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CVCN Colloquium Series 2010

Each year, the CVCN invites leading researchers in the fields of visual and cognitive neurosciences to our laboratories and the NDSU campus to meet with faculty and students to exchange ideas and information, and to give public presentations describing important new discoveries made in their own laboratories. Here is a list of 2010 speakers.

Fall 2010 Speakers

Bruce Cumming, Ph.D.
Vision Section Chief
National Eye Institute
Bethesda, MD
The nature of decision-related activity in sensory neurons

Adam Reeves, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
Northeastern University
Boston, MA
Attentional release in the saccadic gap effect

Tom Campbell, Ph.D.
Center for Mind and Brain
University of California, Davis
The visual system has a memory

Spring 2010 Speakers

Erin Conwell, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
Learning about variability: Alternation, ambiguity, and other albatrosses in language development

Jelena Ristic, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
McGill University
Montreal, Canada
Understanding visual attention and its components

Benjamin Balas, Ph.D.
Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
Shape, color and the other-race effect

Tal Makovski, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
Attention modulation of visual working memory and visual learning