Cognitive and Brain Sciences Seminar Series - Spring 2009

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Seminar: 1/23 - Daniel Levitin

11:00 to 12:30 PM      at:  5101 Tolman Hall

Department of Psychology, McGill University
"Mental Representations of Music"

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Seminar: 2/6 - "Darwin in Mind: Evolution in the Cognitive Sciences"

2:30 to 5:30 PM      at:  Heyns Room, Faculty Club

A half-day symposium on evolution in the cognitive sciences, with speakers from across campus, a photo tour of the Galapagos Islands, and birthday cake to celebrate Darwin’s 200th birthday and the 150th anniversary of "On the Origin of Species".

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Seminar: 2/13 - Adam Kendon

11:00 to 12:30 PM      at:  5101 Tolman Hall

Independent Scholar and Visiting Scholar
Institute for Research in Cognitive Science, Univ. of Pennsylvania'
"When is an action a 'gesture'? Recognizing 'semantic intent' in bodily movmement."

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Seminar: 3/6 - Edward Vogel

11:00 to 12:30 PM      at:  5101 Tolman Hall

Department of Psychology, University of Oregon
"Individual differences in resisting attentional capture."

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Seminar: 3/20 - Jack Nitschke

11:00 to 12:30 PM      at:  Tolman 5101

Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin
"The expectant brain and anxiety disorders."

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Seminar: 3/30 - Robert Port

4:00 to 5:30 PM      at:  182 Dwinelle Hall

University of Indiana
Special Seminar, co-hosted with Dept. of Linguistics
"Rich linguistic memory shows language must be a social object, not psychological"

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Seminar: 4/3 - Bob Rehder

11:00 to 12:30 PM      at:  Tolman 5101

Department of Psychology, New York University
"A Generative Model of Conceptual Representation."

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Seminar: 4/17 - Mathew Walker

11:00 to 12:30 PM      at:  Tolman 5101

Department of Psychology, UC Berkeley
"Sleeping as a process of thinking."

Seminar: 4/24 - Ken Kendler

11:00 to 12:30 PM      at:  Tolman 5101

Virginia Commonwealth University
"Psychiatric Genetics: A Current Perspective".

Seminar: 6/22 - Alan Baddeley

3:00 to 4:30 PM      at:  Tolman 5101

Department of Psychology, York University
"What's New in Working Memory?"
NOTE: MONDAY SPECIAL

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