The CIS PhD program had its 1st-year/2nd-year Graduate Symposium on Tuesday, May 13th, in SSM 117. Students presented 20 minutes each, 15 for the talk and 5 for questions. We always take healthy regular breaks and have a catered lunch. Snacks and coffee were also be available throughout the day. Food and science!


Morning talks (11-1)

11-11:20. David Vinson. Information is dependent on review ratings (and social structure?).

11:20-11:40. Maryam Tabatabaeian. From thought experiments to real experiments: the real-world implementation of Newcomb’s paradox.

11:40-12. Daniel Holman. Visual insight.

12-12:20. Break

12:20-12:40. Till Bergmann. Watching fictive motion in action: Discourse data from the TV News Archive.

12:40-1. Drew Abney. The multiscale dynamics of infants’ and caregivers’ vocalizations.

Lunch (1-2)

Afternoon talks (2-4)

2-2:20. Samuel Spevack. The integration of visual information and negation in self paced reading.

2:20-2:40. Chelsea Gordon. The role of sensory grounding in concept activation.

2:40-3. Katherine Livins. Embodied relations 2.0.

3-3:20. Break

3:20-3:40. Jessica Ross. Influence of high and low groove music on postural sway dynamics.

3:40-4. Morgan Fleming. Moving the mind: How interaction shapes cognition.


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