Twenty-Third Annual Interdisciplinary Conference
Teton Village, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
February 1 -- February 6, 1998
Organizer: George Sperling, University of California, Irvine


Sunday, February 1: 5:00 - 6:00 pm *** Reception *** Registration, Snacks, and Refreshments. Rimrock Room.

6:00 - 8:00 pm Behavioral Predictions from Brain Imaging

Sam Williamson, Physics, NYU. The Brain Anticipates an Incorrect Judgement.
Zhong-Lin Lu, CogSci, USC. Brainwave Recognition of Words.
David Heeger, Psych., Stanford. Brain Activity in Visual Cortex Predicts Reading Performance in Dyslexia.
Allen Poirson, Psych., Stanford. Human Cortical Color Tuning to Moving Stimuli Measured Using fMRI.

Monday, February 2: 4:00 - 8:00 pm Vision

Sophie Wuerger, Communications & Neurosci, U. Keele, UK. Blur Tolerance in Various Directions in Colour Space.
George Wolberg, CompSci, CCNY. Hierarchical Image Registration for Affine Motion Recovery.
Isabelle Buelthoff, Max-Planck-Institut. View-based Biological Motion Perception.
Dirk Smit, Psych., Staffordshire U., UK. Additivity of Visual Grouping Attributes in Dot Lattices.
George Sperling, CogSci, UCI. Update on the Three Systems Theory of Motion Perception.
Geoff Boynton, Psych., Stanford U. Attentional Modulation in Human V1 Measured With fMRI.

Tuesday, February 3: 4:00 - 8:00 pm Attention, Reaction Times, Information Processing

John Palmer, Psych., U. Washington. Is Visual Search Consistent with High Threshold or Signal Detection Theory?
Asher Cohen, Psych., Indiana U. Multiple Response Selection Systems.
Philip Smith, Psych., U. Melbourne. A Dynamic Stochastic Theory of Visual Attention.
Rich Shiffrin, Psych., Indiana U. New Model for Recognition Response Times.
Jerry Busemeyer, Psych., Indiana U. Theoretical Considerations for Choice Among Diffusion Models of Response Time.
Roger Ratcliff, Psych., Northwestern U. A Diffusion Model Account of Masking in Two-Choice Letter Identification.

Wednesday, February. 4: 4:00 - 8:00 pm Facial Perception and Memory. Organizers: Wenger & Townsend

Michael Wenger, Psych., UCSC, and Jim Townsend, Psych., Indiana U. InfoProcessing & Facial Processing. Old Challenges and New (Theoretical) Technology.
Jim Tanaka, Psych., Oberlin. Attractor Fields in Face Recognition.
Herve Abdi, UT, Dallas. 2D or not 2D? Computational Models Operating on 2D Representations of Faces.
Matthew Dailey, CompSci & Eng., UCSD. Is Face Processing "Special?": Two Models and Future Directions.
Tom Busey, Psych., Indiana U. Summed-Similarity Accounts of Face Recognition.
Jo-Anne Bachorowski, Psych., Vanderbilt U. Gender and Talker Identity-Cueing in Speech and in Laughter.
Alice O'Toole, Human Dev., UT, Dallas. 3D Caricatures of Human Faces: As We Get Older, Do We Get More Distinct?

Thursday, February 5: 4:00 - 8:00 pm Spatial Representation. Organizer: Tim McNamara

Tim McNamara, Psych., Vanderbilt U. Spatial Representation.
Dan Simons, Psych., Harvard U. Representing Spatial Layout Across Changes in View.
Heinrich Buelthoff, Max-Planck-Institut. Scene Recognition in Natural Environments.
Dan Levin, Psych., Kent State. Combining Views in Natural Scenes: Motion Pictures and Everyday Interactions.
Tina Beard, NASA Ames. Characterizing Internal Template Representations Using Response Correlation Images.
Lenny Kontsevich, Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute. Sensory and Cognitive Components of the Position Coding.
** Brief Business Meeting **

Friday, February 6: 4:00 - 8:00 pm

(a) Perception, Reaction Times.
Larry O'Keefe, Center for Neural Science, NYU. Response Variability in Cortical Neurons.
Jeff Mulligan, NASA Ames. Eye Movement Latencies as a Monitor of Sensory Processing.
Bill Prinzmetal, UC Berkeley. From the Ponzo to the Poggendorf Illusions.

(b) Memory, Confidence, and the Law.
Richard Anderson, Psych., Bowling Green State U. Division of Memory Effort: Rational Analysis of Memory.
Geoff Loftus, Psych., U. Washington. Models of the Relation Between Confidence and Accuracy.
Marilyn Smith, U. Toronto. Repressed Memory for Sexual Abuse: The Role of Suggestibility.
Ruth Day, Duke U. The Model Penal Code: Alternative Representations and Cognitive Consequences.

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


David Diller, Psychology, Indiana U.
David Huber, Psychology, Indiana U.
John Antrobus, Psychology, CCNY
Thomas Fikes, Psychology, U. Puget Sound
Izidor Gertner, Computer Sci, CUNY
Peggy Intons-Peterson, Psychology, Indiana U.
Bennet Murdock, Psychology, U. Toronto
Lynne Reder, Psychology, CMU
Mark Steyvers, Psychology, Indiana U.
Ovid Tzeng, Nat'l Yang Ming U., Taiwan
Vladimir Vildavski, Smith-Kettlewell