Events

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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


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Priti Shah

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

Dr. Shah investigates spatial thinking and working memory.

https://sites.lsa.umich.edu/shah-lab/


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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.

https://sites.google.com/site/kenmcraelab/


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Ernest Davis

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

Dr. Davis investigates knowledge representation.

https://cs.nyu.edu/davise/


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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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http://www.strevens.org/