Wednesday, September 14, 2022

What is Attention? A workshop at the London School of Economics+

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Britt Anderson, CTN core member (Psychology) will be a discussant for the "What is Attention?" session of the London School of Economics workshop: Attention: An international workshop to be held Sept 14 and 15. 

Monday, June 20, 2022

Brain Day 2022 Videos Online

Wonder what you missed at the University of Waterloo's Brain Day? The videos from our three live and one remote lecture are now live at our youtube channel.

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Category Theory for Cognitive Science

Category Theory for Cognitive Science will be a workshop/tutorial offered at CogSci 2022 July 27, 2022 in Toronto. Chaired by Centre Director Britt Anderson it is for all who are interested in new mathematical approaches to the problem domains of cognitive science.

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Bots and Beasts. New book by CTN Founding Member Paul Thagard

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Founding member of CTN, Professor emeritus of Philosophy, and 2013 Killam prize winner Paul Thagard has a new book out: Bots and Beasts: What makes Machines, Animals and People smart.

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Mayank Mehta to be rescheduled

No Seminar Feb 1, 2022

To an unanticipated conflict our first colloquium speaker of the term needs to reschedule. Mayank Mehta of UCLA will now present on March 8.

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CTN Masters Student Graduate Sugandha Sharma Appears on Generally Intelligent Podcast

Sugandha Sharma, masters student graduate of the University of Waterloo's CTN, discusses her research and time in the laboratory of CTN Founding Director Chris Eliasmith as well as her current PhD research at MIT on the Generally Intelligent Podcast. Give it a listen.

Sue Ann Campbell Presents at International Conference on Mathematical Neurosci 2022

Sue Ann Campbell (Applied Math/CTN core member) recently presented "Modulation of Synchronization by a Slowly Varying Current"  in July 2022 at the International Conference on Mathematical Neuroscience; Watch it on YouTubesue ann campbell presentation image of spikes

CTN Research Day Sept 27 15:00-17:30 DWE 3516

The Centre for Theoretical Neuroscience will be hosting its first Research Day. This will be a chance to start the new academic year by getting re-acquainted with each other and the diversity of research conducted by CTN core and affiliate faculty. The format will be to have a number of CTN faculty share short overviews of their lab's and projects (15:00-16:00) and then, following a short coffee break (16:00-16:30), hear from a dozen current graduate students and post-docs giving short three minute talks on an aspect of their current research (16:30-17:30).

Bots and Beasts. New book by CTN Founding Member Paul Thagard

Paul Thagard, philosopher, cognitive scientist, Killam prize winner, and founding CTN member has a new book out: Bots and Beasts. bots and beasts book cover