SBSI Brown Bag Seminar: Kris Smith

February 28, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Location: Room 357 Levin Building   Kris Smith Department of Psychology University of Pennsylvania   Partner choice and the evolution of human cooperation: Evidence from hunter-gatherers   Humans cooperate to an unparalleled scope and degree in the animal kingdom. How did this propensity to cooperate with strangers evolve? One hypothesis is that our ability to […]

Eric Turkheimer Department of Psychology UVA   What is Intelligence? What is Heritability? What is the Heritability of Intelligence?   Starting with Francis Galton, scientists trying to understand the genetics of complex human behavior have begun with the question of why people differ in intelligence; similarly, the foremost goal of intelligence researchers has been to […]

ILST seminar: Ping Li

March 1, 2019
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Ping Li Center for Language Science Penn State University   Understanding the Second Language Learning Brain: Cyber-enabled technologies and computational methods Human language acquisition provides a powerful experience to the mind and the brain. In this talk, I present an interdisciplinary approach toward the study of second language (L2) from the perspectives of cognitive science, […]