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

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Working memory deficits and compensatory mechanisms in ageing and Mild Cognitive Impairment: Does the episodic buffer play a role and does adaptive training work?

Speaker : Professo Roy Kessels, Department of Medical Psychology, Radboud University Medical Centre, The Netherlands.
Date : 31st of July 2015, 12:00PM until 1:30PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Computational modelling of the neural substrates of stuttering and induced fluency

Speaker : Dr Oren Civier, Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center, Bar Ilan University, Israel.
Date : 17th of July 2015, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Is set for variability a unique reading-related skill?

Speaker : Dr Devin Kearns, Department of Educational Psychology, Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut, USA.
Date : 10th of July 2015, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Prejudice is in the eye of the beholder: Some perceptual underpinnings of interpersonal bias.

Speaker : David Lick, Department of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA.
Date : 9th of July 2015, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : Room G40, North Block, Psychology, The University of Western Australia.

 

Memory disturbances in TIME: The puzzle of Transient Epileptic Amnesia.

Speaker : Dr Sharon Savage, Medical School, University of Exeter, UK.
Date : 26th of June 2015, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Amnesia, Time, and Decision-Making

Speaker : Professor Carl Craver, Department of Philosophy, Washington University in St. Louis, USA.
Date : 19th of June 2015, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Representing objects across time: Language-mediated event representation. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Professor Gerry Altmann, Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, USA.
Date : 12th of June 2015, 12:00PM until 1:30PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Enhanced image classification with a fast-learning method for convolutional neural networks. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Associate Professor Mark McDonnell, Computational and Theoretical Neuroscience Laboratory, Institute for Telecommunications Research, School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences, , University of South Australia.
Date : 18th of May 2015, 11:00AM until 12:30PM
Location : Building E6A, Level 2, Room 242, Macquarie University.

 

The same old debate: has there been any progress in the debate around mental representations?

Speaker : Nikolai Alksnis, Politics & Philosophy, La Trobe University.
Date : 15th of May 2015, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Getting rid of the ten blue links. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Professor Mark Sanderson, School of Computer Science and Information Technology, RMIT University.
Date : 6th of May 2015, 2:00PM until 3:30PM
Location : Building E6A, Level 3, Room 357, Macquarie University.