Monday, December 14, 2015 — 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST

The University of Waterloo Cognitive Science program examines what concepts and theories are blocking progress in understanding mind, brain and intelligence?

Presenters:

1. Autism as Disability, Brian Cozzarin, Management Sciences

2. Character Trait, Igor Grossmann, Psychology

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Quincy Almeida 
Wilfrid Laurier University

Parkinson’s Disease: Sensorimotor Transformations through a Degenerating Circuit

Friday, November 20, 2015 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Paul Cisek
University of Montréal

The Neural Dynamics of Dynamic Decisions

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Stefan Köhler
Western University

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Mriganka Sur
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

The Functional Logic of Cortical Circuits

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 — 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Steve Furber
University of Manchester

The SpiNNaker Project

Sunday, June 7, 2015 (all day) to Friday, June 19, 2015 (all day)

The Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience at the University of Waterloo is holding their second annual summer school on large-scale brain modelling. The two-week school will teach participants how to use the Nengo simulation package to build state-of-the-art cognitive and neural models.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 — 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM EDT

The 9th Annual Waterloo Brain Day

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Melvyn A. Goodale
University of Western Ontario

How We See and Hear Stuff: Visual and Auditory Routes to Understanding the Material Properties of Objects

Waterloo researchers among top in Canada

Chris Eliasmith writing on a whiteboardChris Eliasmith, Director of the Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience, received the prestigious John C. Polanyi Award  and is also an inaugural member of the Royal Society of Canada's College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists.

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How to Build a Brain

Chris Eliasmith’s team at the Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience has built Spaun, the world’s largest simulation of a functioning brain. The related book is now available and for the full article Waterloo Stories.

Nengo

This is a collection of coverage of work with Nengo (Neural Engineering Objects) that has appeared in the popular press recently.