Learning and Memory in Sensory Systems

19th Symposium: June 9-11, 1994

Foundations—Tatiana Pasternak, Moderator

Terrence J. Sejnowski, University of California, San Diego, A critique of pure vision

Per Andersen, University of Oslo, Norway, Stability and plasticity of dendritic spines

David Amaral, SUNY at Stony Brook, The primate medial temporal lobe—where vision meets memory

Adult Cortical Plasticity—Tony Movshon, Moderator

Yves Fregnac, CNRS, France, Compared in vitro and in vivo studies of Hebbian synaptic plasticity in cat visual cortex

Michael M. Merzenich, University of California, San Francisco, Experience-dependent cortical plasticity in skill acquisition and learning

Charles Gilbert, Rockefeller University, Dynamic properties of adult visual cortex

Moshe Abeles, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, Plasticity of interactions among cortical neurons and its role in binding activity

Perceptual Learning—V. Ramachandran, Moderator

Dov Sagi, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, Spatial interactions and plasticity in early vision

Manfred Fahle, University Eye Clinic, Germany, Perceptual learning

William Newsome, Stanford University, Neuronal plasticity underlying an improvement in perceptual performance

Dana Ballard, University of Rochester, Learning classification through correlated multi-modality experience

Short-term Memory: Active Observer—Eileen Kowler, Moderator

John O'Keefe, University College of London, Great Britain, Hippocampus and spatial memory

Patricia S. Goldman-Rakic, Yale University, Visual memory and the prefrontal cortex

Carol L. Colby, National Institute of Health, Dynamic visual memory in parietal cortex

Mary Hayhoe, University of Rochester, Visual memory representations in natural tasks

Visual Short-term Memory—Michael Morgan, Moderator

Joaquin M. Fuster, University of California Medical Center, Los Angeles, Cortical dynamics of visual memory

Robert Desimone, National Institute of Mental Health, Neuronal mechanisms of memory in the monkey cortex

Mark W. Greenlee, University of Freiburg, Germany, Psychophysical analysis of visual short-term memory in normal and brain-damaged adults

Leslie G. Ungerleider, National Institute of Mental Health, Brain imaging studies of learning and memory in human cortex

Organizing Committee:
Tatiana Pasternak
Mary Hayhoe

Funding provided by NINDS, NSF, NIMH, NIA, and NICHD

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