Twentieth Annual Interdisciplinary Conference

Teton Village, Jackson Hole, Wyoming

January 22 -- January 27, 1995

Organizer: George Sperling, University of California, Irvine

Sunday, January 22: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. *** Reception ***

Registration, Appetizers, Snacks, and Refreshments. Rm 230.

Monday, January 23, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Visual Motion Perception.

George Sperling, Cognitive Sciences, UC Irvine. Tutorial: 1st- and 2nd-Order Visual Processing.
Larry O'Keefe, Neural Sciences, NYU. Responses of Primate Area MT Neurons to Non-Fourier Motion.
Zhong-Lin Lu, Cognitive Sciences, UC Irvine. The Functional Architecture of Visual Motion Processing.
Scott Richman, Cognitive Sciences, UC Irvine. How to Determine the Dimensionality of 2nd-Order Motion.
David Gilden, U. Texas Austin, and Randy Blake, Psychol, Vanderbilt. The Informational Basis of Motion Coherence.

Tuesday, January 24, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Visual Perception.

Eric Heinemann, Psychology, Brooklyn College, CUNY and Sheila Chase, Hunter College. Metacontrast.
Michael Crognale, Psychology, U Washington. Chromatic and Temporal Processing (Electrophysiology).
Allen Poirson, Neural Sciences, NYU. Color and Visual Representation.
Geoff Loftus, Psychology, U. Washington. Temporal Integration of Brief Visual Displays.
David Heeger, Psychology, Stanford U. Perceptual Image Distortion.

Wednesday, January 25, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Information Processing by Man and Machine.

(3:55 p.m. Group photo at poolside, outside conference area)

Jeff Mulligan, NASA-Ames, Eye Movement Tracking Using Video Images.
Ari Gross, Computer Science, Queens College, CUNY. In Search of Invariants.
Pavel, M. EE, Oregon Graduate Institute. Psychophysics of a Speech Recognition System.
George Sperling, Cognitive Sciences, UC Irvine. Experiments with American Sign Language.
Sandy Pentland, Media Lab., MIT. Reading American Sign Language: A Working Computer Vision System.

Thursday, January 26, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Decisions; Neurons, Learning, and Networks.

Peter Killeen, Psychology, Arizona State U. Discounting the Future.
Holly Jimison, Oregon Health Sciences U. Risk Communication for Informed Patient Decision Making.
Samuel Williamson, Physics, New York U. Neural Substrates of Cognitive Functions Revealed by MSI.
Akaysha Tang, Psychology, Harvard University. The Role of GABAb Receptors in Learning and Memory.
Ben Murdock, Psychology, U. Toronto. Item and Associative Information in a Distributed-Memory Model.

* * * Business Meeting * * *

Friday, January 27, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Memory.

Barbara Dosher, Cognitive Sciences, UC Irvine. Short-Term Memory.
Roger Ratcliff, Northwestern U. Priming in the Object Decision Task.
Marilyn Smith, Psychology, U. Toronto. Limits to Automaticity in Word Recognition.
Ken Paap, Psychology, New Mexico State U. Why Word Frequency Affects Lexical Access.

* * * 8:00 Fireside Banquet at The Inn * * *

Other Participants

John Antrobus, City College NY.
Mark A. Berkley, Florida State U.
Erik Blaser, UC Irvine.
Dave Caulton, U. Oregon.
Hans Colonius, Universitat Oldenburg.
Isador Gertner, Computer Sci., CUNY.
Allan Jepson, Computer SCi., U. Toronto.
Simon P. Levine, U. Michigan Med Ctr.
Colin MacCleod, U. Toronto-Scarborough.
Rick Magaldi, British Airways.
David W. Martin, North Carolina State U.
Gail McKoon, Northwestern U.
Eriko Miyahara, Psychology, Kyoto University.
Amy Pierce, MIT Press.
Lynn Reder, Psychol., CMU.
George Wolberg, City College NY.