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Psychology

Cognitive Neuroscience Colloquium

Colloquia take place on Tuesdays at 12:35pm in North Academic Center room 7/236.

Spring 2013 Colloquium Series Schedule
January 29
Organizational Meeting

February 19
Thomas Papathomas, Ph.D.,  Rutgers University
"Three-dimensional illusions - Applications to schizophrenia research"

February 26
Ramiro Salas, Ph.D., Baylor College of Medicine
"Multimodal imaging of the habenula in tobacco addiction"

March 5
Bharat Biswal, Ph.D., NJIT
"Toward Discovery Science: Insight from Functional Brain Connectivity"

March 12
Stephen LaConte, Ph.D., Virginia Tech
"Brain computer interfaces increase whole-brain signal-to-noise"

March 19
Nick Turk-Browne, Ph.D.,  Princeton University
"Statistical learning in the mind and brain"

April 9
Brian Scholl, Ph.D.,  Yale University
"Seeing (and not seeing): Awareness and visual representation"

April 16
Vincent Fererra, Ph.D.,  Columbia University
"Neural Activity in Prefrontal Cortex and Striatum during Flexible Decision-Making."

April 23
Eliza Bliss-Moreau, Ph.D.,  University of California, Davis
"Affective life after early amygdala damage"

April 30
Amy Nau, Ph.D.,  University of Pittsburgh
"The tongue as visual surrogate: experiences with sensory substitution for blindness."

May 7
Asif A. Ghazanfar, Ph.D.,  Princeton University
Title TBA
Fall 2012 Colloquium Series Schedule

August 28
Organizational Meeting

September 4
NO COLLOQUIUM
Executive Committee Meeting - Faculty and EC members only

September 11
Michael Beauchamp, UT Houston
"Multisensory Integration and Visual Perception in the Human Brain Studied with Electrocorticography, fMRI and TMS"

September 18
NO COLLOQUIUM
No Classes

September 25
NO COLLOQUIUM
No Classes

October 2
NO COLLOQUIUM
Executive Committee Meeting - Faculty and EC members only

October 9
Elizabeth Tricomi, Rutgers
"Contextual influences on valuation and learning processes in the human brain"

October 16
NO COLLOQUIUM
SfN meeting

October 23
TBA

October 30
Jin Fan, Queens College
"Embodied Mind: Resting State Brain Activity Is Associated With Autonomic Arousal"

November 6
NO COLLOQUIUM
Executive Committee Meeting - Faculty and EC members only

November 13
TBA

November 20
TBA

November 27
Ted Altschuler, CUNY
Title TBA

December 4
NO COLLOQUIUM
Executive Committee Meeting - Faculty and EC members only

December 11
TBA

Past Colloquia
Spring 2012 Colloquium Series Schedule
February 16
Jennifer Mangels, Baruch College, GC, CUNY
"Epistemic Curiosity and Motivated Learning: A Social Cognitive Neuroscience Approach"

February 21
NO COLLOQUIUM
Monday Schedule

February 28
Clayton Curtis, NYU
"Topographical maps of prioritized space in frontal and parietal cortex"

March 6
NO COLLOQUIUM
Executive Committee Meeting (Faculty and EC Members Only)

March 13
Jill Grose-Fifer, John Jay, CUNY
"Why do adolescents take risks? Some preliminary ERP studies findings about adolescent brain development."

March 20
Jason Sherwin, Columbia University
"Say goodbye to simple stimuli in neuroengineering: Eye of the Tiger, Bach and Curveballs"

Marcy 27
Sheila Nirenberg, Weill Cornell Medical College
Testing hypotheses about coding and computation in the visual system... and something new about visual prosthetics"

April 3
NO COLLOQUIUM
Executive Committee Meeting (Faculty and EC Members Only)

April 10
NO COLLOQUIUM
No Classes

April 17
Farzan Nadim, Rutgers/NJIT
"Preferred frequencies in an oscillatory network"

April 24
Alex Reyes, NYU
"Determinants of excitatory-inhibitory balance in neural networks."

May 1
NO COLLOQUIUM
Executive Committee Meeting (Faculty and EC Members Only)

May 8
Yael Niv, Princeton University
"Learning latent structure"

May 15
Winrich Freiwald, Rockefeller University
"Taking apart the neural mechanisms of face recognition"

May 22
NO COLLOQUIUM
Finals
Fall 2011 Colloquium Series Schedule
September 20
Elizabeth Chua, Brooklyn College, CUNY
"When to trust confidence: eye movement and neuroimaging insights into subjective memory judgments."

September 27
Deborah Walder, Brooklyn College, CUNY
"Sex Differences in Neurobiological Indicators of Mental Health Risk:  The need for a dimensional approach"

October 4
NO COLLOQUIUM
Executive Committee Meeting (Faculty and EC Members Only)

October 11
Aniruddha Das, Columbia University
"Task anticipation and sensory processing in primary visual cortex"

October 18
Jay Van Bevel, NYU
"Self and social categorization: A social neuroscience approach"

October 25
Russel Epstein, University of Pennsylvania
"From scenes to cognitive maps: Spatial navigation systems in the human brain"

November 1
NO COLLOQUIUM
Executive Committee Meeting (Faculty and EC Members Only)

November 8
Saleem Nicola, Einstein
"Mechanisms by which dopamine in the nucleus accumbens drives reward-seeking behavior"

November 15
NO COLLOQUIUM
SfN Week

November 22
No Colloquium
No Classes

November 29
Samit Chakrabarty, City College, CUNY
"Spinal Interneurons – essential for motor control."

December 6
NO COLLOQUIUM
Executive Committee Meeting (Faculty and EC Members Only)

December 13
Bart Krekelberg, Rutgers
"Eye movements and visual perception"
Spring 2011 Colloquium Series Schedule
February 1
NO COLLOQUIUM
Executive Committee Meeting (Faculty and EC Members Only)

February 8
Mauricio Delgado, Rutgers
"Cognitive Control of Appetitive and Aversive Processes"

February 15
Charles Gilbert, Rockefeller
"Brain States: Neural Mechanisms of Perceptual Learning"

February 22
Veronika Dobrovitsky, City College and Graduate Center, CUNY
"Decreased Dopamine Involvement in Behavioral Performance over the Course of Learning"

March 1
NO COLLOQUIUM
Executive Committee Meeting (Faculty and EC Members Only)

March 8
Jesse Prinz, Graduate Center, CUNY
"Attention and Visual Consciousness"

March 15
Simon Kelly, Columbia
"Parietal Selection Signals Guiding the Acquisition of New Information"

March 22
Stuart Firestein, Columbia
"How Does the Brain Make Sense of Scents: A Code in the Nose"

March 29
Natalie Kacinik, Brooklyn College, CUNY
"Investigating the Processing of Literal and Figurative Language"

April 5
NO COLLOQUIUM
Executive Committee Meeting (Faculty and EC Members Only)

April 12
Peter Lakatos, NKI
"The Role of Neuronal Oscillations in Attentional Selection"

May 3
NO COLLOQUIUM
Executive Committee Meeting (Faculty and EC Members Only)

May 10
Ajay Satpute, Columbia
"Neuroimaging the Reflective Awareness of Emotion: Dissociating the Contributions of Attention to Emotion, Categorization of Emotion, and Emotional Intensity in fMRI"

May 17
Adrián Rodríguez-Contreras, City College and Graduate Center, CUNY
"Activity of Neuronal Ensembles in the Nervous System of Developing Animals"
FALL 2010 Colloquium Series Schedule
August 31
Organizational Meeting

September 7
NO COLLOQUIUM
Executive Committee Meeting (Faculty and EC Members Only)

September 21
Hakwan Lau, Columbia
"What Good is Perceptual Awareness?"

September 28
Lucas Parra, City College and Graduate Center, CUNY
"On 'Writing' the Brain: Electrical Stimulation Modulates Neural Oscillations"

October 5
NO COLLOQUIUM
Executive Committee Meeting (Faculty and EC Members Only)

October 12
Mark West, Rutgers
"Cocaine Seeking: A Stimulus-Response Habit Mediated by the Dorsal Striatum?"

October 19
Reem Khalil, City College and Graduate Center, CUNY
"The Postnatal Development of Feedback and Feedforward Connections in Ferret Visual Cortex"

October 26
Regina Sullivan, NKI and NYU
"Neurobiology of Infant Attachment Learning: Lessons from an Animal Model"

November 2
NO COLLOQUIUM
Executive Committee Meeting (Faculty and EC Members Only)

November 11
Ralph Siegel, Rutgers
"Seeing the Brain...the Spatial Processing of the Inferior Parietal Lobe"

November 16
NO COLLOQUIUM
SfN Meeting

November 23
Primoz Ravbar, City College
"Syllabic Development: Emergence of Complex Structure and the Role of Exploratory Noise in Birdsong Syllable Development"

November 30
Dan Calderone, City College and Graduate Center, CUNY
"Early Visual Deficits Lead to an Impaired Top-Down Contribution to Object Recognition in Schizophrenia"

December 7
NO COLLOQUIUM
Executive Committee Meeting (Faculty and EC Members Only)

December 14
Heather Bortfeld, University of Connecticut
"Establishing Speech-Evoked Activity in the Auditory Cortex of Deaf Children Following Cochlear Implantation Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy"
Spring 2010 Colloquium Series Schedule
February 9
Donald Wilson, PhD, NKI, NYU, City College and Graduate Center, CUNY
"Cortical Plasticity and Odor Perception"

February 16
NO COLLOQUIUM


February 23
Michael Grazino, Princeton University
"The Organization of Behavioral Repertoire in the Motor Cortex"

March 2
Robert Rafal, MD, University of Wales, Bangor
"Seeing is a Verb: Neurological Observations on the Role of Corollary Discharge in Visual Awareness"

March 9
BJ Casey, PhD, Sackler Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College
"The Adolescent Brain: Insights From Human Imaging to Mouse Genetics"

March 16
Adam Snyder, City College and Graduate Center, CUNY
"Preparing a Winning NRSA Application

March 23
James Paul Herman, City College and Graduate Center, CUNY
"The Roles of Attention and Object Identity in Saccade Adaption"

March 30
NO COLLOQUIUM
No Classes

April 6
NO COLLOQUIUM
Executive Committee Meeting (Faculty and EC Members Only)

April 13
Barry Jacobs, PhD, Princeton
"New Brain Cells!"

April 20
John Moses, MA, City College and Graduate Center, CUNY
"Getting Back on Track: Electrophysiological Correlates of Attentional Reorienting"

April 27
April Benasich, PhD, Rutgers
"Timing, Information Processing and Developmental Outcome: Converging Measures of Structure, Function and Behavior"

May 4
NO COLLOQUIUM
Executive Committee Meeting (Faculty and EC Members Only)

May 11
Lice Ghilardi, MD, City College
"The Manifold Facets of Motor Learning and Basal Ganglia Disorders"

May 18
Jeremy Murphy, City College and Graduate Center, CUNY
"Estimating the Visuocortical Response Using Continuous Stimuli"

May 25
Greg Hajcak, PhD, Stony Brook
"Event-Related Potentials, Attention, Emotion, and Emotion Regulation"
Fall 2009 Colloquium Series Schedule
September 15
Andrea Li, Ph.D., Queens College, CUNY
"Perception of 3-D shape from 2-D texture cues"

September 22
Adam Snyder, The City College and Graduate Center, CUNY
"The role of alpha-band oscillations in feature-based selective attention"

September 29
NO COLLOQUIUM
Monday schedule

October 6
NO COLLOQUIUM
Executive Committee Meeting (Faculty and EC Members Only)

October 13
Ron Whiteman, The City College and Graduate Center, CUNY
"Emotion, Knowledge-Seeking and Rebound from Failure under Stereotype Threat"

October 20
NO COLLOQUIUM
SfN meeting

October 27
Pierfilippo DeSanctis, Ph.D., Nathan Kline Institute
"Electrophysiological markers of Cognitive Aging: ERPs during Task-Switching"

November 3
NO COLLOQUIUM
Executive Committee Meeting (Faculty and EC Members Only)

November 10
Jose-Manuel Alonso, Ph.D., SUNY Optometry
"Neuronal mechanisms of selective attention in early vision"

November 17
Denise Pergolizzi, The City College and Graduate Center, CUNY
"Alterations of cortical circutiry in schizophrenia auditory cortex"

November 24
Raquel Bibi, The City College or Baruch College and Graduate Center
"Behavioral and electrophysiological effects of task difficulty on audiovisual selective attention"

December 1
NO COLLOQUIUM
Executive Committee Meeting (Faculty and EC Members Only)
 
December 8
Jacqueline Gottlieb, Ph.D., Columbia University
"Understanding attention as a form of decision making"