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2004 Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience

Dartmouth College - Hanover, NH

 

 

Things and Concepts – WEEK 1 


Monday, June 28, 2004
8:00     Breakfast – Moore Hall
9:00     Introduction – Alfonso Caramazza (Harvard Univ.)
9:15     Origins of knowledge – Susan Carey (Harvard Univ.)
10:45   Break
11:00   The features that guide them: How monkeys represent food and tools – Laurie Santos (Yale Univ.)
12:30   Lunch/SIGNUP FOR fMRI GROUPS
2:00     Brain Dissection Lab – Scott Grafton, Harker Rhodes, William Hickey, Ron Green (Dartmouth), Mark D'Esposito, Bill Jagust (Univ. of CA, Berkeley), Alan Rosenquist (Univ. of Pennsylvania)
3:30     Break
5:00     Adjourn
 
Tuesday, June 29, 2004 
8:00     Breakfast - Moore Hall
9:00     Domain-specific neural systems – Alfonso Caramazza (Harvard Univ.)
10:30   Break 
11:00   How object concepts are represented in the brain – Alex Martin (NIH)
12:30   Lunch
2:00     Clinical pathologic correlations – Mark D’Esposito and Bill Jagust (Univ. of CA, Berkeley), Scott Grafton (Dartmouth)
3:30     Break
5:30     fMRI  Lab Groups – Meet to get organized
6:30     Adjourn
 
Wednesday, June 30, 2004 
8:00     Breakfast - Moore Hall
9:00     Neural substrates of categories, concepts, and cognitive control – Earl Miller (MIT)
10:30    Break
11:00    Development and evolution of numerical cognition – Elizabeth Brannon (Duke Univ.) 
12:30   Lunch
2:00     Domain specificity of face processing: evidence from fMRI – Nancy Kanwisher (MIT)
3:30     Break
5:30     fMRI analysis time
6:30     Adjourn
 
Thursday, July 1, 2004 
8:00     Breakfast - Moore Hall
9:00     Developmental agnosias: computational and developmental mechanisms of visual recognition – Brad Duchaine (Harvard Univ.)
10:30   Break
11:00   Neural evidence for different modes of categorization – Edward Smith (Columbia Univ.)
12:30   Lunch
2:00     The organization of the human non-verbal number system: Towards a complete mathematical theory – Stanislas Dehaene, PhD (France)
5:00     Debate 


Friday, July 2, 2004  
8:00     Breakfast - Moore Hall
9:00     Neuroscience of social cognition – Ralph Adolphs (Iowa Univ.)
10:30   Break
11:00   Thinking about others: the neural substrates of person construal – C. Neil Macrae (Dartmouth)
12:30   Lunch
2:00     How abstract are concepts? Members of the SI faculty
4:00     Adjourn
6:00     Barbecue at Dartmouth Outing Club 

 

Action and Intention - WEEK 2
 
Monday, July 5, 2004
8:00     Breakfast - Moore Hall
9:00     Introduction – Giacomo Rizzolatti (Parma, Italy)
9:15     Simulation theory, emotion recognition, and mirror systems – Alvin Goldman (Rutgers Univ.)
10:45   Break
11:00   Action, simulation and the perception of action – Pierre Jacob (Paris, France)
12:30   Lunch
2:00     The experience of agency-lessons from delusions of control – Chris Frith (Univ. College, London)
3:30     Break
5:00     Adjourn
 
Tuesday, July 6, 2004 
8:00     Breakfast - Moore Hall
9:00     Mirror neuron system – Giacomo Rizzolatti (Parma, Italy)
10:30   Break 
11:00   Action representation and skill acquisition – Scott Grafton (Dartmouth)
12:30   Lunch
2:00     Duplex vision in the cerebral cortex: How (and why) the immediate control of action differs from perceptual representations – Melvyn Goodale (Univ. of Western Ontario)
3:30     Break
5:30     Philosophy and Neuroscience: what they can teach one another (Discussion) 
6:30     Adjourn
 
Wednesday, July 7, 2004 
8:00     Breakfast - Moore Hall
9:00     The "How" (Praxis) Systems – Kenneth Heilman (Univ. of Florida)
10:30   Break
11:00   TMS studies of imitation and self perception – Alvaro Pascual-Leone (Beth Israel)
12:30   Lunch
2:00     A silent precursor of human intelligence in the tool-using monkey brain – Atsushi Iriki (Tokyo Medical)
3:30     Break
5:30     Small group discussions
6:30     Adjourn 
 
Thursday, July 8, 2004
8:00     Breakfast - Moore Hall
9:00     The role of action in moral judgments – Marc Hauser (Harvard Univ.)
10:30   Break
11:00   Imitating others and understanding their intentions: cortical systems and functional mechanisms – Marco Iacoboni (Univ. of CA, Los Angeles)
12:30   Lunch
2:00     Poster session
5:00     Debate
 
Friday, July 9, 2004  
8:00     Breakfast - Moore Hall
9:00     The “Who” system – Marc Jeannerod (Lyon, France)
10:30   Break
11:00   How we experience conscious will – Daniel Wegner (Harvard Univ.)
12:30   Lunch
2:00    fMRI Group 
4:00    Adjourn
6:00    Final Banquet Dinner at Boathouse

 

 

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Our Summer Instittute in Cognitive Neuroscience is supported by NIMH, NIDA and the Kavli Foundation