|Speakers:||Various (see below)|
|Location:||Alice Pratt Brown Hall, Rice University|
|Date:||March 5-6, 2001|
|Topic:||Neurobiology of Perception and Communication: From Synapse to Society|
|Abstract:||The Fourth DeLange Conference at Rice University addressed the topic "Neurobiology of Perception and Communication: From Synapse to Society". The conference was organized around four different scientific areas: memory, language, sensory processes, and higher order perception.|
|Links:||DeLange Conference, DeLange Conference IV, Rice University news release, Rice News article|
DeLange Conference Schedule
Monday, March 5, 2001
8:30 - 9:00 am
James R. Pomerantz, Eugene H. Levy, Michael C. Crair
Higher Order Perception
9:00 - 9:45 am
as an Organ System"
Chair: Michael I. Posner, Sackler Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry; and Director, Sackler Institute
10:10 - 10:55 am
"Cortical Dynamics and Visual Perception"
Charles D. Gilbert, Professor, The Rockefeller University
10:55 - 11:40 am
of Visual Attention in the Human Brain"
Sabine Kastner, Professor, Princeton University
1:30 - 2:15 pm
Architecture of Speech Perception in Space and Time"
David Poeppel, Assistant Professor, Departments of Linguistics and Zoology, University of Maryland
2:15 - 3:00 pm
of Silence: The Impact of Neuro-Degenerative Diseases on Language Systems
in the Brain"
Karalyn Patterson, Research Staff, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit; Cambridge, England
3:25 - 4:10 pm
"Language in Infancy: A Look at the Biological Foundations of Language"
Jacques Mehler, International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy; Directeur de recherches au Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique; Paris, France
4:10 - 4:55 pm
"Specificity and Plasticity in Human Brain Development: ERP and
Chair: Helen J. Neville, Lab Director, Brain Development Lab, University of Oregon
7:30 - 7:35 pm
James W. Patrick
7:35 - 8:35 pm
"What Happens to Choice and Responsibility if the Brain is a Causal
Patricia S. Churchland, Professor of Philosophy, University of California at San Diego
Tuesday, March 6, 2001
8:30 - 9:15 am
"Memory Systems of the Brain: Human, Monkey, Rodent"
Chair: Larry R. Squire, Research Career Scientist, Veteran's Administration Medical Center, San Diego; Professor of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, University of California at San Diego
9:15 - 10:00 am
"The Hippocampus and Declarative Memory: Cognitive Mechanisms and
Howard Eichenbaum, Professor of Psychology, University Professor, Boston University
10:25 - 11:10 am
Joseph E. LeDoux, Henry and Lucy Moses Professor of Science, Center for Neural Science, New York University
11:10 - 11:55 am
Whitehead Professor of Biology and Neuroscience; Investigator, Howard Hughes
Medical Institute; Director, Center for Learning and Memory; The Massachusetts
Institute of Technology
1:15 - 2:00 pm
"How Hearing Happens: Mechanoelectrical Transduction and Amplification
by Hair Cells of the Internal Ear"
Chair: A. James Hudspeth, Investigator, HHMI; F. M. Kirby Professor, The Rockefeller University
2:00 - 2:45 pm
"Songbirds: A Model System for the Study of Vocal Learning and Basal Ganglia Function"
Allison Doupe, Associate Professor, Keck Center for Integrative Neuroscience and Depts of Physiology and Psychiatry, University of California at San Francisco
2:40 - 3:30 pm
Peter Mombaerts, Assistant Professor, Laboratory of Developmental Biology and Neurogenetics, The Rockefeller University
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Michael P. Stryker, W. F. Ganong Professor of Physiology at the University of California, San FranciscoPhysiology , U. C. San Francisco
Huda Zoghbi, Investigator, HHMI; Professor in Departments of Pediatrics, Neurology, Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine
5:00 - 5:10 pm
James Pomerantz and Michael Crair
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