2014 American Legion Family Brain Sciences Lecture

The Center for Cognitive Sciences & the Brain Sciences Center present the
2014 CCS Fall Institute & American Legion Family Brain Sciences Lecture

fall institutefall instituteCognition of Space and Time

Wednesday, October 29
Mayo Auditorium, University of Minnesota Medical School

 9:10 AM Apostolos P. Georgopoulos: Welcoming Remarks

Nicole Scott
, MS
Center for Cognitive Sciences, University of Minnesota

Developmental and neural correlates of encoding spatial relations


Hugo Merchant
, PhD
Department of Neurobiology, UNAM, Querétaro, Mexico

Sensorimotor neural dynamics during isochronous tapping in the medial premotor cortex of the macaque

 11:15-11:30 Break

Deborah Harrington
, PhD
Department of Radiology, University of California San Diego & San Diego VA Healthcare System

Interval timing in the human brain

 12:30-1:30 Lunch Break

Apostolos P. Georgopoulos
, MD
Department of Neuroscience &
Center for Cognitive Sciences, University of Minnesota

Fronto-parietal and hemispheric interactions in spatial categorization


Sofia Sakellaridi
, PhD
Department of Neurobiology, UCLA

City map reading: Decision making and neural mechanisms

 3:30-3:45 Break

3:45-4:00 PM - American Legion Family Brain Sciences Student Awards
4:00-5:00 PM - The 20th American Legion Family Brain Sciences Lecture

Richard A. Andersen, PhD
Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology







Chelley Chorn





Please welcome Chelley Chorn, who will be maintaining the data processing pipeline at the Brain Sciences Center. Chelley is from Minneapolis and holds a BS in Physics with an emphasis in Computation from the University of Minnesota. After graduation, she programmed optical simulation software as a software developer for 3M.



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Updated October 21, 2014