LINGUIST List 28.708

Mon Feb 06 2017

Summer Schools: Kavli Summer Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience/USA

Editor for this issue: Yue Chen <yuelinguistlist.org>


Date: 06-Feb-2017
From: Florian Jaeger <fjaegerur.rochester.edu>
Subject: Kavli Summer Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience/USA
E-mail this message to a friend

Host Institution: University of California, Davis
Website: http://sicn.cmb.ucdavis.edu/

Dates: 26-Jun-2017 - 07-Jul-2017
Location: Santa Barbara, California, USA

Focus: The Kavli Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience (SI), supported by NIMH, NIDA and the Kavli Foundation, advances the cognitive neurosciences by training the next generation of researchers in emerging information, methods and theoretical perspectives in mind-brain science, including how this knowledge is applied in translational research that addresses major mental health challenges. Approximately 70 students and post-doctoral researchers participate in the institute each year, with lectures from about 20 faculty over the course of two weeks.
Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate

Description:
Week 1: Computational Perspectives on Language Prediction in the Brain
Course Directors: Gina Kuperberg, Tufts University and Massachusetts General Hospital & Florian Jaeger, University of Rochester

Week 2: Computational Perspectives on the Brain in Psychiatric and Neurological Disorders
Course Directors: Ray Dolan & Robb Rutledge, University College, London

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
                      Neurolinguistics

Registration: 06-Feb-2017 to 10-Feb-2017
Contact Person: Florian Jaeger
                Email: fjaegerur.rochester.edu

Apply on the web: http://sicn.cmb.ucdavis.edu/

Registration Instructions:
Application Deadline: The 2017 application deadline will be February 10, 2017, 5:00 pm Pacific Standard Time (UTC-8). *Letters of recommendation for applications complete by this deadline may arrive up to one week later.

Page Updated: 06-Feb-2017