Center of Excellence for Learning in Education, Science and Technology A National Science Foundation Science of Learning Center

Conference Presentations 2008

  1. Brain, mind, learning: Research at the Science of Learning Centers. SLC scientific symposium sponsored by CELEST (organized by Professor Ramon Lopez, University of Texas at Arlington). Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS), Salt Lake City UT, October.
  2. Achat-Mendes, C., Platt. D.M., Kantak, K.M. and Spealman, R.D. (2008). D-cycloserine augments extinction learning and delays re-acquisition of cocaine self-administration in squirrel monkeys. College on Problems of Drug Dependence, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June.
  3. Alvarez, G. (2008). Interdisciplinary frontiers: How does the mind and brain integrate the past with the present, and predict the future?" Invited talk presented at the “Brain, Mind, Learning: Research at the Science of Learning Centers” scientific symposium at the annual meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS), Salt Lake City UT, October.
  4. Ames, H.M. (2008). Learning technologies: Embedding CELEST models in real work applications. Talk presented at the NSF Science of Learning Centers (SLC) annual meeting, Arlington VA, October.
  5. Ames, H.M. and Grossberg, S. (2008). Speaker normalization using cortical strip maps: A neural model for steady state vowel identification. In Proceedings of the first annual inter-Science of Learning Center (iSLC) student and postdoc conference, Pittsburgh PA, February.
  6. Ames, H.M. and Grossberg, S. (2008). Speaker normalization using cortical strip maps: A neural model for steady state vowel identification. In Proceedings of the auditory perception, cognition, and action meeting (APCAM), Chicago IL, November.
  7. Ames, H.M., Gorchetchnikov, A., and Versace, M. (2008). Simulating biologically realistic neural models in graphical processing units. Poster presented at the NSF Science of Learning Centers (SLC) annual meeting, Arlington VA, October.
  8. Amis, G. and Carpenter, G.A. (2008). Default ARTMAP 2. In Proceedings of the first annual inter-Science of Learning Center (iSLC) student and postdoc conference, Pittsburgh PA, February.
  9. Anderson, E.R. and Bullock, D. (2008). Modeling calcium signaling in substantia nigra dopamine neurons. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), Boston MA, May, p. 37.
  10. Brandon, M.P., Andrews, C.M., and Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). Postsubiculum spiking data during REM sleep in rat shows replay of head direction activity experienced during waking. In Abstracts of the Society for Neuroscience (SFN), Washington DC, November, 34:94.14.
  11. Bressler, S. and Shinn-Cunningham, S.G. (2008). Effects of pitch and spatial separation on selection attention in anechoic and reverberant environments. Acoustical Society of America (ASA), 123, 3865.
  12. Browning, N.A., Grossberg, S., and Mingolla, E. (2008). Computing heading and optic flow in MT-MST: A neural model of primate motion processing. In Proceedings of the first annual inter-Science of Learning Center (iSLC) student and postdoc conference, Pittsburgh PA, February.
  13. Browning, N.A., Grossberg, S., and Mingolla, E. (2008). Neural dynamics of visually-based object segmentation and navigation in complex environments. In Abstracts of the Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Naples FL, May.
  14. Browning, N.A., Grossberg, S., and Mingolla, E. (2008). Visually guided navigation and steering: Motion-based object segmentation and heading estimation in primate. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), Boston MA, May, p. 67.
  15. Brumberg, J.S., Nieto-Castanon, A., Guenther, F.H., Bartels, J.L., Wright, E.J., Siebert, S.A., Andreasen, D.S., and Kennedy, P.R. (2008). Methods for development of a long-term human brain machine interface with the Neurotrophic Electrode. In Abstracts of the Society for Neuroscience (SFN), Washington DC, November.
  16. Bullock, D. (2008). Modeling the primate brain’s micro-circuit bases for learning and voluntary control of procedures. Plenary Lecture at the Fourth International Conference on Intelligent Computing (ICIC), Shanghai, China, 16 September.
  17. Buschman, T. (2008). The role of synchrony and oscillations in the control of visual attention in monkey cortex. Talk presented at the NSF Science of Learning Centers (SLC) annual meeting, Arlington VA, October.
  18. Buschman, T. (2008). The role of synchrony and oscillations in the control of visual attention in monkey cortex. Poster presented at the NSF Science of Learning Centers (SLC) annual meeting, Arlington VA, October.
  19. Buschman, T.J. and Miller, E.K. (2008). Serial and parallel mechanisms underlying visual search. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), Boston MA, May, p. 14.
  20. Cao, Y., Grossberg, S., and Zaydens, E. (2008). A laminar cortical model of stereopsis and 3D surface perception of complex natural scenes. In Abstracts of the Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Naples FL, May.
  21. Cao, Y., Grossberg, S., and Zaydens, E. (2008). Laminar cortical dynamics of stereopsis and 3D representation of natural scenes. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), Boston MA, May, p. 20.
  22. Cao, Y., Grossberg, S., and Zaydens, E. (2008). A laminar cortical model of stereopsis and 3D surface perception of complex natural scenes. Poster presented at the Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience of Visual Knowledge: Where Vision Meets Memory, Tufts University, May.
  23. Carpenter, G.A. (2008). Large-scale neural systems for vision and cognition. Plenary Lecture at the Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), Boston MA, May, p. 13.
  24. Carpenter, G.A., and Ravindran, A. (2008). Unifying multiple knowledge domains using the ARTMAP information fusion system. In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Information Fusion, Cologne, Germany, June/July.
  25. Carpenter, G.A., Grossberg, S., and Mingolla, E. (2008). CELEST. Poster presented at the DARPA SyNAPSE Proposer’s Workshop, Reston VA, March.
  26. Divenyi, P., Lammert, A. and Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). Perception of gestural information in words with deleted sections. Mid-Winter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Phoenix AZ, 16-21 February.
  27. Eichenbaum, H. (2008). The neurobiology of memory. American Psychological Association (APA), 16 August.
  28. Eichenbaum, H. (2008). The neurobiology of memory. International Forum of Memory and Memory Disorders, Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute, 16 October.
  29. Eichenbaum, H., and Lipton, P. (2008). Towards a functional organization of the medial temporal lobe (MTL) memory system. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), Boston MA, May, p. 5.
  30. Fazl, A. and Mingolla, E. (2008). Predicting eye movement trajectories in a multiple object tracking (MOT) task with free viewing. In Abstracts of the Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Naples FL, May.
  31. Fazl, A., Grossberg, S., and Mingolla, E. (2008). View-invariant object category learning and recognition: How spatial and object attention are coordinated using surface-based attentional shrouds. In Proceedings of the first annual inter-Science of Learning Center (iSLC) student and postdoc conference, Pittsburgh PA, February.
  32. Fazl, A., Grossberg, S., and Mingolla, E. (2008). Neural dynamics of object perception, attention, and memory during view-invariant object category learning. In Proceedings of the 16th annual conference on object perception, action, and memory (OPAM), Chicago IL, November.
  33. Franklin, D.J. (2008). CELEST scientist-educator approach to curriculum content and delivery. In Proceedings of the first annual inter-Science of Learning Center (iSLC) student and postdoc conference, Pittsburgh PA, February.
  34. Franklin, D.J. (2008). CELESTIAL education: The CELEST interactive approach to learning. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), Boston MA, May, p. 57.
  35. Franklin, D.J. (2008). Inquiry-based, interactive curriculum and pedagogy based on models of mind and brain. Workshop presented at the Fifteenth International Conference on Learning, Chicago IL, June.
  36. Franklin, D.J. and Grossberg, S. (2008). Cognitive-emotional learning by neocortex, amygdala, and hippocampus: Timing, neurotrophins, amnesia, and consciousness. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), Boston MA, May, p. 46.
  37. Fransen E. and Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). Persistent firing in rat entorhinal cortex layer V may contribute to grid cell activity through interactions with layer II neurons. In Abstracts of the Society for Neuroscience (SFN), Washington DC, November 34: 94.18.
  38. Frye, R., Novak, B., Malmberg, B., Strickland, D., and Liederman, J. (2008). Context dependent impulsivity in young adults with compensated reading disability. Paper presented at the Annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Hawaii, February.
  39. Giocomo, L.M. and Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). Differences in subthreshold oscillations of stellate cells map to differences in peridocity of grid cells. Winner of the CELEST award for experimental neuroscience of brain and behavior. Science and Engineering Research Symposium, Boston University, March.
  40. Giocomo, L.M. and Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). Differences in subthreshold oscillations map to differences in periodicity of grid cells. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), May, p. 33.
  41. Giocomo, L.M. and Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). Differences in subthreshold oscillations of stellate cells map to differences in periodicity of grid cells. Talk presented at the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies, Geneva, Switzerland, July.
  42. Giocomo, L.M. and Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). Voltage dependence and variance of membrane potential oscillations in rat medial entorhinal cortex: Implications for grid cell models. In Abstracts of the Society for Neuroscience (SFN), Washington DC, November 34:94.16.
  43. Gopal, S. and Kaufman, L. (2008). MIDAS - Marine Integrated Decision Analysis System for marine management areas in Belize. In Proceedings of International Coral Reef Symposium 2008.
  44. Gopal, S. and Kaufman, L. (2008). Bayesian belief networks integrating socioeconomic, ecological and governance factors in marine management. Annual Association of American Geographers, Boston MA.
  45. Gorchetchnikov, A., Ames, H., and Versace, M. (2008). Simulating biologically realistic neural models on graphic processing units. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), Boston MA, May, p. 111.
  46. Gorchetchnikov, A., and Grossberg, S. (2008). From entorhinal grid cell to hippocampal place cell: Learning population codes for behavioral control for both spatial and temporal behaviors. In Proceedings of the first annual inter-Science of Learning Center (iSLC) student and postdoc conference, Pittsburgh PA, February.
  47. Gori E., Gori S., Yazdanbakhsh A., and Mingolla E. (2008). A predictive model for the Accordion Grating illusion. European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), Utrecht, the Netherlands, 24-28 August.
  48. Grossberg, S. (2008). Spatial and object attention coordinate view-invariant object learning during eye movement search. Talk presented at the Annual meeting of the Society of Experimental Psychologists, Indiana University, April.
  49. Grossberg, S. (2008). Cortical dynamics of attentive object recognition, scene understanding, and decision making. Invited talk presented at the Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), Boston MA, May, p. 9.
  50. Grossberg, S. (2008). How does the brain learn what an object is? A synthesis of visual perception, attention, search, and category learning. Plenary Lecture at the Cognitive Neuroscience of Visual Knowledge: Where Vision Meets Memory, Tufts University, May.
  51. Grossberg, S. (2008). The resonant brain: Learning, attention, intention, volition, consciousness, and self. Invited talk presented at the Workshop on the Neurobiology of Consciousness, St. Louis MO, October.
  52. Grossberg, S. (2008). Cortical dynamics of cognitive learning, planning, and decision-making. Talk presented at the NSF Science of Learning Centers (SLC) annual meeting, Arlington VA, October.
  53. Grossberg, S. (2008). Towards self-organizing autonomous brain-inspired cognitive architectures. Invited talk, Arlington VA, November. In A.V. Samsonovich (Ed.), Biologically inspired cognitive architectures: Papers from the AAAI fall symposium. AAAI Technical Report FS-08-04, Menlo Park CA: AAAI Press.
  54. Grossberg, S. (2008). Bio-inspired planning and reaching in complex environments. Invited talk presented at the AAAI Fall Symposium on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures, Washington DC, November.
  55. Guenther, F.H., Brumberg, J.S., Nieto-Castanon, A., Bartels, J.L., Siebert, S.A., Wright, E.J., Tourville, J.A., Andreasen, D.S., and Kennedy, P.R. (2008). A brain-computer interface for real-time speech synthesis by a locked-in individual implanted with a Neurotrophic Electrode. In Abstracts of the Society for Neuroscience (SFN), Washington DC, November.
  56. Harvey, R.C. and Kantak, K.M. (2008). Methylphenidate effects on attentional set-shifting in a rodent model of ADHD. In Proceedings of the annual biomedical research conference for minority students (ABRCMS), Orlando FL, November.
  57. Harvey, R.C., Dembro, K.A., Rajagopalan, K., Mutebi, M.M., and Kantak, K.M. (2008). Differential effects of cocaine on neurocognitive functioning of the orbitofrontal cortex in adolescent vs. adult rats. In the College on Problems of Drug Dependence annual meeting, Puerto Rico, June.
  58. Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). Oscillations, grid cells and episodic memory. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), Boston MA, May, p. 3.
  59. Hasselmo, M.E. and Brandon, M.P. (2008). A model of place cell replay during REM sleep in rat predicts temporally structured replay of head direction activity in postsubiculum. In Abstracts of the Society for Neuroscience (SFN), Washington DC, November 34:94.15, TT56.
  60. Hasselmo, M.E., Brandon, M.P. (2008). A model of place cell replay during REM sleep in rat predicts temporally structured replay of head direction activity in postsubiculum. In Abstracts of the Society for Neuroscience (SFN), Washington DC, November 34:94.15, TT56.
  61. Heys, J.A., Giocomo, L.M., and Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). A biophysical model shows that h current time constant differences in rat medial entorhinal cortex could underlie differences in membrane potential oscillation frequency. In Abstracts of the Society for Neuroscience (SFN), Washington DC, November, 34:94.17.
  62. Hu, K., Divenyi, P., Ellis, D., Jin, Z., Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. and Wang, D. (2008). Preliminary intelligibility tests of a monaural speech segregation system. In Proceedings of Workshop on the Statistical and Perceptual Audition, Brisbane, Australia, 21 September.
  63. Huang, T.-R. and Grossberg, S. (2008). Scene understanding using attentional control of gist and texture information. In Abstracts of the Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Naples FL, May.
  64. Huang, T.R. and Grossberg, S. (2008). ARTSCENE: A neural system for natural scene classification. In Proceedings of the first annual inter-Science of Learning Center (iSLC) student and postdoc conference, Pittsburgh PA, February.
  65. Ivey, R., Bullock, D.B., and Grossberg, S. (2008). A neuromorphic model of spatial lookahead planning. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), Boston MA, May, p. 90.
  66. Kantak, K.M., Harvey, R.C., Dembro, K.A., Mutebi, M.M., Singh, T., Kerstetter, K.A., Dwoskin, L.P. and Deschepper, C.F. (2008). Effects of oral methylphenidate on prefrontal cortex-associated neurocognitive deficits in the spontaneous hypertensive rat strain. Experimental Biology, San Diego, CA, April.
  67. Keliris, G.A., Tolias, A.S., and Logothetis, N.K. (2008). Binocular flash suppression in area V1 of the macaque. In Proceedings of the first annual inter-Science of Learning Center (iSLC) student and postdoc conference, Pittsburgh PA, February.
  68. Kim, D., Seitz, A., Watanabe, T. (2008). Reward contingency on perceptual learning does not follow rules of classical conditioning (#472). Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting, Naples FL, May.
  69. Koene, R.A. and Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). Pyramidal membrane currents that enable order-sustaining persistent firing that is synchronized with theta rhythm. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), Boston MA, May, p. 93.
  70. Koene, R.A. and Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). One-shot method of buffering novel spatial content that enables sweeps at choice points during reward-directed navigation. In Abstracts of the Society for Neuroscience (SFN), Washington DC, November, 34:94.19.
  71. Kong, L., Streeter, T., and Shinn-Cunningham, B. (2008). Different degrees of visual cues enhance speech recognition in complex auditory scenes. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), Boston MA, May, p. 27.
  72. Kopco, N., Lin, I.-F., Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. and Groh, J. (2008). Visual calibration of auditory spatial perception in humans and monkeys. Mid-Winter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Phoenix AZ, 16-21 February.
  73. Larson, E., Billimoria, C.P., and Sen, K. (2008). Song discrimination using a biologically plausible circuit that implements a spike distance metric. In Abstracts of the Computational and Systems Neuroscience Meeting.
  74. Lee, A.K.C. and Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). Effects of context on the strength of perceptual grouping cues. Mid-Winter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Phoenix AZ, 16-21 February.
  75. Leveille, J., Grossberg, S., Mingolla, E., and Versace, M. (2008). Spiking dynamics of perceptual grouping in the laminar circuits of visual cortex. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), Boston MA, May, p. 19.
  76. Leveille, J., Grossberg, S., Mingolla, E., and Versace, M. (2008). Perceptual grouping and fast synchronization in a spiking laminar cortical model. In Abstracts of the Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Naples FL, May.
  77. Liederman, J., Gilbert, K., McGraw Fisher, J., Mathews, G., Frye, R. Joshi, P. (2008). The repair of masked speech on the basis of subsequent informative vs. misinformative information: Individual differences. Poster presented at the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology Annual Conference, Boston MA, June.
  78. Lin, I.-F., Streeter, T., Durlach, N., and Shinn-Cunningham, B. (2008). A model for remapping auditory spatial cues. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), Boston MA, May.
  79. Livitz G., Mingolla E., Yazdanbakhsh A. (2008). Perceiving non-Herring mixtures in neon colour spreading configurations. European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), Utrecht, the Netherlands, 24-28 August.
  80. Maddox, R., Alvarez, R., Streeter, T., and Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). Top- down attention modulates bottom-up streaming based on pitch and location. Mid-Winter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Phoenix AZ, February.
  81. Maryott, J. and Sekuler, R. (2008). Age-related changes in the ability to imitate viewed actions. In Proceedings of the first annual inter-Science of Learning Center (iSLC) student and postdoc conference, Pittsburgh PA, February.
  82. Maryott, J., and Sekuler, R. (2008). Age-related changes in ability to imitate viewed actions. Cognitive Aging Society, Atlanta.
  83. Mashhoon, Y., Tsikitas, L.A. and Kantak, K.M. (2008). Differential sensitivity of the rostral and caudal basolateral amygdala to modulation of cocaine-seeking behavior by the D1 receptor antagonist SCH 23390. College on Problems of Drug Dependence, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June.
  84. Mashhoon, Y., Tsikitas, L.A. and Kantak, K.M. (2008). Further evidence that the rostral and caudal basolateral amygdala function dissociably to regulate cocaine-seeking behavior. In Abstracts of the Society for Neuroscience (SFN), Washington DC, November.
  85. Miller, E.K. (2008). Invited talk presented at the Shire Biopharmaceuticals Advisory Board Meeting on "Guanfacine Mechanism of Action in ADHD", New York NY, April.
  86. Miller, E.K. (2008). Netherlands Neuroscience Institute Conference on Perceptual Learning, Motor Learning, and Automaticity, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  87. Miller, E.K. (2008). Symposium in honor of Brenda Milner, Montreal Neurological Institute.
  88. Miller, E.K. (2008). Invited talk presented at the Conference on Memory and Neural Networks, Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway, June.
  89. Mingolla, E. (2008). Cortical dynamics of visual learning and perception. Talk presented at the NSF Science of Learning Centers (SLC) annual meeting, Arlington VA, October.
  90. Okatan, M., MacDonald, C.J., and Eichenbaum, H.Okatan, M., MacDonald, C.J., and Eichenbaum, H. (2008). Exploring the sensory and motor attributes of ensemble neural spiking activity using a network likelihood model. Fourth International Workshop for Statistical Analysis of Neuronal Data, Pittsburgh PA.
  91. Ozmeral, E., Best, V., Kopco, N., Mason, C., Kidd, G. Jr., and Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). Dynamic aspects of auditory spatial attention. Mid-Winter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Phoenix AZ, 16-21 February.
  92. Ozmeral, E., McCoin, J., Best, V. and Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). cross-ear grouping of speech bands in quiet and in the presence of interference. coustical Society of America, 123, 3865.
  93. Pilly, P.K. and Grossberg, S. (2008). Temporal dynamics of decision-making during motion perception in the visual cortex. In Proceedings of the first annual inter-Science of Learning Center (iSLC) student and postdoc conference, Pittsburgh PA, February.
  94. Pilly, P.K. and Grossberg, S. (2008). Temporal dynamics of decision-making during motion perception in the visual cortex. Winner of the CELEST award for computational modeling of brain and behavior. Science and Engineering Research Symposium, Boston University, March.
  95. Quiroz, Y.T., Schon, K., and Stern, C.E. (2008). Neural systems involved in working memory for semantically related objects: An fMRI study. In Proceedings of the first annual inter-Science of Learning Center (iSLC) student and postdoc conference, Pittsburgh PA, February.
  96. Quiroz, Y.T., Schon, K., and Stern, C.E. (2008). Neural systems involved in working memory for semantically related objects: An fMRI study. In Abstracts of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco CA, April.
  97. Quiroz, Y.T., Schon, K., and Stern, C.E. (2008). Different activation patterns for working memory of semantically related and unrelated objects. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), Boston MA, May, p. 92.
  98. Ravindran, A. and Carpenter, G.A. (2008). Unifying multiple knowledge domains using the ARTMAP information fusion system. In Proceedings of the Fusion 2008 conference, Cologne, Germany, July.
  99. Rice, N.J. and Sekuler, R. (2008). Teaching a sequence in chunks impairs ability to form compound cues to recall: Effects on skill learning, retention, and transfer. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), Boston MA, May, p. 81.
  100. Sasaki, Y., Yotsumoto, Y., Nanez, J., Chang L-H,. Watanabe, T. (2008). Consolidated learning is still susceptible to anterograde interference. The Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience 2008 Conference Perceptual Learning, Motor Learning, and Automaticity, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, December.
  101. Satyavarta and Shinn-Cunningham, B. (2008). Binaural speech segregation by hierarchical grouping. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), Boston MA, May, p. 72.
  102. Schendan, H.E., and Stern, C.E. (2008). Prefrontal and occipitotemporal cortex for object cognition and parietal cortex for spatial transformation are recruited for categorization, recognition, and repetition priming of objects from unusual views. In Abstracts of the Society for Neuroscience (SFN), Washington DC, 813.7.
  103. Schon, K., Ross, R.S., Olofson, J.M., Quiroz, Y.T., Hasselmo, M.E., and Stern, C.E. (2008). Working memory for novel but not familiar trial-unique complex visual scenes recruits the medial temporal lobes. In Abstracts of the Society for Neuroscience (SFN), Washington DC, November.
  104. Schwartz, A. and Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). The influence of ambiguous grouping cues on an auditory object’s perceived spectral content and location. Mid-Winter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Phoenix AZ, 16-21 February.
  105. Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). Attending to sound in a complex world. Invited talk presented at the Thirty-third annual interdisciplinary conference, special session on Auditory Attention, Jackson Hole WY, February.
  106. Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). Object formation versus auditory attention. Invited talk presented at the Acoustical Society of America (ASA).
  107. Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). Listening in complex environments. Invited keynote speaker at the International Hearing Aid Conference, Lake Tahoe CA, August.
  108. Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). Learning to communicate: How do we converse at a cocktail party? Invited talk presented at the “Brain, Mind, Learning: Research at the Science of Learning Centers” scientific symposium at the annual meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS), Salt Lake City UT, October.
  109. Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). How we communicate in social settings. Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS), Salt Lake City UT, October.
  110. Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. and Hoover, T. (2008). How does spatial auditory perception impact how we enjoy surround sound? Invited talk presented at the Acoustical Society of America (ASA).
  111. Silver, M.R., Bullock, D.B., Grossberg, S. (2008). A neural model of how eye movement sequences are stored in spatial working memory. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), Boston MA, May, p. 91.
  112. Srinivasa, N. and Grossberg, S. (2008). Learning invariant sensory-motor transforms for fault-tolerant control of redundant robots. In Proceedings of the AAAI fall symposium on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures, Arlington VA, November.
  113. Srinivasa, N., Bhattacharyya, R., and Grossberg, S. (2008). A redundant robot that learns to reach for targets amidst obstacles in complex environments. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), Boston MA, May, p. 83.
  114. Srinivasa, N., Bhattacharyya, R., and Grossberg, S. (2008). A redundant robot that learns to reach for targets amidst obstacles in complex environments. IEEE/RSJ 2008 International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Nice, France, September.
  115. Srinivasa, N., Bhattacharyya, R., and Grossberg, S. (2008). A bio-inspired kinematic controller for obstacle avoidance during reaching tasks with redundant robots. IEEE/RSJ 2008 International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Nice, France, September.
  116. Srinivasa, N., Bhattacharyya, R., and Grossberg, S. (2008). A bio-inspired kinematic controller for obstacle avoidance during reaching tasks with redundant robots. In Proceedings of the IEEE international conference on biomedical robotics and biomechatronics (BioRob 2008), Scottsdale AZ, October.
  117. Stern, C. (2008). Functional neuroimaging studies of event and sequence learning. Invited talk presented at the Winter Conference on Neural Plasticity (WCNP), St. Lucia, February.
  118. Tamaki, M., Huang, T.-R., Mori, N., Hämäläinen, M., Yamazaki, K., Shimojo, S., Watanabe, T., Sasaki, Y. (2008). MRI-constrained spectral analysis of MEG oscillatory activity associated with consolication of a motor skill learning. In Abstracts of the Society for Neuroscience (SFN), Washington DC, November.
  119. Tsushima, Y., Seitz, A., and Watanabe, T. (2008). Task-irrelevant learning occurs only when the irrelevant feature is weak. In Proceedings of the first annual inter-Science of Learning Center (iSLC) student and postdoc conference, Pittsburgh PA, February.
  120. Tsushima, Y., Seitz, A., and Watanabe, T. (2008). Task-irrelevant learning occurs only when the irrelevant feature is weak. In Abstracts of the Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Naples FL, May.
  121. Tsushima, Y., Seitz, A., Watanabe, T. (2008). Task-irrelevant perceptual learning occurs only when the irrelevant feature is weak (#492). Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting, Naples FL, May.
  122. Tsushima, Y., Seitz, A., Watanabe, T. (2008). Task-irrelevant learning occurs only when the irrelevant feature is weak. The Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience 2008 Conference Perceptual Learning, Motor Learning, and Automaticity, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, December.
  123. van Vugt, M., Schulze-Bonhage, A., Litt, B., and Kahana, M.J. (2008). Decreases of intracranial gamma oscillations with memory load. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), Boston MA, May, p. 15.
  124. van Vugt, M.K., Schulze-Bonhage, A., Litt, B., and Kahana, M.J. (2008). Differences in functional connectivity and oscillatory power related to interference in visual working memory. In Proceedings of the first annual inter-Science of Learning Center (iSLC) student and postdoc conference, Pittsburgh PA, February.
  125. Versace, M., Ames, H., Leveille, J., Fortenberry, B., and Gorchetchnikov, A. (2008). KInNeSS: A modular framework for computational neuroscience. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), Boston MA, May, p. 112.
  126. Visscher, K.M. and Sekuler, R. (2008). Pre-stimulus neural activity associated with ignoring. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive and neural systems (ICCNS), Boston MA, May, p. 96.
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