This seminar has been cancelled. Brian Skyrms Department of Logic and Philosophy Science University of California, Irvine   From Democritus to Signaling Networks   Can meaningful communication arise spontaneously? 1. Investigation in the simplest signaling model. 2. Are the results Robust? 3. Can the game itself evolve? 4. Signaling Networks   A pizza lunch will […]

ILST Seminar: Ava Creemers

February 14, 2020
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Ava Creemers Department of Linguistics UPenn   Morphological and semantic processing of semantically opaque prefixed verbs in Dutch   A major research theme in psycholinguistics concerns the representation of morphological structure in the mental lexicon. A confound in examining specifically morphological relations is the natural meaning relation between morphological relatives. Therefore, in this talk, I […]

SBSI Brown Bag: Bradley Mattan

February 19, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Bradley Mattan, PhD Postdoctoral Researcher, Annenberg School of Communication University of Pennsylvania   A multi-method approach to how perceiver gender shapes status-based evaluations   Men are especially motivated to achieve social and economic influence. However, the mate selection literature suggests women may perceive high status more favorably than men. We tested these competing hypotheses using […]