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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.

Speaker : Professor Jesse Snedeker, Department of Psychology, Harvard University.
Date : 11th of May 2016, 10:00AM until 11:00AM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, 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.
Date : 20th of April 2016, 2:00PM until 3:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

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.

 

“Social 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.

 

The effect of inversion, thatcherization and orientation filtering on face-selective neurons inside and outside the fMRI-defined face patches.

Speaker : Dr Jess Taubert, School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy, The University of Sydney.
Date : 3rd of March 2016, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : G40, Psychology North Block, The University of Western Australia.

 

Short-term plastic processes in the human brain, revealed by functional magnetic resonance imaging.

Speaker : Dr Gyula Kovács, Institute of Psychology, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany.
Date : 1st of March 2016, 2:15PM until 3:15PM
Location : G41, Psychology North Block, The University of Western Australia.

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