CNI seminar: Alexandre Filipowicz

November 5, 2019
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Alexandre Filipowicz Kable Lab, University of Pennsylvania   Adapting to a changing world   To make sense of the world, humans build beliefs from past observations to guide actions and expectations. In changing environments, effective beliefs need to balance being both flexible and adaptive to new information, while also being resistant to noisy, spurious events. […]

Richard Shiffrin Memory and Perception Lab Indiana University   Cursor movements analyzed with a Hidden Markov Model provide rapid reliable inference about cognition   Individuals’ use of attention is studied by use of a mouse to move a cursor to rapidly appearing and disappearing targets, and not toward foils. Four aspects of the cursor movement […]

SBSI seminar: Nazlı Bhatia

November 6, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Nazlı Bhatia Lecturer, Department of Legal Studies and Business Ethics Senior Research Fellow, Department of Psychology University of Pennsylvania   “I was Going to Offer $10,000 but…”: The Effects of Phantom Anchors in Negotiation   Negotiators commonly attach phantom anchors—retracted and aggressive figures—to their actual and less aggressive offers. For example, a seller might say, […]