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

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Dementia and the auditory brain.

Speaker : Professor Jason Warren, Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK.
Date : 2nd of December 2014, 10:30AM until 11:30AM
Location : AHH, Level 3, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

What Broca’s area is and isn’t doing for language and cognitive processing. (CLas-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Professor Greg Hickok, School of Social Science, University of California Irvine, USA.
Date : 20th of November 2014, 2:00PM until 4:00PM
Location : AHH, Level 3, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Three challenges for the neuroscience of language: The maps problem, the mapping problem, and the timing problem. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Professor David Poeppel, New York University, and, Max-Planck Institute.
Date : 18th of November 2014, 12:30PM until 2:30PM
Location : AHH, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Bilingual aphasia: Language switching and selection, cross-language generalisation and implications for bilingual control.

Speaker : Dr Amanda Miller Amberber, Faculty of Health Sciences, Australian Catholic University.
Date : 31st of October 2014, 12:30PM until 1:30PM
Location : AHH, Level 3, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Quantifying rhythm development, and the role of prosodic heads- and edges in rhythm acquisition of simultaneous bilinguals. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Dr Elaine Schmidt, Department of Linguistics, Macquarie University.
Date : 22nd of October 2014, 2:30PM until 3:30PM
Location : AAH, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Laryngeal assimilation, markedness and typology. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Dr Jason Brown, Applied Language Studies and Linguistics, The University of Auckland, NZ.
Date : 30th of September 2014, 1:30PM until 2:30PM
Location : The Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.310, Macquarie University.

 

Graph-based semi-supervised learning for structured prediction: The case of machine translation. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Dr Gholamreza (Reza) Haffari, Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University.
Date : 25th of September 2014, 2:30PM until 3:30PM
Location : E6A, Level 2, Room 202, Macquarie University.

 

Implicit learning of complex auditory temporal structures with even and uneven meters

Speaker : Dr Josephine Terry, MARCS institute, University of Western Sydney.
Date : 19th of September 2014, 12:00PM until 1:30PM
Location : AHH, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Studying the effect of syntactic and lexical complexity in magnetoencephalography data.

Speaker : Mehdi Parviz, Department of Computing, Macquarie University.
Date : 16th of September 2014, 12:30PM until 1:30PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 3, Room 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

The Structure of Integrated Information Correlates with the Contents of Consciousness (PARC Seminar Series)

Speaker : Associate Professor Nao Tsuchiya, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University.
Date : 15th of September 2014, 1:30PM until 2:30PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, Level 1 Theatre, Macquarie University.

 

Deep learning for fine-grained text analysis. (CLaS-CCD Research Colloquium Series)

Speaker : Dr Lizhen Qu, Research School of Computer Science, Australian National University.
Date : 15th of September 2014, 11:00AM until 12:00PM
Location : E6A, Level 2, Room 202, Macquarie University.

 

Using virtual reality to investigate the neural mechanisms of social interaction.

Speaker : Nathan Caruana, Department of Cognitive Science, Macquarie University.
Date : 12th of September 2014, 12:00PM until 1:30PM
Location : Australian Hearing Hub, 3.610, Macquarie University.

 

Neural pathways for prosody.

Speaker : Daniela Sammler, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow, UK.
Date : 5th of September 2014, 12:00PM until 1:30PM
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