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Spring 2022 Series of Lectures (DEDI), 1st one - Akilah English

The Division of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion presents the Spring 2022 Series of Lectures, with our very first speaker of the semester, Akilah English.Constructing a Counternarrative Through…

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Brain plasticity and learning lessons from deafness

One of PEN Distinguished Lecture Series.

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PEN Distinguished Lecture Series - Dr. Ted Supalla - 4/4/2019

Revisiting the Process of Grammaticalization in Signed Languages A key factor in our ability to carry out historical linguistics work on signed languages has been our creation of a database…

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PEN Distinguished Lecture Series - Dr. Stanislas Dehaene - 11/15/2017

THE LANGUAGES OF THE BRAINHow did language and mathematics emerge in humans during the course of evolution? Scientists since Galileo have insisted that mathematics is structured as a language –…

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PEN Distinguished Lecture Series - Dr. April Benasich - 02/22/2018

IMPACTING EARLY ACOUSTIC MAPPING IN INFANTS: TRANSLATIONAL STRATEGIES CAN ALTER THE COURSE OF LANGUAGE LEARNING DISORDERS.Ongoing research in my laboratory provides evidence that the ability to…

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PEN Distinguished Lecture Series - Dr. Regina Nuzzo - 02/01/2018

How not to fool yourself with p-value and other statistics In 2016 the American Statistical Association published its first position paper on the use of p-values, and in 2017 a group of…

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PEN Distinguished Lecture Series - Dr. Sian Beilock - 2/21/19

OVERCOMING ANXIETY ABOUT MATH Basic math skills are important for success in school and everyday life. Yet many people experience apprehension and fear when dealing with numerical information,…

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