Cognitive Science Program
2008-2009 Distinguished Speakers in
Cognitive Science Lecture Series
The Distinguished Speakers Series is one of the primary activities of the Michigan State University Cognitive Science Program. Its aim is to bring eminent personalities from diverse disciplines to MSU to present research and to engage in dialogue with our own researchers.
- September 15: Gary L.
Wells, Iowa State University
" Mistaken Eyewitness Identification and False Confidence: The Creation of Distorted Retrospective Judgments " Abstract and recommended articles
- October 13: David Huron,
Ohio State University
" Why Do Listeners Enjoy Music That Makes Them Weep? " Abstract and recommended articles
- December 1: Jerome R.
"Quantum Information Processing Theory Applied to Cognitive Science" Abstract and recommended articles
- January 26: Rosalind W.
Picard, Massachusetts Institute of
"Emotional Intelligence Technology and Autism" Abstract and recommended articles
- April 6: Jill G. de
Villiers, Smith College.
"What's the use of language?" Abstract and recommended articles
- April 20: Marvin
Chun, Yale University.
"Imaging the Future" Abstract and recommended articles
All lectures will be held in the room 116 of the Natural Science building on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing. Lectures will begin at 5:30 pm and are free and open to the general public. Light refreshments will be served.