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04/01/2010 5:00 PM 3"270James Paradis, Robert M. Metcalfe Professor of Writing, Program Head, Writing and Humanistic Studies; Thomas Pettitt, Associate Professor of English, University of Southern Denmark; Peter Donaldson, Ann Fetter F...
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06/06/2009 9:00 AM KresgeDr. Susan Hockfield, President, MIT; Rebecca Saxe, PHd 03, Assistant Professor of Cognitive NeuroscienceDescription: In trying financial times, Susan Hockfield remains optimistic and committed to pursuing MIT's ...
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04/14/2008 4:00 PM 46"3002Dr. Michael Davis, Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University School of MedicineDescription: Few scientists have charted the grim territory of fear and anxiety with th...
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10/14/2010 4:45 PM 46Gerald Fischbach, Scientific Director, The Simons FoundationDescription: "Imagine what it's like to go through life without understanding what people you are with are thinking," poses Gerald Fischbach. "You have no ...
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10/19/2007 3:15 PM Wong AuditoriumSandiway Fong, SM '86, PhD '91, Associate Professor, University of ArizonaDescription: The statistical natural language linguist owes much to the University of Pennsylvania's famous Treebank project. But...
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05/07/2009 2:15 PM 46"3002Roshan Cools, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and BehaviorDescription: Researchers have known for some time that the neurotransmitter dopamine is centrally involved in learning and working memory, Roshan ...
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10/19/2007 1:20 PM Wong AuditoriumHoward Lasnik, PhD '72, Distinguished University Professor, Department of Linguistics, University of Maryland; Juan Uriagereka, Professor, University of MarylandDescription: Young children say many surp...
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10/19/2007 2:00 PM Wong AuditoriumNoam Chomsky, Institute Professor, MITDescription: Noam Chomsky, around whose work much of the Syntax series revolves, gives listeners a glimpse into the evolution of his own thinking, with an emphasis...
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09/25/2003 5:00 PM BartosSteven Pinker, Johnstone Family Professor of Psychology; Harvard University; ; Jay Keyser, Peter de Florez Emeritus Professor of Linguistics Description: In this personal and reflective event, Pinker looks bac...
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06/07/2008 11:45 AM KresgeCynthia Breazeal, SM '93, SCD '00, Professor, Program in Media Arts and SciencesDescription: Cynthia Breazeal's eminently charming creatures appear to have stepped out of Santa's North Pole workshop. But Breazea...
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10/19/2007 12:50 PM Wong AuditoriumJoshua Tenenbaum, PhD '99, Paul E. Newton Career Development Professor, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MITDescription: How do kids manage to figure out that the word "dog" applies to a whol...
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11/30/2006 4:30 PM 32"123Rodney A. Brooks, Founder, Chairman and Chief Technical Officer, Heartland Robotics; ; Ray Kurzweil, '70, Chairman and CEO, Kurzweil Technologies, IncDescription: Two of the sharpest minds in the computing are...
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