TOWARD ANIMAL MODELS OF ATTENTION AND CONSCIOUSNESS
14-17 May, 2000
at The Banbury Center of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Organizers: Christoph Koch (CalTech), Tony Zador (CSHL)
Christof Koch, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena:
A framework for discovering the neuronal basis of consciousness.
David J. Heeger, Stanford University, California:
Attentional modulation and stimulus-evoked activity in human primary visual cortex.
Geraint E. Rees, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena:
Linking visual attention and awareness with functional MRI.
David A. Leopold, Max-Planck Institute for Biological Cybemetics, Tuebingen, Germany:
Neural correlates of multistable visual perception.
Stephen L. Macknik, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts:
The visibility and invisibility of Spatiotemporal Edges in the Primate Visual System.
Giulio Tononi, The Neurosciences Institute, San Diego, California:
Consciousness and complexity.
Carlos Brody, New York University, New York, New York:
The "unified percept" hypothesis and its quantitative neurophysiological consequences.
Earl K. Miller, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge:
Executive function: The neural basis of cognitive control.
Victor A.F. Lamme, Academical Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands:
Neural correlates of visual awareness in Vi.
Jeffrey D. Schall, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee:
Antecedents and correlates of visual attention and awareness in prefrontal cortex.
S. Murray Sherman, State University of New York at Stony Brook:
Don't forget the thalamus.
Charles D. Gilbert, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York:
Attention and learning in the primary visual cortex.
Paul R. Adams, State University of New York, Stony Brook:
Neocortical plasticity control, thalamic bursting and awareness.
Andreas K. Engel, Max-Planck-Institute for Brain Research, Frankfurt, Germany:
The possible role of temporal binding for consciousness.
Anthony M. Zador, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York:
Is the simunculus just watching TV?
Yasushi Miyashita, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Japan:
Top-down activation of higher-order visual representations.
Nancy G. Kanwisher, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge:
Mechanisms of attention in human visual cortex.
Itzhak Fried, University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine:
Single unit recordings in the human temporal lobe during encoding and retrieval of visual stimuli.
Larry R. Squire, University of California, San Diego:
Conscious and nonconscious memory systems.
Anna C. Nobre, University of Oxford, United Kingdom:
Brain-imaging/ERP studies of attention or flexible modulation of sensor/motor processing by selective expectancies.
John H. Reynolds, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, Maryland:
Visual salience, competition and selective attention.
Jochen Braun, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena:
Neural basis of "early" selection.
Alexandre Pouget, University of Rochester, New York:
Statistical constraints on theories of attention.
Melvyn A. Goodale, University of Western Ontario, Canada:
Dissociations between conscious visual perception and the visual control of action in neurological patients and normal observers.