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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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Paradoxes of Perception: How Statistical Learning Affects What People See and Remember

Speaker : Assistant Professor Megan Papesh, Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University.
Date : 7th of August 2018, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Body perception for interactions

Speaker : Dr Regine Zopf, Cognitive Science, Macquarie University.
Date : 31st of July 2018, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

A formal universal of natural language grammar. (CLaS-CCD Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Professor Mark Steedman, School of Informatics, The University of Edinburgh, UK.
Date : 30th of July 2018, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Bilingual development in children with language and communication disorders from migrant families. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Professor Johanne Paradis, Department of Linguistics, University of Alberta, Canada.
Date : 24th of July 2018, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

The development of phonological awareness and reading decoding in bilingual children: effects of bilingualism and language dominance. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Professor Theo Marinis, Department of Linguistics, University of Konstanz.
Date : 24th of July 2018, 2:00PM until 3:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

What bilingual children teach us about language development. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Professor Erika Hoff, Department of Psychology, Florida Atlantic University, USA.
Date : 23rd of July 2018, 2:00PM until 3:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

The temporal dynamics of object representations: Using rapid serial presentation to probe the neural processes underlying visual perception.

Speaker : Dr Amanda Robinson, Department of Cognitive Science, Macquarie University.
Date : 17th of July 2018, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

How does the brain learn to read?

Speaker : Professor James Booth, Department of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University, USA.
Date : 13th of July 2018, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Articulating how our NLP data and systems do and don't represent the world: Toward mitigating bias and enabling better science. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Professor Emily Bender, Department of Linguistics, University of Washington, USA.
Date : 5th of July 2018, 2:00PM until 3:00PM
Location : Wally's Walk (Building E6A), Level 3, Room 357, Macquarie University.

 

Embrace the random.

Speaker : Dr Chris Donkin, School of Psychology, The University of New South Wales.
Date : 19th of June 2018, 12:00PM until 1:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Preferential early attribution in segmental perception and its consequences for phonology. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Associate Professor Amanda Rysling, Department of Linguistics, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA.
Date : 5th of June 2018, 2:00PM until 3:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Cognition in (social) context: A psychologically-grounded approach to the formation of collective memory.

Speaker : Dr Alin Coman, Department of Psychology, Princeton University, USA.
Date : 5th of June 2018, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Language and vision using deep neural nets. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Mr Peter Anderson, Department of Computing, Macquarie University.
Date : 4th of June 2018, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

The impact of hearing loss and hearing aid technology on cognitive function.

Speaker : Dr Brent Edwards, , National Acoustic Laboratories.
Date : 29th of May 2018, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

OCD: Developmental pathophysiology.

Speaker : Dr Iain Perkes, School of Psychiatry, The University of New South Wales.
Date : 22nd of May 2018, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, 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