Vishnu “Deepu” Murty Adaptive Memory Lab Department of Psychology Temple University   Threat-related arousal biases the structure and utility of episodic memory   Memories of our past are not veridical accounts of the target event. Rather, an individual’s affective state can bias memory towards the most salient feature of the event. These types of memory […]

ILST seminar: Laurel Perkins

September 16, 2022
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Laurel Perkins Department of Linguistics UCLA   Linguistic and event representations in early verb learning   In order to learn the meanings of new verbs, children relate their linguistic representations of the sentences containing those verbs, and their conceptual representations of events in the world. To determine how they do this, we need to understand […]

CNI Seminar: Leenoy Meshulam

September 20, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Leenoy Meshulam Computational Neuroscience Center University of Washington   Emerging simplicity in the nervous systems of mouse and octopus   For an animal to perform any function, millions of neurons in its nervous system furiously interact with each other. Be it a simple behavior or a highly complex computation, all functions involve the concerted activity […]