TWENTY-NINTH ANNUAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE
Teton Village, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
February 1 – February 6, 2004
Organizer: George Sperling, University of California, Irvine
Sunday, February 1: 5:00 - 5:30 pm***Reception***Registration, Snacks, and Refreshments. Rimrock Room.
5:30 - 8:00 pm***First Night Miscellany
Richard Shiffrin, Indiana U. Skiing the Backcountry.
Misha Pavel, Oregon Health & Science University. Computer-based Cognitive Assessment.
Steve Shevell, U. Chicago. Assimilation Assimilation (with apologies to Chubb, Sperling & Solomon).
Randolph Blake, Vanderbilt U. The Colorful Perceptual World of Synesthesia.
Shihab Shamma, U. Maryland. Rapid Plasticity of Spectrotemporal
Receptive Fields in Primary Auditory Cortex.
Monday, February 2: 4:00 – 8:00 pm Physiology (Organized by Tatiana Pasternak)
Bill Geisler, U. Texas, Austin. Transient Response Properties of V1 Neurons.
John Reynolds, Salk Inst. Neural Mechanisms of Attention in Monkey Extrastriate Visual Cortex.
Tatiana Pasternak, U. Rochester. MT Neurons “Know” About Behaviorally Relevant Motion Stimuli.
Alexander Wade, Smith-Kettlewell. An fMRI Investigation of Coherent Flow Patterns.
Andrew Rossi, Vanderbilt U. Top-down Deficits in Target Selection in Monkeys with Prefrontal Lesions.
Michael Shadlen, U. Washington. A Neural Integrator for Decision Making.
Alexandre Pouget, U. Rochester. Relating Behavioral Performance to Population Codes in Networks of Spiking Neurons.
Tuesday, February 3: 4:00 – 8:00 pm Development (Organized by Tony Movshon)
Lynne Kiorpes, NYU. Development of Visual Motion Mechanisms.
Karen Dobkins, UC San Diego. Development of Motion Processing in Human Infants.
Scott Johnson, NYU. Rule Learning in Infancy.
Zoe Kourtzi, Max Planck Inst. fMRI Studies of Plasticity in the Primate Visual Brain.
Michael Mustari, Emory U. The Role of Early Visual Experience in Development of Oculomotor Behavior.
Tony Norcia, Smith-Kettlewell. Experience Expectant Development of Contour Integration Mechanisms.
Zhong-Lin Lu, USC. Fast Decay of Iconic Memory in Observers At Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease.
Wednesday, February 4: 4:00 – 8:00 pm Vision
Charles Chubb, UC Irvine. Human Visual Sensitivity to Contrast is Three-dimensional.
Jeff Mulligan, NASA Ames. Polarization Analysis of the Eye Movement Correlogram.
James T. Enns, U. British Columbia. Multiple Object Tracking is Scene-based, not View-based.
Maria Kozhevnikov, Rutgers U. Spatial Versus Object Imagers: A New Characterization of Visual Cognitive Style.
Adrian von Muhlenen, U. British Columbia. Does Motion Capture Attention?
Michael Webster, U. Nevada. Extrinsic Versus Intrinsic Adaptation.
George Sperling, UC Irvine. Long-Term Sensitization Produced by Brief Periods of Attention to a Feature.
Thursday, February 5: 4:00 – 8:00 pm Adaptation (Organized by Ben Backus)
Matteo Carandini, Smith-Kettlewell. Suppressive Fields and Adaptive Responses in Early Visual System.
Peter Lennie, NYU. Some Peculiarities of Contrast Adaptation.
Norberto Grzywacz, USC. Does Adaptation Optimize the Retina?
Tony Movshon, NYU. Adaptation Properties of Neurons in Macaque MT.
David Heeger, NYU. Wave of Activity in V1 Correlates with Waves of Dominance During Binocular Rivalry.
Clifton Schor, UC Berkeley. Adaptable Coordination of Binocular Eye Alignment With Direction of Gaze.
Benjamin Backus, U. Pennsylvania. Recalibration in Mechanisms for Measuring Relative Disparity.
**Brief Business Meeting**
Friday, February 6: 4:00 – 8:00 pm Attention/Objects/Memory/Higher-order Cognition
Sharon Thompson-Schill, U. Pennsylvania. What Do the Parietal Lobes Know About Objects?
Lynne Reder, Carnegie Mellon U. The Effects of Midazolam in Visual Search.
Ken Malmberg, Iowa State U. The Status of Single-process Models of Remember-Know Judgments: Misconceptions & Resolutions.
Richard Shiffrin, Indiana U. Perceiving Words With Case and Color Without Using Case and Color.
Tim McNamara, Vanderbilt U. Semantic Priming: Beyond Spreading Activation and Compound Cues.
Barbara Dosher, UC Irvine. Mechanisms and Limits of Perceptual Learning: Learning Luminance and Texture Objects.
Mark Steyvers, UC Irvine. The Author-Topic Model: A Generative Model for Documents Based on Authors and Documents.
* * * 8:20pm Fireside Banquet at The Inn * * *
Greg Appelbaum, UCI Mark Gluck, Rutgers U. Shane Mueller, Indiana U. Adina Roskies, MIT
Harry Bahrick, Ohio Wesleyan Holly Jimison, OHSU Bennet Murdock, U. Toronto Adam Sanborn, Indiana U.
Amy Criss, Indiana U. Son-Hee Lyu, UCI Tom Nelson, UMD Marilyn Smith, U. Toronto
James Elder, York U. Gail McKoon, OSU Roger Ratcliff, OSU Christoph Weidemann, Indiana U.
Andrew Welchman, MPI