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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.

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The ghosts of syllables parsed: Verse design in traditional Aboriginal songs. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Dr Myfany Turpin, School of Languages and Comparative Cultural Studies, The University of Queensland.
Date : 15th of April 2014, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : AHH, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Gestures, symbols and the evolution of language: Some problems

Speaker : Dr. Liz Irvine, Philosophy Department, University of Cardiff.
Date : 4th of April 2014, 12:00PM until 1:30PM
Location : AHH, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Imageability and Verb Learning.

Speaker : Dr. Weiyima, ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders/Department of Cognitive Science , Faculty of Human Sciences, Macquarie University.
Date : 28th of March 2014, 12:00PM until 1:30PM
Location : AHH, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

A core brain system in assembly of cognitive episodes.

Speaker : Professor John Duncan, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, University of Cambridge, UK.
Date : 21st of March 2014, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : AHH, Level 1, Lecture Theatre, Macquarie University.

 

Dual-inheritance models of cultural transmission. (CCD Cognition in Context Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Distinguished Professor Peter Godfrey-Smith & Professor Kim Sterelny, Philosophy, The Graduate Center, City University of New York &, Philosophy, Australian National University.
Date : 19th of March 2014, 2:00PM until 5:00PM
Location : AHH, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Memory for music and art in Alzheimer's Disease.

Speaker : Professor Andrea Halpern, Psychology Department, Bucknell University, Pennsylvania.
Date : 14th of March 2014, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : AHH, Level 3, Room 3.310, Macquarie University.

 

How do brains encode auditory information? A new method for examining the E/MEG correlates of language stimuli that are extended in time.

Speaker : Mr Andy Thwaites, Cambridge Language Sciences, University of Cambridge, UK.
Date : 14th of March 2014, 12:00PM until 1:30PM
Location : AHH, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Sharpening the empirical bite of syntactic derivations. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Assistant Professor Tim Hunter, Institute of Linguistics, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA.
Date : 10th of March 2014, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : E6A, Level 2, Room 202, Macquarie University.

 

From V to V+V+(V) Constructions: How serial verb constructions are acquired in Creole languages. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Dr Dany Adone, Northern Institute, Charles Darwin University.
Date : 3rd of March 2014, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : AHH, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Syllables in speech production: Storage versus computation.

Speaker : Dr Joana Cholin , Liguistics and Literary Studies, Bielefeld University, Germany.
Date : 28th of February 2014, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : AHH, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Therapy with children with word-finding difficulties: use of a cueing aid and a comparison between interventions.

Speaker : Professor Wendy Best, Communication Science and Language Therapy, UCL, London, UK.
Date : 28th of February 2014, 2:00PM until 3:00PM
Location : AHH, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Neural correlates of sensory subtypes in Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Speaker : Associate Professor Alison Lane, School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle.
Date : 28th of February 2014, 3:00PM until 4:00PM
Location : AHH, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Which levels of language are mostly affected in children with SLI and in children with developmental dyslexia?

Speaker : Professor Maria Teresa Guasti, Department of Psychology, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy.
Date : 21st of February 2014, 12:00PM until 1:30PM
Location : AHH, Level 3, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

The acoustic change complex in infants: Does it have potential as a tool to assess speech discrimination in clinical populations? (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Assistant Professor Susan Small, School of Audiology and Speech Sciences, The University of British Columbia, Canada.
Date : 19th of February 2014, 1:00PM until 2:00PM
Location : AHH, Level 1, Lecture Theatre, 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