Events

CNI Seminar: Juvenal Bosulu

February 20, 2024
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Juvenal Bosulu Gold Lab University of Pennsylvania   Needing: an active inference process for physiological motivation   Need states are internal states that arise from deprivation of crucial biological stimuli. They direct motivation, even independently of external reward learning. Despite their separate origin, they interact with reward processing systems that respond to external stimuli. In […]

We will also stream this seminar via Zoom. For the link, please contact us:¬†pennmindcore@sas.upenn.edu   Tobias Donner Dept of Neurophysiology and Pathophysiology University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf   Flexible Behavior through Adaptive Brain Network Dynamics   Cognitive behavior rapidly adapts to changing environmental contexts. This flexibility distinguishes cognitive behavior from reflexes. I propose that this flexibility […]

ILST seminar: Katie Schuler

February 23, 2024
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Katie Schuler Department of Linguistics University of Pennsylvania   Rules and variation in child language acquisition   A well-known phenomenon in language acquisition is that children can acquire rules when they are available (Berko 1955; Brown 1973). But precisely how children acquire such rules under circumstances of language variation is not as frequently discussed. In […]

Dorota Skowronska-Krawczyk Department of Physiology & Biophysics Department of Ophthalmology University of California, Irvine   Role of aging in shaping cell structure and function   Biological age is one of the most relevant clinical traits in predicting disease risk, as well as mental and physical performance decline, including the loss of vision. The molecular link […]