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Department of Cognitive Science

Cognitive Science Seminar Series

The Cognitive Science Department hosts a seminar series in which Cognitive Science staff members, Cognitive Science students and visiting academics present research relevant to the research focus of the Centre. Seminars are usually held in the CCD Seminar Room (Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3 Room 610) and are open to interested researchers and professionals.

If you are interested in meeting with any of the seminar speakers, please contact the Seminar Series Coordinator, Emma Nile with your request and your availability, and we will attempt to arrange a meeting for you.

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Graph-based semi-supervised learning for structured prediction: The case of machine translation. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium)

Speaker : Dr Gholamreza (Reza) Haffari, Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University.
Date : 25th of September 2014, 4:00PM until 5:30PM
Location : E6A, Level 2, Room 202, Macquarie University.

 

Implicit learning of complex auditory temporal structures with even and uneven meters

Speaker : Dr. Josephine Terry, MARCS institute, University of Western Sydney.
Date : 19th of September 2014, 12:00PM until 1:30PM
Location : AHH, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Neural pathways for prosody

Speaker : Daniela Sammler, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow, UK.
Date : 5th of September 2014, 12:00PM until 1:30PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Syntactic difficulties of children with hearing impairment: The critical role of the critical period for syntax

Speaker : Professor Naama Friedmann , Language and Brain Lab, Tel Aviv University, Israel.
Date : 29th of August 2014, 12:00PM until 1:30PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

'The effects of content-and-language-integrated-learning on Spanish-Catalan EFL learners’ fluency and pronunciation' and 'An acoustic study of vowel reduction by Spanish-English early and late bilinguals'. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium)

Speaker : Associate Professor Lucrecia Rallo Fabra, , University of the Balearic Islands, Spain.
Date : 27th of August 2014, 2:00PM until 3:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Why Staring is a Contest

Speaker : Michelle Jarick, Psychology, MacEwan University, Canada.
Date : 15th of August 2014, 12:00PM until 1:30PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Using Bayes to get the most out of null results.

Speaker : Professor Zoltan Dienes, School of Psychology, University of Sussex.
Date : 23rd of July 2014, 10:00AM until 11:00AM
Location : AHH, L1 Lecture Theatre, Macquarie University.

 

Bayes and the credibility crisis in psychology.

Speaker : Professor Zoltan Dienes, School of Psychology, University of Sussex.
Date : 23rd of July 2014, 11:30AM until 12:30PM
Location : AHH, L1 Lecture Theatre, Macquarie University.

 

Think fast! The role of automaticity in the cognitive control of action.

Speaker : Associate Professor Douglas Cheyne, Toronto Hospital for Sick Children , Research Centre.
Date : 18th of July 2014, 12:00PM until 1:30PM
Location : AHH, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Extending the learnability driven language evolution model: Coordination and subordination compositionality.

Speaker : Dr Uli Sauerland, Center for General Linguistics, Zentrum fur Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, (ZAS), Berlin.
Date : 11th of July 2014, 12:00PM until 1:30PM
Location : AHH, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University. Hosted by Stephen Crain.

 

Active listening: Speech intelligibility in cocktail party listening.

Speaker : Associate Professor Simon Carlile, Department of Physiology , The University Of Sydney.
Date : 4th of July 2014, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : AHH, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

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Telephone: (02) 9850 9599
Fax : (02) 9850 6059
Email : cogsci@mq.edu.au
Web : www.cogsci.mq.edu.au