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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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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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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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Babak Mahmoudi - Artificial Intelligence platforms for translatable closed-loop neuromodulation

Closed-loop neuromodulation and direct neural interface systems provide powerful tools for elucidating the causal effects of regulating neurophysiological processes and restoring function, and…

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Edward Vogel - Decoding Distinct Attention and Working Memory States from Human EEG

Working memory allows us to temporarily hold task relevant information from the environment “in mind” so that we can manipulate or act upon it. As such, it is a critical workspace for…

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Pamela Bhatti - Novel Devices for Enhanced Auditory Stimulation

As estimated by the World Health Organization, over 5% of the world's population (360 million individuals: 32 million children) experience disabling hearing loss. Unattended hearing loss results…

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Patrick McGrath - Analysis of social behavior in Lake Malawi cichlids using automated behavior phenotying

In the wild, behaviors are often expressed over long time periods in complex and dynamic environments, and many behaviors include direct interaction with the environment itself. However, measuring…

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Jessica Bolton - How Early-life Experiences Sculpt Brain Circuits to Promote Resilience or Vulnerability: Role of Microglia

Resilience or vulnerability to stress-related emotional disorders is governed in part by early-life experiences. Early-life adversity can profoundly impact an individual’s risk for depression,…

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Jing Xu - Dissecting hand dexterity and recovery processes for effective rehabilitation

Hand dexterity is the hallmark of human skill and intelligence. From Pablo Casals’ sublime cello playing to the mundane task of tying one’s shoelace, the level of dexterity in humans…

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Hannah Choi - Hierarchical structure and computation of data-driven cortical networks

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Anil Seth - Real Problems and Beast Machines: Predictive Processing and Conscious Experience

Consciousness is, for each of us, the presence of subjective experience. Without consciousness there is no world, no self: there is nothing at all. In this talk, I will illustrate how the framework…

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Sepideh Sadaghiani - The functional connectome across spatiotemporal scales: How integrating fMRI and (i)EEG changes our understanding of the human brain

The view of human brain function has drastically shifted over the last decade, owing to the observation that the majority of brain activity is intrinsic rather than driven by external stimuli or…

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Lewis Wheaton - Reconsidering parietofrontal activity during action encoding: translating basic science to motor rehabilitation

Over the last 20 years, numerous human brain imaging studies related to motor control have identified left hemispheric parietofrontal activity as central to motor planning and execution for complex…

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Fritjof Helmchen - Brain dynamics related to short-term memory and learning

Through the combination of in vivo optical imaging and chronic expression of genetically encoded calcium indicators it is now feasible to directly 'watch' brain activity patterns related to…

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Daniel Polley - Neural coding of sound in the ascending and descending auditory pathways

Our perception of music, speech and the surrounding soundscape all originate from patterns of vibrations in the cochlea. To encode these high-speed vibrations, evolutionary pressures designed an…

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Sanne van Rooij - Defining neuromodulation targets for PTSD using neuroimaging

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious psychiatric condition that affects 6-8% of the general population and 30-46% of military or highly traumatized urban populations. Different…

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