Anne Charity Hudley Department of Linguistics North Hall Endowed Chair in the Linguistics of African America University of California, Santa Barbara   Talking College: A Community Based Language and Racial Identity Development Model for Black College Student Justice   As Ashkenas, Park, and Pearce (2017) summarize, Black and Latix students “are more underrepresented at the […]

MIRA-Open Seminar: Megan Peters

February 24, 2020
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Megan Peters Assistant Professor of Neuroscience UC Riverside / UC Irvine   Computational Approaches to Studying Qualia   Few people tackle the neural or computational basis of qualitative experience (Frith 2019).  Why?  One major reason is that science and philosophy have both struggled to propose how we might even begin to start studying it.  I […]

CNI Seminar: Takahiro Doi

February 25, 2020
12:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Takahiro Doi Burge Lab University of Pennsylvania   Suboptimal visual averaging reveals compulsory nonlinear mechanisms in human vision   How humans integrate ambiguous and conflicting signals has been a focus of perception and decision-making research for decades. Identifying the source of suboptimality can reveal the information integration strategy used by the nervous system to solve […]