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Laura Hiatt

February 27, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Swift Hall, 107

Cognitive Priming in Human and Autonomous Systems

Attended items prime related items in memory, guiding thoughts to the relevant and meaningful Our models show how priming explains human similarity judgments or feature inference, but can likewise help autonomous systems make sense of the world.

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Steven Sloman

April 10, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Swift Hall, 107

Ignorance and the Community of Knowledge

We overestimate our own understanding, from common objects to political policies (e.g., the Affordable Care Act). I will argue that within a community of knowledge, we fail to distinguish what we know from the knowledge in other people's heads.

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Nazbanou Nozari

April 17, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Swift Hall, 107

Monitoring and control in language production

In order to fully understand the functioning of the language production system and its disorders, one must understand how production processes are monitored and, when necessary, regulated by cognitive control.

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Linda Skitka

April 24, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Swift Hall, 107

The social and political implications of moral conviction

Some of our attitudes seem more personally important or certain than others. When are attitudes simply strong, versus being moral convictions? I'll focus on political thoughts, feelings, and behavior.

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Text Analysis Workshop

April 30, 2018, 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Text Analisys Workshop with James Pennebaker

April 30th and May 1st

This hands-on workshop will describe the logic of computer-based text analytic methods, with special emphasis on word counting approaches. Please see the Northwestern Cognitive Science website for details.

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James Pennebaker

May 1, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Swift Hall, 107

Analyzing language to understand social and psychological processes

The words we use in everyday life can reveal the ways we think, feel, and connect with others, helping us understand the psychology of individuals, groups, and cultures, across the past and present.

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