MTS Seminar Series: Fall 2014 Speakers

Theme: Dynamicity

OrganizerTeenie Matlock

Talks are Mondays, 3pm, KL232 unless otherwise noted

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September 8: Michael Ranney, UC Berkeley* 
Good Science Information Can Change Climate Beliefs:
Empirical/Experimental Evidence and www.HowGlobalWarmingWorks.org

September 15: Nathan Witthoft, Stanford University 
Learning, memory, and synesthesia

September 22: Maggie Shiffrar, Rutgers University 
People Watching: Visual, motor and social processes define human action perception

September 29: Timo Rottger, University of Cologne 
The tune drives the text – How an intonation system accommodates to adverse phonological environments

October 6: Roberto Manduchi, UC Santa Cruz 
(Computer) Vision Without Sight

October 10: Lily Wong Fillmore, UC Berkeley** (COB 102, 7pm

October 13: Laura Otis, Emory University 
Individual Ways of Thinking: How Can Qualitative Research Contribute to Knowledge of Cognition?

October 20: Caitlin Fausey, University of Oregon
Instances in time: The structure in the learning environment and why it matters

October 27: Leysia Palen, University of Colorado, Boulder 
Frontiers in Crisis Informatics

November 10: Matt Kaiser, UC Merced cancelled

November 17: Rolf Zwaan, Eramus University Rotterdam 
Context-Dependent Grounded Cognition

November 24: Scott Jordan, Illinois State University 
How we get ahead: The dynamic, prospective nature of action, perception, and cognition

December 1: David Kirsh, UC San Diego 
Thinking with your body and other things

December 8: Rob Podesva, Stanford University cancelled

*Sponsored by Center for Climate Communication and Sierra Nevada Research Institute
**Keynote presentation for Bilingualism Workshop, with unusual time and location

MTS is partially supported by Robert Glushko and Pamela Samuelson
Questions? Email 2014 MTS Coordinator Teenie Matlock, tmatlock@ucmerced.edu