Twenty-Second Annual Interdisciplinary Conference
Teton Village, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
February 2 -- February 7, 1996
Organizer: George Sperling, University of California, Irvine


Sunday, February 2: 5:00 - 6:00 pm *** Reception *** Registration, Snacks, and Refreshments

6:00 - 8:00 pm Memory in the Cerebral Cortex

Ursula Staubli, Neural Science, NYU. Glutamate: Synaptic Transmission & Plasticity, LTP, Memory Facilitation.
Zhong-Lin Lu, Psychology, USC. Auditory Sensory Memory: Functional Magnetic Source Imaging and Psychophysics.
Sam Williamson (+Mikko Uusitalo), Physics, NYU. Hierarchy of Visual Memories in Human Cerebral Cortex.

Monday, February 3: 4:00 - 8:00 pm Visual Perception

Bruce Henning, Psychology, U. Oxford, UK. From Orientation Tuning to Gain Control.
Randy Blake, Psychology, Vanderbilt U. Feature Binding Over Space and Spatial Scale.
Sophie Wuerger, Communication & Neuroscience, Keele U., UK. A Tribute to Wallach: On Visually Perceived Motion.
Misha Pavel (+D. Weinshall), Oregon Graduate Institute. Non-Rigid Perception of Motion in Depth.
Bill Geisler, Psychology, U. Texas, Austin. Discrimination and Identification Performance in Primary Visual Cortex.
Larry O'Keefe, Neural Science, NYU. Motion in Extrastriate Visual Cortex.

Tuesday, February 4: 4:00 - 8:00 pm Eye and Other Movements

George Sperling, Cognitive Sciences & Psychobiology, UCI. Real and Simulated Saccades; Real and Stroboscopic Motion.
Michael Platt, Neural Science, NYU. Representation of Visual Attention or Saccade Preparation in Primate Cortical Area LIP.
Jeff Mulligan, NASA Ames. Eye Movement Latencies to Direction Change for Different Classes of Motion.
Eileen Kowler, Psychology, Rutgers U., New Brunswick, NJ. Saccadic Localization and Attention.
Tom Fikes, Psychology, U. Puget Sound. Dynamical Systems Modeling for Arm Control and Other Information.
Andy Liu, Nissan Cambridge, MA. Models for the Behavior of Autonomous Vehicles.

Wednesday, February 5: 4:00 - 8:00 pm Brain Imaging 1: MRI and Visual Processing

Rick Buxton, Radiology, UCSD. Principles of Functional MRI.
Geoff Boynton, Psychology, Stanford U. Neural Basis of Visual Pattern Appearance Measured with fMRI.
David Heeger, Psychology, Stanford U. Cross-orientation Inhibition in Human Primary Visual Cortex.
Ted DeYoe, Cellular Biology, Medical College of Wisconsin. Extraretinal Influences on Human Visual Processing.
Nancy Kanwisher, Psychology, Harvard U. Functional Imaging of Human Visual Fusiform Face Area.
Walter Schneider, Psychology, U. Pittsburgh. Brain Imaging of Circuits Involved in Acquisition but not Execution of Skills.

Thursday, February 6: 4:00 - 8:00 pm Brain Imaging 2: Higher Mental Functions

Susan Courtney, Neuropsychology, NIH. Functional MRI Studies of Visual Perception and Working Memory.
Ovid Tzeng, Taiwan. Language Processing in Chinese Aphasics.
Adina Roskies, Washinton U., St. Louis. PET Studies of Semantic Processing.
Ken Paap, Psychology, New Mexico State U. Functional Neuroimages do not Constrain Cognitive Models of Language Processing.
John George, Los Alamos National Lab. Multimodal Imaging of Dynamic Neural Function.

* * * Brief Business Meeting * * *

Clark Ohnesorge, Jr., Middlebury College, VT. Backward Masking as a Tool for Investigating Lexical Competition.

Friday, February 7: 4:00 - 8:00 pm Attention and Memory

Ruth Rosenholtz, NASA Ames. Visual Search among Heterogeneous Distractors.
Tom Busey, Psychology, Indiana U. Location & Identification Rely on Different Temporal Frequencies: Implications for Cognitive Architecture.
Jennifer McLean & John Palmer (+Geoff Loftus), Psychology, U. Washington. Divided Attention: Measuring the Capacities of Perception and Memory.
Tim McNamara, Psychology, Vanderbilt U. How is Three-Dimensional Space Represented in Human Memory?
Lael Schooler, Psychology, Indiana U. Primed Word Identification Based on Context Stored in Lexical Traces.
Rich Shiffrin (+D. Diller & A. Cohen), Psychology, Indiana U. What Do We Process From Unattended Locations?

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

Other Participants

John Antrobus, Psychology, CCNY.
Sheila Chase, Psychology, Hunter College.
Andrew Cohen, Psychology, Indiana U.
David Diller, Psychology, Indiana U.
Barbara Dosher, Cognitive Sciences, UCI.
Eric Fredericksen, Cognitive Sciences, UCI.
Isador Gertner, Computer Science, CUNY.
Donald Glaser, Physics, UC Berkeley.
Ernest Greene, Psychology, USC.
Eric Heinemann, Emeritus, Brooklyn College, CUNY.
David Huber, Psychology, Indiana U.
Holly Jimison, Oregon Health Sciences U.
Haruyuki Kojima, Psychology, Vanderbilt U.
Richard Koppenaal, Dean, Gallatin School, NYU.
Richard Magaldi, British Airways, London.
Bennet Murdock, Psychology, U. Toronto.
John Palmer, U. Washington.
Roger Ratcliff, Psychology, Northwestern U.
Lynne Reder, Psychology, Carnegie Mellon U.
Mark Steyvers, Psychology, Indiana U.
George Wolberg, Computer Science, CCNY.
George Wolford, Psychology, Dartmouth U.