Screen Shot 2013-09-04 at 5.37.32 PMSpring 2013 Speakers

Theme: Language, cognition, and consciousness

Organizer: Jeff Yoshimi

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9/9/13: Andrew Wedel (U. Arizona) SSM 117
Lexical competition and the evolution of phoneme inventories

9/16/13: Bruce West (Duke U.) KL 232 
Individuality, imitation and influence

9/23/13: Kent Johnson (UC Irvine) KL 232 
Factor analysis: Underdetermination and uncertainties

10/7/13: Matthew Fulkerson (UC San Diego) KL 232 
Sensory affect

10/14/13: Kerri Johnson (UCLA SSM 117) 
Categorization at the Crossroads: Mechanisms by Which Intersecting Identities Alter Social Perception

10/22/13: David J. Peterson* (Conlang) California Room
Under the Animal Belly of HBO: Conceptual Metaphor in Created Languages

10/28/13: Stephen Palmer (UC Berkeley) KL 232 
Color, Music, and Emotion in Synesthetes and Non-Synesthetes

11/4/13: Geoffrey Lee (UC Berkeley) KL 232 
Subjective Duration

Tues., 11/12/13: Thomas Hannagan* (Aix-Marseille) SSM 117
Language processing in adults and baboons: the unreasonable efficiency of the Delta rule

11/18/13: Kevin Holmes (UC Berkeley) SSM 117
Exploring the language-thought interface beyond the level of words

11/25/13: Teenie Matlock (UC Merced) KL 232
Framing framing: When the more subtle details of language matter

12/2/13: Shannon Vallor (Santa Clara) KL 232
The virtue of attention: ethical and cognitive implications of media multitasking

12/9/13: Mahesh Srinivasan (UC Berkeley) KL 232
The role of children’s cognitive biases in the structure of the lexicon: Cross-linguistic evidence from polysemy

*Note non-standard date!