Lecture | March 21 | 3:30-5 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall
Professor Torkel Klingberg from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden will be giving a lecture in the Cognitive Neuroscience colloquium series in Psychology.
Food Politics and the Twenty-First Century Food Movement: Barbara Weinstock Lectures on the Morals of Trade by Marion Nestle
Lecture | March 21 | 4:10 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium
Marion Nestle will present the Weinstock lecture on March 21, 2017. Her lecture is titled "Food Politics and the Twenty-First Century Food Movement" and is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.
Colloquium | March 22 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall
Tania Singer, Professor and Director, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences
The social neurosciences have focused on the question of how people relate to and understand each other. Researchers have distinguished between at least two different routes on the understanding of others: one affective-motivational route referring to our ability to feel with (empathy) and for (compassion) another person, and a cognitive route allowing to infer other people's intentions, beliefs,... More >
Seminar | March 24 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall
Elisabeth Camp, Rutgers University
Many philosophers, logicians and psychologists assume an exhaustive and exclusive dichotomy between "imagistic", iconic, or pictorial representations and "discursive", logical, or propositional ones. Others dismiss the distinction as meaningless, on the ground that any content can be captured in propositional terms. Adherents of both positions often conclude that thought -- at least, cognition of... More >