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2007 Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience

University of California, Santa Barbara - Santa Barbara, CA

 

 

Perceptions of Self and Other -- WEEK 1 


Monday, June 25, 2007
8:00 Breakfast
9:00 Introduction – John Cacioppo (Univ. of Chicago)
9:15 The Nature of the Self – Todd Heatherton (Dartmouth)
10:45 Break
11:00 Neural Bases of Self-Knowledge and Self-Awareness – Stan Klein (UC Santa Barbara), Jennifer Beer (UC Davis)
12:30 Lunch
2:00 Memory and the Self: Insights from Amnesia – Daniel Schacter (Harvard Univ.)
3:30 Demonstration/Video. Neuropsychological patients – Robert Knight, MD (UC Berkeley)
5:00 Adjourn
 
Tuesday, June 26, 2007
8:00 Breakfast
9:00 Psychological Approaches to Personality and Individual Differences – Walter Mischel (Columbia University)
10:30 Break
11:00 Neuroscience Approaches to Personality and Individual Differences – Richard Davidson (Univ. of Wisconsin)
12:30 Lunch
2:00  Genetic Approaches to Personality, Individual Differences and Clinical  Disorders – Daniel Weinberger (NIMH)
3:30 Adjourn
 
Wednesday, June 27, 2007
8:00 Breakfast
9:00 Psychological Approaches to Understanding Other Minds – Susan Fiske (Princeton)
10:30  Break
11:00  Neuroscience Approaches to Understanding Other Minds – Chris Frith (Univ. College, London)
12:30 Lunch
2:00 Brain Dissection Lab – Mark D'Esposito, (UC Berkeley), Bob Rafal (Univ. of Wales, Bangor)
5:30 Adjourn
 
Thursday, June 28, 2007
8:00 Breakfast
9:00 Psychological Bases of Empathic Accuracy – William Ickes (U. of Texas)
10:30 Break 
11:00 Neural Bases of Empathy – Jean Decety (Univ. of Chicago)
12:30 Lunch
2:00 Lab in Psychophysiological Approaches to Empathy – Robert Levenson (UC Berkeley)
4:30 Break
5:00 Debate on Relationship Between Self and Other
 
Friday, June 29, 2007
8:00 Breakfast
9:00 The Psychology of Attitudes: From People to Things – Mahzarin Banaji (Harvard University)
10:30 Break
11:00 Neural Systems Essential for Attitudes – Elizabeth Phelps (NYU)
12:30 Lunch
2:00 From Action to Attitude: Insights from Animal Research – Joseph LeDoux (NYU)
3:30 Issues and Answers: Student organized Q and A for faculty
5:00 Adjourn
6:00 Dinner 

 

 

Emotion and Decision Making -- WEEK 2 


Monday, July 2, 2007
8:00 Breakfast
9:00 Introduction – F. Gregory Ashby (UC Santa Barbara)
9:15 Psychological Approaches to Emotion and Decision Making – F. Gregory Ashby (UC Santa Barbara)
10:45 Break
11:00 The Brain Mechanisms of Emotion and Actions – Barbara Mellers (Berkeley)
12:30 Lunch
2:00 Lab in Functional Brain Imaging – Greg McCarthy (Duke University), Kevin LaBar (Duke University) 
4:30 Adjourn
 
Tuesday, July 3, 2007
8:00 Breakfast
9:00 Introduction to Neuroeconomics – Colin Camerer (Cal Tech)
10:30 Break
11:00 Decision Making, Economics and the Dopamine System – Paul Glimcher (NYU)
12:30 Lunch
2:00  Lab in Neuroeconomics – Antonio Rangel (Stanford University)
3:30 Adjourn
 
Wednesday, July 4, 2007
8:00 Breakfast
9:00 Auctions, Forecasting and the Neural Mechanisms of Control – Jonathon Cohen (Princeton Univ.)
10:30  Break
11:00  Loving a Bad Bet: Control and Economic Choices – George Lowenstein (Carnegie Mellon)
12:30 Lunch
2:00 Passions within Reasons:  A Strategic Role for Emotion in Choice – Robert Frank (Cornell)
3:30 Adjourn
 
Thursday, July 5, 2007
8:00 Breakfast
9:00 Emotion and Future Actions – Yaacov Trope (NYU)
10:30 Break 
11:00 The Neural Systems of Choosing How to Feel – Kevin Ochsner (Columbia Univ.), Jean Decety (Univ. of Chicago)
12:30 Lunch
2:00 FMRI Analysis and Preparation
4:30 Break
5:00 Debate: Is there rational choice?
 
Friday, July 6, 2007
8:00 Breakfast
9:00 Choices, Emotion and the Orbitofrontal Cortex – Antonio Damasio (USC)
10:30 Break
11:00 Uncertainty, Judgment and Decision Making – Daniel Kahneman (Princeton Univ.)
12:30 Lunch
2:00 Student Presentations: FMRI Studies Emotion and Decision Making
4:00 Adjourn
6:00 Dinner
 

 

 

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