Current & Recent Talks

Causation/Machine Learning Colloquium
February 13, 3:30 - 5:00 pm, Doherty Hall, Room 1212, CMU
Danielle Bassett, University of Pennsylvania, presents "The Network Architecture of Human Thought."

CNBC Brain Bag Series
February 13, 6:00 pm, Mellon Institute Social Room
Carl Beringer, graduate student, presents "Lessons Learned from Intramuscular EMG Recordings in the Extrinsic Hand Muscles of Able-bodied and Amputee Subjects." Elliot Collins, graduate student, presents "Numbers in the Human Subcortex."

February 14, noon,  336B Baker, CMU
Franceska Xhakaj presents “Dashboard, Dashboard On the Wall, What About My Students Don’t I Know?”

Crowdsourcing Lunch Seminar
February 14, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Newell-Simon Hall 3305, CMU
Joseph Jay Williams, Harvard University, presents "Perpetually Enhancing User Experience through Collaborative, Dynamic, Personalized Experimentation." RSVP here.

Cognitive Brown Bag Series
February 15, 12:00 pm, LRDC 9th Floor
LRDC graduate student researcher(s) Kevin Soo presents “Our Patterns of Sampling (Don’t) Foreshadow Our Decisions" and Cory Derringer presents "The Accuracy of Explaining Away Inferences." For more information on the Brown Bag Series, see

Discussion with Ron Jackson: Teaching About Race
February 17, 12:30 - 2:00 pm, 602 Cathedral of Learning
Ron Jackson, University of Cincinnati, presents "Teaching about Race: Whose Intellectual Traditions Matter and What We Can Do About It?" 
An accompanying lecture "The Dangerous Public Fantasies of Post-racialism and the Black Bogeyman" will be from 3 - 5 pm at Cathedral of Learning G24.

Save the Date: CNBC Visiting Day
February 17-18
More information TBA