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"The Importance of Event Knowledge in the Organization and Structure of Semantic Memory"
Dr. Davis investigates knowledge representation.
His work has attempted to specify both the cognitive and neuronal architectures involved in attention, perception, and action
City University of New York
Professor Daniel Simons (University of Illinois) will discuss how these reasoning errors have led to a reproducibility 'crisis' and how improved scientific practices can better filter the signal from the noise. His talk will be followed by a panel discussion among Prof. Simons and three Northwestern faculty: Jennifer Tackett, Blake McShane, and Eli Finkel.
"Conceptual Innovation in Science without Definitions"
Within a well-designed graph or data visualization, the eyes can be a powerful tool for understanding patterns in data. But within a poorly-designed depiction of the same data, the same tasks can be inefficient, or even overwhelming.