SCEW seminar: Damon Centola

February 10, 2023
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

This seminar will be held via Zoom. For the Zoom link, please contact us:   Damon Centola Elihu Katz Professor of Communication, Sociology, and Engineering Network Dynamics Group University of Pennsylvania   Complex Centrality: Predicting Social Influence   Despite decades of work on the network structures underlying social influence, standard measures of node centrality […]

We will also stream this seminar via Zoom. For the link, contact us:   Adrienne Fairhall Department of Physiology and Biophysics Co-director, Institute for Neuroengineering University of Washington   Variability, learning and robustness in birdsong   The songbird zebra finch is an exemplary model system in which to study trial-and-error learning, as the bird learns its single […]

We will also stream this seminar via Zoom. For the link, please contact us:   Jared Medina Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences University of Delaware   Touch, Embodiment and Plasticity: Understanding Body Representations   Research on body perception has led to the concept of a “body schema” – an online, multisensory representation of the […]

ILST seminar: Sang-Im Lee-Kim

February 17, 2023
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Sang-Im Lee-Kim Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University (NYCU), Taiwan   Unmerging the sibilant merger in Taiwan Mandarin: Phonetic, phonological, and social factors   According to Garde’s principle, a merger, once completed, cannot be reversed by linguistic means. In cases of near-mergers, however, a merger may be reversed in […]