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5/24/24 John Reynolds: Intrinsic Traveling Waves and Visual Perception

5/24/24 John Reynolds: Intrinsic Traveling Waves and Visual Perception

John Reynolds, PhD Professor, Fiona and Sanjay Jha Chair in Neuroscience The Salk Institute for Biological Studies Systems Neurobiology Laboratory Date: Friday, May 24, 2024 Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Location: 1220 MRBIII Intrinsic Traveling Waves and Visual Perception Perceptual sensitivity varies from moment to moment. One potential source…

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Past Events

Kickball 2024 edition!

Kickball 2024 edition!

This year's Kickball event was a success! Playing under the tent was surprisingly nice, and we didn't break anything. A team of staff, faculty and student from Psychology (aka "not Ashleigh's team") was victorious against the younger, stronger and eager (but perhaps still too green?) team of students from PSY…

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Radnor Lake birdwatching April 20, 2024

Radnor Lake birdwatching April 20, 2024

(Our full list for that morning can be found here: https://ebird.org/checklist/S169454419) At Radnor Lake, with gentle tread, The psychology folks, with eyes ahead, Spied birds aloft and on the wing, In a chorus only spring could bring. Canada Geese in stately flight, Wood Ducks glimmered in morning light, Mallards waddled,…

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3/7/24 - Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Brown Bag: David Coggan, PhD

3/7/24 - Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Brown Bag: David Coggan, PhD

Modelling human visual perception of occluded objects: insights from training 150 convolutional neural networks. Date: Thursday, March 7 Time: 12:20 p.m. - 1:10 p.m. Location: Wilson Hall 115 Human observers can readily perceive and recognize visual objects, even when occluding stimuli obscure much of the object from view. By contrast,…

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3/5/24 - Clinical Brown Bag Lecture Series: Junghee Lee, PhD

3/5/24 - Clinical Brown Bag Lecture Series: Junghee Lee, PhD

Social Cognition in Severe Mental Illness: Where we are and where we are going. Date: Tuesday, March 5 Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Location: Wilson Hall 316 Social cognition refers to a set of abilities that recognize, understand and respond to socially relevant information from oneself and others. Social…

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3/1/24 - Friday Neuroscience Brown Bag Lecture Series: Ken Rahman

3/1/24 - Friday Neuroscience Brown Bag Lecture Series: Ken Rahman

Macaque learning of spatiotemporal sequences and their mapping to hippocampal representational geometry Date: Friday, March 1 Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Location: Wilson Hall 115 Hippocampal activity in freely-moving rodents shows the capacity for stable spatiotemporal representations of the environment (through 'place cells') that may serve as a cognitive…

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2/15/24 - Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Brown Bag: Ilana Horn

2/15/24 - Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience Brown Bag: Ilana Horn

Against “Best Practices” in Teaching: Lessons from Collaborative Research Date: Thursday, February 15 Time: 12:20 p.m. - 1:10 p.m. Location: Wilson Hall 115 Talk of “best practices” is everywhere in teacher education. Professional developers, school administrators, and teachers themselves talk about them all the time when they seek to improve…

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