Events

ILST seminar: Katie Schuler

February 23, 2024
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Katie Schuler Department of Linguistics University of Pennsylvania   Rules and variation in child language acquisition   A well-known phenomenon in language acquisition is that children can acquire rules when they are available (Berko 1955; Brown 1973). But precisely how children acquire such rules under circumstances of language variation is not as frequently discussed. In […]

We will also stream this seminar via Zoom. For the link, please contact us:┬ápennmindcore@sas.upenn.edu   Tobias Donner Dept of Neurophysiology and Pathophysiology University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf   Flexible Behavior through Adaptive Brain Network Dynamics   Cognitive behavior rapidly adapts to changing environmental contexts. This flexibility distinguishes cognitive behavior from reflexes. I propose that this flexibility […]

Dorota Skowronska-Krawczyk Department of Physiology & Biophysics Department of Ophthalmology University of California, Irvine   Role of aging in shaping cell structure and function   Biological age is one of the most relevant clinical traits in predicting disease risk, as well as mental and physical performance decline, including the loss of vision. The molecular link […]

Penn Memory Seminar: Adam Broitman

February 28, 2024
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Adam Broitman Kahana Lab   Capturing Multiple Effects of Cognitive Aging and Attention in EEG Spectral Features   Variability in attention can influence episodic encoding over time. However, the neurocognitive mechanisms of this relationship, and how it changes with cognitive aging, remain poorly characterized. In a series of scalp EEG studies, I investigate how attentional […]