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Michelle J. Johnson - Feasibility and acceptability of using affordable robots for persons with motor and/or cognitive impairments in low-resource settings

Robots in Medicine are here to stay. While their use in medicine and rehabilitation is increasing in high income countries, there is still a need to find ways to extend their utility to more diverse…

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Douglas Weber - Neural prostheses for restoring sensory and motor functions

Significant advances in materials and microelectronics over the last decade have enabled clinically relevant neurotechnologies that measure and regulate neural activity in the brain, spinal cord, and…

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Mark Churchland - From Spikes to Factors: Understanding Large-scale Neural Computations

It is widely accepted that human cognition is the product of spiking neurons. Yet even for basic cognitive functions, such as the ability to make decisions or prepare and execute a voluntary…

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Aadeel Akhtar - PSYONIC - Advances in Commercial Sensorimotor Bionic Limbs

Commercially available bionic limbs have been far behind the state-of-the-art research that has been developed at academic institutions around the world. PSYONIC's Ability Hand was developed to…

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Adam Hantman - Neural Basis for Skilled Movements

Skillful movements contribute to the major functions of the brain, such as perception and manipulation of the world. Skill involves understanding the world, developing appropriate plans, converting…

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Matthew D. Johnson - Modulation of Pathways with Deep Brain Stimulation

Recent advances in neurotechnology for basic science research and healthcare have created new and exciting opportunities to interface with our nervous system. Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is one…

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Mario Penzo - The Role of the Paraventricular Thalamus in Fear

Fear learning is associated with the expression of defensive behaviors upon fear memory retrieval. In rodents, these behaviors range from reactions such as freezing, to instrumental responses like…

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Thurmon Lockhart - Movement Complexity and Falls

In this presentation, previously funded NSF/BRAIN projects related to validating a wearable fall risk assessment tool will be discussed. These studies investigated capabilities of using a wearable…

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Christopher Rozell - Peeking Inside Black Boxes: Understanding Depression Recovery with Deep Brain Stimulation Using Explainable AI

Simultaneous advances in neural interfacing and data science have created a remarkable opportunity to reshape our understanding of the brain in health and disease. Unfortunately, the most powerful…

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BJ Casey - Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience in an Age of Discovery

Just as the brain changes over the life course to meet unique challenges and make new discoveries at each developmental phase, so too is the field of cognitive neuroscience changing. Over the years,…

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Anqi Wu - Understand The Brain Using Interpretable Machine Learning Models

Computational neuroscience is a burgeoning field embracing exciting scientific questions, a deluge of data, an imperative demand for quantitative models, and a close affinity with artificial…

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Frank Tong - Investigating the basis of noise-robust object recognition in humans and convolutional neural networks

It has been claimed that convolutional neural networks (CNNs) have now achieved human-level performance at object recognition tasks. However, modest changes to the object stimuli or to the viewing…

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Kamesh Munagala - Group Fairness in Combinatorial Optimization

Consider the following classical network design model. There are n clients in a multi-graph with a single sink node. Each edge has a cost to buy, and a length if bought; typically, costlier edges…

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Todd E. White - Lessons Learned from Behavioral and Molecular Characterization of Chronic Preclinical TBI

As many as 30% of Veterans have suffered traumatic brain injury (TBI). Even with mild TBI (mTBI), the effects of the injury can be detrimental to the Veteran’s quality of life. Persistent…

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Vidya Muthukumar - Surprises in overparameterized linear classification

Seemingly counter-intuitive phenomena in deep neural networks and kernel methods have prompted a recent re-investigation of classical machine learning methods, like linear models. Of particular focus…

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Jeffrey G. Malins - Clarifying the Brain Networks that Support Word Learning and Processing

Across development, children continually encounter new words and incorporate these words into their vocabulary. This ability to learn new words in turn influences how children process spoken…

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