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Penelope Lewis

October 11, 2016, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Exploring sleep's impact on memory with targeted memory reactivation

Co-sponsored with NUIN


Priti Shah

October 18, 2016, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Dr. Shah investigates spatial thinking and working memory.


Ken McRae

November 1, 2016, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Dr. McRae investigates the internal structure of concepts, how they are organized in the mind and brain, and how people’s knowledge of concepts breaks down due to brain damage.


Ernest Davis

January 10, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Dr. Davis investigates knowledge representation.


Signal and Noise in Science

April 27, 2017, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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.

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Michael Strevens

May 9, 2017, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

"Conceptual Innovation in Science without Definitions"

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