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spring research day

Spring Research Day 2010

Friday, March 5 at the Weisman Art Museum (9:30- 4:00)

Featuring Morton Ann Gernsbacher and James Haxby as invited speakers (titles, abstracts and times below). Light catered lunch (12:15 - 1:00) Student talks throughout the day and a poster session from 2:40-3:25


9:00 - 9:30


Poster Setup

9:30 - 9:45

photo of Apostolos Georgopoulos

Opening Remarks: Apostolos Georgopoulos (Director, Center for Cognitive Sciences)

9:45 - 10:05

photo of Ken Yoshida

Ken Yoshida, Kinesiology

Postural support for visual performance

10:05 - 10:25

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Rachael Blackman, Neuroscience

Development of a cellular model for schizophrenia context processing deficits

10:25 - 10:35

coffee break

Coffee Break

10:35 - 11:35

photo of Morton Ann Gernsbacher

Invited Speaker: Morton Ann Gernsbacher

Imitation and autism: Mirror neurons, intentionality, or motor planning?

11:35 - 11:55

photo of Anna Radke

Anna Radke, Neuroscience

An expanded role for dopamine in symptoms of acute opiate exposure.

11:55 - 12:15

photo of Ellen Lucast

Ellen Lucast, Linguistics

Is human language unique?

12:15 - 1:00



1:00 - 1:20

photo of James Porter

James N. Porter, Psychology

Neural correlates of time perception under emotional load: An fMRI study in adolescents.

1:20 - 1:40

photo of Brenton McMenamin

Brenton McMenamin, Psychology

Dissociable abstract-category and specific-exemplar object priming evidenced by fMRI pattern analysis.

1:40 - 2:40

photo of James V. Haxby

Invited Speaker: James Haxby

Neural Representation in the Ventral Object Vision Pathway

2:40 - 3:25

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Poster Session

3:25 - 3:45

photo of  Nate Powell

Nate Powell, Neuroscience

Internal models for motion exploration: Tracking bee swarms without getting stung

3:45 - 4:00

photo of Dan Kersten

Closing Remarks: Daniel Kersten (PI, Interdisciplinary Training Program in Cognitive Science)

Updated April 27, 2015