Previous Colloquia, Workshops, Dialogues And Tutorials

* = co-sponsored with another department or program

2016-2017

*Tuesday, May 16th, 2017: Colloquium

                Carol Lynne Krumhansl, Cornell University

                “Isomorphisms between pitch and time in music”

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017: Colloquium

                Michael Strevens, New York University

                “Conceptual innovation in science without definitions”

*Tuesday, May 3rd, 2017: Colloquium

                Amanda Cox, New York Times

                “Data visualization at the New York Times”

*Tuesday, April 27th, 2017: Dialogue

                Dan Simons, University of Illinois

                Jennifer Tackett, Northwestern University

                Blake McShane, Northwestern University

                Eli Finkel, Northwestern University

                “Signal and Noise in Science”

Tuesday, April 19th, 2017: Colloquium

                Robert Glushko, University of California, Berkeley

                “The discipline of organizing”

*Tuesday, March 7th, 2017: Tutorial

                Steve Franconeri, Northwestern University

                “Now they see it: Visual communication of the patterns in your data”

*Tuesday, February 21st, 2017: Colloquium

                Albert Newen, Ruhr Univeristy

                “Cognition and Perception: Does higher-order background information influence our perceptual experience?”

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017: Colloquium

                Tony Ro, City University of New York

                “Neural mechanisms for unconscious and conscious vision”

*Tuesday, January 17th, 2017: Colloquium

                Allison McCann, Vice News

                “Against boring charts”

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017: Colloquium

                Ernest Davis, New York University

               “Simulation in Cognitive Models: Scope and Limits”

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016: Colloquium

                Ken McRae, University of Western Ontario

                “The Importance of Event Knowledge in the Organization and Structure of Semantic Memory”

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016: Colloquium

                Priti Shah, University of Michigan

                “How to play 20 questions with nature and lose: Reflections on 100 years of brain-training research”

*Tuesday, October 11th, 2016: Colloquium

                Penelope Lewis, Cardiff University

                “Exploring sleep's impact on memory with targeted memory reactivation”

 2015-2016

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016: Colloquium

                Linda Smith, Indiana University

                “Rethinking referential ambiguity:  Clear cases and noisy data in statistical word-referent learning”

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016: Cognitive Science Dialogue

                Nancy Kanwisher, MIT

                Brian Scholl, Yale University

                “How—and how much—do fMRI studies contribute to psychology?”

Monday, April 11th, 2016: Colloquium

                Brian Scholl, Yale University

                “Let's see what happens: dynamic events as foundational units of perception and cognition.”

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016: Colloquium

                Doug Lenat, Cycorp

                “Truths that aren’t.”

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016: Colloquium

               Todd Braver, Washington University

               “Flexible neural mechanisms of cognitive control”