We will also stream this seminar via Zoom. For the link, please contact us:   Paul Cisek Department of Neuroscience University of Montréal   Rethinking behavior in the light of evolution   In theoretical neuroscience, the brain is usually described as an information processing system that encodes and manipulates representations of information about the […]

ILST seminar: Martin Ip

April 5, 2024
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Martin Ip Linguistic Data Consortium University of Pennsylvania   Searching for the “Edges” of Speech: How Prosody and Speaker Identity Support Language Processing   Human speech contains a continual cascade of information, from the physical properties of the speech sounds to the sequencing of words and the wider discourse context. To anticipate the likely continuations […]

Gavin Bidelman Department of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences Indiana University Bloomington   For the Zoom link, please email: Live-streaming location: Seminar Room, Linguistics Department, 3401-C Walnut Street, Suite 300, C Wing   “Phonetic categories in speech emerge subcortically: Converging evidence from the frequency-following response (FFR)”   The brain transforms continuous acoustic events into […]

Silvia Finneman Bepler Chair in Biology Department of Biological Sciences Fordham University   Photoreceptor outer renewal: molecular mechanisms and link to retinal disease   Routine diurnal photoreceptor outer segment renewal is a fundamental homeostatic process in the vertebrate retina. The talk will focus on molecules and pathways that mediate cross-talk between photoreceptors and neighboring retinal […]

CNI Seminar: Andre Fenton

April 9, 2024
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Andre Fenton Center for Neural Science NYU   Cognition in the noise: remembering, remapping, and reframing cognition dynamics   How do we learn and know? For much of my career it was assumed that neurons respond to external stimuli as if to represent them. However, an equally plausible idea asserts that neuronal activity models experience […]