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"Year of Cognition" Talk Series Line Up

The CCN is proud to participate in the 2015-2016 "Year of Cognition" Talk Series sponsored by the Mahoney Institute of Neurosciences (MINS). The Year of Cognition Talk Series features eleven world-renowned researchers and brings together the different campus groups that focus on neural systems that enable cognition.

Friday, September 18, 2015 - 12:00pm
Marlene Behrmann
Director, Cognitive Neuroscience Lab
Carnegie Mellon University
http://www.psy.cmu.edu/people/behrmann.html
"Face and word recognition: Flip sides of the same coin"
Wu & Chen Auditorium (101 Levine Hall), 3330 Walnut Street

This talk is also part of the IRCS Noon Colloquium Series (https://www.ircs.upenn.edu/events/ircs-colloquia).

 

Monday, October 12, 2015 - 12:00pm
Pietro Perona
Director, National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center in Neuromorphic Systems Engineering
California Institute of Technology
http://www.vision.caltech.edu/Perona.html
"A computational approach to ethology"
Class of '62 Auditorium (John Morgan Building), 3620 Hamilton Walk

This talk is also part of the CNI Speaker Series (https://cni.upenn.edu/events/.

 

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 4:00pm
Michael Hasselmo
Center for Systems Neuroscience | Center for Memory and Brain
Boston University
http://www.bu.edu/hasselmo/
"Neural coding of space and time in entorhinal cortex"
BRB II/III Auditorium, 421 Curie Boulevard

This talk is also part of the MINS Seminar Series (http://www.med.upenn.edu/ins/wwdWeekly.html).

 

Monday, November 9, 2015 - 12:00pm
Olaf Sporns
Center for Memory and Brain
Indiana University – Bloomington
http://psych.indiana.edu/faculty/osporns.php
"Human Connectomics: The Structure and Function of Complex Brain Networks"
Class of '62 Auditorium (John Morgan Building), 3620 Hamilton Walk

This talk is also part of the CCN Talk Series (http://ccn.upenn.edu/home/news/events/talks.shtml).

 

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 4:15pm
Ray Dolan
Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging
University College London
http://www.fil.ion.ucl.ac.uk/Dolan/
"Representation, subjective states and psychopathology"
Smilow Center for Translational Research Auditorium, 3400 Civic Center Boulevard (entrance is on Service Drive)

This talk is also part of the Behavioral Neuroscience Retreat.

 

Monday, January 25, 2016 - 3:30pm
Colin Camerer
Robert Kirby Professor of Behavioral Finance and Economics
California Institute of Technology
https://www.hss.caltech.edu/content/colin-f-camerer
"Cognitive neuroscience and finance"
Silverstein Forum (Stiteler Hall B21), 208 South 37th Street

This talk is also part of the Psychology Colloquium Series (https://psychology.sas.upenn.edu/events/colloquia).

 

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 3:30pm
Edvard Moser
Founding Director, Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience
Co-Director, Centre for Neural Computation
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
http://www.ntnu.edu/employees/edvard.moser
"Grid cells and the neural map of space"
Smilow Center for Translational Research Auditorium, 3400 Civic Center Boulevard (entrance is on Service Drive)

This talk is also the 18th Annual Pinkel Endowed Lecture (http://www.ircs.upenn.edu/pinkel/).

 

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 12:00pm
Salvatore Aglioti
Professor, Department of Psychology
Sapienza University of Rome
http://agliotilab.org/
"Flesh Made Soul: Bodily Representations in the Brain of Healthy and Diseased People"
Medical Alumni Hall, 1 Maloney Building, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - 3400 Spruce Street

This talk is also the annual Department of Neurology Grand Rounds Lecture (http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/neuro/).

 

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 4:00pm
Betsy Murray
Chief, Section on Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
http://www.nimh.nih.gov/labs-at-nimh/principal-investigators/elisabeth-murray.shtml
"From knowledge to action: The role of the primate orbitofrontal cortex"
Barchi Library (140 John Morgan Building), 3620 Hamilton Walk

This talk is also the annual INS Colloquium, part of the MINS Seminar Series (http://www.med.upenn.edu/ins/wwdWeekly.html).

 

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 9:00am
William Newsome
Vincent V. C. Woo Director, Stanford Neurosciences Institute
Stanford University
https://med.stanford.edu/profiles/william-newsome
"Flexible cognition: Detecting changes-of-mind on single behavioral trials through neural population dynamics"
Hall of Flags, Houston Hall - 3417 Spruce Street

This talk is also the annual Adler Lecture, part of the MINS Seminar Series (http://www.med.upenn.edu/ins/wwdWeekly.html).

 

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 4:15pm
Cathy Price
Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging
University College London
http://www.fil.ion.ucl.ac.uk/Price/
"Predicting Language Outcome and Recovery After Stroke"
Hall of Flags, Houston Hall - 3417 Spruce Street

This talk is also the annual Sprague Lecture, part of the MINS Seminar Series (http://www.med.upenn.edu/ins/wwdWeekly.html).

 

If you would like to request a specific external speaker, please contact Russell Epstein

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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Last Modified: 17 July, 2015


 

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