MSU CogSci 2010-2011 Distinguished Speaker Series

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The Distinguished Speaker Series (DSS) is one of the primary activities of the Michigan State University Cognitive Science Program. The aim of the DSS is to bring eminent scholars from diverse disciplines to MSU to present their research and engage in dialogue with faculty and students in the MSU Cognitive Science community.

Speakers from previous years are listed in the Distinguished Speakers Series Archives.

Fall 2010 Speakers

October 11 at 5:30 p.m. in Natural Science 116 -Professor Linda Smith, Indiana University. "Grounding toddler learning in sensory motor dynamics." [abstract and articles]

December 6 at 5:30 p.m. in Natural Science 116 - Professor Robert Zatorre, McGill University. "Analysis of musical pitch: Functional pathways and structural correlates."[abstract and articles]

Spring 2011 Speakers

January 31 at 5:30 p.m. in Psychology 118 - Professor Elizabeth Phelps, New York University. "Changing fear."[abstract and articles]

April 4 at 5:30 p.m. in Psychology 118 - Professor Edward Kravitz, Harvard University. "Genetic manipulations in the fruit fly fight club: sex and war in a single gene and other stories."[abstract and articles]

Please note the time and location of each lecture. Light refreshments will be served and all are welcome!

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