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Past Events

Normative Decisions Between More Than Two Alternatives

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 18:00 to 19:30


301 Uris Hall New York, NY 10027

Every-day decisions frequently require choosing among multiple alternatives. Compared to binary choice paradigms, much less is known about the computational principle of decisions with more than two options. Previous physiological and behavioral experiments have revealed puzzling properties of human/animal decisions involving more than two options, such as interactions among these options and time-dependent decision thresholds. Why the nervous system ought to have such properties and how they functionally relate to each other remains poorly understood.

Black Power at 50 - Keynote

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 16:00


Columbia University, International Affairs Building, Kellogg Conference Center

Dr. Hamilton will deliver a Keynote Address with comments by Dianne Pinderhughes, University of Notre Dame, Michael Dawson, University of Chicago and Nikhil Pal Singh, New York University.

Long-Term Orientation and Educational Performance

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 02:00
2:00 pm-3:30 pm


Knox Hall Room 509 (606 W. 122nd street, NY NY 10027)

Thursday, October 20

Paola Giuliano, UCLA Anderson School of Management
Title: “Long-Term Orientation and Educational Performance”

Urban and Linguistic Landscapes Columbia University

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 09:00 to 17:00


International Affairs Building – Altschul Auditorium, Room 417

In this dialogue, Elana Shohamy and David Malinowski will discuss rationales, approaches, and techniques for utilizing the linguistic landscape (LL) for language teaching and learning, social awareness, interpretation and activism. The conversation will touch upon conceptual and methodological directions in recent LL research as they offer possibilities for educational activities in the classroom and learning projects in the community.



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