9.98 | January IAP 2003 | Undergraduate

Language and Mind

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The Cognitive Science Society has the latest news and information on conferences, funding, and employment, along with a host of related conferences.

The Cognitive Neuroscience Society is committed to the development of mind and brain research aimed at investigating the psychological, computational, and neuroscientific bases of cognition.

The American Psychological Society promotes, protects, and advances the interests of scientifically oriented psychology in research, application, teaching, and the improvement of human welfare.

The Organization for Human Brain Mapping provides an educational forum for the exchange of up-to-the-minute and ground-breaking research across modalities exploring human brain mapping.

The Psychonomic Society promotes the communication of scientific research in psychology and allied sciences.


The American Association for Applied Linguistics is a professional organization of scholars who are interested in and actively contribute to the multi-disciplinary field of applied linguistics.

The American Philological Association is the principal learned society for classical studies of ancient Greek and Roman languages, literatures, and civilizations.

The Association for Computational Linguistics is an international scientific and professional society for people working on problems involving natural language and computation.

The Association for Literary and Linguistic Computing supports the application of computing in the study of language and literature.

The Association for Machine Translation in the Americas is for those interested in the translation of languages using computers in some way.

The International Speech Communication Association covers all the aspects of speech communication (acoustics, phonetics, phonology, linguistics, natural language processing, artificial intelligence, cognitive science, signal processing, pattern recognition, etc.

Epigraphic Society is concerned with the discovery and decipherment of ancient inscriptions.

The Linguistic Society of America serves its members through scholarly meetings, publications, and special activities designed to advance the discipline of linguistics.

The Philological Society is devoted to the scholarly study of language and languages.

The Society for the Study of Symbolic Interaction is an international professional organization of scholars interested in qualitative research, especially interactionist

Online References

The Human Brain is an online virtual hospital site hosted by the University of Iowa that provides a stunning array of images of the human central nervous system from infants to adults.

The Whole Brain atlas, hosted by the Harvard Medical School, displays pictures from MRI to fMRI in various disease states.


Humanoids IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots. This is an annual conference on recent developments in enabling technologies (processing power, mechatronics, walking machines, articulated vision heads and more), as well as findings and developments in other related fields (e.g., studies of the human brain, linguistics, psychology, and computation).

MICCAI98. International conference on medical image computing and computer-assisted intervention.

Dynamics of Neural Networks: From Biophysics to Behavior, Institute for Theoretical Physics, UCSB 23 July - 22 December 2001. This workshop was organized around three overlapping themes: perception and movement, learning and memory, and development.

Dynamical Neuroscience IX: Timing, Persistence and Feedback Control, National Institute of Mental Health, November 9, 10, 2001. Exploration of the convergence of theoretical work and experimental data on neuronal computations that highlight the feedback requirement for the systematic operation of the nervous system.