Distinguished Fellows for 2009-2010

Jul 06, 13, 20, 27, 2009Karen Wynn

July 6: The Social Baby 

July 13: The Moral Baby

July 20: The Strategic Baby

July 27: The Future Baby

Jan 25, 2010
Mar 01, 2010
Roy Baumeister
  • January 25 – What is Consciousness For?
  • March 1 – What Good is Self-Esteem? (And Why Does It Matter?)

 

Feb 01, 08, 17, 22, 2010Brian Wandell
  • February 1 – What every neuroscientist should know about visual cortex
  • February 8 – Plasticity and stability of adult visual cortex – the open questions
  • February 17 – Current theories about how vision interfaces to the brain’s reading network
  • February 22 – Miracle cures: Some observations about restored sight and the case of Michael May

 

Mar 15, 22, 2010Paul Bloom
  • March 15 – Moral psychology and moral progress 
  • March 22 – But is it art? A case-study in the cognitive science of pleasure

 


Mar 29, 2010
Apr 05, 12, 19, 2010
Bill Newsome
  • March 29: Of neurons, decisions, and value: probing the brain’s unconscious math
  • April 5: The dynamics of decision-making: integration of sensory and value information in parietal cortex
  • April 12: Linking action to reward: multielectrode array recordings from prefrontal cortex
  • April 19: The bigger picture: some thoughts on scientific explanation, free will, and the law

 

May 03, 17, 24, 2010
May 10, 2011
Ray Jackendoff
  • May 3: Social Cognition and Conceptual Semantics 
  • May 10: Folk Theory of Mind: Actions, Intentions, Cooperation, Commitment to Norms 
  • May 17: The Peculiar Logic of Value 
  • May 24: Justice: Fairness, Reciprocity, Rights, and Obligations

 

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