ILST seminar: Amanda Seidl

April 12, 2024
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Amanda Seidl Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders Yale University   Touching to learn: How sensory cues impact word segmentation and learning   A large body of research documents the noisiness of the infant’s environment and the difficulty of word segmentation and learning. Despite this, infants successfully segment and recognize some words by 4-5 months. […]

We will also stream this seminar via Zoom. For the link, please contact us:   Jonathan Phillips Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences Dartmouth College   Domain-general modal thought   Much of high-level cognition relies on the ability to determine what the relevant possibilities are in a particular situation. To judge that someone is […]

Dorothy Ahn Rutgers University   Minimizing the: deriving building blocks of definiteness   Definite expressions have been studied extensively in the semantics and pragmatics literature, with different division lines drawn between what goes in the lexical meaning of the expressions and what is derived from other conversational mechanisms. In this talk, I explore what empirical […]

We will also stream this seminar via Zoom. For the link, please contact us:   Grace Lindsay Assistant Professor of Psychology and Data Science NYU   Modeling the neural mechanisms of attention in artificial neural networks   Countless behavioral studies have demonstrated how validly-cued visual attention can enhance performance on challenging tasks. Neural recordings […]