Martinos Brain and Cognition Talks - Past Series


Spring 2011

Date

Speaker

Title of the talk

Location

Mar 8

Alfonso Caramazza, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology, Harvard University

The organization and representation of object knowledge in the brain

 

Building 75,
1st Floor
Conference Room

Mar 22

Suzanne Corkin, Ph.D.
Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience, MIT

Lasting traces: How H.M. shaped the science of memory

 

Building 75,
1st Floor
Conference Room

Mar 29

Andrew Leber, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of New Hampshire

 

The ebb and flow of attentional control

Building 75,
1st Floor
Conference Room

Apr 5

Randy Buckner, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology, Harvard University

Exploring the large-scale architecture of the human brain

Building 75,
1st Floor
Conference Room

Apr 12

Yaoda Xu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Dept of Psychology, Harvard University

Object specific and object ensemble representations in the human brain

Building 75,
1st Floor
Conference Room

Apr 19

Heather Urry, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Dept of Psychology, Tufts University

Varieties of emotion-regulatory experience

Building 75,
1st Floor
Conference Room

Apr 26

Jason Mitchell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dept of Psychology, Harvard University

Self/other processing in the brain: fMRI studies of mentalizing

Building 75,
1st Floor
Conference Room

May 3

Mary Potter, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology, MIT

Short term memory for pictures

Building 75,
1st Floor
Conference Room

May 17

Antonio Torralba, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dept of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT

Scene and object recognition in context

Building 75,
1st Floor
Conference Room

May 24

Laura Schulz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Cognitive Sciences, MIT

Where Science Starts: Rational inference in infancy and early childhood

Building 75,
1st Floor
Conference Room

June 7

David Somers, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology, Boston University

Visual attention & visual short-term memory mechanisms in the human parietal lobe

Building 75,
1st Floor
Conference Room

June 21

Gina Kuperberg, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dept of Psychology, Tufts University
Associate Psychiatrist, Dept of Psychiatry, MGH

What can ERPs and fM RI tell us about language comprehension? Streams of Processing in the Brain

Building 75,
1st Floor
Conference Room

June 28

Avram Holmes, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University

Evidence for a Pervasive Limbic Anxio-Affective Syndrome in the General Population

Building 75,
1st Floor
Conference Room

 

Fall 2010

Date

Speaker

Title of the talk

Location

Sep 21

Jeremy M. Wolfe, Ph.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School

Visual Search Gets Real

 

Building 75,
1st Floor
Conference Room

Sep 28

John Assad, Ph.D.
Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School

Moving the mind's eye

Building 75,
1st Floor
Conference Room

Oct 5

Helen Barbas, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Health Sciences, Boston University

What brain circuits tell us about function and dysfunction

 

Building 75,
1st Floor
Conference Room

Oct 12

Takeo Watanabe, Ph.D.
Director of Vision Sciences Lab, Boston University

 

Roles of attention and reward in perceptual learning

Building 75,
1st Floor
Conference Room

Oct 19

Howard Eichenbaum, Ph.D.
University Professor and Chairman of Psychology, Center for Memory and Brain

The hippocampus in space and time

Building 75,
1st Floor
Conference Room

Oct 26

Margaret Livingstone, Ph.D.
Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School

Old Dogs, New Tricks: Behavioral and anatomical consequences of early versus late intensive training

Building 75,
1st Floor
Conference Room

Nov 30

Antonio Torralba, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dept of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT

Scene and object recognition in context

Building 75,
1st Floor
Conference Room

Dec 7

Phillip Holcomb, Ph.D.
Director and Professor of Psychology,
Tufts University

Electrophysiological measures of word processing during reading

Building 75,
1st Floor
Conference Room

Dec 14

Robert Sekuler, Ph.D.
Louis and Frances Salvage Professor of Psychology, Brandeis University

Imitation learning: Behavioral and electrophysiological studies

Building 75,
1st Floor
Conference Room

 

Spring 2010

Date

Speaker

Title of the talk

Location

May 18

Earl K. Miller, Ph.D.
Picower Professor of Neuroscience, MIT

The prefrontal cortex: Categories, concepts, and cognition

 

Building 149, Seminar Room 2204

May 25

Daniel L. Schacter, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology,
Harvard University

Constructive memory and the episodic simulation of future events

Building 149, Seminar Room 2204

June 8

No lecture scheduled due to the HBM Annual meeting

June 15

John D. E. Gabrieli, Ph.D.
Grover Hermann Professor in Health Sciences and Technology and Cognitive Neuroscience, MIT

Using Functional Neuroimaging to Predict Future Behavior

 

Building 75,
1st Floor
Conference Room

June 22

Aude Oliva, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT

Visual scene understanding

Building 75,
1st Floor
Conference Room

June 29

Robert Stickgold, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

The Functional Incompleteness Theorem: Linking Sleep, Memory, and the Default Network

Building 75,
1st Floor
Conference Room

 

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