Date Speaker Lecture Principle of the Week Advanced Topic Paper(s)
1/09/18
Nitz
introduction and review of brain electrical potentials The Neuron Doctrine and
Law of Dynamic Polarization
1/11/18 Nitz proprioceptive, somatosensory, and vestibular systems
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The Neuron Doctrine and
Law of Dynamic Polarization
1/16/18 Nitz advanced topic I - registration of allocentric positions in neural activity Topographic Representation Derdikman and Moser - A manifold of spatial maps in the brain
Buffalo - grid cells in primates
1/18/18 Nitz the visual system
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Overlay of Egocentric Maps
1/23/18 Nitz advanced topic II - registration of time in neural activity Homeostasis Genovesio - feature and order based timing representation
Tanji - working memory and interval timing
1/25/18 Nitz the auditory system
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Active Sensing
1/30/18 Nitz advanced topic III - multiple forms of information encoding Active Sensing Crowe - Dynamic versus static coding of task-relevant information
2/01/18 Nitz midterm I
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2/06/18 Nitz neuromodulatory systems, spatial cognition
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Functional Anatomy
2/08/18 Nitz advanced topic IV - basal forebrain control of cortical responsivity Frames of Reference Dan - optogenetic control of basal forebrain
2/13/18 Nitz basal ganglia, cerebellum, sleep-wake control
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Homeostasis
2/15/18 Nitz advanced topic V - basal ganglia systems for value and response bias Reentry Lauwereyns - neural correlates of response bias
Kim - long term memory of object value for habitual behavior
2/20/18 Nitz advanced topic VI - synaptic plasticity none Tsodyks - redistribution of synaptic efficacies
2/22/18 Nitz midterm II
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2/27/18 Nitz learning and memory
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Fire Together-Wire Together
3/01/18 Nitz advanced topic VII - the dual-state theory of schizophrenia Implicit vs. Explicit Memory Durstewitz and Seamans - cell assemblies, 'energy', and schizophrenia
3/06/18 Nitz motor control
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The Population Code
3/08/18 Nitz prefrontal cortex
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The Population Code
3/13/18 Nitz advanced topic VIII - categories Top-Down Processing Tanji - action sequence categories
Freedman - directional categories
Nieder - numerosity
3/15/18 Nitz Final
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