Issues in Cognitive Science - Video Archive

Chris Joanis/ Alexander Lutsevich, RPI Graduate Students
April 3, 2019 12:00 PM

Chris Joanis: Pupillometry measures of cognitive load in meta-T dynamic task environmentAlexander Lutsevich: Human-human interaction is related to human-robot interaction ... how?

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Neha Upadhya and Jeramey Tyler, RPI Graduate Students
March 20, 2019 12:00 PM

Neha Upadhya: Decision-making and behavior change in healthJeramey Tyler:  AI for education: automating the grunt work

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Emily Klein and Ivan Leon, Graduate Students, Cognitive Science
March 13, 2019 12:00 PM

Ivan Leon: A Knowledge-Based Approach to Referential Grounding Emily Klein:  Methods for Tackling Metaphorical Language 

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Rini Palamittam, RPI Graduate Student
February 20, 2019 12:00 PM

Toward Human-Style Learning for Artificial Intelligent Agents 

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Rachel Lerch, RPI Graduate Student
February 13, 2019 12:00 PM

Computational Reinforcement Learning: A deep dive into the past present & future

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Ropa Denga, RPI Graduate Student
January 30, 2019 12:00 PM

The Jig-saw of Part-task Training in Dynamic Task Environments

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Catherine Sibert, RPI Graduate Student
January 23, 2019 12:00 PM

Building a Better Tetris Model: Where To Add Complexity

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Zev Battad, RPI Graduate Student
November 28, 2018 12:00 PM

Storytelling, Expectation, and Memorable Information Presentation

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Scott Steinmetz
November 14, 2018 12:00 PM

A Neural Model for Enhanced Navigation in Drones using Optic Flow 

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Cara Reedy, RPI Graduate Student
October 31, 2018 12:00 PM

Artificial life with diploid neural networks

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Chris Sims, Assistant Professor, Cognitive Science Department, RPI
October 24, 2018 12:00 PM

Title: Information theory, generalization, and reinforcement learning

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Mitchell Rabinowitz, Professor of Psychology, Fordham University
October 10, 2018 12:00 PM

Learning to Perceive what is Important:  Orient to Ignore the Irrelevant

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Sergei Bugrov, Graduate Student, Cognitive Science Department, RPI
October 3, 2018 12:00 PM

 Modeling motivation and performance

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Sergio Pequito, Asst. Professor, Industrial & Systems Engineering, RPI
September 26, 2018 12:00 PM

Neuroscience from a systems theory and network science perspective

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Professor Zach Hambrick, Michigan State
September 12, 2018 12:00 PM

The Origins of Expertise: Beyond Born Vs. Made

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James Pustejovsky, Professor of Computer Science, Language and Linguistics, Brandeis University
May 24, 2018 12:00 PM

Modeling Common Ground for Multimodal Communication

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Roussel Rahman, RPI Graduate Student
April 25, 2018 12:00 PM

Winds of Change in Space Fortress:Detecting Strategy Shifts in Individual Performance through Plateaus, Dips and Leaps

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Ropa Denga, RPI Graduate Student
April 18, 2018 12:00 PM

Part-task training in Tetris

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Tomek Strzalkowski, Prof of Computer Science, Director, ILS Institute, SUNY Albany
April 11, 2018 12:00 PM

Advances in Socio-Behavioral Computing

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Eric Werbin
April 4, 2018 12:00 PM

Modeling Mood Contagion in a Cognitive Architecture

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Nathaniel Powell
March 21, 2018 12:00 PM

Maintaining Sprinting Capabilities during Repeated High Intensity Actions

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Rachel Lerch, RPI Graudate Student
March 7, 2018 12:00 PM

Information theory in minds and machines: Applying lossy compression to the study of human perception and memory

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Professor Yorick Wilks, Florida Institute of Human and Machine Cognition
February 28, 2018 12:00 PM

Will there be superintelligence and would it hate us?      

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Zev T. Battad, RPI Graduate Student
February 21, 2018 12:00 PM

Automatic Generation of Human-Friendly Numerical Data Graph Descriptions

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Catherine Sibert, RPI Graduate Student
February 14, 2018 12:00 PM

Practice Makes Imperfect Tetris Models

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Rini Palamittam, RPI Graduate Student
February 7, 2018 12:00 PM

What Happened to Herb Simon’s Dream of Simulating Organizations?

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Cara Reedy, RPI Graduate Student
January 31, 2018 12:00 PM

Artificial life with diploid neural networks

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Bram van Heuveln
January 24, 2018 12:00 PM

Cognitive Science Undergraduate Program Research Opportunities

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Michael Lynch, Lecturer, Communication and Media
December 6, 2017 12:00 PM

An application of several of Greimas's semiotic models to problems of character motivation and behavior in Interactive Storytelling.

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Scott Steinmetz
November 29, 2017 12:00 PM

Abandon the Chase: Perceiving 'Catchability' during Interception of a Moving Target

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David Mendonca, RPI, Associate Professor, Industrial & Systems Engineering
November 15, 2017 12:00 PM

 Effective Proposal Writing from the Inside Out

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Sean Barton
November 8, 2017 12:00 PM

Visual Control of Walking Over Complex Terrain

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Petr Babkin, RPI Graduate Student
November 1, 2017 12:00 PM

An anticipatory model of language understanding based on scripts and discourse coherence.

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Can Mekik, RPI Graduate Student
October 25, 2017 12:00 PM

A computational account of a general intelligence test: Synergy between artificial intelligence and psychometric testing 

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Mark Riedl, Associate Professor Georgia Tech University
October 18, 2017 12:00 PM

Computational Narrative Intelligence

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Eric Ameres, RPI Graduate Student
October 4, 2017 12:00 PM

A Cognitive Load Theory for Multimedia Enabled Data Exploration and Analysis as demonstrated by the proper design and implementation of Co-Radial Inner Surface Projected Visualization  (CrISPV)

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Matthew-Donald Sangster, RPI Graduate Student
September 27, 2017 12:00 PM

Finding the ``I'' in Team: Development of a Snapshot Individual Performance Metric 

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Dan Arista, Graduate Student, RPI
September 13, 2017 12:00 PM

Relevance-based Reconsolidation of Contextual Memories: A Computational Model

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Ashok K. Goel, School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology
April 12, 2017 12:00 PM

Visual Analogies and Iconic Representations:  The Case of Raven’s Progressive Matrices Test of Intelligence

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Nathan Powell, RPI Graduate Student
March 29, 2017 12:00 PM

Choosing actions that maintain energy level during repeated target interception tasks

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Professor Sergei Nirenburg, Cognitive Science, RPI
March 8, 2017 12:00 PM

On Context for Language-Endowed Intelligent Agents    

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Catherine Sibert, RPI Graduate Student
March 1, 2017 12:00 PM

The tortoise only wins when the race is long: How changes to the task length in Tetris can redefine what it means to be the best

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RPI's Selmer Bringsjord - "Is Westworld Our (Near) Future?" Wednesday at Noon
February 15, 2017 12:00 PM

Bringjord, Professor of Cognitive Science and Computer Science, examines AI concepts raised in the HBO series Westworld

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Bram van Heuveln, Lecturer, RPI
January 18, 2017 12:00 PM

Minds and Machines

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Matthew-Donald Sangster, RPI Graduate Student
November 30, 2016 12:00 PM

Finding the 'I' in Team; Development of a Snapshot Individual Performance Metric

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Alicia Walf, Lecturer, Cognitive Science
December 7, 2016 12:00 PM

Hormones:  from cell to cognition to conference room

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Eric Ameres
November 9, 2016 12:00 PM

A Square Peg in a Round Hole?  

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Petr Babkin
November 2, 2016 12:00 PM

Learning to Read between the Lines in Dialogue

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Professor Larry Reid, RPI, Cognitive Science
October 26, 2016 12:00 PM

 "Theory on Prevention and Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease”  

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Heather Sheridan, Assistant Professor, Psychology, University of Albany
October 12, 2016 12:00 PM

Perceptual expertise in chess:  Evidence from eye movements 

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Jeffrey Vancouver, Professor, Department of Psychology, Ohio University
October 5, 2016 12:00 PM

Toward a Comprehensive Computational Control Theory Model of Self-Regulation

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John Lindstedt
September 28, 2016 12:00 PM

How to win at— and bet on!— Tetris tournaments: Extrapolating expertise from subsets of player behavior

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Yuriy Stejko, RPI Graduate Student
September 21, 2016 12:00 PM

Applying cognitive modeling to computational sociology

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Sean Barton, RPI Graduate Student
September 14, 2016 12:00 PM

The role of vision and biomechanics when walking over rough terrain

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Can Mekik, RPI Graduate Student
September 7, 2016 12:00 PM

Developing an Automated Evaluation Procedure for Artificial Imagination Systems

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Minds and Machines. Bram van Heuveln, Director of Undergraduate Studies in Cognitive Science
August 31, 2016 12:00 PM

Professor Bram van Heuveln, Director of Undergraduate Studies in Cognitive Science, will welcome the incoming Cognitive Science undergraduate majors, and make a few remarks on the Cognitive Science undergraduate program, curriculum, and research opportunities. 

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Vollmer Fries Lecture Series: Robert J. Sternberg, Professor of Human Development, Cornell University
April 20, 2016 12:00 PM

In Search of the Zipperump-a-Zoo:
What I Have Learned from 40 Years of Research on Intelligence

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Logicist Agent-Based Economics: A New Paradigm - Selmer Bringsjord
April 6, 2016 12:00 PM

On Wednesday, April 6, 2016, Selmer Bringsjord, Chair and Professor of Cognitive Science will present his lecture in Sage 4101 at 12:00 Noon.  Pizza will be available!

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Yingrui Yang, Associate Professor, Cognitive Science
March 2, 2016 12:00 PM

Title:  Gauge field theory of reasoning (and cognition) dynamics:Toward a solution of the “logician vs. reasoners” dilemma

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Catherine Sibert, RPI Graduate Student
February 17, 2016 12:00 PM

Next Steps in Exploring Expertise in Tetris with AI Models

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Oliver W. Layton, Post-Doc Research Associate, RPI Cognitive Science
February 10, 2016 12:00 PM

“Bridging the gap: visually guided navigation and cortex”

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Eric Ameres, Graduate Student and EMPAC Senior Research Engineer
February 3, 2016 12:00 PM

Cognition, Collaboration and the Campfire

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Bram van Heuveln, Lecturer, Cognitive Science
January 27, 2016 12:00 PM

Minds and Machines

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John Lindstedt and Matthew-Donald Sangster
December 9, 2015 12:00 PM

Cognitive Science grad students present their work. 

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Ryan Hope and Sean Barton, RPI Graduate Student
December 2, 2015 12:00 PM

Sean Barton- "Walking over Complex Terrain:  Biomechanics and Perception". Ryan Hope:  "Cognitive control of eye movements:  A model of voluntary and involuntary saccade generation."

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Wayne Gray, Professor, Cognitive Science, RPI
October 28, 2015 12:00 PM

League-Stepping Habits as an Escape Route (Thru Plateaus, Dips, and Leaps) From Stable Suboptimal Performance: A Behavioral Marker Approach.’

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Todd Gureckis, Assistant Professor of Psyc Cog & Perception, New York University
October 21, 2015 12:00 PM

Self-directed learning: Understanding the interactions between decision making, learning, and memory”

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Victor R. Lesser, Emeritus Distinguished Professor, UMass Amherst
October 14, 2015 12:00 PM

Personal Reflections on Self-Awareness and Adaptability in Agent and Multiagent Systems 

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Susan L. Epstein, CUNY Grad School and Hunter College
September 30, 2015 12:00 PM

Toward Cognitively Plausible Robot Navigation

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Rick Dale, Associate Professor at UC Merced; University of California
September 16, 2015 12:00 PM

An Integrative Approach to Natural Language Performance

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Bram van Heuveln
September 2, 2015 12:00 PM

Minds and Machines:  An Update

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Craig Padgett, Matthew-Donald Sangster, RPI Graduate Students
May 13, 2015 12:00 PM

Cognitive Science graduate students present work.

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Shane Bretz and Petr Babkin RPI Graduate Students
April 29, 2015 12:00 PM

This talk reviews some phenomena that highlight the need to bring elements of cognitive science to computational linguistics and outlines the steps necessary for such an enterprise.

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Jun Zhang, University of Michigan
April 22, 2015 12:00 PM

Reflexive Theory-of-Mind Reasoning and Meta-Games

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Peter Fox, Prof & Tetherless World Constellation, Chair, Earth
April 8, 2015 12:00 PM

Toward verifiable science assessment reporting: Cognition and the Global Change Information System (GCIS)

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Eva Hudlicka, Psychometrix Associates and U. Mass.-Amherst
April 1, 2015 12:00 PM

Emotion Modeling:  General Guidelines for Model Design and Modeling the Mechanisms of Emotion Effects on Cognition

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Shyam Kumar, Associate Professor, Lally School, RPI
March 18, 2015 12:00 PM

The Impact of Prior Stock Market Reactions on Risk TakingIn Acquisitions

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Yingrui Yang, Associate Professor, Cognitive Science, RPI
March 4, 2015 12:00 PM

Gauge Field Theory of Market Dynamics:  An Electrodynamics Model of the “Man vs. Men” Dilemma

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Ennio Mingolla, Prof & Chair Dept of Speech-Language, Northeastern University
February 25, 2015 12:00 PM

Lifting the shroud of visual attention

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Daniel Arista and Catherine Sibert, RPI Graduate Students
February 18, 2015 12:00 PM

Dan Arista:  Reasonableness in AgencyCatherine Sibert: Tetris: Exploring Human Performance via Cross Entropy Reinforcement Learning Models

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Michael Ramscar, Researcher, University of Tubingen Germany
February 11, 2015 12:00 PM

Nonlinear dynamics of lifelong learning: The myth of cognitive decline

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Stanislas Dehaene, Professor, College of France-VIDEO
February 4, 2015 12:00 PM

Professor Dehaene will discuss his recent book, "Reading the Brain: The Science and Evolution of a Cultural Invention"

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Bram van Heuveln, Lecturer, Cognitive Science
January 28, 2015 12:00 PM

Minds and Machines

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Tim Lebo, RPI Graduate Student
December 10, 2014 12:00 PM

Towards Sustainable Analytics in Geo-Socially Distributed Environments 

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Cognitive Science Graduate Students Present Work
December 3, 2014 12:00 PM

Department of Cognitive Science graduate students Ryan Hope and Melissa Parade present their research. 

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What Video Games Can Tell Us About Elements of Extreme Expertise, a talk by Wayne Gray, Professor, Cognitive Science Department
November 19, 2014 12:00 PM

Gray discusses the acquisition and deployment of extreme expertise in tasks entailing the real-time interaction of a single human with a complex, dynamic decision environment.

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Michael Garber-Barron & John Lindstedt, Cognitive Science Graduate Students, RPI
November 12, 2014 12:00 PM

Michael Garber-Barron:  "Attribution Theory in Entertainment Domains" and  John Lindstedt: “Understanding and Encouraging Expertise in Tetris”

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"Decoding Skill from Gameplay Behavior," Jeff Huang, Brown University
November 5, 2014 12:00 PM

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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Jonas Braasch, Associate Professor, Archiecture & Center Director, RPI
October 29, 2014 12:00 PM

Towards Machines That Can Actively Listen

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Walter Boot, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Florida State
October 22, 2014 12:00 PM

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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Edward Gibson, MIT -- "Language for Communication: Language as Rational Inference"
October 8, 2014 12:00 PM

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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Sean Barton and Jason Ralph, Cognitive Science Graduate Students, RPI
October 1, 2014 12:00 PM

"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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Edward Deci, Promoting Effective Performance and Psychological Well-Being Across Life's Domains
September 24, 2014 12:00 PM

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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Sergei Nirenburg, Professor, Cognitive Science - Modeling Wisely Lazy Agents
September 17, 2014 12:00 PM

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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Michael Lynch Discusses "Mockingbird" - an interactive musical agent designed to improvize with human performer
September 3, 2014 12:00 PM

In this talk I discuss developments over the past year on a new version of Clarion, an open-source implementation written in Python.  It is the foundation for Mockingbird, an interactive musical agent, which is intended to accompany a human performer in the genre known as "free improvisation," in the manner of composer Pauline Oliveros.

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Issues speaker Bram van Heuveln, Lecturer, RPI
August 27, 2014 12:00 PM

Professor Bram van Heuveln, Director of Undergraduate Studies in Cognitive Science, will review the latest news and informaton regarding the Cognitive Science BS program and opportunities for undergraduates to do independent study or research.

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"Categorical Logic and Applications," Ralph Wojtowicz, Baker Mountain Research Corp
May 7, 2014 12:00 PM

In this talk, an introduction to categorical logic will be given.  Wojtowicz will discuss both linguistic and graph-based (or sketch) presentations of logical theories and their categorical semantics as well as describe translations between the two types of presentations and compare their inference systems.  Finally, he will discuss an application to the knowledge (or ontology) alignment problem.

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Will Bridewell, Naval Research Lab
April 30, 2014 12:00 PM

Bridewell considers the problem of detecting deceptive agents in a conversational context.

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Issues in CogSci: Shane Bretz, Petr Babkin, and Dan Arista
April 23, 2014 12:00 PM

Three Rensselaer graduate students discuss their work: Shane Bretz discusses "A Motivational Based Model of Moral Judgment Effects;" Petr Babkin discusses "Mindreading for Understanding Natural Language Dialogue;"   and Dan Arista discusses "Reasonableness in Agency.​"

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Issues in CogSci: Emily O'Leary and Kevin Barry
April 16, 2014 12:00 PM

Rensselaer graduate students present their work.  Kevin Barry will discuss his research on how to better examine the ways in which presentation and framing impact human decision-making and Emily O'Leary discusses her research exploring collective behavior using cognitive architecture. 

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Issues in Cognitive Science: Eric Ameres, Kristine Gloria
April 2, 2014 12:00 PM

Two Rensselaer graduate students will be the speakers in the Issues in Cognitive Science series, Wednesday, April 2nd.  Eric Ameres will discuss his work "Spontaneity in Cognition, Creative and Collaboration" and Kristine Gloria will discuss "Cognitive and Privacy: What can cognitive science teach us about privacy (and vice versa)?" 

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Issues in CogSci: Oliver Layton, "Using Dynamical Systems to Model Human Heading Perception"
March 26, 2014 12:00 PM

On Wedneday, March 26th, Oliver Layton, Center for Computational Neuroscience and Neural Technology and Program in Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University will discuss "Using Dynamical Systems to Model Human Heading Perception"

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"What Happened to the Human Brain?" a presentation by John Hummel, University of Illinois
March 5, 2014 12:00 PM

John E. Hummel, Professor in the Department of Psychologty at the University of Illinois, Champagne-Urbana will discuss his work simulating how the human brain accomplishes tasks related to reasoning explicitly about relations among things. 

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Hiro Uchida, CogSci Post Doc, discusses "Quantifiers as Terms and Lattice-Based Semantics"
February 26, 2014 12:00 PM

Hiro Uchinda, a Cognitive Science post-doctoral researchers discusses his paper that proposes a novel logical language in which the semantics of quantificational NPs
(QNPs) in natural language are represented as arguments of predicates, rather than as quantifiers that bind variables in argument positions as in standard first-order logic

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"Representing and Extracting Abstract Plot Structures to Model human Narrative Understanding," Mark Finlayson, Research Scientist, MIT
February 19, 2014 12:00 PM

Narrative structure is a ubiquitous and intriguing phenomenon. Recognizing narrative structure is a process of abstraction, usually from natural language, and thus embodies a skill that underlies many cognitive tasks.  I describe my research program for investigating the ways people are sensitive to narrative structure, especially within their own cultural context. 

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Kate Tyrol and Jason Ralph, RPI Graduate Students
February 12, 2014 12:00 PM

Cognitive Science graduate students Jason Ralph and Kate Tyrol will be presenting at Research Problems in Cognitive Science. 

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Kurt VanLehn, Professor, School of Computing & Infomatics, Arizona State University
November 6, 2013 12:00 PM

Title: How to build tutoring systems that are almost as effective as human tutors

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Jason Ralph/Michel Brudzinski, Grad Students
October 30, 2013 12:00 PM

Title:              Adaptive Cognitive Control

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Laura Weed, Professor, College of Saint Rose
October 9, 2013 12:00 PM

Title:  Information, Q-Bits, and Natural Reference: A Bridge for Bit to It to Autopoesis to Mind

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Naveen Govindarajulu, RPI, Cognitive Science
October 2, 2013 12:00 PM

Title:  Making Watson Smarter:  From Deep QA to Dynamic QA

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John Hale, Associate Professor, Dept of Linguistics, Cornell University
September 25, 2013 12:00 PM

Title:  Problem spaces in incremental parsing

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James (Jay) McClelland, Professor, Stanford University
May 1, 2013 12:00 PM

Title:  Integrating New Findings into the Complementary Learning Systems Theory of Memory

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Joshua Alexander, Assistant Professor, Siena College
April 24, 2013 12:00 PM

Title: Salience and Epistemic Egocentrism

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Esa Rantanen, Associate Professor, RIT
April 17, 2013 12:00 PM


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Shane Bretz, Emily O'Leary, RPI Graduate Students
April 3, 2013 12:00 PM

Emily O'Leary:Title: Exploring Consensus Through Simulated Tribal SocietiesShane Bretz: Title: Process Models in Moral Psychology: Toward a Computational Model.

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Shane Bretz, Emily O'Leary, RPI Graduate Students
April 3, 2013 12:00 PM

Emily O'Leary:Title: Exploring Consensus Through Simulated Tribal SocietiesShane Bretz: Title: Process Models in Moral Psychology: Toward a Computational Model.

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Bertram Malle, Professor, Brown University
March 20, 2013 12:00 PM

Title:  Hierarchies of Inference in Social and Moral Cognition

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Paul Bello, ONR
March 6, 2013 12:00 PM

Title: Human Learning, Other Minds and Mental Simulations

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Fiery Cushman, Asst Prof Brown University
February 27, 2013 12:00 PM

Title:  Action, outcome and value: A dual-system framework for moral judgment

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Hiro Uchida, Post Doc Cognitive Science
February 13, 2013 12:00 PM

Title: The proof theory and the semantics of operator-free simulation language

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Hilde Teuchies, Managing Director of CREW
January 23, 2013 12:00 PM

Title:                Into the heart of the experience

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Robert Olberg, Union College
November 14, 2012 12:00 PM

How the dragonfly intercepts its flying prey: From neurons to behavior

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Tim Lebo, Jason Ralph, RPI Graduate Students
October 31, 2012 12:00 PM

Tim Lebo:Title:  Towards Data-Centric Digital Communities: An example for the Department of Health and Human ServicesJason Ralph:Title:  The Many Varieties of  n-Back Performance.

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Romann Weber, RPI Graduate Student
October 24, 2012 12:00 PM

Title:                    New Approaches to Mining Continuous Control Strategies

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Selim Akl, Queens University
October 17, 2012 12:00 PM

Title:             The Physics of Space and Time in Unconventional Computation

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M. Afzal Upal, Group Leader of Effects & Influence Research Group Socio-Cognitive Systems Section
October 3, 2012 12:00 PM

Title:  Basic Cognitive Science Research Opportunities in National Defense and Homeland Security

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Selmer Bringsjord, Professor, RPI, On line Education & the Future of Residential Colleges/Universities
September 19, 2012 12:00 PM

We offer a rigorous three-pronged argument that residential US higher education is teetering on the edge of a cliff.

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Bram van Heuveln,
September 5, 2012 12:00 PM
Christopher F. Chabris, Asst. Professor, Union College
May 2, 2012 12:00 PM
Title: "Aristotle's Hypothesis and the Relationship Between Individual Intelligence and Collective Intelligence."Watch Video
Anthony Beavers, University of Evansville, Evansville, Indiana
April 4, 2012 12:00 PM
  Title:  (How) Can Semantic Information Be Reduced to Information Theory? Implications for an Information-Theoretic Philosophy of MindWatch Video
Andrew Ortony, Professor Psyc, Northwestern Univ
March 28, 2012 12:00 PM
What would an Emotional Turing Test be? Could a machine pass it? And what would it mean if it could?Watch Video
Xiaodon Yan, RPI Graduate Student
March 7, 2012 12:00 PM
Title:  "Studying the human neural network: methods and application"Watch Video
Dagmar Sternad,Departments of Biology, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Physics Northeastern University
February 29, 2012 12:00 PM

Title: Stability and Variability in Learning an Interactive Task

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Greg DeAngelo, Assistant Professor, Economics, RPI
February 22, 2012 12:00 PM
Title: Social Behavior Toward Risk and InequalityWatch Video
Yingrui Yang, Department of Cognitive Science, RPI
February 15, 2012 12:00 PM
 Precis of the book entitled, Modern Principles of Economic Mechanics:Qualitative Initiatives toward Integrating Economics, Cognitive Science and Theoretical PhysicsWatch Video
Hiro Uchida, RPI Post Doc
February 8, 2012 12:00 PM
Title:  Modal Reasoning as SimulationWatch Video
Romann Weber and Jason Ralph
November 2, 2011 12:00 PM
RPI Graduate Students present their research
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Jon Matthis and Evan Patton
October 26, 2011 12:00 PM
RPI Graduate Students present their researchWatch Video
James H. Moor, Prof Dept of Philosophy, Dartmouth College
October 19, 2011 12:00 PM
Title:  How Are Ethical Robots Possible?Watch Video
Nick Wilson and Richard Caneba
October 12, 2011 12:00 PM
RPI Graduate students present their research
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Bonnie John, Carnegie Mellon
October 5, 2011 12:00 PM
Deploying CogTool: Integrating Quantitative Usability Assessment with Cognitive Modeling into Real-World Software DevelopmentWatch Video
Chris Eliasmith, University of Waterloo, Canada
September 28, 2011 12:00 PM
Title:  How to build a brain: From single cells to cognitive systemsWatch Video
Stephen Pink, Dartmouth NH; Lancaster University UK
September 21, 2011 12:00 PM
Schrödinger's Register and Penrose's Oracle Machine: Foundational Issues and Physical RealizationWatch Video
William Rapaport, SUNY Buffalo
September 14, 2011 12:00 PM
Title:  How Cognition *Could Be* ComputingWatch Video
Jim Davies, Asst. Professor, Carleton University , Director of the Science Imagination Laboratory
August 31, 2011 12:00 PM
Title:  Using Data to Drive Imagination ModelingWatch Video
Stephen J. Read, University of Southern California
May 4, 2011 12:00 PM
Title: A neural network model of the structure and dynamics of human personality Watch Video
Stacy Marsella, University of Southern California
March 30, 2011 12:30 PM
Stacy Marsella will talk about "Hot Blooded Virtual Humans: Making emotional automatons"Watch Video
Rick P. Cooper, Reader in CogSci, Dept of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London
March 9, 2011 12:00 PM
Title: Empirical and Computational Studies of Response Inhibition in 'Executive' Tasks 
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Bharat B. Biswall, Associate Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering, NJ Medical School
February 16, 2011 12:00 PM
Title:  Functional MRI:  Methods and ApplicationWatch Video
Andy Clark
February 9, 2011 12:00 PM
Andy Clark's Natural-Born Cyborgs? Reflections on Bodies, Minds, and Human Enhancement
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Gregory DeAngelo, RPI Economics
January 26, 2011 12:00 PM
Title:  The Role of Risk and Uncertainty in Multi-Reference Point Models of UtilityWatch Video
Bella Veksler, Grad Student Presentation
December 8, 2010 12:00 PM
Title:   Clustering Judgments: A Comparison Between a Paper and Online StudyWatch Video
Magda Osman, Queen Mary University of London
November 22, 2010 12:00 PM
Title:  How does dynamic decision making work in complex situations?Watch Video
Soledad Vedovato/ Jinrong Li Grad Student Presentations
November 10, 2010 12:00 PM
Title: The Cognitive Science of Programming: An UpdateWatch Video
Chris Sims, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester
November 3, 2010 12:00 PM
Title: Studying the coordination of cognitive, perceptual, and motor processes in interactive behaviorWatch Video
Jim Hendler, Tetherless World Chair of Computer and Cognitive Science
October 20, 2010 12:00 PM
Title:  We are the Web:  The future of the social machineWatch Video
Jason Ralph, Grad Student Presentation
October 13, 2010 12:00 PM
Analyzing The Effects of Instrumental and Cognitive Workload on the Control of Cognition at the Time Scale of Interactive BehaviorWatch Video
Yorick Wilks, Florida Institute of Human and Machine Cognition
October 6, 2010 12:00 PM
Title:  Internet Companions: technical and cognitive issuesWatch Video
Jim Fahey, RPI Professor
September 29, 2010 12:00 PM
Title:  Emergence:  Some History, Problems and ProspectsWatch Video
James E. Cutting, Cornell University
September 22, 2010 12:00 PM
Title:  "Attention, intensity, and the evolution of Hollywood film"Watch Video
Lawrence W. Barsalou, Department of Psychology, Emery University
September 15, 2010 12:00 PM
Title:Grounding Knowledge in the Brain's Modal SystemsWatch Video
Josh Bongard, University of Vermont
September 1, 2010 12:00 PM
Title: Resillient MachinesWatch Video
Paul Thagard, University of Waterloo, Canada
May 5, 2010 12:00 PM
Who Are You?  The Self as a System of Multilevel Interacting MechanismsWatch Video
Peter Kugel, Boston College
April 7, 2010 12:00 PM
Title:  "Minds may be computers but..."Watch Video
Jinrong Li/Alvaro Graves Fuenzalida RPI Grad Student Presentations
March 31, 2010 12:00 AM
Title: Towards a better understanding of Social MachinesWatch Video
Trevor Housten and Romann weber, RPI Graduate Students
March 24, 2010 12:00 PM
Romann Weber: Title - The Chemical Vocabulary of Cognition
Trevor Housten: Title - Paraconsistent Logic: Teaching Machines to DreamWatch Video
Soledad Vedovato/Nick Wilson, RPI Graduate Student Presentations
March 17, 2010 12:00 AM
Title:Semantics of Ellipsis and Coordination through a Cognitive SubstrateWatch Video
Ben Shneiderman, University of Maryland
February 17, 2010 1:00 PM
Dr. Ben Shneiderman
Professor in the Department of Computer Science
University of Maryland, College ParkWatch Video
Whitney Tabor, University of Connecticut
February 10, 2010 12:00 PM
Title:  The Self-Organization of Linguistic BehaviorWatch Video
Gerwin Schalk, Research Scientist, Wadsworth Ctr
January 27, 2010 12:00 PM
Brain-Computer Interfaces:  Prospects and ProblemsWatch Video
Gabe Diaz, Graduate Student
December 9, 2009 12:00 PM
Matthew Botvinick, Princeton
December 2, 2009 12:00 PM
Title:  Cognitive and neural foundations of goal-directed decision making: An integrative frameworkWatch Video
Yili Liu, University of Michigan
November 11, 2009 12:00 PM
A Queueing Network Theory of Mental ArchitectureWatch Video
Professor Selmer Bringsjord, Chair, Dept of Cognitive Science
October 14, 2009 12:00 PM
  Toward a Formal Definition of Evil (in Support of Compelling Digital Characters like E and Arnie) Watch Video
Bram van Heuveln
October 7, 2009 12:00 PM
Student Presentations
September 30, 2009 12:00 PM
Deborah McGuinness, Sr. Constellation Prof of Tetherless World
September 16, 2009 12:00 PM
Title:  Ontologies are Everywhere - Now What?Watch Video
RPI Grad Students Presentations
May 6, 2009 12:00 PM
Nick Wilson, Gabe Diaz, James MichelisWatch Video
Jon Kaas, Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN
April 29, 2009 12:00 PM
The Evolution of the Human BrainWatch Video
Robert Deaner, Grand Valley State University
April 22, 2009 12:00 PM
  Title: Bringing Evolutionary Theory to Psychology: the Case of Red Sox Nation Watch Video
RPI, Graduate Student Presentations
April 15, 2009 12:00 PM
Romann Weber, Jon Matthis, Jason Ralph, Michel Brudzinski Watch Video
Ken Forbus, Northwestern Univ
April 8, 2009 12:00 PM
Steps Towards Human-Level AIWatch Video
Thomas Stoffregen
March 25, 2009 12:00 PM
Postural instability and motion sickness.Watch Video
William Tracy, Asst. Prof., Lally School of Mngt. & Tech. RPI
March 18, 2009 12:00 PM
Title:  Paradox Lost: Evolved "rationality" and the Chain Store GameWatch Video
Mike Byrne, Assoc Prof. Psy & Comp Sci, Rice University
March 4, 2009 12:00 PM
An Information Theoretic Approach to Visual Salience in ACT-R Michael D. Byrne & Clayton T. Stanley Rice UniversityWatch Video
Dan Veksler Grad Student
February 25, 2009 12:00 PM
Title: Adaptive Autonomous AgentsWatch Video
Ben Goertzel, PhD., Director of Research , SIAI
February 11, 2009 12:00 PM
Embodying Learning Systems  in Virtual Worlds:
From Trainable Virtual Pets to Human-Level Artificial General IntelligenceWatch Video
Christopher Cherniak, University of Maryland
February 4, 2009 12:00 PM
Title:  "The Best of All Possible Brains?" -- The Why's of Neural OptimizationWatch Video
B. "Chandra" Chandrasekaran
January 28, 2009 12:00 PM
Laboratory for AI Research
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
The Ohio State UniversityWatch Video
Bram van Heuveln
January 21, 2009 12:00 PM
Introduction to Minds and Machines - UndergraduatesWatch Video
Karen Adolph, Professor, Depart of Psychology, NYU
January 14, 2009 12:00 PM
Locomotion - moving the body from place to place - is one of infants' greatest achievements.Watch Video
Michael Lynch, Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept LLC, RPI
December 3, 2008 12:00 PM
Dramatically altering CLARION:  Adapting a cognitive architecture for interactive storytellingWatch Video
Grad Student Presentations
November 19, 2008 12:00 PM
Dave Touretzy, Research Professor,Carnegie Mellon University
November 12, 2008 12:00 PM
"Dual-Coding Representations for Robot Vision"Watch Video
Micah Clark, Graduate Student
October 29, 2008 12:00 PM
Title:  "Slate:  An Argument-Centered Intelligent Assistant to Human Reasoners"Watch Video
William Warren, Professor and Chair, Brown University
October 8, 2008 12:00 PM
The Dynamics of Perception and Action:  From Bouncing Babies to Legged LocomotionWatch Video
Dr. Daphne Bavelier, Issues
October 1, 2008 12:00 PM
Action video game playing enhances vision and perceptual decision making.Watch Video
Jim Hendler, Sr. Constellation Professor of Tetherless World, RPI
September 24, 2008 12:00 PM
Ontological Myths:  Reducing the ConfusionWatch Video
Unmesh Kurup, Post Doc, RPI
September 17, 2008 12:00 PM
Some Differences between Internal and External DiagramsWatch Video
Prof Gary Marcus, NYU
September 10, 2008 12:00 PM
Language as KlugeWatch Video
Gabe Diaz - Grad Student Presentation
April 16, 2008 12:00 PM
Intercepting Moving Targets: A Little Foresight Helps Alot.Watch Video
Formal Analytic Modeling of Inter-cultural "Bridge Blogs" as Personal Narrative
April 9, 2008 12:00 PM
Formal Analytic Modeling of Inter-cultural "Bridge Blogs" as Personal NarrativeWatch Video
Towards a principled account of the mental representation of shape
March 26, 2008 12:00 PM
Jacob Feldman, Professor, Center for Cognitive Science Rutgers University - New BrunswickWatch Video
Operator Functional State Assessment and Application
March 19, 2008 11:15 AM
Glenn F. Wilson, Ph.D, AFRL, Wright-Patterson Air Force BaseWatch Video
Bill Mckibbon
October 2, 2003 12:00 AM
Perception-Action Relations In Catching a Fly Ball
March 28, 2003 12:00 PM
Speaker: Claire MichaelsWatch Video
Collision Control
March 21, 2003 12:00 PM
Speaker: John FlachWatch Video
How We Reason
February 28, 2003 12:00 PM
Speaker: Philip Johnson-LairdWatch Video
Ron Sun
January 30, 2003 12:00 PM
Stephanie Doane
January 15, 2003 12:00 PM
Micki Chi
November 6, 2002 12:00 PM