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Monday, April 20, 2015

Linguistics Department Colloquium: Why Linguistics Is Needed for Neurocognition, and Conversely

Colloquium | April 20 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall


George Lakoff, Professor, UC Berkeley

Department of Linguistics


The Berkeley approach to Cognitive Science developed in the 1970’s and ‘80’s, contrasted strongly with the MIT approach. The basic distinction concerned embodied cognition, as opposed to the disembodied symbol-manipulation approach popular at MIT at the time. The Berkeley embodied cognition approach has evolved via the NTL group at ICSI into the neural theory of thought and language now being...   More >

Monday, May 4, 2015

Linguistics Department Colloquium

Colloquium | May 4 | 3:10-5 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall


Jeffrey Heinz, Associate Professor, University of Delaware

Department of Linguistics