Events

2008

January 7, 2008, 9:00 a.m., Meliora 366

Jelena Jovancevic, University of Rochester (Advisor: Mary Hayhoe)

Thesis Defense:

Control of attention and gaze in complex environments


January 10, 2008, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Keith Schneider, RCBI, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Probing attention and perception through high-resolution fMRI of the human subcortex


January 14, 2008, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Stephen Lisberger, University of California San Francisco

Boynton Colloquium:

Variation, signal, and noise in sensory-motor processing for smooth pursuit eye movements


January 18, 2008, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Alen Hajnal, University of Louisville

Research Talk:

Perceiving three dimensional space: slant and distance


January 21, 2008, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

James Elder, York University

Boynton Colloquium:

Perceptual organization of contours


January 30, 2008, 2:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

C. Shawn Green, University of Rochester (Advisor: Daphne Bavelier)

Thesis Defense:

The effects of action video game experience on perceptual decision making


February 4, 2008, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Nathan Rosecrans, Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester

Research Talk:

Synchronous cortical oscillations alter the stability of spatial activity patterns in primary visual cortex


February 18, 2008, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Bruce Cumming, National Eye Institute

Boynton Colloquium:

Where do correlations between neuronal activity and sensory decisions originate?


March 31, 2008, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Donald Hood, Columbia University

Boynton Colloquium:

Comparing structural and functional damage due to glaucoma


April 14, 2008, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Peter Bex, Harvard University

Research Talk:

What information do we use to detect and identify natural images?


April 18, 2008, 10:00 a.m., Goergen 101

Jessica Morgan, University of Rochester (Advisor: David Williams)

Thesis Defense:

In vivo imaging of the retinal pigment epithelial cells


April 21, 2008, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Pawan Sinha, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Boynton Colloquium:

From fragments to objects: mechanisms of visual integration


May 19, 2008, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Zoe Kourtzi, University of Birmingham, UK

Boynton Colloquium:

Learning for adaptive decisions in humans, brains, and machines


May 19, 2008, 4:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Andrew Welchman, University of Birmingham, UK

Research Talk:

Seeing in depth: convergence and combination


May 22, 2008, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Xei Biao, Postdoc, University of Rochester (Knill lab)

Research Talk:

Color perception of 3D objects in complex scenes


May 23, 2008, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

David Sliney, Consulting Medical Physicist

Research Talk:

Optical radiation hazards to the eye


June 9, 2008, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Peter De Weerd, University of Maastricht

Boynton Colloquium:

Are there neural interpolation processes in early visual cortex that contribute to perceptual filling-in and surface perception?


July 29, 2008, 10:00 a.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Hal S. Greenwald, University of Rochester (Advisor: David Knill)

Thesis Defense:

Getting a grip on 3D surface orientation: binocular vision, cue integration, and computation


July 30, 2008, 9:00 a.m., Meliora Hall, 2nd Fl.

Miscellaneous:

CVS Undergraduate Fellowship Program Poster Session & Picnic


August 7, 2008, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Peter Battaglia, Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota

Research Talk:

Probabilistic sensorimotor processing: overcoming uncertainty and ambiguity to improve behavior


September 16, 2008, 10:30 a.m., Anderson Room (G-8543)

Liping Wang, Dept of Neurosurgery, John's Hopkins University (Postdoctoral candidate in Pasternak lab)

Research Talk:

Mnemonic neuronal activity in somatosensory cortex


October 6, 2008, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Dennis Levi, School of Optometry, University of California Berkeley

Boynton Colloquium:

Improving the performance of the visual system in adults with amblyopia through perceptual learning and videogames


October 22, 2008, 11:00 a.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Constantin Rothkopf, University of Rochester (Advisors: Mary Hayhoe and Dana Ballard)

Thesis Defense:

Modular models of task based visually guided behavior


November 10, 2008, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Brett Fajen, Cognitive Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Boynton Colloquium:

Learning and the visual guidance of action


December 3, 2008, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Oh-Sang Kwan, Purdue University (postdoctoral candidate in Knill lab)

Research Talk:

Early-feedback model of a goal-directed human movement


December 10, 2008, 12:00 p.m., Kresge Rm., Meliora 269

Akiyuki Anzai, University of Rochester

Miscellaneous: