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

 What concepts and theories are blocking progress in understanding mind, brain, and intelligence?

IDEAS and PRESENTERS

  1. Autism as Disability, Brian Cozzarin, Management Sciences
  2. Character Trait, Igor Grossmann, Psychology
  3. Conceptual Metaphor, Randy Harris, English 
  4. Deep Learning, Chrysanne DiMarco, Computer Science
  5. Digital Dementia, Marcel O’Gorman, English 
  6. Fusiform Face Area, James Danckert, Psychology
  7. High Precision Tool, Daniel Berry, Computer Science 
  8. Memes, Paul Thagard, Philosophy
  9. Minds are Internal, John Savarese, English  
  10. Nature vs. Nurture, Heather Henderson, Psychology
  11. Right and Wrong, Jeff Orchard, Computer Science 
  12. The Right Level, Chris Eliasmith, Philosophy and Systems Design Engineering  
  13. Taking the Average, Terry Stewart, Theoretical Neuroscience
  14. Unbounded Rationality, Jesse Hoey, Computer Science

A $100 prize will be awarded to the student who best identifies two or more ideas that deserve to die together.

Location 
AL - Arts Lecture Hall
208
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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