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Andrew R. A. Conway - General Intelligence Explained (Away)

For more than a century, the standard view in the field of human intelligence has been that there is a “general intelligence” that permeates all human cognitive activity. This general…

From  Katie Gentilello on March 31st, 2021 6 plays 0  

Andrew Mark Williams - Perceptual-Cognitive Expertise

From  Katie Gentilello on February 25th, 2021 0 plays 0  

Stephan Lewandowsky - Resisting the Knowledge Dementors: The Truth about “Post-Truth”

We are said to live in a “post-truth” era in which “fake news” has replaced real information, denial has compromised science, and the ontology of knowledge and truth has taken…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 12th, 2021 4 plays 0  

Anna Schapiro - Learning distributed representations in the human brain

The remarkable success of neural network models in machine learning has relied on the use of distributed representations — activity patterns that overlap across related inputs. Under what…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 30th, 2020 6 plays 0  

Jerome R. Busemeyer - Temporal oscillations in preference strength provide evidence for a quantum-Markov open system model of preference evolution

We examined how preferences evolve across time in two new experiments, one using choices between restaurants and a second using choices between gambles. In both we observed that mean preference…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 10th, 2020 10 plays 0  

Neal Kingston - It's the end of testing as we know it... and I feel fine

Neal Kingston will not sing about where testing needs to go.That's great, testing needs an earthquake E C D, and D C M, and Embretson is not afraid Eye of a hurricane, Markov chains must churn…

From  Katie Gentilello on November 5th, 2020 8 plays 0  

Ashley Whillans - Alleviating time poverty among the working poor

From  Katie Gentilello on October 20th, 2020 2 plays 0  

Maureen Schmitter-Edgecome - Using Technologies to Support Memory Loss and Promote Functional Independence

The world’s population is aging, with the estimated number of older individuals living with memory impairment expected to rise significantly. To help individuals remain functionally independent…

From  Katie Gentilello on May 22nd, 2019 1 plays 0  

Fergus I.M. Craik - Aging and Memory: Attentional Resources and Cognitive Control

This talk will examine the proposition that age-related memory problems are largely attributable to declines in attentional resources and executive control. It will illustrate the arguments with…

From  Katie Gentilello on April 2nd, 2019 19 plays 0  

Steven M. Boker - Theories, Methods, and Data: A Dance and a Conversation

Three dimensions of Cattell's persons by variables by time data box are discussed in the context of three types of researchers each wanting to answer their own categorically different question.…

From  Katie Gentilello on February 5th, 2019 7 plays 0  

Kathleen C. Insel - Cognitive Aging and Self-Management: Opportunities for Technology

Self-management of chronic conditions increases among older adults at the same time capacity for self-management may diminish. Addressing limitations in prospective memory through strategies…

From  Katie Gentilello on January 22nd, 2019 5 plays 0  

Martin J. Sliwinski - Cognition on the Go: The Opportunities and Challenges for Mobile Cognitive Health Research

The use of mobile technology affords novel opportunities to mitigate temporal, geographic, and personnel constraints imposed by in-person cognitive testing procedures, and to improve temporal…

From  Katie Gentilello on December 12th, 2018 18 plays 0  

Kimberly French - Work, Family, and Physiological Health

Work and family are two core sources of personal identity, facilitating joy, accomplishment, and belonging. At the same time, work and family roles may conflict with one another, resulting in…

From  Katie Gentilello on October 10th, 2018 10 plays 0  

Optimizing Everyday Function in Older Adults: Translating the Evidence - George W. Rebok

Older adults are more likely to fear losing their cognitive abilities than their physical abilities. Fortunately, a growing body of research suggests that cognitive decline isn’t inevitable for…

From  Katie Gentilello on June 12th, 2018 15 plays 0  

Imaging in "Healthy" Aging and Dementia: A Bigger Sandbox - Bruce Crosson

A growing consensus in the field of dementia research is that Alzheimer’s disease (AD) starts long before, perhaps decades before, the manifestation of its cognitive phenotype. Further, recent…

From  Katie Gentilello on March 29th, 2018 74 plays 0