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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, Anna Fiveash with your request and your availability, and we will attempt to arrange a meeting for you.

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Recent and upcoming seminars

 

Clean Mapping: A sketchy story of how conceptual structure could shape language acquisition and some experiments suggesting that it just might be true. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Professor Jesse Snedeker, Department of Psychology, Harvard University, USA.
Date : 11th of May 2016, 10:00AM until 11:00AM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Early word learning in the home (and the lab): It's all about finding the gems among the junk. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Professor John Trueswell, Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, USA.
Date : 11th of May 2016, 2:30PM until 3:30PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.310, Macquarie University.

 

Hearing and speaking: Speech perception and production in children with cochlear implants (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Professor James Mahshie, Department of Speech and Hearing Science, George Washington University, USA.
Date : 20th of April 2016, 2:00PM until 3:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Variability between images of the same face: When it helps and when it harms.

Speaker : Dr Kay Ritchie, Department of Psychology, University of York, UK.
Date : 16th of April 2016, 2:15PM until 3:15PM
Location : LT 2.33, North Psychology Block, The University of Western Australia.

 

Processing benefits for focused words in Korean and English. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Dr Heather Kember, The MARCS Institute, Western Sydney University.
Date : 12th of April 2016, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Optical Neuroimaging with fNIRS

Speaker : Mike Terreiro and Thomas Johannsen, Medilink Australia, MIRx Medical Technologies.
Date : 12th of April 2016, 1:30PM until 3:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Acquired prosopagnosia and what it tells us about how the human brain recognizes faces.

Speaker : Professor Bruno Rossion, Institute of Research in Psychology, University of Louvain, Belgium.
Date : 8th of April 2016, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : AHH, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Native language attunement and its vestiges in second language speech learning. ( CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Dr Michael Tyler, Dean's Unit School of Social Sciences & Psychology, Western Sydney University.
Date : 23rd of March 2016, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.310, Macquarie University.

 

The effects of meditation: What do we currently know?

Speaker : Professor Peter Sedlmeier, Department of Psychology, University of Chemnitz, Germany.
Date : 18th of March 2016, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

ôSocial signals of emotion: The role of context".

Speaker : Professor Ursula Hess, Institute for Psychology, Humboldt University, Germany.
Date : 17th of March 2016, 2:15PM until 3:15PM
Location : G40, Psychology North Block, The University of Western Australia.

 

Designing computers that stimulate human thought. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series and the Department of Computing Research Seminar Series)

Speaker : Dr Sharon Oviatt, , Incaa Designs.
Date : 16th of March 2016, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.310, Macquarie University.

 

Toward reliable automatic assessment of domain expertise. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series and the Department of Computing Research Seminar Series)

Speaker : Dr Sharon Oviatt, , Incaa Designs.
Date : 16th of March 2016, 3:00PM until 4:00PM
Location : Building E6A, Level 3, Room 357, Macquarie University.

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Contact Details

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