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Conference Presentations 2013

  1. Aizenman, A., Gold, J., and Sekuler, R. (2013). Multisensory integration in visual pattern recognition. Vision Sciences Society, Naples, FL.
  2. Aoi, M., Lim, T., Eden, U., and Gardner, T. (2013). Object-based spectro-temporal analysis of auditory signals. Cosyne 2013, Salt Lake City, UT, February.
  3. Babadi B., Jia N., Safari P., and Yazdanbakhsh A. (2013). Spatial remapping without gain fields: a neural model based on cortico-thalamic connectivity. European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), Bremen, Germany.
  4. Berteau, S., Mingolla, E., and Bullock, D. (2013). A biophysical perspective on cortical comparators in mismatch negativity. 20th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA, April 13-16.
  5. Brincat, S., Jia, N., Salazar-Gomez, A., Panko, M., Miller, E., and Guenther, F. (2013). Which neural signals are optimal for brain-computer interface control? Poster presented at the International Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) Meeting, June 3-7.
  6. Brincat, S., Salazar-Gomez, A., Jia, N., Panko, M., Miller, E., and Guenther, F. (2013). Toward an eye movement-based brain-machine interface. Poster presented at the Inter-Science of Learning Centers (iSLC) student and postdoc Conference, February 21-23.
  7. Brincat, S., Salazar-Gomez, A., Jia, N., Panko, M., Miller, E., and Guenther, F. (2013). Development of an intracortical eye movement-based brain-computer interface. Society for Neuroscience (SFN), 43rd annual meeting, San Diego, CA, November.
  8. Brincat, S., Salazar-Gomez, A., Jia, N., Panko, M., Miller, E., and Guenther, F. (2013). Development of an intracortical eye movement-based brain-computer interface. Poster presented at the International Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) Meeting, June.
  9. Cao, B.C. and Yazdanbakhsh, A. (2013). MSTd cells and eye movement compensation. International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems (ICCNS), Boston, MA, June 4-7.
  10. Cao, B.C. and Yazdanbakhsh, A. (2013). A neural model of MSTd area for eye movement compensation. Computational and Mathematical Models in Vision (MODVIS), Naples, FL, May.
  11. Cao, B.C. and Yazdanbakhsh, A. (2013). Tuning properties of MT and MSTd and divisive interactions for eye-movement compensation. Society for Neuroscience (SFN), 43rd annual meeting, San Diego, CA, November.
  12. Cao, B.C., Mingolla, E., and Yazdanbakhsh, A. (2013). A neural model of MSTd area for eye movement compensation. International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems (ICCNS), Boston, MA, June 4-7.
  13. Choi, I. and Shinn-Cunningham, B. (2013). A modeled auditory evoked potential predicts attentional modulation of averaged and single-trial EEG signals. Mid-Winter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Baltimore, MD, February 16-20.
  14. Denovellis, E., Buschman, T., Diogo, C., Bullock, D., and Miller, E. (2013). Contributions of prefrontal cortical areas during task switching. Society for Neuroscience (SFN), 43rd annual meeting, San Diego, CA, November.
  15. Fiddyment, G. and Yazdanbakhsh, A. (2013). Large-scale, anatomically-constrained simulation of the visual hierarchy. International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems (ICCNS), Boston, MA, June 4-7.
  16. Galbraith, B.V., Brumberg, J.S., Lorenz, S.D., Versace, M., and Guenther, F.H. (2013). Unlock: A Python-based framework for rapid development of practical brain-computer interface applications. Boston University Graduate Program for Neuroscience Recruitment, Boston, MA, March 4.
  17. Galbraith, B.V., Smith, D.J., Versace, M., and Guenther, F.H. (2013). Visually-guided autonomous reach control of a robotic arm using the DIRECT neural model. Boston University Graduate Program for Neuroscience Recruitment, Boston, MA, March 4.
  18. Garcia-Cabezas, M. and Barbas, H. (2013). Predominance of excitatory-excitatory interactions between the anterior cingulate and orbitofrontal cortices assocaited with distinct aspects of emtions. Poster presented at the International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems (ICCNS), Boston, MA, June 4-7.
  19. Gardner, T. (2013). Temporal sequences and neural ensembles in songbirds. Temporal Dynamics in Learning, Janelia Farm, Ashburn, VA, May 13-16.
  20. Gardner, T. (2013). Issues in mapping models to biological mechanism: Is there a "proper" level of abstraction? Temporal Dynamics in Learning, Janelia Farm, Ashburn, VA, May 13-16.
  21. Hasselmo, M. (2013). Oscillations and grid cells in entorhinal cortex. Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, March.
  22. Hasselmo, M. (2013). Grid cells, membrane potential resonance and theta cycle skipping in entorhinal cortex. Space in the brain: Cell, circuits, codes, cognition. Royal Society at Chicheley Hall, Kavli International Center, Buckinghamshire, U.K..
  23. Hasselmo, M. (2013). Grid cells and oscillations. Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Columbus, OH, March 18-22.
  24. Herman, L., Suchow, J., and Alvarez, G. (2013). Frequency-based snesthetic associations between letters and colors. Poster presented at the International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems (ICCNS), Boston, MA, June 4-7.
  25. Horowitz, T., Semmelmann, K., Boettcher, S., & Wolfe, J. M. (2013). Visual foraging: Quitting behavior when searching aerial maps follows the Marginal Value Theorem. Poster presented at the Vision Sciences Society, Naples, FL, May.
  26. Jia, N. and Yazdanbakhsh, A. (2013). Induced motion in depth with perspective and binocular disparity cues. International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems (ICCNS), Boston, MA, June 4-7.
  27. Jia, N., Brincat, S., Salazar-Gomez, A., Panko, M., Miller, E., and Guenther, F. (2013). Which neural signals are optimal for brain-computer interface control? Poster presented at the International Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) Meeting, June.
  28. John, Y., Bullock, D., Zikopoulos, B., and Barbas, H. (2013). Emotional attention: cirucuits linking amydgdala, limbic cortices and the thalamic reticular nucleus. Talk presented at the International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems (ICCNS), Boston, MA, June 4-7.
  29. Lalor, E., Mesarani, N., Rajaram, S., O'Donovan, A., Pompe, J., Wright, J., Choi, I., Brumberg, J., Ding, N., Lee, AKC, Peters, N., Ramenahalli, S., Shinn-Cunningham, B., Slaney, M., and Shamma, S. (2013). Decoding auditory attention (in real time) with EEG. Mid-Winter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Baltimore, MD, February 16-20.
  30. Layton, O. and Yazdanbakhsh, A. (2013). A multi-scale model of figure-ground segregation in the primate visual system. Computational and Mathematical Models in Vision, (MODVIS), Naples, FL, May.
  31. Layton, O. and Yazdanbakhsh, A. (2013). A neural model of illusory contours and shapes: A multi-scale investigation. International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems (ICCNS), Boston, MA, June 4-7.
  32. Leveille, J., Myers, E., and Yazdanbakhsh, A. (2013). Induced motion in depth with perspective and binocular disparity cues. Talk presented at the International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems (ICCNS), Boston, MA, June 4-7.
  33. Lim, Y., Shinn-Cunningham, B., and Gardner, T. (2013). Stable time-frequency contours for sparse signal representation. Talk presented at the EUSIPCO 2013, Morocco, September 9-13.
  34. Lim, Y., Shinn-Cunningham, B., and Gardner, T. (2013). Time-scales of neural integration constrain a songbird operant behavior. Cosyne 2013, Salt Lake City, UT, February.
  35. Lim, Y., Shinn-Cunningham, B., and Gardner, T. (2013). Object-based time-frequency analysis. Computational Audition Workshop, Boston, MA, June.
  36. Markowitz, J. and Gardner, T. (2013). Long-range order in birdsong. Temporal Dynamics in Learning, Janelia Farm, Ashburn, VA, May 13-16.
  37. Markowitz, J., Guitchounts, G., and Gardner, T. (2013). Slow time-scales in songbird neural sequence generation. Talk presented at the International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems (ICCNS), Boston, MA, June 4-7.
  38. Markowitz, J., Guitchounts, G., and Gardner, T. (2013). Slow time-scales in songbird neural sequence generation. Cosyne 2013, Salt Lake City, UT, February.
  39. Markowitz, J., Guitchounts, G., and Gardner, T. (2013). Spatial organization of synchronous cell assemblies in HVC. Society for Neuroscience (SFN), 43rd annual meeting, San Diego, CA, November.
  40. Medalla, M., Kim, S.-Y., and Barbas, H. (2013). Convergence of auditory and cingulate input in frontopolar area 10: Synaptic substrate for complex cognition. Talk presented at the International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems (ICCNS), Boston, MA, June 4-7.
  41. Michalka, S., Kong, L., Rosen, M., Shinn-Cunningham, B., Somers, D. (2013). Temporal and spatial short-term memory tasks dynamically recruit sensory-biased frontal lobe attention networks. Poster accepted for presentation at Annual Society for Neuroscience Meeting, San Diego, CA, November.
  42. Michalka, S., Rosen, M., Kong, L., Shinn-Cunningham, B., Somers, D. (2013). fMRI investigations of temporal sequence processing in visual short-term memory of humans. Poster at BU Neuroscience Retreat, Boston, MA, June.
  43. Miller, E. (2013). Invited talk presented at the Symposium on Attention, 20th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society.
  44. Miller, E. (2013). Invited talk presented at the Cognitive Rhythms Collaborative Conference: Rhythmic Dynamics and Cognition, Cambridge, MA.
  45. Miller, E. (2013). Invited talk presented at the Neural Circuits for Adaptive Control of Behavior, Paris, France.
  46. Miller, P. (2013). Talk presented at the F.A.C.M, NJIT, Newark, NJ, May.
  47. Motter, M., High, J., Ng, T., Versace, M., Barnes, T., and Raudies, F. (2013). Neuromorphic solutions for UAS collision avoidance. International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems (ICCNS), Boston, MA, June 4-7.
  48. Myers, E. and Bohland, J. (2013). A data-driven study of comparative molecular neuroanatomy. Talk presented at the International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems (ICCNS), Boston, MA, June 4-7.
  49. Myers, E., Levéille, J., and Yazdanbakhsh A. (2013). Induced motion in depth with perspective and binocular disparity cues. International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems (ICCNS), Boston, MA, June 4-7.
  50. Noyce, A. and Sekuler, R. (2013). Leaky ignoring and visual mismatch negativity in the flanker task. Psychonomic Society.
  51. Palma, J., Gorchetchnikov, A., and Versace, M. (2013). A thalamocortical circuit that manages sparse coding through match-based learning with acetylcholine. Cosyne 2013 Abstract.
  52. Panko, M., Brincat, S., Salazar-Gomez, A., Jia, N., Brumberg, J., MIller, E., and Guenther, F. (2013). Comparison of invasive chronic electrodes for brain-computer interface applications. Poster presented at the International Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) Meeting, June.
  53. Payne, L., Dube, C., and Sekuler, R. (2013). Attention-modulated alpha-band oscillations protect against memory encoding of irrelevant visual and auditory stimuli. Society for Neuroscience (SFN), 43rd annual meeting, San Diego, CA, November.
  54. Rajaram, S., Lalor, E., and Shinn-Cunningham, B. (2013). Predicting the attended stream from the ongoing EEG response in a cocktail party paradigm. Mid-Winter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Baltimore, MD, February 16-20.
  55. Raudies, F., Brandon, M.P., Chapman, G.W., and Hasselmo, M.E. (2013). Movement direction is not coded by the firing of most entorhinal cells but required by grid cell models. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA, November 9-13.
  56. Rosen, M., Stern, C., Bireley, J., Michalka, S., Devaney, K., Kong, L., and Somers, D. (2013). Differential hemispheric asymmetrics in posterior parietal cortex during long-term memory guided attention and visually guided attention. Society for Neuroscience, San Diego, CA, November.
  57. Ruda, H., Mingolla, E., Grossberg, S., and Yazdanbakhsh, A. (2013). Modeling hyperacuity data with a hierarchical neural vision network and modified hebbian learning. Vision Sciences Society, Naples, FL, May.
  58. Saperstein, S., Sekuler, R., and Bohland, J. (2013). A method for extracting a signature of the default mode network in EEG. Computational and Systems Neuroscience (Cosyne).
  59. Shankar, V., Sherbakov, L., Galbraith, B., Sohail, A., Livitz, G., Gorchetchnikov, A., Ames, H., Guenther, F., and Versace, M. (2013). A co-robotic assistant capable of object selection and search via a brain machine interface. 6th International IEEE EMBS Conference on Neural Engineering, San Diego, CA, November.
  60. Shankar, V., Sherbakov, L., Galbraith, B., Sohail, A., Livitz, G., Gorchetchnikov, A., Ames, H., Guenther, F., and Versace, M. (2013). Object selection and search via a brain machine interface in a co-robotic assistant. 2013 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, Dallas, TX, August.
  61. Sherbakov, L., Livitz, G., Sohail, A., Gorchetchnikov, A., Mingolla, E., and Versace, M. (2013). A computational model of the role of eye-movements in object disambiguation. Cosyne 2013 Abstract..
  62. Sherbakov, L., Livitz, G., Sohail, A;, Gorchetchnikov, A., Mingolla, E., Ames, A., Versace, M. (2013). CogEye: An online active vision system that disambiguates and recognizes objects. NeuComp Conference 2013, Grenoble, France.
  63. Shinn-Cunningham, B. (2013). Choosing from the conversation smorgasbord of a cocktail party. Mid-Winter Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Baltimore, MD, 16-20 February [invited Presidential Symposium talk].
  64. Shinn-Cunningham, B. (2013). Peripheral and central contributions to auditory attention. Invited talk presented at the Computational and Systems Neuroscience meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, February 28 - March 2.
  65. Shinn-Cunningham, B. (2013). Spatial hearing in rooms: Effects on selective auditory attention and sound localization. Invited Keynote talk at the Symposium on Binaural Active Audition, Kyoto, Japan, March 18.
  66. Shinn-Cunningham, B. (2013). Foundations of binaural hearing: Why does spatial hearing matter? Invited Keynote talk at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Audiology, Anaheim, CA, April 3.
  67. Shinn-Cunningham, B. (2013). Spatial hearing in rooms: Effects on selective auditory attention and sound localization. Neuroscience for Educators: Toward the Science of Learning, Boston, MA, April 19.
  68. Srinivasan, K., Grossberg, S., and Yazdanbakhsh, A. (2013). Binocular fusion and invariant category learning of natural objects due to predictive remapping during scanning of a depthful scene with eye movements. International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems (ICCNS), Boston, MA, June 4-7.
  69. Swaminathan, J., Bharadwaj, H., Dai, L., and Shinn-Cunningham, B. (2013). Envelope coding in humans measured with frequency following responses. Mid-winter meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Baltimore, MD, February 16-20.
  70. Timbie, C. and Barbas, H. (2013). Direct and indirect pathways link the amygdala and orbitofrontal cortex. 28th Annual National MD/PhD Student Conference, Keystone, CO.
  71. Torene, S., Brincat, S., Panko, M., Jia, N., Salazar-Gomez, A., Saligrama, V., Miller, E., Ritt, J., and Guenther, F. (2013). Adaptive decoding of eye movements with simple recurrent artificial neural networks. Poster presented at the International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems (ICCNS), Boston, MA, June 4-7.
  72. Torene, S., Brincat, S., Salazar-Gomez, A., Jia, N., Panko, M., Saligrama, V., Miller, E., and Guenther, F. (2013). Adaptive decoding of eye movements with a simple recurrent artificial neural network. Society for Neuroscience (SFN), 43rd annual meeting, San Diego, CA, November.
  73. Varghese, L. and Shinn-Cunningham, B. (2013). Attention-modulated responses in the cortex and brainstem to ongoing speech streams. Mid-winter meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Baltimore, MD, February 16-20.
  74. Verhulst, S., Shera, C., and Shinn-Cunningham, B. (2013). Probing the auditory attention filter along the auditory pathway. Mid-winter meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, Baltimore, MD, February 16-20.
  75. Versace, M. (2013). Intelligent machines or bust! NERF Symposium, Belgium.
  76. Versace, M. (2013). Intelligent machines or bust. MassTLC Future of Robotics Summit, Cambridge, MA, December 13.
  77. Wolfe, J. (2013). How selective and non-selective pathways contribute to visual search in scenes. Invited talk presented at the International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems (ICCNS), Boston, MA, June 4-7.
  78. Wolfe, J. (2013). If I can see so much, why do I miss so much? Entertainment Software and Cognitive Neurotherapeutics Society Society, ESCoNS 2, Los Angeles, CA, March 14-17.
  79. Wurbs, J. and Yazdanbakhsh, A. (2013). The effect of texture element size, density, luminance, and motion coherence on long-range object grouping. International Conference on Cognitive and Neural Systems (ICCNS), Boston, MA, June 4-7.
  80. Yazdanbakhsh, A. (2013). Biologically-inspired flow field computation for sensing and control of ground vehicles. Invited talk presented at the Computational Neuroscience, Vision and Acoustic Systems Annual meeting, Arlington, VA.
  81. Yazdanbakhsh, A. and Layton, O. (2013). Multi-scale selectivity to figures in primate V4. Vision Sciences Society, Naples, FL, May.