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|Feb. 11, 2019
||"Abnormal sleep spindles in schizophrenia: Treatable endophenotypes that link risk genes to impaired cognition"
|Feb. 25, 2019
TO BE RESCHEDULED
|Franziska Plessow |
|Mar. 4, 2019
|Apr. 1, 2019
TO BE RESCHEDULED
|Rob Reinhart |
|Apr. 8, 2019
|Crane Room (Paige Hall)
||"Characterizing and enhancing sustained attention"
Prof. Ray Jackendoff's article article
"What is the human language faculty? Two views"
has been selected by a committee of current and former editors of Language,
for inclusion in Volume III of the Language Anthology.
J.P. de Ruiter has been invited to give the
first Jon Oberlander Memorial lecture on December 17, 2018 in Edinburgh, UK.
In Fall 2018, Sepideh Sadeghi successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis
on computational models of word learning to earn a combined Computer Science/Cognitive Science degree.
Cognitive Science researchers Matthias Scheutz, J.P. de Ruiter, and
Nate Ward are (Co)PIs in a
new project funded by the Air Force.
Felix Gervitz, one of our CogSci grad students,
has a fellowship through NASA (NASA Space Technology Research
Fellowship) and got to spend last summer at Ames Research Center in
California with the Intelligent Robotics Group doing really cool
research on human-robot teaming and cognitive robotics for space
exploration. He plans to spend all his summers there until he
MIT Press has just released Prof. Richard Chechile's
book this month. The title of the book is Analyzing Memory: The
Formation, Retention, and Measurement of Memory. This book
contains a systematic examination of memory for single-cell
organisms to complex human models of experience.
Prof. Elizabeth Race and Prof. Ani
Patel received a GRAMMY Museum® grant entitled "Orchestrating brain rhythms to enhance memory across
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