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Lunch & Learn: Computer Modeling of the Mind and Brain with Matthew Botvinick

Matthew Botvinick represents an eye opening cup of java. Building on the foundations of cognitive psychology, Botvinick’s laboratory works at the intersection of neuroscience, psychology and computer science, seeking to clarify the computational and neural foundations of human behavior. They … Continue reading

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Lunch & Learn: The Cairo Geniza: Ancient Papers in the Digital Age with Mark Cohen

The Cairo Geniza is a collection of an estimated 750,000 manuscript pages found discarded for “burial” in the Geniza chamber of the Ben Ezra Synagogue in Cairo in the late 19th century. In addition to holding religious poems and fragments … Continue reading

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Lunch & Learn: All Aboard! Teaching Engineering with Computerized Toys with Michael G. Littman

Imagine being paid, or getting Princeton credit, for playing with trains and Legos™. For more than 25 years, Professor Michael G. Littman, of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton, has taught MAE 412 Microprocessors for Measurement and Control, a course … Continue reading

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Lunch & Learn: Princeton University’s Broadcast Center: First Cuts

The new Peter B. Lewis Library contains a new OIT-operated Broadcast Center with a high definition video studio that features a green room with a 65 inch LCD screen, a professional audio recording studio, as well as the hardware and … Continue reading

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Lunch & Learn: Infrared Optical Sensing for Health and the Environment with Claire Gmachl and Jim Smith

The National Science Foundation has funded a multimillion-dollar Engineering Research Center based at Princeton University that is expected to revolutionize sensor technology, yielding devices that have a unique ability to detect minute amounts of chemicals found in the atmosphere, emitted … Continue reading

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