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Monday, April 16, 2012

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Neurosciences Research Program: Neuroscience and Higher Brain Function: State of the Art

This Tuesday The Neurosciences Institute holds a workshop, titled "Neuroscience and Higher Brain Function: State of the Art". Here is the schedule: http://www.nsi.edu/nrp/index.html. See you tomorrow!

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Neurosciences Research Program

Neuroscience and Higher Brain Function: State of the Art
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
The Neurosciences Institute Auditorium
10640 John Jay Hopkins Drive, San Diego, CA 92121
8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Welcome and Introduction
8:30 amGerald Edelman
Cortex: A View from the Top
Chairman: Gerald Edelman
8:40 amRanulfo RomoPerceptual Decision Processes across Cortex

Jon KaasCortical Sensorimotor Networks

Thomas AlbrightOn the Perception of Probable Things

Memory and Cognitive Control
Chairman: Larry Squire
10:50 amGy├Ârgy BuzsakiNeural Syntax

John O'KeefeMemory Systems of the Medial Temporal Lobes

Mark D'EspositoModularity, Networks, and Cognitive Control

12:45 pm Lunch
Value and Cognition
Chairman: Einar Gall
1:45 pmMichael Merzenich "Cultural Neuroscience": How the World Changes Your Brain and Our Brains Change the World

Joaquin FusterThe Prefrontal Cortex: Executive, Controller, or Enabler of the Perception/Action Cycle?

Yasushi MiyashitaCognitive Memory and its Cellular/Network Machinery: How Global Brain-wide Networks Interact with Local Micro-circuits

Diagnosis and Repair
Chairman: Gerald Edelman
3:55 pmEberhard FetzBidirectional Interactions between the Brain and Implantable Computers

Apostolos GeorgopoulosPrewhitening for Brain Discovery
Summary
5:20 pm Gerald Edelman

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