Cognitive Development

2022 Nov 15

Psychology Dept Colloquium - Asifa Majid, Ph.D. ~ University of Oxford (UK)

3:00pm to 4:15pm

Location: 

NORTHWEST Building - B-101 (Basement Lecture Hall)

Asifa Majid, Ph.D., Professor of Cognitive Science

University of Oxford (United Kingdom)

2022-23 William Bentinck-Smith, Radcliffe Institute Fellow

Asifa Majid studies the relationship among language, culture, and mind.  Majid, who earned her PhD at the University of Glasgow, in Scotland, has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters...

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2022 Oct 18

Psychology Colloquium - Raj Chetty, Ph.D. ~ Harvard University

3:00pm to 4:15pm

Location: 

NORTHWEST Building - B-101 (Basement Lecture Hall) - New Location

Raj Chetty, Ph.D ~ Harvard University, William A. Ackman Professor of Public Economics, Department of Economics and Director of Opportunity Insights  

Topic: “Social Connections and Children's Chances of Rising out of Poverty: New Insights from Big Data”

Abstract: Children’s chances of earning more than their...

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2016 Nov 02

Colloquium - Jenny Saffran, PhD

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

William James Hall - Room 1, Basement Auditorium

Jenny Saffran, PhD

 Professor of Psychology

University of Wisconsin - Madison

https://www.waisman.wisc.edu/pi-Saffran-Jenny.htm

Topic : Building a lexicon

  Abstract: 

Words are bundles of meanings and sounds (or signs). As mature language users, we have sophisticated knowledge about how words work, both on their own and as part of a lexicon. How does that knowledge emerge? In my...

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