Anna Papafragou Language and Cognition Lab University of Delaware   From conceptual representations to linguistic meaning   A standard assumption within psycholinguistics is that the act of speaking begins with the preverbal, conceptual apprehension of an event or state of affairs that the speaker intends to talk about. Nevertheless, the way conceptual representations are formed […]

CNI seminar: Tatiana Engel

April 30, 2019
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Tatiana Engel Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory   Discovering dynamic states of neural populations   Neural responses and behavior are influenced by internal brain states, such as arousal or task context. Ongoing variations of these internal states affect global patterns of neural activity, giving rise to apparent variability of neural responses under the same experimental conditions. […]

Helen Mayberg Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai   Depression Unstuck: Targeted Modulation of Mood and Motor Circuits using DBS   Deep Brain Stimulation, the targeted modulation of discrete neural circuits using implanted electrodes, is an emerging experimental treatment strategy for patients with intractable major depression. As testing of DBS in this context has […]

Julien Musolino Department of Psychology Center for Cognitive Science Rutgers University   Studying language acquisition during the preschool period: do we need a new paradigm?   The preschool years have been a particularly fruitful developmental period for research on language acquisition for two main reasons. The first is that preschoolers are sophisticated language users and […]