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

Non-Conference Presentations 2008

  1. Browning, A., Grossberg, S., and Mingolla, E. (2008). Visually guided navigation and steering: Motion-based object segmentation and heading estimation in primates. Boston University Science and Engineering Day, March.
  2. Brumberg, J., Andreasen, D.S., Bartels, J., Guenther, F., Kennedy, P.R., Schwartz, A.B., Siebert, S., Velliste, M., and Wright, E.J. (2008). uman speech cortex long-term recordings [5]: Formant frequency analyses. Boston University Science and Engineering Day, March.
  3. Bullock, D. (2008). Exploring computational implications of microcircuit specializations in the fronto-striatal system. Invited lecture, Colloquium of the Neuroscience and Cognitive Science Program, University of Maryland, February.
  4. Bullock, D. (2008). Modeling neural circuits for reinforcement learning, decision, and action. Invited lecture at the Psychology Department Reunion in honor of Professor Allen Neuringer, Reed College, June.
  5. Carpenter, G. (2008). Rule discovery from learned cognitive categories. Invited lecture, New York City College of Technology, Math/Physics Colloquium, Brooklyn NY.
  6. Carpenter, G. (2008). Rule discovery from learned cognitive categories. Invited lecture, Northeastern University, Department of Biology, Boston MA.
  7. Eichenbaum, H. (2008). The neurobiology of memory. Neuroscience seminar series, January.
  8. Eichenbaum, H. (2008). Memory. Lecture at the Boston University Alumni Winterfest, January.
  9. Eichenbaum, H. (2008). Memory and the brain. Lecture at the Wellesley High School seminar day, Wellesley MA, March.
  10. Eichenbaum, H. (2008). Spatial navigation and memory. Lecture at the PGCN 2008 course on The Hippocampus and Navigation, Lisbon, Portugal, April.
  11. Eichenbaum, H. (2008). The neurobiology of memory. University of Oregon, Attneave Memorial Lecture, May.
  12. Eichenbaum, H. (2008). Center for Neuroscience. Lecture at the Boston University Overseers Dinner, May.
  13. Eichenbaum, H. (2008). The neurobiology of memory. University of Wisconsin, October.
  14. Eichenbaum, H. (2008). Neurobiology of recollection. Harvard Center for Brain Science, Cambridge MA, November.
  15. Grossberg, S. (2008). How does a brain give rise to a mind: From art to autism. Invited lecture, symposium on The Revolution in Mind/Brain Science, Boston Colloquium for Philosophy of Science, Boston University, February.
  16. Grossberg, S. (2008). Towards a unified theory of neocortex: From vision to cognition. Invited colloquium, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan, April.
  17. Grossberg, S. (2008). How does a brain give rise to a mind? From art to autism. Invited lecture at the Boston Society of Cognitive Science, MIT, Cambridge MA, April.
  18. Grossberg, S. (2008). How does a brain give rise to a mind: From art to autism. Boston University special lecture, October.
  19. Guenther, F. (2008). The neural control of speech. Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Goettingen, Germany, June.
  20. Guenther, F. (2008). Involvement of auditory cortex in speech production. Acoustics ’08, Paris, France, July.
  21. Guenther, F. (2008). A neurocomputational model of speech production and its application to communication disorders and neural prosthesis. th International Workshop on Language Production, Annapolis MD, July.
  22. Guenther, F. (2008). How oscillatory is speech production? Workshop on Brain Rhythms in Speech Perception and Production, Cambridge MA, November.
  23. Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). Cortical mechanisms of memory guided behavior: Oscillations, grid cells, arc length and RL. COSYNE workshop on Spiking Reinforcement Learning (organizer: Eugene Izhikevich), Snowbird UTc, March.
  24. Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). Cortical dynamics during waking and sleep regulated by cholinergic modulation of synaptic transmission and persistent spiking. COSYNE workshop on Cortical Replay (organizer: Kamran Diba), Snowbird UT, March.
  25. Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). cetylcholine and attention. Eastern Psychological Association symposium on attention (organizer: Lou Matzel), Boston MA, March.
  26. Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). In vitro studies of the hippocampus and Oscillations in the hippocampal formation and memory guided behavior. Gulbenkian Institute Neuroscience Course (host: Mate Lengyel), Lisbon, Portugal, March.
  27. Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). Oscillations, grid cells and episodic memory. Workshop on Dynamics of Cortical-Hippocampal Interactions for Memory-Guided Behavior (organizer, Michael Hasselmo), May.
  28. Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). Oscillations, grid cells and episodic memory. Svalbard conference on memory (organizers: May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser), June.
  29. Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). Mechanisms of episodic memory: Persistent spiking, theta rhythm oscillations and grid cells. Aquitaine conference on neuroscience organizers: George DiScala, Christophe Mulle, Robert Jaffard), October.
  30. Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). Oscillations, grid cells and episodic memory. Harvard Seminars in Brain and Behavior (hosts: Ed Kravitz), November.
  31. Hasselmo, M.E. (2008). Oscillations, grid cells and episodic memory. Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Carnegie-Mellon University, and University of Pittsburgh (host: Carl Olson), December.
  32. Kim, D.S. (2008). Recent results and concepts in MRI of brain function. Boston University School of Medicine seminar series, October.
  33. Kong, L., Streeter, T., and Shinn-Cunningham, B. (2008). Different degrees of visual cues enhance speech recognition in complex auditory scenes. Boston University Science and Engineering Day, March.
  34. Miller, E.K. (2008). Cognitive Neuroscience seminar series, Columbia University, New York NY, March.
  35. Miller, E.K. (2008). Cognitive Neuroscience seminar series, Columbia University, New York NY, March.
  36. Miller, E.K. (2008). Keynote Speaker. Yale University Science Day, New Haven CT, April.
  37. Miller, E.K. (2008). Neuroscience Seminar, Brown University, Providence RI, May.
  38. Miller, E.K. (2008). Seminar, Princeton University, Princeton NJ, May.
  39. Miller, E.K. (2008). Keynote Speaker. Yale University Science Day.
  40. Miller, E.K. (2008). Seminar. Merck & Co., Inc., Philadelphia.
  41. Miller, E.K. (2008). Emotions, Memories, Consciousness, and Attention: Biological Approaches to Cognitive Problems. Columbia University.
  42. Miller, E.K. (2008). BrainMap Seminar. Martinos Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA, March.
  43. Miller, E.K. (2008). Keynote Speaker. Yale University Science Day, New Haven CT, April.
  44. Mingolla, E. (2008). Spatial cognition in the Center of Excellence for Learning in Education, Science, and Technology. Invited presentation at the Spatial Cognition Workshop, Freiburg, Germany, September.
  45. Mingolla, E. (2008). Neural dynamics of surface perception: Multiple-scale filtering, grouping, and completion of boundary webs and featural filling-in. Invited presentation at the Surface Representation Workshop, San Francisco CA, October.
  46. Pilly, P.K. and Grossberg, S. (2008). Temporal dynamics of decision-making during motion perception in the visual cortex. Boston University Science and Engineering Day, March.
  47. Sen, K. (2008). Neural discrimination of complex natural sounds in songbirds. Workshop on Linking Auditory Neurophysiology to Perception, Computational and Systems Neuroscience Meeting.
  48. Sen, K. (2008). Neural discrimination of complex natural sounds in songbirds. Center for Brain Science Seminar Series, Harvard University.
  49. Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). he human auditory system: Auditory perception in complex settings. DARPA ISAT “Sense of the Firefight” study kickoff meeting, University of Maryland, College Park MD, January.
  50. Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). Going with the flow in a cocktail party. Auditory Scene Analysis Seminar, niversity of Maryland, College Park MD, April.
  51. Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). Object formation and attention. Invited presentation, Swart Conference on Theoretical and Experimental Advances in Visual and Auditory Attention, Cold Spring Harbor NY, April.
  52. Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). Speech understanding in complex settings. Invited Plenary Lecture at the Johns Hopkins Summer Workshop on Human Language Technology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD, July.
  53. Shinn-Cunningham, B.G. (2008). Scene analysis and attention. Center for Neuroscience seminar, University of California Davis, December.
  54. Stern, C.E. (2008). How human memory works. Boston University Women’s Guild, March.
  55. Versace, M. and Grossberg, S. (2008). From spikes to objects: How multiple levels of thalamic and cortical interactions control visual learning, attention and recognition. Boston University Science and Engineering Day, March.
  56. Watanabe, T. (2008). Implicit perceptual learning. College de France INSERM-CEA Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit, France, February.
  57. Watanabe, T. (2008). Perceptions of perceptual learning: Perceptual learning studied by means of visual psychophysics and physiology. Symposium at Annual Conference of Eastern Psychological Association, March.
  58. Watanabe, T. (2008). Recent tendency in neuroscience in the USA. onference on Brain Machine Interfaces at National Institute of Physiology, Aichi, Japan, July.
  59. Watanabe, T. (2008). Perceptual learning. ERATO Shimojo Project Annual Meeting, Shizuoka, Japan, July.
  60. Watanabe, T. (2008). Perceptual learning. Dartmouth University, August.
  61. Watanabe, T. (2008). Perceptual learning. Smith Kettlewell Eye Research Institute, CA, October.
  62. Watanabe, T. (2008). Current tendency of perceptual learning. The Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience Conference: Perceptual Learning, Motor Learning, and Automaticity, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, December.
  63. Yazdanbakhsh, A. and Afraz, S.R. (2008). Color qualia reversal: A new mathematical approach. Harvard University Vision Sciences Lab.