CNI seminar: Shih-Wei Wu

April 16, 2019
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Shih-Wei Wu Institute of Neuroscience National Yang-Ming University   Probability estimation and its neurocomputational substrates   Many decisions we make depend on how we evaluate potential outcomes and estimate their probabilities of occurrence. Outcome valuation is subjective – it requires consulting the decision maker’s internal preferences and is sensitive to context. Probability estimation is also […]

Location: 200 Goddard Labs, 3710 Hamilton Walk   Penn grad students, postdocs and RAs, you are invited to lunch with interesting guests. Not a talk – they’ll take 10 minutes to introduce their work, then it’s pure conversation. Sandwiches and drinks served.   Dr. Rebecca Waller is an Assistant Professor of Psychology. She will be […]

We are very excited to announce the Spring 2019 Penn Neuroscience Public Lecture:   We can, but should we? Ethical considerations in modern neuroscience   This FREE lecture series will feature 15 minute TED-style talks from three leading Penn researchers: Drs. Martha Farah, Anthony Rostain, and Roy Hamilton. Check-in begins at 6pm, as well as […]

ILST seminar: Jesse Snedeker

April 19, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Jesse Snedeker Department of Psychology Harvard University   Meaning First:  How conceptual structure could serve as the developmental and phylogenetic starting point for language   This will be a speculative, wide ranging talk on a framework theory about how conceptual structures could carry most the weight in both language development and language evolution.   I’ll argue […]