The Myth of the Optimism Bias?
For a demonstration of why rational models matter to empirical science:
One-day workshop: Decision-making: from evidence accumulation to preference formation & belief updating
Thursday July 16th at 10 am
- Rafal Bogacz, University of Oxford
- Neil Bramley & David Lagnado, UCL
- Nick Chater, University of Warwick
- Eddy Davelaar, Birkbeck
- Laurence Hunt, UCL
- Benedetto de Martino, University of Cambridge
- Neil Stewart, University of Warwick
- Chris Summerfield, University of Oxford
- Konstantinos Tsetsos, Birkbeck
- Marius Usher, University of Tel Aviv
Place: Room B35, Malet Street, Birkbeck Main Building, Torrington Square, WC1E 7HX
One-day Workshop: Associative Learning, Connectionism & Reinforcement Learning: Past, Present, Future
Monday June 1stth, Birkbeck, University of London
- John Pearce, Cardiff University
- Jay McClelland, Stanford University
- Peter Dayan, Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit
- Koray Kavukcuoglu, Google DeepMind
- Denis Mareschal, Birkbeck
Place: Room B33 Malet Street, Birkbeck Main Building, Torrington Square
Attendance free, though we would appreciate indication of intent to attend to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Full programme (pdf)
Feb 20th 2015
Free, one-day CCCM workshop on the topic of "Randomness and Structure".
For their paper entitled Uncertainty and exploration in a restless bandit task, CCCM Affiliate Maarten Speekenbrink & Emmanuouil Konstantinidis win this year’s Society for Cognitive Science Computational Modeling Prize in higher-level cognition. Congratulations!!
8th London Reasoning Workshop held: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/psychology/our-research/londonreasoningworkshop/programme
1st Workshop "Introduction to Computational Modelling for Postgrads by Postgrads", organized and held by Olivia Guest and Chris Brand. Thanks for making this a success!
Prof. Ulrike Hahn awarded Humboldt Foudation Anneliese Maier Research Award.
Dr. Tim J. Smith awarded Philip Leverhulme Prize
Prof. Mike Oaksford gives the 8th A R Jonckheere Memorial Lecture at University College London
Inaugural British Academy medal awarded to Dr. Rick Cooper for his book The Organisation of Mind, 2011, OUP, published together with Tim Shallice
Prof. D. Mareschal elected to the Fellowship of the Association for Psychological Science
Prof. Ulrike Hahn receives Swedish Research Council 2013 Kerstin Hesselgren Research Professorship
One-day Workshop to mark the launch of Birkbeck’s new Centre for Cognition, Computation and Modelling
Friday, March 22nd, 2013, Birkbeck, University of London
Mike Oaksford, Birkbeck: "Dynamical Inference in Everyday Conditional Reasoning"
Tim Smith, Birkbeck: "Computational modelling of gaze"
Rick Cooper, Birkbeck: "Modelling Response Inhibition Across Tasks"
Peter Dayan, Gatsby: "Setting the switches"
Maarten Speekenbrink, UCL: "Adaptive design for model discrimination"
Michael Thomas, Birkbeck: "Combining multi-scale models with population modelling to study variations in development"
Andrew Howes, Birmingham: "A bounded optimal approach to psychological theory"
Brad Love: UCL: "Limits in decision making arise from limits in memory retrieval"
Eddy Davelaar, Birkbeck: "Dynamic Memory and Cognition"
David Shanks, UCL: "Modelling Implicit and Explicit Memory in Ageing"
Closing remarks (Ulrike Hahn) and Drinks Reception
Attendance is free.
Venue: Clore Mangement Centre, Birkbeck: Lecture room B01, Torrington Square, London WC1E 7HX
Contact: Ulrike Hahn, Dept. of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, email@example.com
Birkbeck College, Torrington Square Building