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Upcoming Events

  • Steven Piantadosi
    Fri, Dec 10
    Crowdcast
    Dec 10, 4:00 PM
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    Title: Church Encoding as the link between Cognition and Neuroscience Supplementary Reading: http://colala.berkeley.edu/papers/piantadosi2020computational.pdf #LearningSalon
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  • Evelina Fedorenko
    Fri, Dec 17
    Crowdcast
    Dec 17, 4:00 PM
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    Title: The Human Language System in the Mind and Brain Supplementary materials: Language and thought are not the same thing: https://evlab.mit.edu/assets/papers/Fedorenko_%26_Varley_2016_ANYAS.pdf The neural architecture of language https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.06.26.174482v3
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  • Marina Bedny
    Fri, Jan 14
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    Jan 14, 2022, 4:00 PM
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    #LearningSalon
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  • Gyuri Buzsaki
    Fri, Jan 28
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    Jan 28, 2022, 4:00 PM
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    #LearningSalon
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  • Fiery Cushman
    Fri, Feb 11
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    Feb 11, 2022, 4:00 PM
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    #LearningSalon
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  • Jessica Flack
    Fri, Mar 11
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    Mar 11, 2022, 4:00 PM
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    #LearningSalon
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  • Grace Lindsay
    Fri, Oct 29
    Crowdcast
    Oct 29, 4:00 PM
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    Title: The History of Neuroscience and AI Interaction Supplementary material: Talking Nets: https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/talking-nets Models of the Mind: https://www.amazon.com/Models-Mind-Engineering-Mathematics-Understanding/dp/1472966422 #LearningSalon
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  • Neil Lewis Jr.
    Fri, Aug 13
    Crowdcast
    Aug 13, 4:00 PM
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    What we learn from where we live https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/why-many-americans-dont-see-the-racial-wealth-gap/ #LearningSalon www.crowdcast.io/e/learningsalon
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  • Recap and Panel Discussion
    Fri, Jun 18
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    Jun 18, 4:00 PM
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    Join us along with previous speakers as we discuss takeaways from our past semester of presentations! #LearningSalon www.crowdcast.io/e/learningsalon
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  • Rosa Cao - Putting representations to use: A philosophical take on representation for neuroscience
    Jun 11, 4:00 PM
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    https://ruccs.rutgers.edu/images/personal-zenon-pylyshyn/class-info/FP2012/FP2012_readings/Dennett_RealPatterns.pdf https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10539-011-9292-0 http://fdslive.oup.com/www.oup.com/academic/pdf/openaccess/9780198812883.pdf
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  • Andrew Whiten
    Fri, Jun 04
    Crowdcast
    Jun 04, 4:00 PM
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    The Burgeoning Reach of Animal Culture https://www.gwern.net/docs/culture/2021-whiten.pdf https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rspb.2020.2718 https://science.sciencemag.org/content/372/6537/eabe6514 #LearningSalon www.crowdcast.io/e/learningsalon
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  • Zenna Tavares
    Fri, May 28
    Online
    May 28, 4:00 PM
    Online
    Machine Reasoning: Insights From the Copernican Revolution http://www.f.waseda.jp/sidoli/Galileo_Sidereus_Nuncius.pdf http://www.zenna.org/publications/causal.pdf #LearningSalon https://www.crowdcast.io/e/learningsalon
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  • Sam Gershman
    Fri, May 21
    Crowdcast
    May 21, 4:00 PM
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    Learning without a brain https://gershmanlab.com/pubs/cell_learning.pdf https://www.the-scientist.com/features/can-single-cells-learn-68694 #LearningSalon www.crowdcast.io/e/learningsalon
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  • David Barack
    Fri, May 14
    Crowdcast
    May 14, 4:00 PM
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    Two views on the cognitive brain https://www.nature.com/articles/s41583-021-00448-6?WT.mc_id=TWT_NatRevNeurosci #LearningSalon www.crowdcast.io/e/learningsalon
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  • Janice Chen
    Fri, May 07
    Online
    May 07, 4:00 PM EDT
    Online
    Memory for narratives and other naturally-occurring experiences https://www.nature.com/articles/nn.4450 #LearningSalon https://www.crowdcast.io/e/learningsalon/
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  • Anima Anandkumar
    Fri, Apr 30
    Online
    Apr 30, 4:00 PM EDT
    Online
    Ingredients for bridging the gap between artificial and human intelligence https://arxiv.org/abs/2007.09200 https://arxiv.org/abs/2010.00763 https://arxiv.org/abs/2007.00631 https://arxiv.org/abs/2006.14560 http://proceedings.mlr.press/v124/ren20a.html https://www.crowdcast.io/e/learningsalon/
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  • Kate Crawford
    Fri, Apr 16
    Online
    Apr 16, 5:00 PM EDT
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    ATLAS OF AI: Power, Politics, and the Planetary Costs of Artificial Intelligence https://bit.ly/376GzyR #LearningSalon https://www.crowdcast.io/e/learningsalon/
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  • Perry Zurn and Dani Bassett
    Fri, Apr 09
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvtJZdbQUCY
    Apr 09, 4:00 PM EDT
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvtJZdbQUCY
    Curiosity, Power, and the Shape of Inquiry Curiosity and Power: The Politics of Inquiry https://www.amazon.com/Curiosity-Power-Politics-Perry-Zurn/dp/1517907195 Viewing curiosity as fundamentally relational https://psyarxiv.com/crzae Seizing an opportunity https://elifesciences.org/articles/48336
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