Lecture Archives

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Matthew Botvinick – March 6, 2020
Deep reinforcement learning and its neuroscientific implications

 

Cori Bargmann – April 19, 2019
Organizing behavior across timescales

 

Leslie Valiant – April 6, 2018
What needs to be added to machine learning?

 

Ned Block – March 31, 2017
A joint in nature between cognition and perception without modularity of mind

 

Edvard Moser – February 25, 2016
Grid cells and entorhinal network dynamics

This lecture was also part of the MINS “Year of Cognition” Talk Series.

 

Randolph Blake – March 27, 2015
Probing Visual Perception Outside of Conscious Awareness

 

Susan Carey – March 28, 2014
The Origin of Concepts: Natural Number

 

David Pesetsky – April 5, 2013
Language and Music: same structures, different building blocks

 

Joshua Tenenbaum – March 23, 2012
Modeling common-sense reasoning with probabilistic programs

 

Patricia Smith Churchland – March 25, 2011
How the Mind Makes Morals

 

Patricia Kuhl – April 16, 2010
Cracking the Speech Code: Language and the Infant Brain

 

Alvaro Pascual-Leone – March 20, 2009
Modifying Descision Making

 

Christof Koch – March 28, 2008
The Biology of Consciousness

 

William Bialek – April 20, 2007
Searching for simple models

 

Elissa L. Newport – March 17, 2006
How children shape languages: Language acquisition and the emergence of signed and spoken languages

 

Colin Camerer – February 25, 2005
Behavioral Game Theory

 

Ray Jackendoff – February 20, 2004
Toward a Cognitive Science of Culture and Society

 

Geoffrey Hinton – March 7, 2003
Learning Representations by Unlearning Beliefs

 

Stanislas Dehaene – March 7, 2002
Cerebral Bases of the Number Sense in the Parietal Lobe

 

Martin Nowak – February 9, 2001
Evolution of Language: From Animal Communication to Universal Grammar

 

Elizabeth Spelke – January 21, 2000
Core Knowledge and Cognitive Development

 

Daniel Dennett – October 2, 1998
Things About Things