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<< Week of January 26 >>

Monday, January 27, 2020

IHD/DevPsych Colloquium 1/27/2020, Roberta Golinkoff (University of Delaware): Carving Events for Language

Colloquium | January 27 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. | 1104 Berkeley Way West

 Roberta Golinkoff, University of Delaware

 Department of Psychology, Institute of Human Development

Abstract: Events are continuous. Our perception of them is not. Remembering the past and predicting the future demand that we parse events into components that will also lay the foundation for language learning. In this talk, we present a series of relatively new studies designed to examine infant attention to and interpretation of event structure. Using Mandler (2012) and Talmy (2000) as our...   More >

Cognitive/Cognitive Neurosience Colloquium

Colloquium | September 9, 2019 – April 20, 2020 every Monday | 3-5 p.m. | 1104 Berkeley Way West

 Department of Psychology

This colloquium series covers both the Cognitive and Cognitive Neuroscience areas with the Department of Psychology. The topics to be covered each week are determined by the individual laboratories in these areas, and it is possible that little information will be provided before each presentation. The schedule of talks can be found at the link below (accessible from within Berkeley).

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Human Cognition Colloquium: Human communication as a functional window into human cognition

Colloquium | January 29 | 3 p.m. | 1102 Berkeley Way West

 Kyle Mahowald, Stanford University

 Department of Psychology

Language is an ideal test bed for exploring many core questions about the origins and structure of human cognition, learning, and culture. Whereas many cognitive tools are similar across cultures, there is wide diversity among human languages. To state that observation statistically: humans languages have some fixed parameters (universals) but also a large number of degrees of freedom. Thus, the...   More >