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2016-17 iMB Seminar Series Lineup

The interdisciplinary Mind & Brain Series will highlight research focused on understanding the mind and brain across a wide range of approaches. Our speakers represent fields including psychology, neuroscience, computer science and engineering.

September 9
John Beggs, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Biophysics, Indiana University

"High-degree neurons feed cortical computations"

September 23
Barbara Shinn-Cunningham, Ph.D.
Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Boston University

"Cortical control of auditory attention"

September 30
James Hudspeth, Ph.D., MD
F.M Kirby Professor, Laboratory of Sensory Neuroscience, Rockefeller University

"Making an effort to listen: mechanical amplification by
ion channels and myosin molecules in hair cells of the inner ear"

October 14
Greg DeAngelis, Ph.D.
Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester

"Neural Computation of Depth from Motion"

October 21
Michael Long, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Neuroscience and Physiology, NYU School of Medicine

Neuronal mechanisms of vocal communication

October 28
Lera Boroditsky
Associate Professor, Cognitive Science, UCSD

Connection between language and cognition

November 4
Ilana Witten
Assistant Professor, Princeton Neuroscience Institute

Neural circuits mediating learning and decision making

December 2
Nicholas Priebe
Associate Professor, Neuroscience, UT Austin

Processes for visual representation of the world

December 9
Melchi Michel
Assistant Professor, Cognitive Psychology, Rutgers University

Visual perceptual judgements

December 16
Alla Karpova
Group Leader, HHMI Janelia

“Decision-making under uncertainty: Probing the neural basis of mental models”















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University of Pennsylvania

Last Modified: 7 September, 2016


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