Teton Village, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
January 24 - January 29, 1988
Organizer: George Sperling, New York University


Sunday, January 24: 5:15 - 8:00 pm

*** Reception ***

New Technologies

Sam Williamson, NYU. Macroscopic Functional Organization of the Human Brain Detected Magnetically.

Monday, January 25: 4:00 - 8:00 pm Brains and Machines

Kenneth Roberts, Columbia U. Dextrous Manipulation Strategies with a Robot Hand.
Jakub Segen, Bell Labs. Learning Structural Features of Shape.
Kent Stevens, U. Oregon. Integrating Stereopsis and Monocular Depth.
Jeff Mulligan, NASA-Ames. Methods for Combining Patterns Which Produce Perceptual Transparency.
Andrew B. Watson, NASA Ames. Algotecture of Striate Cortex.

Tuesday, January 26: 4:00 - 8:00 pm Vision and Perception

Margaret Livingstone, Harvard U. Psychophysics of Parallel Visual Processing.
George Sperling and David Parrish, NYU. The Efficiency of Object Recognition.
Howard Hughes and George Wolford, Dartmouth College. Visual Persistence Versus Temporal Resolution.
Geoffrey Loftus, U. Washington. Conceptual Processing: How One Picture Steals Attention from Another Picture.
Jim Enns, U. British Columbia. A Developmental Look at Components of Visual Attention.

Wednesday, January 27: 4:00 - 8:00 pm Attention and Memory

Rich Shiffrin, Indiana U. Forgetting and Models of Memory. (With Roger Ratcliff)
Timothy McNamara, Vanderbilt U. Subjective Hierarchies in Spatial Memory.
Peter Killeen, Arizona State U. Why We Count When We're Asked to Time.
Lee Giles, AFOSR, Washington, DC. Issues in Neural Nets.
Misha Pavel, Stanford U. Generalization by Neural Networks.
Holly Jimison, Stanford U. Representation of Uncertainty in Decision Support Systems.

Thursday, January 28: 4:00 - 8:00 pm Psychoacoustics (Erv Hafter, Chair)
Erv Hafter, UC Berkeley. Binaural Adaptation. Enhancing the Saliance of New Signals.
Bert Scharf, Northeastern U. Is There an Auditory Spotlight of Attention?
Dennis McFadden, U. Texas, Austin. Neural Adaptation in the Auditory System. What Good Is It?
William Yost, Loyola U. of Chicago. Auditory Object Perception: Role of Amplitude Modulation.

***Brief Business Meeting***

Friday, January 29: 4:00 - 8:00 pm Parallel Cognitive Functions in Humans and Animals (Richard Tees, Chair)

Richard Tees, U. British Columbia. Time.
Ian Whishaw, U. Lethbridge, Alberta. Space.
Bryan Kolb, U. Lethbridge, Alberta. Thought.
Timothy Schallert, U. Texas, Houston. Attention.
Tony Wright, U. Texas, Houston. Memory and Rehearsal Processes in Monkeys and People.
Eric Heinemann and Sheila Chase, CUNY. Do Pigeons Have a Concept of Length?


Bart Anderson, Vanderbilt U.
John Antrobus, CCNY
Harry P. Bahrick, Ohio Wesleyan U.
Mark Berkley, Florida State U.
Gary Blasdel, U. Calgary
Richard A. Block, Montana State U.
Peter Dixon, U. Alberta
Kimberly Jameson, Ctr. Adv. Study Behav. Sci.
David W. Martin, N. Mexico State U.
Gail McKoon, Northwestern U.
Ann Murdock, U. Toronto
Bennet Murdock, U. Toronto
Louis Narens, Ctr. Adv. Study Behav. Sci.
Kenneth Paap, N. Mexico State U.
Robert Patterson, Montana State U.
Charles Perfetti, U. Pittsburgh
Roger Ratcliff, Northwestern U.
John Tangney, AFOSR, Washington,DC
Matthew Turk, Media Lab, MIT