing voiced vs. voiceless phonemes as they are realized in various […]

Filipe Hisao Kobayashi Department of Linguistics MIT   Interpreting NPs as predicates of individual concepts   The starting point of this talk is an observation due to Nathan (2006) concerning the meaning of sentences of the form ‘every NP changed.’ For example, for sentence (1) to be true, it must be that I replaced every […]

We will also stream this seminar via Zoom. For the link, please contact us:   Nadia Biassou Chief, The Integrative Neuroscience of Communication Unit NIH   Different Hemispheric Network Dynamics during Auditory Language Comprehension and its clinical implications regarding Resting State fMRI   With growing interest in modeling neurobehavior, there is increased interest in understanding […]

CNI Seminar: Juvenal Bosulu

February 20, 2024
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Juvenal Bosulu Gold Lab University of Pennsylvania   Needing: an active inference process for physiological motivation   Need states are internal states that arise from deprivation of crucial biological stimuli. They direct motivation, even independently of external reward learning. Despite their separate origin, they interact with reward processing systems that respond to external stimuli. In […]