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CVCN Colloquium Series 2011

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 2011 speakers.

Fall 2011 Speakers

Mike Webster, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
University of Nevada
Reno, NV
Adaptation and visual coding

Alice O'Toole, Ph.D.
School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences
The University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson, TX
Understanding the neural representation of facial identity, race, and viewpoint: Constraining the neural with the perceptual

James Danckert, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA
Neglect, prism adaptation and updating mental models

Glenn Wylie, D. Phil.
Neuropsychology and Neuroscience Laboratory
Kessler Foundation
West Orange, NJ
What are we really studying with the task-switching paradigm: fMRI and ERP evidence for interference resolution

Aina Puce, Ph.D.
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN
In the blink of an eye: The neural basis of social cognition

Amy Needham, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
Learning about objects in infancy

Spring 2011 Speakers

Steve Mitroff, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology & Neuroscience
Duke University
Durham, NC
Malleability of visual cognition: How perceptual and attentional abilities vary

Cliff Saron, Ph.D.
Center for Mind and Brain
University of California, Davis
Training the mind: Effects of intensive meditation on perception, attention, emotion, physiology and psychological function

Wolfgang Teder, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND
Event-related potentials (ERPs) to visual stimuli

Ben Balas, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND
Texture synthesis and "statistical" vision

Linda Langley, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND
Aging and the spatial distribution of attention