Current & Recent Talks

CMU Psychology Colloquium
March 20, 4:30 - 6:00 pm, A53 Baker Hall/Steinburg Auditorium, CMU
Anthony Wagner, Stanford University, presents "The Cognitive Neuroscience of Remembering.”

CNBC Brain Bag
March 20, 6pm, Mellon Institute (MI) Social Room (CMU)
Nathaniel Williams presents “Repetition Suppression in Macaque Inferotemporal Cortex,” and Mark Cheung presents “Brain Network Connectivity and Graph Signal Processing.”

Crowdsourcing Lunch Seminar
March 21, 2:30 -3:30pm [NOTE THIS IS DIFFERENT FROM THE USUAL TIME], Newell Simon Hall (NSH) 1507, CMU
Michael Franklin, Liew Family Chair of Computer Science, University of Chicago, presents “Human-in-the-loop Analytics.”

Cognitive Brown Bag Series
March 22, 12:00 pm, LRDC 9th Floor
LRDC Graduate Student(s) Ruizhe Liu present “Numerical Information Integration: From a Decision Making Perspective,” and Xiaoping Fang presents “Perturbation of Old Knowledge During the Learning of New Meanings for Known Words.” For more information on the Brown Bag Series, see

And Campus For All: A Diversity & Inclusion Lecture
March 23, 9:30 - 10:30 am, WPU Kurtzman Room
Suzanne Nossel, executive director of PEN America, presents "Diversity, Inclusion and Free Speech at U.S. Universities."

MBK Digital Literacy Collaborative Orientation
March 23, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Homewood, 7101 Hamilton Avenue
In partnership with Allegheny County and the City of Pittsburgh, through the support of The Heinz Endowments, and on behalf of the local My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Committee, The Sprout Fund is offering grants to support partnerships that create opportunities for youth, particularly young men of color ages 16-24, to acquire technological, social, and academic skills that will enhance their quality of life and ability to secure future employment. RSVP here.

CNBC Lecture
March 23, 4:00 pm, 328 Mellon Institute
Jessica A. Cardin, Yale University, presents "Functional Flexibility: Global Arousal and Recognition of Cortical Circuits in Health and Disease."

University of Pittsburgh Cultural and Linguistic Diversity Conference
March 29, University Club, Ballroom A, “Living and Working Together”
This interdisciplinary event is of practical value to a diverse audience in humanities, social sciences, social work, education, and health. Registration is free but required (register here). Hosted by: Department of Linguistics , Department of Family Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Services.

Intelligent Systems Program (ISP) AI Distinguished Lecturer Forum
March 31, 12:30 - 1:30pm, 5317 Sennott Square
Michael Mozer,  Department of Computer Science ‚Äčand Institute of Cognitive Science‚Äč, University of Colorado, presents “Predicting and Boosting Memory Retention.”

Pitt Department of Psychology Colloquium
March 31, 3:00 pm, Martin Room 4127 Sennott Square
Mesmin Destin, Northwestern University, presents "Identity-Based Approaches to Improve Student Outcomes and Reduce Socioeconomic Disparities in Education."