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Workshop [U Penn]: Perceptual Learning and Expertise (Feb 24-25, 2017)

  • Posted by: Georg Theiner
  • Posted Date: February 10, 2017
  • Filed Under: Library News

Perceptual Learning and Expertise

Date: Friday, February 24th from 1-4:30 and Saturday,

February 25th, from 11-5:15

Location: University of Pennsylvania, Claudia Cohen Hall, Room 402.

Organizers: Kevin Connolly (University of Pennsylvania) and Adrienne Prettyman (Bryn Mawr College)

Contact Person: Kevin Connolly


Friday, February 24th

General Introduction and Welcome:

1:00-1:10: Kevin Connolly

1:10—2:45: Rebecca Copenhaver (Philosophy, Lewis and Clark College)

“Thomas Reid on Acquired Perception: Cognitive Permeation or Perceptual Learning?”

3:00—4:30 Mohan Matthen (Philosophy, University of Toronto)

“Learning to Perceive is Why We Have Art”


Saturday, February 25th

11:00-12:30–Robert Goldstone (Psychology, Indiana University)

“Fitting Perception in/to Cognition”

2:00—3:30 Charles Gilbert (Neuroscience, The Rockefeller University)

“Visual Cortical Dynamics and Perceptual Learning”

3:45—5:15 David Chalmers (Philosophy, New York University)

“Perception and Illusion in Virtual Reality”



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