THIRTY-FIRST ANNUAL INTERDISCIPLINARY CONFERENCE

Teton Village, Jackson Hole, Wyoming

February 5 – February 10, 2006

Organizer:  George Sperling, University of California, Irvine

Proceedings

  

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

 

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

Richard Shiffrin, Indiana U. Backcountry Skiing (Infomercial).

Jeff Mulligan, NASA Ames.  Temporal Summation in Trajectory Perception.

John Jeka, U. Maryland. Properties of Multisensory Integration and Human Spatial Orientation.

Tim McNamara, Vanderbilt U. Egocentric and Allocentric Representations in Navigation and Reorientation.

Greg Appelbaum, Smith-Kettlewell.  Figure and Background Cortical Networks.


Monday, February 6:  4:00 – 8:00 pm  Aging, Development
(Organized by Misha Pavel)

Misha Pavel, Oregon Health & Science U.  Home-Based Psychophysics: Unobtrusive Assessment of Mobility & Cognitive Functions.

Holly Jimison, Oregon Health & Science U.  Computer Games as a Tool for Cognitive Monitoring.

Roger Ratcliff, OSU. Diffusion Model Account of Individual Differences and Training Effects in Choice RT Tasks.

Shu-Chen Li, MPI.  Neurocomputational Models of Cognitive Aging.

Paul Sajda, Columbia U.  Single-Trial Neuroimaging for Identifying Neural Correlates of Trial-to-Trial Behavioral Variability.

Ione Fine, USC.  Vision in the Blind.

 

Tuesday, February 7:  4:00 – 8:00 pm  Cortical Processes

Tatiana Pasternak, U. Rochester.  Remembered Direction Modulates Responses to Visual Motion in MT and Prefrontal Neurons.

Shun-nan Yang, Smith-Kettlewell. Neurons That Call Balls and Strikes: A Neural Network of Visuomotor Control.

Greg DeAngelis, Washington U. School of Medicine. The Role of Area MT in Depth Perception..

Shihab Shamma, U. Maryland.  The Role of Salient Behavioral Cues in Receptive Field Plasticity.

Li Zhaoping, University College London.  Bottom-Up Saliency by a Single Stage V1 Process.

Norma Graham, Columbia U.  A New (At Least to Us) Kind of Contrast Adaptation.

 

Wednesday, February 8:  4:00 – 8:00 pm  Mostly fMRI

David Heeger, NYU.  Coding the Arrow of Time.

Erin Harley, UCLA.  Functional MRI Can Measure Timing of Neural Response With High Precision.

Josef Rauschecker, Georgetown U. Med. Ctr.  Parallel Processing Streams in the Auditory Cortex.

Geoff Boynton, Salk Inst.  Feature-Specific Attention.

Jian Ding, UC Irvine. SSVEP Studies of Spatial Attention.

John Serences, Salk Inst.  Representing and Reconfiguring Attentional Priority in Human Visual Cortex.

 

Thursday, February 9:  4:00 – 8:00 pm  Perception 1 

Wilson Geisler, U. Texas, Austin.  Contour Statistics in Natural Scenes.

James Elder, York U.  Estimating Nonlinear Mechanisms Using Classification Image Analysis.

Barbara Dosher, UC Irvine.  The Dynamics and Specificity of Perceptual Learning..  

Philip Smith, U. Melbourne.  An Integrated Theory of Attention and Decision Making.

Steve Shevell, U. Chicago.  Binding Color to Form: New Insights from Binocular Rivalry.

George Sperling, UC Irvine.  A Neurally-Based Theory of Binocular Combination.

**Brief Business Meeting**

 

Friday, February 10:  4:00 – 8:00 pm  Perception 2; Memory

Zygmunt Pizlo, Purdue U.  What’s New in 3D Shape Perception?

Clara Casco, U. Padova.  Region- and Edge-Based Configural Effects in Texture-Segmentation.

Benjamin Backus, U. Pennsylvania.  Further Studies of Cue Recruitment in Visual Appearance.

Amy Criss, Carnegie Mellon U.  An Empirical Test of Differentiation in Episodic Memory.

Ken Malmberg, U. South Florida. On the Cost and Benefit of Taking it out of Context: Modeling the Inhibition in Directed Forgetting.

Richard Shiffrin, Indiana U.  How Experience Affects Perception and Memory.

 

* * * 8:20pm Banquet  * * *

Attendees


John Antrobus, CUNY

Tom Busey, Indiana U.

Pam Jeter, UC Irvine

Lynne Lin, UC Irvine

Danting Liu, UC Irvine

Gail McKoon, Ohio State

Bennet Murdock, U. Toronto

Lynne Reder, CMU

Adina Roskies, Dartmouth

Mark Steyvers, UC Irvine

Courtney Stein, Dartmouth

Hisaaki Tabuchi, UC Irvine

George Wolford, Dartmouth