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Understanding our brain: from babies to elderly

Fully accessible.
Lots of (free) parking space nearby.
Over 18s only.
Past event - 2019
21 May Doors open 7:00 pm Starts 7:30 pm Ends 9:00 pm
Fionn's at Grant Park, Grant Park Shopping Centre, 1180 Grant Ave,
Winnipeg R3M 2A6
Our brains are always changing. From birth to the end of our lives, we use it in ways that is still a mystery even to scientists. These talks will show you how researches have placed a couple of pieces in the big puzzle of understanding how our brains work.

Rethinking Baby Science: Open Collaborative Research as a Solution to the Replication Crisis

Melanie Soderstrom (Associate Professor)
Many fields have been impacted by the “replication crisis” in science –
concerns about whether findings can be reproduced across laboratories,
and whether research findings tell us the truth about the world around us. I
will discuss the ManyBabies project, which brings together over 70 infant
laboratories around the world in a collaborative approach to testing infant
perception and thinking. Current projects include infants’ preference for
infant-directed speech, infant moral reasoning, infant “theory of mind”, and
infants’ ability to learn rules.
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Learning the little things: Exploring referential salience and children’s cross-situational verb learning

John Bunce ( Postdoctoral Fellow (Department of Psychology, University of Manitoba))
Children often encounter new verbs in contexts that offer many potential meanings. One way children might overcome this ambiguity is by tracking which scene elements consistently co-occurred with a verb across uses, or cross-situational observation. However, prior work on cross-situational word learning presented children with sets of potential meanings that were equally high in perceptual salience. In real life, children must learn verbs that describe unremarkable or unobservable aspects of life stand/ stay
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Fueling our bodies the right way

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