CNI seminar: Sébastien Tremblay

October 17, 2023
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Sébastien Tremblay Platt Lab University of Pennsylvania   Epiphenomenal neural activity in the primate cortex   When neuroscientists record neural activity from the brain, they often conclude that neural responses observed during task performance are indicative of the functional role of the brain area(s) studied. In humans and nonhuman primates, it is often hard to […]

Post-Bacc Coffee Hour

October 18, 2023
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us for coffee, donuts, and conversation! All post-bacc RAs and lab managers are welcome to attend. This event will take place in 200 Goddard (the Center for Neuroscience & Society). Note that if your PennCard doesn’t work at the door, just ring the doorbell, show your card, and security will buzz you in.

ILST Seminar: Mini Talks 1

October 20, 2023
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us for mini-talks by our first-year graduate students:   Mingyang Bian – “A Commitment-Based Analysis of ‘Believe’ as an Implicature Trigger” The distribution of believe as a propositional attitude verb exhibits a complicated picture, which calls for a reasonable description of its strength. The observations that believe is typically used as a device for […]

We are pleased to host a panel discussion on careers after/in COGS with a focus on postgraduate school. The panelists are:   Bhavana Penmetsa (Col ’21)  who taught English in Spain for a year as a Fulbrighter and is now working as a project manager at the Exoneration Project, a non-profit legal service organization that helps […]

We will also stream this seminar via Zoom. For the link, please contact us:   Mick Bonner Department of Cognitive Science Johns Hopkins University   A high-dimensional view of computational neuroscience   Brains and artificial neural networks represent information in population codes, defined by the activity patterns of many neurons. Understanding the statistical principles […]