ThemeCognitive Dynamics and TechnologiesMTS_Spring2016

Organizer: Dr. Chris Kello

Talks are Mondays, 3pm, KL232 unless otherwise noted

January 25   (video of talk)
Bradley Voytek, UC San Diego
Cognitive networks and the noisy brain

February 1   (video of talk)
Emre Neftci, UC Irvine
Neuromorphic Cognition

February 8
Ricardo Prada, Google X
Industry Research in User Experience

February 16   (video of talk)
Brian Knutson, Stanford University
Neural valuation of environmental resources

February 22
Heather Bortfeld, UC Merced
Tuning to a degraded signal: Insights from infants and cochlear implant users

February 29, **Please note location change: COB-110**
Judith Kroll, UC Riverside
Bilingualism, mind, and brain

March 7, **Cancelled**

March 14
Jason Zevin, University of Southern California
Statistical learning of auditory patterns as trajectories through a perceptually defined similarity space

March 28
Yi-Fang Tsai, Apple
User Technologies

April 4

April 11
Melissa Cefkin, Nissan
Autonomy and sociality: what we might learn from cars

April 18
Patryk Laurent, Brain Corp
Real-world immersion of artificial neural networks through robotics

May 2
Jay Martin, Stitch Fix
Human Computation

May 9
Olaf Sporns, Indiana University
Distinguished Cognitive Scientist Awardee 2016
Networks of the Brain – New Perspectives on the Structure and Function of Nervous Systems

MTS is in part supported by Robert Glushko and Pamela Samuelson.

Questions? Email Spring 2016 MTS Coordinator, Chris Kello, ckello “at” ucmerced “dot” edu.