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October 26, 2005
DVD of Theoretical Neuroscience Meeting
If you are a "neurogeek" like me you'll be happy to hear that all the talk given at the recent inaugural symposium of the Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience Institute, now associated with the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute at UC Berkeley were videotaped and are available as a DVD.
The talks included:
Horace Barlow, Cambridge University
"The Roles of Theory, Commonsense, and Guesswork in Neuroscience"
Dan Kersten, University of Minnesota
"Human Object Perception: Theory, Psychophysics & Imaging"
Sue Becker, McMaster University
"The role of the hippocampus in memory, contextual gating, stress and depression"
Florentin Worgotter, University of Goettingen
"Learning in Neurons and Robots"
The Role and Future Prospects for Math/Computational Theories in Neuroscience
David Heeger, New York University
"What fMRI Can Tell Us about How Visual Cortex Works"
Kevan Martin, ETH/UNI Zurich
"Canonical Circuits for Neocortex"
Terry Sejnowski, Salk Institute
Jeff Hawkins, Numenta
"Prospects and Problems of Cortical Theory"
To order, please send a $5 check made out to UC Regents and send to:
c/o Redwood Center for Theoretical Neuroscience
Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute
132 Barker, MC #3190
Berkeley, CA 94720-3190
A roster of upcoming talks at Redwood visit their website here.
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