Teton Village, Jackson Hole, Wyoming

January 30 - February 4, 2005

Organizer:  George Sperling, University of California, Irvine



Sunday, January 30:  5:00 - 5:30 pm***Reception***Registration, Snacks, and Refreshments.  Rimrock Room.


Sunday, January 30:  5:30 - 8:00 pm***First Night Developmental Miscellany

Zhong-Lin Lu, USC.  Deficits in Forming Perceptual Templates May Underlie the Etiology of Developmental Dyslexia.

Holly Jimison, Oregon Health & Science University.  Unobtrusive Monitoring of Computer Interactions to Detect Cognitive Change.

Misha Pavel, OHSU.  Model-Based Unobtrusive Monitoring of Eldersą Activities and Mobility to Assess Cognitive Function.

Richard Shiffrin, Indiana U.  What Masking Tells Us About Word Identification.

Monday, January 31:  4:00 ­ 8:00 pm  Primate Visual Cognition
(Organized by John Reynolds and Tatiana Pasternak)

John Reynolds, Salk Inst.  Surface-Based Attentional Selection Across Multiple Levels of Visual Processing.

Murray Sherman, U. Chicago.  The Role of the Thalamus in the Flow of Information to the Cortex.

Tatiana Pasternak,  U. Rochester.  Directional Signals in Prefrontal Cortex During a Working Memory for Motion Task.

Carl Olson, Carnegie Mellon U.  Neural Activity Related to Anticipated Reward: Does it Represent Value or Reflect Motivation? 

Michael Platt, Duke U.  Representation of Subjective Utility in the Primate Brain: Social Value and Juice.

Jackie Gottlieb, Columbia U.  Integration of Attention and Motor Planning in Monkey Posterior Parietal Cortex.


Tuesday, February 1:  4:00 ­ 8:00 pm  Visual Physiology and Psychophysics

Vincent Ferrera, Columbia U.  Functional Imaging of Categorical Decision Processes.

Steve Shevell, U. Chicago. Color Shifts Caused by Perceptual Grouping.

Peter Lennie, NYU. The Color Mechanisms in Striate Cortex.

David Heeger, NYU.  Functional Organization of Human Posterior Parietal Cortex.

Geoff Boynton, Salk Inst.  Global Feature-Based Attention for Motion.

Emily Grossman, UC Irvine.  STSp and Biological Motion Perception: An rTMS Study.


Wednesday, February 2:  4:00 ­ 8:00 pm  Mechanisms of Perception and Detection

Merav Ahissar, Hebrew U.  The Contributions of Binaural Interaction to the Clarity of Auditory Perception.

Shihab Shamma, U. Maryland.  The Cocktail Party Effect Without Binaural Interactions.

Jeff Mulligan, NASA Ames.  Taking Gaze Tracking from the Lab to the Field (and Sky).

Christopher Kello, George Mason U.  1/f Noise in the Intrinsic Fluctuations of Human Behavior.

James Elder, York U. Testing Linear and Nonlinear Detection Models Using Classification Image Analysis.

Barbara Dosher, UC Irvine.  Mechanisms of Perceptual Learning.


Thursday, February 3:  4:00 ­ 8:00 pm  Vision and Attention 

Sandy Pentland, MIT.  Social Perception: How to Get a Date, Get a Job, and Get a Raise.

Bosco Tjan, USC.  Form Vision in the Periphery.

Geoff Loftus, U. Washington.  Seeing Things at a Distance.

Benjamin Backus, U. Pennsylvania.  Recruitment of New Perceptual Cues.

Chia-huei Tseng, Rutgers U.  Visual Search Involves Both Sensitization and Suppression.

George Sperling, UC Irvine.  Cue Combination in Third-Order Motion Perception.

**Brief Business Meeting**


Friday, February 4:  4:00 ­ 8:00 pm  Cognition

Ken Malmberg, Iowa State U.  Modeling the Accuracy and the Latency of Recognition Memory.

Scott Brown, UC Irvine.  A Simplified Complete Model of Absolute Identification.

Roger Ratcliff, Ohio State.  Aging and Reaction Time.

Mark Steyvers, UC Irvine.  Probabilistic Topic Models.

Clark Ohnesorge, Gustavus Adolphus.  About Face: Hemispheric Effects in the Recognition of Self.

Tom Busey, Indiana U.  The Role of Configural Processing in the Development of Visual Expertise.


* * * 8:20pm  Fireside Banquet at The Inn * * *



Harry Bahrick, Ohio Wesleyan    Son-Hee Lyu, UC Irvine             Angela Nelson, Indian U.               Cassandra Schroeder, ASU

Elizabeth Brannon, Duke U.        Gail McKoon, Ohio State           Lynne Reder, CMU                            Courtney Stein, Dartmouth

Krystal Klein, Indiana U.           Tim McNamara, Vanderbilt         Adina Roskies, Dartmouth            George Wolford, Dartmouth

Simon Levine, U. Michigan         Bennet Murdock, U. Toronto      Adam Sanborn, Indiana U.