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From the Spectacle Society to the Performance Society: Ronald Reagan - talk by Peggy Phelan

Thu, 2014-03-20 17:30 - 19:00
Price: Free and open to the public

Media@McGill and the AHCS Speaker Series presents "From the Spectacle Society to the Performance Society: Ronald Reagan," a talk given by Media@McGill Beaverbrook Visiting Scholar Peggy Phelan as part of her three-week residency.

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Public Astro Night

Thu, 2014-03-20 19:00
Rutherford Physics Building : 3600 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T8

AstroMcGill presents the 22nd Public Astro Night, with a public lecture by Marie-Michèle Limoges (from the Université de Montréal).  The lecture is entitled "La Cartographie de l'Universe à travers les Ages" will be given in french. The lecture will be followed by night sky observations (weather permitting) and a lab tour. The lecture is intended for a general audience, and it is free of charge. No reservation is necessary. Snacks and refreshments will be served (please bring your own cup).

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Cognition and Circuits Lecture: Perception and Cognition in Parkinson's Disease

Wed, 2014-03-12 15:00 - 16:00
Montreal Neurological Institute : de Grandpre Communications Centre, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4

Dr. Alice Cronin-Golomb

Professor

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

Boston University

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The dynamics of eye movements and attention during reading

Thu, 2014-03-20 13:30 - 15:00
Goodman Cancer Research Centre, Room 501 : 1160 Pine Ave. West, 1200 Pine Avenue West
Price: Free

Abstract

Differences between languages and how they are written give us unique opportunities to address three controversial issues in eye-movement control during reading. The three issues are (1) whether the predictability of the next word influences fixation durations before the eye gets to the word; (2) whether we can get the meaning of words before we look at them; and (3) whether information other than initial letters and word length of the next word influence where we send the eyes.

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Contact: Lisa Coady
Organization: Centre for Research on Brain, Language and Music
Office Phone: 514.398.6962
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Linear Mixed Models Workshop, using R software

Sat, 2014-03-22 (All day)
Arts Building : Arts-Ferrier Computer Room, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5
Price: Free

To register for this workshop (open to the academic community having some experience with R): please go to http://www.crblm.ca/events/linear_mixed_models_workshop

Linear Mixed Models (LMMs) are increasingly replacing traditional F1/F2-mixed-model/repeated-measure ANOVAs (rmAOVs; i.e., designs with both between- and within-subject/item factors, e.g., Kliegl, Risse & Laubrock, 2007) or repeated-measures multiple regressions (rmMRs; e.g., Kliegl, 2007) for statistical inference about experimental effects on fixation durations or response latencies.

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It’s brain time!

Mon, 2014-03-10 09:09

A wonder-filled week of the brain

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New evidence confirms link between IQ and brain cortex

Tue, 2014-03-04 09:45

Montreal scientists play key role in long-term international study

Rate of change in the thickness of the brain’s cortex is an important factor associated with a person’s change in IQ, according to a collaborative study by scientists in five countries including researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, at McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre.

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Contact: Anita Kar
Organization: The Neuro
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Workshop on Tone Language Processing

Tue, 2014-03-04 09:30 - 15:35
Montreal Neurological Institute : de Grandpré Communication Centre, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4
Price: Free

You are cordially invited to the CRBLM Workshop on Tone Language:  Vous êtes cordialement invités à l’atelier du CRBLM sur les langues à tons :

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09:30

Robert Zatorre
Montreal Neurological Institute and CRBLM
Opening remarks and introduction

09:40

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Astro Kids Night

Thu, 2014-02-27 18:30
Rutherford Physics Building : 3600 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T8

AstroMcGill presents a new type of event, called the AstroKids Night, just for kids!

Instead of the public lecture given during our regular public astro night, we are proposing many fun hands-on activities for kids of all ages. There will also be night0sky observations at the McPherson observatory. This evening is open to all, free of charge, and no reservation is necessary.

The event will be held at the Rutherford Physics Building, starting at 6:30pm. Most activities will be available in English and French. Healthy (sugar-free) snacks will be provided.

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Investigation of the role of medial frontal cortex during episodic encoding in young and older adults

Wed, 2014-02-19 13:00 - 14:00
Montreal Neurological Institute : de Grandpré Communications Centre, 3801 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4

David Maillet

Ph.D.

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