Cognitive Neuroscience

2021 Oct 26

Psychology Colloquium - Yael Niv, Ph.D.

3:00pm to 4:30pm


Hosted online via Zoom video conferencing

Yael Niv, Ph.D, Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience

Princeton Psychology Department and Princeton Neuroscience Institute

CoDirector ~ Rutgers-Princeton Center for Computational Neuropsychiatry (CCNP)

Topic: Carving the world into useful task representations

In recent years ideas from the computational field of reinforcement learning have revolutionized the...

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2017 Oct 04

Colloquium - Daphna Shohamy, PhD

4:00pm to 5:00pm


William James Hall - Room 1, Basement Auditorium

Daphna Shohamy, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology

Columbia University

The Learning Lab -

Topic: How Memory Guides Value-Based Decisions

AbstractLearning is central to adaptive behavior. From robots to humans, the ability to learn from experience turns a rigid response system into a flexible, adaptive one. How...

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2017 Apr 26

Colloquium - Russell Poldrack, PhD

4:00pm to 5:00pm


William James Hall - Room 1, Basement Auditorium

Russell Poldrack, PhD

Albert Ray Lang Professor of Psychology

Stanford University

Topic:   The future of fMRI in cognitive neuroscience

Abstract: Cognitive neuroscience has witnessed two decades of rapid growth, thanks in large part to the continued development of fMRI methods.  In my talk, I will question what this work has told us about brain function, and will propose that cognitive neuroscience needs to change in at least...

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