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Cognitive Science Colloquium: Music, Speech and Sound in the Brain

Abstract: Since the time of Paul Broca, methods for looking at brain structure and brain function have become powerful tools to answer questions about cognition. In this talk, we will discuss how modern scientists use these tools, and the advantages … Continue reading

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LSA COLLOQUIUM 4: RAJ SINGH

  Abstract: One of the defining properties of presuppositions is that they are inferences that survive when a sentence is embedded under negation. For example, “John will bring his wetsuit” and “John won’t bring his wetsuit” both presuppose that John … Continue reading

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Public Lecture: CORE SOCIAL COGNITION; Dr. ELIZABETH SPELKE

Abstract: Mature human cognition is complex and variable, both across contemporary cultures and over human history, but human cognitive development proceeds in a more predictable pattern, especially in infants and young children. Studies of infants’ cognitive abilities in non-social domains … Continue reading

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Colloquium: An Introduction to Neuroscience For Cognitive Science Students

  The Concordia Linguistics Students Association (LSA) and the Concordia Centre for Cognitive Science  will host Dr. Mabel Chong (PhD McGill, 2009) for  an introductory-level  discussion of the neuroscience aspects of  Poeppel’s (2012) paper on the “the relation between the … Continue reading

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External Talk: Robert Fiorentino

Hey, This talk may be of interest to some of you: Friday, October 3rd 2014, 10:00 am  Identifying the pieces, processes, and brain bases of complex word recognition UQAM 320, rue Sainte-Catherine Est 2e étage, salle DS-2505

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Casadio Slides

Hello readers, We hope you enjoyed our first colloquium! Here is a hyperlink to the slides for Professor Casadio’s presentation: Casadio Montreal 19:09:14   Cheers, LSA

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Colloquium 2: Laura Grestenberger

Abstract: Anagnostopoulou (2003) argues in her seminal paper “Participles and Voice” that the properties of Modern Greek and German participles are determined by different levels of incorporation of functional structure: in target state participles, the nominalizer attaches directly to the … Continue reading

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LSA Talks: Claudia Casadio

Abstract: TYPE GRAMMARS FOR NATURAL LANGUAGE We will introduce a framework for the analysis of natural language based on the idea of a type logical grammar: a system of formal rules that can be applied to test the grammaticality of … Continue reading

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L2 French Participants Needed for Experiment

Participants recherchés Nous cherchons des adultes sans trouble de langage pour un projet visant à développer un outil de recherche pour le langage. Vous pourriez participer au projet si – le français n’est pas votre langue maternelle, – vous êtes … Continue reading

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Praat Workshop and General Assembly

Praat Workshop Wednesday February 26th at 1015am in H661-2.  There will be coffee and breakfast snack.  It will be from 10:15 to 11:15am General Assembly Thursday Feb 27th at 8pm in H661-2.  We will be talking about upcoming elections in … Continue reading

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