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 […]

Join us for short talks by our new postdocs! We will also stream this seminar via Zoom.   Sam Clarke MindCORE Postdoctoral Fellow   The number sense represents number   On a now orthodox view, humans and many other animals possess a “number sense,” or approximate number system (ANS), that represents number. Recently, this orthodox view has been subject to numerous critiques that […]