Deanna Barch Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences Washington University in St. Louis   Mechanisms of Motivational Impairments in Psychosis   Psychiatric disorders involving psychosis are typically associated with hallucinations and delusions. However, hedonic and motivational impairments are a frequent additional component of psychotic disorders that causes significant disability and functional impairment.¬† Unfortunately, current treatments […]

ILST Seminar: Katie Franich

February 7, 2020
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Katie Franich Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science University of Delaware   Examining the relationship between speech timing, grammar, and predictive processes across languages   Languages differ in fundamental ways with regard to their phonetic-prosodic profiles: while some, such as English and other Indo-European languages, show acoustic evidence for rhythmic prominence asymmetries (e.g. stress or […]

GRASP Seminar: Joshua Vogelstein

February 7, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Joshua T. Vogelstein nstitute for Computational Medicine Center for Imaging Science Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Sciences Johns Hopkins University   Lifelong Learning: From Biological to Artificial   To transition from artificial (narrow) intelligence to artificial general intelligence will require incorporating additional fundamental learning principles that evolved in biologically intelligent systems.¬† One such property […]

Steven Pinker Department of Psychology Harvard University   “The Emperor, the Elephant, and the Matzo Ball: Common Knowledge as a Ratifier of Relationships”   The seminar will be held in the Levin Auditorium (Levin Building lower level), with a simulcast screening in the SAIL Room (111 Levin Building). Refreshments will be served after the seminar […]

SBSI seminar: Joyce Zhao

February 12, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Joyce Zhao Department of Psychology University of Pennsylvania   Towards a space of behavioral interventions:¬†Insights from the drift diffusion model Choice behavior can be influenced by many different types of incidental contextual factors, including those pertaining to presentation format, emotion, social belief, and cognitive capacity. Many of these contextual factors form the basis of behavioral […]