Second Julesz Lecture on Brain Research

Thursday, April 25, 2013 @ 7pm
UMDNJ-RWJMS, Main Auditorium, Piscataway, NJ

Program

Julesz Béla
Béla Julesz (1928-2003)
  • State of NJ Prof. (Rutgers Psych)
  • US National Academy of Sciences
  • Heineken Prize, Dutch Academy
  • MacArthur “Genius” Award
  • Julesz’s Foundations of Cyclopean Perception was selected among the top 100 influential works on cognitive science in 20th century
cybernetic odalisque cropped
Salvador Dali's "Cybernetic Odalisque - Homage to Béla Julesz" (1978) 
(Best seen with red-green glasses)
7:00pm - 7:10pm (MA) Introduction
7:10pm - 8:10pm (MA)

andersenLecture by Prof. Richard Andersen
James G. Boswell Professor of Neuroscience
California Institute of Technology

"Parietal Lobe in Action - Recent advances in brain research"

Click HERE to see abstract

8:10pm - 9:30pm (GH)
Light reception in the Great Hall

MA - Main Auditorium, GH - Great Hall

Readings

Cui & Andersen: "Different Representations of Potential and Selected Motor Plans by Distinct Parietal Areas"

Hwang, Bailey & Andersen: "Volitional Control of Neural Activity Relies on the Natural Motor Repertoire"

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Directions

UMDNJ-RWJMS, Daniel I. Kessler Teaching Laboratories
675 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854

Note: The lecture will be held in the Main Auditorium and the reception will be in the Great Hall

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Organizing Committee

Co-Sponsored By

  • Thomas Papathomas
  • Gyuri Buzsaki
  • Eileen Kowler
  • Bruce Tesar
  • Troy Shinbrot
  • Brian McLaughlin
  • Alan Gilchrist
  • Maggie Shiffrar
  • Elizabeth B. Torres

 

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