CogNetwork is an interdisciplinary weekly forum focused on discussing ongoing research in language and cognition; both theoretical and experimental approaches are welcomed.

It features presentations of works in progress by members of the UC Berkeley Linguistics Department and other campus departments as well as invited visitors.

A major goal of the forum is to foster cross-department and cross-disciplinary communication and contact.

when & where

Mondays 1:30-3

Dwinelle 1303

contact information

December 2, 2013

Alexander Ziem (University of Düsseldorf)
FrameNet for Language Learners? (abstract)

November 25, 2013

Andrew Gargett (University of Birmingham, UK)
Gen-Meta: Generating metaphors using a combination of AI reasoning and corpus-based modeling (abstract)

November 18, 2013

Nate Clark (UC Santa Cruz Psychology)
Spatial Metaphor and Geography Reasoning (abstract)

November 11, 2013

No meeting due to the Veteran's Day holiday

November 4, 2013

Alex Carstensen (UC Berkeley Psychology)
Using Bayesian Models to Discriminate Cognitive Theories of Time and Space (abstract)

October 28, 2013

Terry Regier (UC Berkeley Linguistics)
Word meanings across languages support efficient communication (abstract)

October 21, 2013

Kevin G. Holmes (UC Berkeley, Language & Cognition Lab)
Categorical Perception Beyond Words: Rethinking the Role of Language in Perceptual Discrimination (abstract)

October 14, 2013

Matthew Goss (UC Berkeley Linguistics)
A Cognitive Analysis of the English Get-Passive (abstract)

October 7, 2013

Andréa Davis (University of Arizona Linguistics)
Learning Robust Word Representations (abstract)

September 30, 2013

Eve Sweetser (UC Berkeley Linguistics) with Kashmiri Stec (University of Groningen)
Managing multiple viewpoints: Coordinating embedded perspective in multi-modal narratives (abstract)

September 23, 2013

Mahesh Srinivasan (UC Berkeley Psychology)
Flexibility in Thought and Language (abstract)

September 16, 2013

Michael Ellsworth (UC Berkeley Linguistics; ICSI)
Frame Semantics-Based Corpus Linguistics: Shedding Light on Emotion (abstract)

September 9, 2013

Elisabeth Wehling (ICSI; recent UC Berkeley Linguistics PhD)
A Nation under Joint Custody: How Conflicting Family Models divide US Politics (abstract)

September 2, 2013

There is no meeting today due to the Labor Day holiday.