Twenty-Fourth Annual Interdisciplinary Conference
Teton Village, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
January 31 -- February 5, 1999
Organizer: George Sperling, University of California, Irvine


Sunday, January 31: 5:00 - 6:00 pm *** Reception *** Registration, Snacks, and Refreshments. Rimrock Room.

6:00 - 7:00 pm Video Highlights of Recent AICs

Monday, February 1: 4:00 - 8:00 pm Vision

George Sperling, UCI. Tutorial Overview of Higher-Order Motion Systems.
Liz (Ching) Ho, UCI/Caltech. Letter Recognition Reveals Second- and Third-Order Motion Pathways.
Luis Lesmes, USC. The Mechanism of Isoluminant (Chromatic) Motion Perception.
Hal Pashler, UC San Diego. Attention and the Perception of Color Symmetry.
Bill Geisler, U. Texas, Austin. Motion Streaks Provide a Spatial Code for Motion Direction.
Randy Blake, Vanderbilt U. Seeing Form from Temporal Structure: The Tempo of Vision.

Tuesday, February 2: 4:00 - 8:00 pm Brain and Perception

David Heeger, Stanford U. Motion Opponency in Visual Cortex.
Benjamin Backus, Stanford U. Stereoscopic Processing in Visual Cortex.
Tania Pasternak, U. Rochester. Memory for Motion: Cortical Mechanisms.
Bosco Tjan, NEC Research Inst. Contribution of Visual Environment to Novel-Object Recognition.
Zygmunt Pizlo, Purdue U. A New Framework for Psychophysics.
Clark Ohnesorge, Carleton Col. The Attention-Focusing Properties of Negative and Positive Emotional Stimuli.

Wednesday, February 3: 4:00 - 8:00 pm Attention and Reaction Times

Philip Smith, U. Melbourne. Attention and Luminance Detection: Effects of Cues, Masks and Pedestals.
Zhong-Lin Lu, USC. Using External Noise to Characterize Selective Attention.
George Sperling, UCI. Measuring the Amplification of Attention.
Jim Townsend, Indiana U. Measuring the Advantage of Gestalt Organization in Processing Times.
Rich Shiffrin, Indiana U. Bayesian Models for Accuracy and Response Time.
Roger Ratcliff, Northwestern U. Aging and Reaction Time.

Thursday, February 4: 4:00 - 8:00 pm Memory, Represention, Psycholinguistics

Lynne Reder, Carnegie Mellon U. Negative Priming: The Role of Statistical Mechanisms in Perceptual Learning.
Barbara Dosher, UCI. Mechanisms of Perceptual Learning.
John Antrobus, CCNY. Attractor Model of Implicit Priming of Visual Word Form.
David Huber, Indiana U. Short-Term Repetition and Associate Priming: Bias or Perception?
Tim McNamara, Vanderbilt U. Spatial Representations from Description and Taction.
Gail McKoon, Northwestern U. What's New in Psycholinguistics?

** Brief Business Meeting **

Friday, February 5: 4:00 - 8:00 pm Faces and Other High Level Process

Mark Steyvers, Indiana U. Predicting Similarity Ratings to Pairs of Faces with a Feature Processing Model.
Tom Busey, Indiana U. Recognizing Faces at Novel Orientations: Evidence from Structure-From-Motion.
Alice O'Toole, U. Texas, Dallas. Psychological Representations and Computational Models of Faces.
Elliott Waldron, UCSB. The Effects of Inferred Endogenous Dopamine on Category Learning.
Zygmunt Pizlo, Purdue U. The Mental Processes in Solving Traveling Salesman Problems.
George Wolford, Dartmouth College. The Drive to Hypothesize.

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


Chris Aslin, Jackson, WY
Harry Bahrick, Psych., Ohio Wesleyan U.
Izidor Gertner, Computer Sci, CUNY
Chris Hall, Psych., Indiana U.
Holly Jimison, Casesoft, CA.
Amy Criss, Psych., Indiana U.
Cathy McEvoy, Aging & Mental Health, U. So. Florida
Bennet Murdock, Psych., U. Toronto
Douglas Nelson, Psych., U. So. Florida
Thomas Nelson, Psych., U. Maryland
Misha Pavel, AT&T Labs West