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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 Coordinators at cogsci.seminars@mq.edu.au, with your request and your availability, and we will attempt to arrange a meeting for you.

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How does initial test performance influence the benefit of testing?

Speaker : Ms Sara Davis, Department of Psychology, Iowa State University, USA.
Date : 11th of January 2017, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Consequences of uncertainty for speech production and perception. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Professor T. Florian Jaeger, Human Language Processing Lab, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, USA.
Date : 14th of December 2016, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Focus and minimality.

Speaker : Assistant Professor Michael Yoshitaka Erlewine, Department of English Language and Literature, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
Date : 12th of December 2016, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

"My brain helps me think about stuff”: Autistic children’s understanding of the brain and its role in behaviour.

Speaker : Dr Melissa Bovis, Centre for Research in Autism and Education (CRAE), UCL Institute of Education, UK.
Date : 12th of December 2016, 12:00PM until 12:20PM
Location : G40, North Psychology Block, The University of Western Australia.

 

Gender differences in autistic and non-autistic adolescents’ peer conflict.

Speaker : Felicity Sedgwick, Centre for Research in Autism and Education (CRAE), UCL Institute of Education, UK.
Date : 12th of December 2016, 12:20PM until 12:40PM
Location : G40, North Psychology Block, The University of Western Australia.

 

Early executive function ability and the rate of developmental change across child-hood predict functional outcomes over a 12-year period in a cohort of autistic youth.

Speaker : Lorcan Kenny, Centre for Research in Autism and Education (CRAE), UCL Institute of Education, UK.
Date : 12th of December 2016, 12:40PM until 1:00PM
Location : G40, North Psychology Block, The University of Western Australia.

 

Probing the limits of statistical learning. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Professor James (Doug) Saddy, Centre for Integrative Neuroscience and Neurodynamics, University of Reading, UK.
Date : 9th of December 2016, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Development of the phonological lexicon: What can we learn from studying lexical tones? (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Associate Professor Leher Singh, Department of Psychology, National University of Singapore.
Date : 2nd of December 2016, 2:00PM until 3:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Beginner's guide to magnetoencephalography (MEG)

Speaker : Liz Magdas, Cognitive Science, Macquarie University.
Date : 30th of November 2016, 10:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.310, Macquarie University.

 

Natural language processing with combinatory categorial grammar. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium)

Speaker : Professor Mark Steedman, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh, UK.
Date : 30th of November 2016, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Beginner's guide to magnetoencephalography (MEG)

Speaker : Liz Magdas, Cognitive Science, Macquarie University.
Date : 25th of November 2016, 2:30PM until 4:30PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.310, Macquarie University.

 

Combinatory categorial grammar for mortals. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Professor Mark Steedman, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh.
Date : 23rd of November 2016, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.