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News

The School of Humanities, Arts and Socials Sciences is seeking candidates for several Faculty positions for Fall 2014.  Candidates must possess an appropriate terminal degree (e.g., PhD, DMA, MFA, or foreign equivalent) by the start of the appointment.  The positions will remain open until filled.  

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Events

"Statistical Manipulation and Control Strategies of the n-Back Task"  (Jason Ralph) and "Coordinating a Redundant Motor System: The Role of Comfort and Other Factors" (Sean Barton)

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Professor Edward (Ted) Gibson, MIT,  Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences explores the application of information and communication theory in an attempt to explain language usage and production.

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Will discuss "The computational cognitive modeling of reference resolution"

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Will discuss, " Video Games as a Means to Improve Perceptual and Cognitive Abilities?  The Promise and Challenges of Video Game Research."

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How do video game skills develop, and what sets the top players apart? I will explore those question using gameplay data in two modern games, Halo: Reach and StarCraft 2.

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Previous Events

University of Rochester professor Deci discusses current research on human motivation, focusing on self-determination theory and its differentiation between types and qualities of motivation. 

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Nirenburg discusses some possible heuristics to support a computational implementation of the principle of least effort, which transcends the well-known notions of bounded rationality and satisficing. 

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